FFC's 23rd International Conference and Expo on Functional Foods - 11th Int. Symposiun of ASFFBC 

Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds in Health and Disease: Science and Practice

April 24-25, 2018, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA, USA


    Accepted Abstracts (from previous conference )       

  1. Garlic essential oil provides lead discharging effect on human body, an efficacy and mechanism study. Feng B, Hui RJ, Tu YF, Wang HF, Xuan JG
  2. Impact of daily consumption of wheat germ on human health: a randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. Moreira-Rosário A, Pinheiro H, Marques C, Norberto S, Sintra D, Teixeira JA, Calhau C, Azevedo LF

  3. Sustained safety and efficacy of a novel KD120 MEC multi-enzyme complex (N-Sorb®) in human volunteers. Downs BW, Kushner S, Bagchi M, Swaroop A, Bagchi D
  4. Potential implications for dietary HDAC inhibitors in the heart. Ferguson B, Bender A, Evans L
  5. Clinical evaluation of a standardized Prunus Domestica Extract on benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) in male volunteers. Sankhwar SN, Verma N, Patel N, Swaroop A, Kumar P, Bagchi M, Preuss HG, Bagchi D
  6. Blood pressure regulation: evidence for interplay between common dietary sugars and table salt. Preuss HG, Bagchi D, Swaroop A
  7. Effect of vitamin C supplementation on oxidant and antioxidant status in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Mirmiranpour H, Salehi SS, Nakhjavani M, Esteghamati A, Larry M, Hashemi P, Salehi SS
  8. Effect of cranberry extract on hepatic and intestinal cytochromes P450 in normal and obese mice – in vivo study. Ulrichova J, Liskova B, Anzenbacher P, Tomankova V, Jourova L, Bousova I, Skalova L, Matouskova P, Martin J, Anzenbacherova E
  9. Safety and free testosterone boosting efficacy of a novel Curculigo orchioides extract in male rats. Bagchi M, Chopra K, Dharavath RN, Swaroop A, Kumar P, Preuss HG, Bagchi D,
  10. Water infused with molecular hydrogen increases skin NADH. Perricone NV, Pugliese PT
  11. Effects of Jerusalem artichoke snack bar on gastric emptying on colon transit: a randomized crossover trial. Ornthanalai N, Gonlachanvit S, Chaiseri S, Chaiwatanarat T, Shiratori S, Sirisansaneeyakul S, Horkaew P, Kanungsukkasem V
  12. Analysis of the absorption of drugs in hydrogels for treatments of skin cancer using nanotechnology. Rangel-Vazquez N, Villanueva-Garcia DN
  13. Activity of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) based diet against alloxan - induced diabetes in rats. Ajayi OB, Ajayi OO, Oyerinde AS
  14. Metadichol ® a novel VDR inverse agonist and control of hypertension in patients with metabolic syndrome. Raghavan PR
  15. Randomized controlled trial of food elimination for treatment of primary headache in children. Taheri , Cader I, Seabrook J, Mazza E, De Vries M, Campbell C
  16. Ribes nigrum L. (Grossulariaceae) and Sambus nigra L. (Adoxaceae) extracts enhance growth and inhibit apoptosis in rat L6 cells. Wicks S, Mahady G, Patel S, Lawal TO, Salamon I, Raut N
  17. Charnolosome-antioxidant interaction in health and disease. Sharma S
  18. Lysophosphatidic acid promotes the tube formation of human dermal lymphatic endothelial cells in an MMP-activity-dependent manner. Sato T
  19. Hydrogen: an emerging medical gas with clinical significance. LeBaron TW
  20. Is the biological system of the elements a scientific and practical tool for functional food therapy on chronic diseases?  – Lithium  accumulating  food being given to patients of bipolar disorders might represent a beneficial relationship for curing a chronic neurological disease. Markert B, Wuenschmann S, Fraenzle S

