Nutraceuticals and Health Care

Nutraceuticals and Health Care

1st Edition - November 24, 2021

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  • Editors: Jasmeet Kour, Gulzar Nayik
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323886178
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323897792

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Nutraceuticals and Health Care explores the role of plant-based nutraceuticals as food ingredients and as therapeutic agents for preventing various diseases. The book assesses the role of nutraceuticals in addressing cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesity by highlighting the derivatives, extraction, chemistry, mechanism of action, pharmacology, bioavailability, and safety of specific nutraceuticals. It analyzes twenty one nutraceuticals in a systematic way, providing a welcomed reference for nutrition researchers, nutritionists and dieticians, as well as other scientists studying related areas in food science, technology or agriculture. Students studying related topics will also benefit from this material.

Key Features

  • Serves as a foundation for analyzing the efficiency and validity of various plant-derived nutraceuticals
  • Explores the use of nutraceuticals as a therapeutic tool in the prevention of chronic and degenerative diseases
  • Highlights the derivatives, extraction, chemistry, mechanism of action, pharmacology, bioavailability, and safety of specific nutraceuticals

Readership

Nutrition researchers, nutritionists, dieticians, and other scientists and students studying related areas in food science, technology, or agriculture

Table of Contents

  • 1. Nutraceuticals: A deep and profound concept
    2. Cereal Proteins
    4. Lignans
    5. Betalin
    6. Flavonoids
    7. Lycopene
    8. Carotenoids
    9. Curcumin
    10. Eugenol
    11. PUFA/MUFA
    12. Resveratrol
    13. Glucosinolates
    14. Gamma oryzol
    15. Tocopherol
    16. Alpha Linolenic acid
    17. Ascorbic acid
    18. Phenolic acids
    19. Anthocyanins
    20. Genistein and Daidzeinu
    21. Beta Glucan
    22. Berberine

Product details

  • No. of pages: 398
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: November 24, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323886178
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323897792

About the Editors

Jasmeet Kour

Dr Jasmeet Kour was awarded doctoral degree at Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal, India from the Department of Food Engineering and Technology. She has been serving as an assistant professor at the Department of Food Science and Technology, Government College For Women, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir since 2009. Dr. Jasmeet conducts her research in nutraceuticals derived from plant origin, and her work has been published in reputed journals with high-impact factors and eminent publishing houses in the field of food science. She has presented her research and review papers in various national and international conferences, seminars, workshops, and webinars. She has also authored and co-authored several book chapters and scientific articles published in international books with prestigious publishing houses.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, Government College for Women, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Gulzar Nayik

Dr. Gulzar Ahmad Nayik is an assistant professor in Department of Food Science & Technology, Government Degree College, Shopian, India. He completed his Masters Degree in food technology from IUST, Awantipora, India, and PhD from SLIET, Punjab, India. He has published 45 peer-reviewed research and review papers, 29 book chapters, 2 edited books, and 1 textbook and has delivered a number of presentations in various national and international conferences, seminars, workshops, and webinars. Dr. Nayik was shortlisted twice for prestigious INSPIRE-Faculty Award in 2017 and 2018 from the Indian National Science Academy. Recently he was nominated for India’s National Award (INSA Medal for Young Scientists-2019-20). Dr. Nayik is also serving as editor, associate Editor, and assistant editor in many Journals related to food science and technology. Dr Nayik is recipient of Top Peer Reviewer Award 2019 from Web of Sciences Group for placing in the top 1% of reviewers in agricultural sciences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science & Technology, Government Degree College, Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir, India

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  • gfoodtech Mon Jul 12 2021

    Ilknur Turkey

    Eagerly waiting for this book