Scientists, health professionals, and consumers are increasingly interested in the relationships between food components and food-drug combinations as they strive to find more effective ways to prevent or treat chronic disease. As one of the first unified and in-depth sources in this emerging topic, Food-Drug Synergy and Safety explores the vast po

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chapter 1|6 pages

Understanding Food and Food–Drug Synergy

ByWendy E. Ward, Lilian U. Thompson

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Cardiovascular Disease

chapter 4|14 pages

Synergy of Portfolio Diet Components and Drugs in Coronary Heart Disease

ByDavid J.A. Jenkins, Augustine Marchie, Julia M.W. Wong, Russell de Souza, Azadeh Emam, Cyril W.C. Kendall

chapter 5|33 pages

The Role of Complementary Vitamins, Folate, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B12, in Cardiovascular Disease

ByLouise Mennen, Pilar Galan, Angelika de Bree

chapter 6|12 pages

Food Synergy in Dietary Patterns and Risk for Chronic Diseases

ByRob M. van Dam

section Section III|1 pages


chapter 9|15 pages

Whole-Grain Component Synergy and Cancer

ByJoanne Slavin

chapter 10|25 pages

Synergy and Safety of Antioxidants with Cancer Drugs

ByKedar N. Prasad

chapter 11|14 pages

Probiotics: Synergy with Drugs and Carcinogens in Diet

BySeppo Salminen, Hani El-Nezami, Eeva Salminen, Hannu Mykkänen

section Section IV|1 pages


chapter 13|29 pages

Synergy of Protein, Fats, anrf Calcium; Potential Synergies with Drugs for Osteoporosis

ByMarlena C. Kruger, Raewyn C. Poulsen

section Section V|1 pages

Inflammatory Disease, Hypertension, and Obesity

section Section VI|1 pages


chapter 17|35 pages

Caffeine, Creatine, and Food–Drug Synergy: Ergogenics and Applications to Human Health

ByTerry E. Graham, Lesley L. Moisey

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Experimental Designs

chapter 18|17 pages

Designing Experiments for Food–Drug Synergy: Health Aspects

ByLyn M. Steffen

chapter 19|30 pages

Designing Experiments for Food-Drug Synergy: Safety Aspects

ByV.J. Feron, J.P. Groten, R.J.J. Hermus, D. Jonker, I. Meijerman, G.J. Mulder, F. Salmon, E.D. Schoen