Regulation of Nutraceuticals in Canada and the United States
Effects of Growing Conditions on Plant Medicinal Bioactives
Extraction Technologies for Plant-derived Nutraceuticals and Natural Health Products
Analytical Approaches for Characterization of Bioactives in Plant-based Natural Health and Food Products
Nutraceuticals in Hematological Malignancies
Nutraceuticals as Metabolic Modulators for the Treatment of Obesity and Associated Diseases
Nutraceuticals in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Probiotic Supplements – Basic Concepts of the Gut Microbiome and the Role of Probiotics to Sustain Health
Clinically-relevant Herb–Drug Interactions: Current Status and Practical Considerations
About this book
Nutraceuticals is a broad umbrella term used to describe any product derived from food sources with extra health benefits in addition to the basic nutritional value found in foods. This book is a comprehensive look at two themes in the area: technical and biological considerations. Technical considerations include an in-depth look at the process of bioactive identification and extraction and factors controlling bioactive concentrations in food. It also includes details of how these products are regulated and the steps necessary to utilize these products in human populations. Biological considerations include looking at how these products can be used in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases, and a discussion on the process of formulations and how these influence bioavailability.
This will be the first book to comprehensively examine the entire process of nutraceutical development from food to supplement creation and all the important considerations in between. This serves as an excellent and up-to-date reference for food scientists, food chemists, researchers in nutraceuticals and human nutrition.