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Nutraceuticals and Health

Review of Human Evidence, 1st Edition

Edited by Somdat Mahabir, Yashwant V. Pathak

CRC Press

395 pages

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Although health claims for nutraceuticals range from the fantastic to the sublime, most of these claims are based on cell culture studies and have not been validated in humans, making them inadequate for public health recommendations. Focusing on human population-based research (epidemiology studies), Nutraceuticals and Health: Review of Human Evid

Table of Contents

Introduction. Background to Nutraceuticals and Human Health. Cancer. Clinical Trials of Dietary Supplements and Cancer. Curcumin in Human Cancer Prevention and Treatment. Cancer Prevention Potential of Diet and Dietary Supplements in Epigenome Modulation.. Lipidemia and Cardiovascular Diseases. Role of Dietary Supplements in LDL Cholesterol Lowering. Nutraceuticals and Atherosclerosis: Human trials.. Nutraceuticals in Cardiovascular Disease: Mechanisms and Applications. Metabolic Syndrome: Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension. Potential of Nutraceuticals against Obesity Complications. The Role of Nutraceutical Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Hypertension.. Nutraceuticals in the Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome. Medicinal Herbs and Dietary Supplements in Diabetes Management. Respiratory Health. Nutrients for Optimal Lung Function. Gut Microbiome. Nutraceutical-Gut Microbiome Interactions in Human Disease. Metabolic and Potential Health Benefits of Nutraceuticals on Gut Micorbiome. Cognitive decline & Neurodegeneration. Nutraceuticals in the Prevention of Cognitive Decline. Nutraceuticals in the Prevention or Treatment of Parkinson's Disease. Dietary Supplements and other Alternative Substances for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis.. Methodological Issues. Methodological Issues Conducting Epidemiological Research on Nutraceuticals..

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nutrition
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General