TY - CHAP A1 - Blanca Hernández-Ledesma A2 - Ben O. de Lumen A3 - Chia-Chien Hsieh ED1 - Blanca Hernandez-Ledesma ED2 - Chia-Chien Hsieh Y1 - 2013-01-30 PY - 2013 T1 - 1997-2012: Fifteen Years of Research on Peptide Lunasin N2 - "Bioactive Food Peptides in Health and Disease" highlights recent developments on bioactive food peptides for the promotion of human health and the prevention/management of chronic diseases. The book provides a comprehensive revision of bioactive peptides obtained from both animal and plant food sources. Aspects related to their bioactivity, mechanism of action, and bioavailability are extensively described along the different chapters. Also, the chapters describe the impact of bioactive peptides on the physiological absorption, regulation and disease prevention. The book also covers the recent technological advances for the production of food peptides. Bioactive Food Peptides in Health and Disease provides updated and interesting information, being a good reference book for nutritional and food scientists, biochemists, industry producers, and consumers. BT - Bioactive Food Peptides in Health and Disease SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/52368 DO - 10.5772/52368 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-09-19 ER -