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PREFACE  ......................................................vii
EDITORS  .......................................................xi
CONTRIBUTORS     ................................................xv
CHAPTER 1
Evidence-Based Herbalism  ...................................... 1
EDZARD ERNST
CHAPTER 2
Phytochemical Diversity and Biological Activity in Echinacea
Phytomedicines: Challenges to Quality Control and Germplasm
Improvement .........    ....................  .....................  9
JOHN T. ARNASON, SHANNON E. BINNS, and BERNARD R. BAUM
CHAPTER 3
Phytochemicals in the Vaccinium Family: Bilberries, Blueberries, and
Cranberries  ...................................................19
MARY ELLEN CAMIRE
CHAPTER 4
Wine Polyphenols and Protection from Atherosclerosis and Ischemic Heart
Disease: Drink to Your Health? .................. ..................... 41
MICHAEL A. DUBICK



CHAPTER 5
Beyond ac-Tocopherol: The Role of the Other Tocopherols and
Tocotrienols ...................................................61
ANDREAS M. PAPAS
CHAPTER 6
Phytochemical Pharmacokinetics ................  ...............79
HAROLD L. NEWMARK and CHUNG S. YANG
CHAPTER 7
Dietary Isothiocyanates: Roles in Cancer Prevention and Metabolism in
Rodents and Humans ........................................... 87
FUNG-LUNG CHUNG
CHAPTER 8
Rationale for the Use of Soy Phytoestrogens for Neuroprotection ........ 105
HELEN KIM
CHAPTER 9
Bioengineering and Breeding Approaches for Improving Nutrient and
Phytochemical Content of Plants ................................. 121
DAVID W. STILL
CHAPTER 10
Phytochemicals in  Oilseeds ...................................... 139
FEREIDOON SHAHIDI
CHAPTER 11
Lycopene and Human Health .................................... 157
BETTY JANE BURRI
CHAPTER 12
Astaxanthin, B-Cryptoxanthin, Lutein, and Zeaxanthin ................ 173
JOHN T. LANDRUM, RICHARD A. BONE, and
CHRISTIAN HERRERO
INDEX   ........................................................ 193








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Phytochemicals Physiological effect