Promoting scientific support for the plethora of health benefits related to nutrition and medicine, Nutraceuticals in Health and Disease Prevention delivers a comprehensive and scientifically sound overview of the latest research findings in disease prevention, therapy, and enhanced body function in the revolutionary field of nutraceutical technology-with highlights from the Nutraceutical Conference held in Ludwigshafen, Germany.
Includes perspectives and reviews from recognized experts on nutraceuticals of scientific and public interest!
Recognizing the need to control the balance between environmental stressors and human health, Nutraceuticals in Health and Disease Prevention
Nutraceuticals: The Link Between Nutrition and Medicine
Hans K. Biesalski
The Role of Vitamin E in the Emerging Field of Nutraceuticals
Lester Packer and Stefan U. Weber
S-Adenosylmethionine (SAMe): Preclinical and Clinical Studies in Depression
S-Adenosyl-L-Methionine: The Healthy Joint Product
Methyltetrahydrofolate: The Superior Alternative to Folic Acid
Lycopene and Lutein: The Next Steps to the Mixed Carotenoids
Robert M. Russell
n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids from Fish: Effects on Coronary Artery Disease
Erik Berg Schmidt and Jorn Dyerberg
Lipoic Acid: A Multifunctional Nutraceutical
Aalt Bast and Guido R. M. M. Haenen
Klaus Krämer and Lester Packer
Creatine: Physiology and Exercise Performance
Klaus Krämer, Michael Weiss, and Heinz Liesen
Plant Phenols and Cardiovascular Disease: Antioxidants and Modulators of Cell Response
Fabio Virgili, Cristina Scaccini, Peter-Paul Hoppe, Klaus Krämer, and Lester Packer
L(-)-Carnitine and Its Precursor gButyrobetaine
Hermann Seim, Knut Eichler, and Hans-Peter Kleber
Conjugated Linoleic Acid
Werner G. Siems, Tilman Grune, Oliver Hasselwander, and Klaus Krämer
Contributions of Different Types of Evidence
The Brave New World of Foods That Make Health-Related Claims
Stephen H. McNamara
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…will certainly be a valuable addition to the libraries and other institutions interested in nutrition and disease.
"-Indian Journal of Toxicology
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"-Australian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics
"…a comprehensive overview of current research in the field of nutraceuticals and health.
"-International Food Information Service