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Nonvitamin and Nonmineral Nutritional Supplements - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128124918, 9780128125632

Nonvitamin and Nonmineral Nutritional Supplements

1st Edition

Editors: Seyed Nabavi Ana Sanches Silva
Paperback ISBN: 9780128124918
eBook ISBN: 9780128125632
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 27th September 2018
Page Count: 583
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Nonvitamin and Nonmineral Nutritional Supplements compiles comprehensive information and recent findings on supplements found in today’s market. The book focuses on non-essential nutrients, animal extracts, yeast and fungi extracts, and plant and algae extracts used as supplements. Readers will find valuable insights on the impact of dietary supplementation on human health, along with an understanding of the positive and negative aspects of each supplement.

Key Features

  • Provides reliable information on available supplements to inform nutritional practices
  • Presents each supplement’s sources, availability, health benefits, drawbacks, and possible interactions with other supplements, food or drugs
  • Serves as a guide to non-essential nutrients, plant and algae extracts, animal extracts, including bee products and shark cartilage, and supplements from yeast and fungi


Food and nutrition researchers, health professionals, nutritionists, students and laypeople

Table of Contents

1. History, definition, overview and legislation of dietary supplements
2. Non-essential nutrients
3. Plant and algae extracts
4. Animal extracts
5. From yeast and fungi
6. Future trends of food supplements


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27th September 2018
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About the Editors

Seyed Nabavi

Seyed Mohammad Nabavi is a Biotechnologist and senior scientist in the Applied Biotechnology Research Centre, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. His research interests are focused on natural products. Till now, he has authored/co-authored over 250 publications in international journals indexed in ISI and has more than 7000 citations to published articles and also more than 10 books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Ana Sanches Silva

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