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Botanical therapeutics and metabolic disease

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Synopsis: Dietary polyphenols have been associated with lowered risk of chronic disease, but mechanisms of action have been elusive due to their poor absorption. Recent work has demonstrated that dietary polyphenols & plant components may benefit host health indirectly through alteration of gut microbiota.
Start Time: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 2:30 PM
End Time: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 3:30 PM
Location: Food Science & Nutritional Sciences Building East
Address: 63 Dudley Road
Campus: George H. Cook
Room: 120
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Diana Roopchand, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Department of Food Science, The Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health, Rutgers University
Sponsor: The Department of Nutritional Sciences
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://nutrition.rutgers.edu
Contact Name: Laura Amador
Contact Email: amador@sebs.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-5425