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Nutrition and Epigenetics presents new information on the action of diet and nutritional determinants in regulating the epigenetic control of gene expression in health and disease. Each chapter gives a unique perspective on a different nutritional or dietary component or group of components, and reveals novel mechanisms by which dietary factors modulate the epigenome and affect development processes, chronic disease, and the aging process. This pivotal text: * Documents the epigenetic effect of antioxidants and their health benefits * Adds to the understanding of mechanisms leading to disease susceptibility and healthy aging * Illustrates that the epigenetic origins of disease occur in early (fetal) development * Synthesizes the data regarding nutrient and epigenomic interactions Nutrition and Epigenetics highlights the interactions among nutrients, epigenetics, and health, providing an essential resource for scientists and clinical researchers interested in nutrition, aging, and metabolic diseases.


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Series Preface Preface Editors Contributors Fetal Programming Early-Life Exposures and the Epigenome: Interactions between Nutrients and the Environment; Elizabeth H. Marchlewicz, Olivia S. Anderson, and Dana C. Dolinoy Maternal Diet and Exercise: Influences on Obesity and Insulin Resistance; Lindsay G. Carter, Kellie L. K. Tamashiro, and Kevin J. Pearson Maternal Protein and Fat Intake: Epigenetic Consequences on Fetal Development; Yuan-Xiang Pan, Rita S. Strakovsky, Dan Zhou, Huan Wang, and Hong Chen Methyl Donors Folate, DNA Methylation, and Colorectal Cancer; Sung-Eun Kim, Shannon Masih, and Young-In Kim Parental Nutrition, Epigenetics, and Chronic Disease; Julia A. Sabet, Eric D. Ciappio, and Jimmy W. Crott Alcohol and DNA Methylation; Silvia Udali, Simonetta Friso, and Sang-Woon Choi Other Essential Nutrients Ascorbate as a Modulator of the Epigenome; Nilay Y. Thakar and Ernst J. Wolvetang Epigenetic Regulation of Cellular Responses toward Vitamin D; Prashant K. Singh and Moray J. Campbell Role of Iron in Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression; Laura Cartularo and Max Costa Selenium and Epigenetic Effects on Histone Marks and DNA Methylation; Wen-Hsing Cheng, Meltem Muftuoglu, and Ryan T. Y. Wu Proline: Metabolic Sensing and Parametabolic Regulation; James M. Phang, Wei Liu, Chad Hancock, and Meredith Harman Dietary Effects on Adipocyte Metabolism and Epigenetics; Kate J. Claycombe, Huawei Zeng, and Gerald F. Combs, Jr. Phytochemicals Epigenetics of BRCA-1-Related Breast Tumorigenesis and Dietary Prevention; Donato F. Romagnolo and Ornella I. Selmin Regulation of Histone Acyltransferases and Deacetylases by Bioactive Food Compounds for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases; Tho X. Pham and Ji-Young Lee Index


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ISBN-13: 9781482203820
Publisher: Elsevier (Apple Academic Press Inc.)
Publication date: October, 2014
Pages: 456

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