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Handbook of Dietary Phytochemicals

Urvashi Swami

263 pages
Arcler Education Inc
The handbook of dietary phytochemicals explains the significance and types of phytochemicals. This book also outlines the various sources of antioxidants and their role in disease prevention. It highlights the complex chemistry and classifications of dietary phytochemicals, along with the pharmacology of phytochemicals. It explains the concept of antimicrobial and antiviral properties of phytochemicals. This book addresses the role of dietary pohytochemicals in health and nutrition.
Author Bio
Dr. Urvashi is a microbiologist. She completed her Masters from Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, after which she joined Panjab University, Chandigarh for completing doctorate. Her main area of research was fermentation and phytotherapy. After completion of PhD, she moved to Kuwait where she is running her own business of medical writing and editing.