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Topics: Nutrition
“Health and Wellness” Agriculture for UP Los Banos
Antonio C. Laurena, PhD
Research Professor, Institute of Plant Breeding and Constancio C. de Guzman, PhD
Professor, Crop Science Cluster
College of Agriculture
University of the Philippines Los BanosTopic Outline
Aggie Crops for Health and Wellness
Rice, Corn, Coconut, Sugarcane and Banana
Fruits and Vegetables
Tuber Crops and Seed Legumes
Specialty Crops for Health and Wellness
Herbs
Pharma Crops and other GM Crops
Source of Natural Products
Summary and Conclusion
Introduction and BackgroundDefinition of Terms functional foods nutraceuticals phytochemicals and zoochemicals health supplements wellness pharmacogenomics and nutrigenomics bioactivesFunctional foods – foods, that by virtue of the presence of biologically-active components, provide a health benefit beyond basic nutrition. (ILSI, North America).
Nutraceutical – any substance that is a food or a part of a food that provides medical or health benefits, including the prevention and treatment of disease.
US Foundation for Innovation in Medicine (1989) nutrients nutraceutical pharmaceuticalRice, Corn and Coconut
Brown rice, rice bran oil and fermented rice with red yeast
High lysine corn (low glycemic index)
Virgin coconut oil (VCO) and monolaurinSugarcane and Banana
Sugarcane
-- source of alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs)
-- source of the phytoalexin piceatannol
(a stilbene)
Banana
-- complex genome (A and B)
-- table bananas and plantains (cooking type)
-- major source of potassium, tryptophan and oligofructans -- polyphenols and oligofructansFruits and Vegetables
Papaya as AntiCancer and Health Drink
Bionormalizer and BioEnzyme
Mangosteen as Health Supplements
(xanthones)
Watermelon
(with High Citrulline)Bio-Catalyzer
Improved food digestion and nutrient absorption
Increased egg production in ducks Fruits and Vegetables
Vegetables
Ampalaya against diabetes
Malunggay –

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