Nature has gifted mankind with a plethora of flora bearing fruits, vegetables and nuts. The diverse array of bioactive nutrients present in these natural products plays a pivotal role in prevention and cure of various brain related or neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer‘s disease (AD), Parkinson‘s disease, ageing and other neuronal dysfunctions. Accumulated evidence suggests that naturally occurring phyto-compounds, such as polyphenolic antioxidants found in fruits, vegetables, herbs and nuts, may potentially protect neuro-degeneration, and improve memory, cognitionand other brain functions.
There has been an exponential increase in the amount of research on the relationship between omega-3 fatty acids and human health over the past two decades. This book focuses on developing information on these newly-recognised key components of omega-3-fatty acid research.