Guide to Nutritional Supplements

Guide to Nutritional Supplements

1st Edition - September 2, 2009

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  • Editor-in-Chief: B Caballero
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123756619
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123751096

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The rapidly expanding world of nutrition, functional foods and nutraceuticals, is increasingly complex.  This Guide to Nutritional Supplements provides a concise and complete reference to the most common nutritionally significant elements.  Including dietary guidelines, intake measurements and other contextual information, this Guide is the ideal reference for nutritionsts and dieticians facing an increasing public awareness of supplements and who many be augmenting their diets with OTC supplements.

Key Features

  • Focused on the nutritional values, impacts and interactions of supplements
  • Provides a science-based approach to determining the appropriate selection and application of supplements for improved diet and nutrition

Readership

Nutritionists and dieticians; food product development professionals

Table of Contents

  • Amino Acids -Specific Functions

    Anemia-Iron-Deficiency Anemia

    Antioxidants

    Diet and Antioxidant Defense

    Antioxidants -Intervention Studies

    Antioxidants -Observational Studies

    Ascorbic Acid

    Physiology, Dietary Sources and Requirements

    Biotin

    Brain and Nervous System

    Caffeine

    Calcium

    Carbohydrates- Requirements and Dietary Importance

    Carbohydrates -Resistant Starch and Oligosaccharides

    Carotenoids -Chemistry, Sources and Physiology

    Carotenoids -Epidemiology of Health Effects

    Vitamin D- Physiology, Dietary Sources and Requirements

    Vitamin D- Rickets and Osteomalacia

    Copper

    Coronary Heart Disease -Lipid Theory

    Coronary Heart Disease -Prevention

    Dietary Fiber -Physiological Effects and Effects on Absorption

    Dietary Fiber -Potential Role in Etiology of Disease

    Dietary Fiber -Role in Nutritional Management of Disease

    Supplementation

    Dietary Supplements

    Fatty Acids -Monounsaturated

    Fatty Acids -Omega-3 Polyunsaturated

    Fatty Acids -Omega-6 Polyunsaturated

    Fatty Acids -Saturated

    Fatty Acids -Trans Fatty Acids

    Fatty Acids -Metabolism

    Fish

    Folic Acid

    Fructose

    Functional Foods

    Regulatory Aspects

    Glycemic Index

    Iodine

    Deficiency Disorders

    Iodine

    Physiology, Dietary Sources and Requirements

    Magnesium

    Manganese

    Supplementation

    Developing Countries

    Supplementation

    Developed Countries

    Niacin

    Nuts and Seeds

    Older People

    Nutritional Requirements

    Pantothenic Acid

    Phosphorus

    Phytochemicals

    Classification and Occurrence

    Phytochemicals

    Epidemiological Factors

    Potassium

    Pregnancy

    Nutrient Requirements

    Pregnancy

    Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

    Microbiota of the Intestine

    Probiotics

    Protein

    Requirements and Role in Diet

    Vitamin A

    Physiology

    Vitamin A

    Deficiency and Interventions

    Riboflavin

    Sodium

    Salt Intake and Health

    Selenium

    Sodium

    Physiology

    Sports Nutrition

    Sucrose

    Dietary Sucrose and Disease

    Supplementation

    Role of Micronutrient Supplementation

    Thiamin

    Beriberi

    Thiamin

    Physiology

    Vitamin E

    Physiology and Health Effects

    Ultratrace Elements

    Vegetarian Diets

    Vitamin A

    Biochemistry and Physiological Role

    Vitamin B6

    Vitamin E

    Metabolism and Requirements

    Vitamin K

    Whole Grains

    Zinc

    Physiology

    Lycopenes and Related Compounds

    Tea

    Zinc

    Deficiency in Developing Countries, Intervention Studies

    Functional Foods

    Health Effects and Clinical Applications

Product details

  • No. of pages: 548
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2009
  • Published: September 2, 2009
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123756619
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123751096

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B Caballero

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