bioactive

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bi·o·ac·tive

 (bī′ō-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Of or relating to a substance that has an effect on living tissue.

bioactive

(ˌbaɪəʊˈæktɪv)
adj
(Biology) (of a substance) having or producing an effect on living tissue
ˌbioacˈtivity n
Translations

bioactive

[ˈbaɪəʊˈæktɪv] ADJbioactivo

bioactive

adj bioactivo
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Phytochemicals, or bioactive food components, such as is flavones in soy foods and glucosinolates in cruciferous vegetables may be the source of the benefit, the researchers said.
Phytochemicals, or bioactive food components, such as isoflavones in soy foods and glucosinolates in cruciferous vegetables may be the source of the benefit, researchers say.
At the June 2005 CSL/JIFSAN Joint Symposium on Food Safety and Nutrition: Bioactive Food Components I engaged in a lunch discussion with Joanne M.
In addition, increases in the dietary intake of certain bioactive food components can ameliorate the severity of certain diseases, such as prebiotics in digestive disease and fish oils in inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.
The authors write that evidence-based medicine (EBM) is currently being misapplied to evaluate the relationship between nutrients and bioactive food components with human health.
Bioactive food components may disrupt cellular pathways through alteration of gene expression.
Bioactive food components may affect cellular and molecular events that are important in cancer prevention.
Bioactive food components have a wide range of chemical structures, of which many are found in plants.
From food science research will come insight into which bioactive food components effect genetic changes and how.
Dietary fatty acids, phytoestrogens, alcohol, and lycopene are among the various bioactive food components reported to influence androgen concentrations.