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1st Edition

Antioxidant Nutraceuticals
Preventive and Healthcare Applications

ISBN 9781498737036
Published March 29, 2018 by CRC Press
440 Pages 59 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book addresses various clinical and sub clinical applications of antioxidant nutraceuticals, with a primary focus on preventive use for general wellness, common ailments, and such chronic illnesses as cancer and neurological applications. This unique book captures the applications of natural antioxidants, which have been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurvedic Medicine as well as modern nutraceuticals formulations. It covers antioxidant applications in clinical scenarios including the historical perspective, basic antioxidant properties and applications, anti-inflammatory properties, and antioxidant applications in a variety of clinical conditions.

Table of Contents


Series Preface




1 Antioxidant Nutraceuticals: Historical Perspective and Applications in Various Traditional Systems Worldwide

Chuanhai Cao and Kyle Sutherland

2 Antioxidant Nutraceuticals: Present Market and Future Trends

Adryan Perez, Richard Nguyen, Ailyn Valladares, and Sarvadaman Pathak

3 Antioxidant Nutraceuticals and Prostate Cancer

Zhijun Wang, Patrick Chan, Chen Xie, Ying Huang, and Jeffrey Wang

4 Natural Antioxidants in General Cancer Prevention

Avipsha Sarkar and Shampa Sen

5 Antioxidant Nutraceuticals, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Dementia

Nandini Doshi, Sarvadaman Pathak, and Kiran Patil

6 Antioxidant Nutraceuticals and Parkinson’s Disease

Adryan Perez, Andrew Tran, and Chuanhai Cao

7 Nutraceutical or Food-Based Antioxidants for Depression

Oyinlola Adeyanju, Thomas Towers, and Thea Moore

8 Antioxidant Nutraceuticals and Preeclampsia

Monika M. Wahi

9 Antioxidant Nutraceuticals with Probiotic Applications

Arpita Das and Runu Chakraborty

10 Antioxidant Nutraceuticals as Health Drinks for Prevention of Diseases

Kumar Rajendran, P. Latha, and Shampa Sen

11 The Prevention and Treatment of Coronary Heart Disease and Congestive Heart Failure with Antioxidants and Nutritional Supplements

Mark C. Houston

12 Nutraceuticals: A Preventative Measure against the Adverse Impact among Diabetic Patients

Suyansh Sharma and Sarvadaman Pathak

13 Antioxidant Nutraceuticals: Novel Strategies for Combating Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

Adeleke Badejo and Ashim Malhotra

14 Immunomodulation and Antioxidant Nutraceuticals

Gregory L. Smith

15 Free Radicals and Antioxidants in Better Healthcare

Shannon Kelly and Rohini Nimbalkar

16 Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics of Natural Antioxidants in the Human Body

Aishwarya Potdar, Danielle Dantuma, Charles Preuss, and Yashwant Pathak

17 Antioxidant Nutraceuticals and Skincare

Bell Loo, Hiep Nguyen, and Uyen Le

18 Catechins as Potential Therapeutic Agents for Ocular Diseases

Radouil Tzekov, Shannon Kelly, and Anjali Hirani

19 Antioxidant Nutraceuticals for the Prevention and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Lung Diseases: Current Trends and Future Prospects

Manish Bodas, Garrett Pehote, and Neeraj Vij


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Dr. Cao is an experienced and independent neuroimmunologist, vaccinologist and dedicated nutraceutical researcher with a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the College of Pharmacy, University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Cao has been working with the clinical core of the Florida Alzheimer’s Research Center (FADRC, NIH funded center) for more than eight years, and has combined his contemporary immunology and vaccine skills with molecular biology to search for novel biomarkers and therapies for neurodegenerative diseases. He believes that most diseases occur due to changes in the immune system, and that targeting the immune system is a promising solution to diseases.

Sarvadaman Pathak went to University of Houston for undergraduate studies, with a concentration in Biochemistry and Pre-Medicine. Following that he pursued a Doctor of Medicine degree from Avalon University School of Medicine Summa Cum Laude.  He was educated partially in Belize, Mexico with all clinical experience in Chicago, IL. After graduating from medical school, he focused on research and worked at the University of South Florida. In 2013 he completed a one-year clinical fellowship in Traditional Chinese Medicine, including Chinese herbalism, with a focus on eastern western integrative medicine at the Dalian Medical University in Dalian, Liaoning province in Mainland China. Currently he works for the Veterans Affairs and University of South Florida, Internal Medicine, and focuses on cancer research and pediatrics research. Sarvadaman has traveled to over 35 countries and has had a fascination with traditional medicines of the world since childhood.  Dr. Kiran Patil has trained in both, USA and India, and has lot of interest in Ayurvedic system of medicine, which has been practiced for over 3000 years in India. He is currently working as a Neurologist in Pittsburg, PA, with over 15 years of experience in research and medical practice.