  21. Mitigating the symptoms of chronic diseases through the administration of probiotics. Hall S
  22. Physicochemical engineering of macronutrient digestibility and control of bioactive release in the human gastrointestinal tract. Lesmes U
  23. Understanding the use of bioactive compound for the reduction of inflammation and oxidative stress using nutrigenomics. Nambiar U
  24. Aloin prevents osteoclastogenesis via downregulation of microRNA-21. Madhyastha R
  25. Cognitive enhancing effects of aqueous extract of two medicinal plants (Tetrapleura tetraptera and Quassia undulata) in scopolamine. Koledoye O
  26. Designing biopolymer microgels for encapsulation, protection, and release of bioactives. David Julian McClements DJ, and Zhang Z
  27. The fermentation with lactic acid bacteria further enhances the immunomodulatory and antioxidant properties of a Carica Papaya Linn formulation in comparison with yeast fermentation. Caliceti C, Fortini F, Aquila G, Pagnotta E, Ugolini L, Simoni P,  Calabria D, Roda A, and Rizzo P
  28. Red raspberry consumption suppresses NLRP3 inflammasome and attenuates metabolic syndromes in diet-induced obese mice. Zhu MJ, Kang Y, Xue Y, Liang X, and Du M   
  29. Messenger RNAs in bovine milk exosomes are translated into bovine proteins in non-bovine systems (subject to change). Di Wu
  30. Putative roles of adipocyte-derived exosomes in colon cancer risk (subject to change). Upadhyaya B
  31. Real time in vivo monitoring of green tea polyphenol (−)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate’s effect in resolving neutrophil-mediated inflammation in transgenic zebrafish. Nguyen TL, and Mohan C 
  32. DNA methyltransferase 1-targeting microRNA-148a of dairy milk: a potential bioactive modifier of the human epigenome. Melnik B

  33. Functional characterization of specific immune response and comparison of oral and intestinal human microbiota in patients with colorectal cancer after treatment with probiotic / prebiotic. Amedei A

  34. Lentinula edodes and Pleurotus ostreatus: functional food with antioxidant -antimicrobial activity and an important source of Vitamin D and medicinal compounds. Parola S
  35. New approaches to changing healthy life expectations: functional food in Turkey. Sezgin D
  36. Association between metabolic syndrome and polyunsaturated fatty acids in elderly. Schwanke C

  37. Functional properties of red-aroeira or pink pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi). Gottlieb M

  38. Encapsulation of vitamin D 3 in emulsion-based delivery systems using microfibrillated cellulose extracted from mangosteen rind. Winuprasith T

  39. Effects of fermentation on the nutritional and anti-nutritional components of cooked/boiled water melon (Citrullus Lanatus) seed. Makinde O

  40. Processing as a tool to modify natural and create process-induced barriers in plant-based foods with the aim of tailoring food digestion. Grauwet T

  41. Anti-inflammatory activity of peptide fractions obtained from casein hydrolysate generated by cell envelope proteinase PrtS purified from S. thermophilus LMD-9-ΔsrtA strain. Hafeez Z
  42. Aqueous extract of crataegus monogyna with aerobic training improves angiogenic mediators. Dehghan F, Daloii AA, Soori R, Azarbayjani MA
  43. Evaluation of the hazelnuts as functional food: molecular effects of long term maceration raw kernel extract in HepG2 human hepatocarcinoma cell line. Santi C, Benassi B, Diretto G, De Murtas O, Pacchierotti F, and Bachetta L
  44. Insight into the biochemical link between biodiversity and nutraceuticals: a case study of Carica papaya. Vora J, Pednekar S

  45. Bio-fortification of Brassica micro-greens: towards development of a nutritionally enhanced micro-green melange for non-communicable disease prevention. Loedolff B

  46. Kefir effect on metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and obesity in adults and elderly: A systematic review. Schwanke C

  47. Effect of YH0618 soup on chemotherapy-induced toxicity in cancer patients: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Chen J

