TY - CHAP A1 - Roseanne Norris A2 - Richard J. FitzGerald ED1 - Blanca Hernandez-Ledesma ED2 - Chia-Chien Hsieh Y1 - 2013-01-30 PY - 2013 T1 - Antihypertensive Peptides from Food Proteins 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. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/51710 DO - 10.5772/51710 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-08-02 ER -