Prevention of Allergic Disease Development and Symptoms by Food Factors

Author(s): Hiroshi Akiyama, Shigeru Katayama, Tomomasa Kanda, Mari Maeda-Yamamoto, Mamoru Totsuka, Shingo Takahashi, Toshihiko Shoji, Takahiro Inakuma, Soichiro Nakamura

Journal Name: Current Pharmaceutical Design

Volume 20 , Issue 6 , 2014

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A fundamental means of allergic disease prevention, via the use of functional food factors, is desirable. A number of studies on the role of functional food factors in preventing allergic diseases have been reported. In this review, the preventive effects of polyphenols, carotenoids, polysaccharides, and non-digestible oligosaccharides on allergic diseases are discussed.

Keywords: Allergic diseases, carotenoids, non-digestible oligosaccharides, polyphenols, polysaccharides.

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Year: 2014
Published on: 20 February, 2014
Page: [892 - 905]
Pages: 14
DOI: 10.2174/13816128113199990039
Price: $65

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