  48. Beneficial effect of original powdered fermented papaya preparation (fpp-ori) vs gel form and xylitol in modulating oral metabolome , inflammatory molecules and amino-acid network. A weapon for degerenrative disease? Marotta F
  49. Bioaccessibility of polyphenols – limitations and opportunities. Shpigelman A
  50. The effect of fermented buckwheat on producing L-carnitine and Gamma-aminobutyric acid enriched designer eggs. Kim D

  51. Multiplicity and selectivity in biomedical research: a view of a statistician. Kipnis V
  52. Bioactive compounds from walnut (Juglans regia L.) septum extracts: antioxidant and cytotoxic activity. Rusu M
  53. MicroRNAs in chicken egg exosomes: content and bioavailability in healthy humans. Fratantonio D
  54. The communication of animal and bacterial kingdoms through exosomes and their RNA cargos in bovine milk. Zempleni J
  55. Spent coffee grounds activate intestinal motility and are safe upon chronic treatment. Radiographic and histological study in rats. Iriondo-DeHond A
  56. Lipid biomarkers for validation of spent coffee grounds as a healthy dietary fiber. del Castillo M
  57. Decreased levels of putative heart protective metabolites in heart tissues of rats fed a
    vitamin B6 deficient diet: a metabolomics approach. Kumrungsee T
  58. Effect of moringa and maize flour blending ratio on the functional, nutritional and sensory quality of wheat based biscuit. Birhanu E
  59. What’s in your dietary fiber supplement? An updated look at the dietary supplement label database (DSLD) for determining total dietary fiber consumption in community oncology health care practices. Emenaker N
  60. Synergistic application of tea extract and lactic acid bacterial fermentation in enhancing bioavailability and anti-oxidative effectiveness of tea flavonoids in vitro and in vivo. Zhao D
  61. Insights into bioavailability and microbial catabolism of grape polyphenols in mice using an efficient UPLC-Triple quadrupole-MS/MS method. Zhao D

  62. Effects of gut microbiota modulation on performance of professional athletes. Angle E
  63. Challenging of finding a new type of calmodulin inhibitors. Kumrungsee T
  64. Characterization of a new functional extracellular vesicle subset in commercial dairy cow
    milk with protein and small RNA profiles different from canonical milk exosomes. Benmoussa M
  65. Instant pectin from sea grass Phyllospadix iwatensis as a key ingredient of the functional food with radioisotope-removing properties. Khotimchenko M
  66. Polysaccharides from two medicinal mushrooms Ganoderma lucidum and Poria cocos reveal prebiotic effects in mice. Hsiao W
  67. How much weight loss is expected after each type of bariatric surgery procedure?. Mobarki H
  68. In adults’ athletics and what is the time, energy, and macronutrient requirement to gain lean body mass?. Alhindi A

  69. Beneficial effect on original powdered fermented papaya preparation (FPP-ORI) vs gel form and xylitol in modulating oral metabolome, inflammatory molecules and amino-acid network. A weapon for degenerative disease?  Marotta F
  70. Processed food addiction: evidence for a role in the obesity epidemic. Ifland J
  71. Aegeline vs statin in the treatment of Hypercholesterolemia: A comprehensive study in rat model of liver steatosis. Singh A
  72. Production of innovative Cistus Creticus leaf-flavored extra virgin olive oil based products of industrial interest with functional activity. Charalampia D, Dimitrios K, Makoudis, Panagioti, Charalampos K
  73. Correlation of specific functional foods consumption with anthropometric characteristics and body composition on a sample of 18-65 years old aged adults from Greece. Charalampia D, Ioannis D, Vaia D, Nikolaos R, Koutelidakis A
  74. Chemical compositions and bioactivities of essential oils from eleven Curcuma species. Zhang L, Zhou R, Zheng X and Du Z
  75. The role of probiotics in microbial resistance treatment and why they should be added to the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines. Bentley R, Brown LT, Garcia E, Dregansky G
  76. Intake of antioxidant dietary fiber from spent coffee grounds improves the circadian rhythm and body weight management in human adults. del Castillo
  77. Composition of recombinant Lactococcus bacteria ameliorate the symptoms of EAE - multiple sclerosis animal model, in rats. Szczepankowska A