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Functional Food Textbook Volume 2

Are you interested in writing a chapter for our newest textbook? Please review the following outline below and let us know via email at ffc_usa@sbcglobal.net which chapter you are interested in as soon as possible. Also in your email, please attach your resume for review. If the topic you have chosen has not been selected yet, we will send you a sample chapter and further information about the content for our upcoming volume. Please note: the first rough draft submission date is April 4, 2016.

Topics/Chapters:

Part 1: Functional Food Definition and the Status of Functional Foods in Japan, China, USA and other Countries

  1. The regulations, policy, and labeling of functional foods in Japan and China
  2. FOSHU products. Weaknesses and strong points of FOSHU/Food for Special Health Usage
  3. What is the status of Functional Foods in the USA? Expert opinions from NIH, USDA, and FDA
  4. Domestic and international regulations of health claims
  5. How the new definition of Functional Foods by FFC can help to improve the status of functional foods word wide
  6. Safety of bioactive compounds and functional foods

Part 2: Functional foods and bioactive compounds for the management of Metabolic Syndrome

  1. Epidemiology of Metabolic Syndrome
  2. The modern mechanism of Metabolic Syndrome
  3. Biomarkers of Metabolic Syndrome
  4. The effects of functional food and bioactive compounds on the management of Metabolic Syndrome

Part 3: Functional Foods and Obesity

  1. Epidemiology of obesity
  2. The modern mechanisms of obesity; energy metabolism and obesity; neurobiological mechanisms of obesity; microbiological mechanisms of obesity; pathophysiologic mechanisms of obesity
  3. Biomarkers of obesity
  4. The effects of functional food and bioactive compounds on biomarkers of obesity

Part 4: Functional Foods and Diabetes

  1. Epidemiology of diabetes
  2. The modern mechanisms of diabetes
  3. Biomarkers of diabetes
  4. The effects of functional food and bioactive compounds on biomarkers of diabetes

Part 5: Functional Foods and Neurological Diseases

  1. Epidemiology of mental and neurological diseases
  2. Mechanisms of neurological diseases
  3. Biomarkers of different mental and neurological diseases
  4. The effects of functional food and bioactive compounds on biomarkers of neurological diseases
  5. Functional foods for mental and neurological diseases 

Part 6: Functional Foods and Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD)

  1. Epidemiology of CVD
  2. Biomarkers of different cardiovascular diseases
  3. The effects of functional food and bioactive compounds on biomarkers of cardiovascular diseases

Part 7: Functional Foods and Cancer

  1. Epidemiology of Cancer
  2. Biomarkers of different types of cancer
  3. The effects of functional food and bioactive compounds on biomarkers of different types of cancer

Part 8: Functional Foods for the Prevention and Management of Non-communicable Diseases

  1. Functional foods and other non-communicable diseases
  2. Bioactive compounds and other non-communicable diseases
  3. The effects of functional food on biomarkers of non-communicable diseases