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Nutraceuticals: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals Second Edition

Nutraceuticals: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals Second Edition

Edited by Brian Lockwood

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Assesses the medical and scientific evidence for the use of nutraceuticals for prevention or treating important disease states.

ISBN9780857112422
Published1st Mar, 2007
TypePaperback
Dimensions234 x 156 mm
Page count448

Description

Nutraceuticals are complementary medicines of natural origin. Usually obtained from a food source, they are sold as isolated, purified components in pharmacological doses for specific ailments The international market for nutraceuticals is rapidly expanding and new research is constantly being conducted.

Nutraceuticals reflects these changes and has broadened its scope with coverage of:

  • Monographs on 25 nutraceuticals including soy and tea
  • Discussion of nutraceuticals according to disease state and additional chapters on:
  • Synergism and combination therapies
  • Safety, adverse effects and interactions
  • Quality issues
  • Minor nutraceuticals

This authoritative text assesses the medical and scientific evidence for the use of nutraceuticals for prevention or treating important disease states.

 

• Introduction
• Monographs
• Source, Manufacture and Analysis of Major Nutraceuticals
• Metabolism, Bioavailability and Pharmacokinetics of Nutraceuticals
• Joint Health
• Cardiovascular Health
• Eye Health
• Mental Health
• Sleep Enhancement
• Cancer Prevention
• Bone Health
• Respiratory Health
• Women's Health
• Weight Management
• Skin Health
• Oral Health
• Sporting Performance/enhancement
• Animal Health
• Meta-analyses/systemic Reviews
• Synergism, Beneficial Interactions and Combination Products
• Emerging Nutraceuticals
• Adverse Effects
• Quality
• Conclusions

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