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Handbook of Nutraceutical Volume I

Ingredients, Formulations, and Applications

Edited by: Pathak Yashwant , Steven J. Schapiro

Print publication date:  November  2009
Online publication date:  November  2009

Print ISBN: 9781420082210
eBook ISBN: 9781420082227
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781420082227
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Book description

As soon as Dr. Stephen DeFelice coined the phrase nutraceutical, product and supplement developers swung into action. Yet among the numerous books available on nutraceuticals, there is none that systematically lists, categorizes, and analyzes nutraceutical extracts and formulations in a pharmacopoeia-like manner. Handbook of Nutraceuticals, Volume 1: Ingredients, Formulations, and Applications lists information on many ingredients used in nutraceuticals, developing their formulations and applications. The book includes contributions from experts with pharmaceutical backgrounds, providing an examination of nutraceuticals from a pharmaceutical perspective.

Building a foundation with coverage of historical background, definitions, and challenges, the book offers insight into nutraceutical ingredients from plant, animal, and mineral origin. It then covers the characterization of nutraceuticals? physicochemical, analytical, pharmacological, and pharmacokinetic classification, followed by information on regulatory requirements. The book highlights applications in cardiovascular disease, bone and joint treatments, diabetes management, weight management, skin health, probiotics and prebiotics, tranquilizing medicinal plants, dietary foods, and more.

Interest in new diet regimens and new products for increased health and longevity will continue to grow, giving dietary supplements an increasing amount of cupboard space in most households. With quality of content unsurpassed by many resources, the book discusses the characterization processes for nutraceuticals based on the contributors? experience in pharmaceuticals. It then explores how those proven techniques may be applied to the development and manufacture of nutraceutical products.

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Nutraceuticals of Antiquity Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Nutraceuticals: Definitions, Formulations, and Challenges Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Potential Nutraceutical Ingredients from Plant Origin Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Nutraceuticals with Animal Origin Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Nutraceuticals with Mineral Origin Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Physiochemical Characterization of Nutraceuticals Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Development of Techniques for Analysis of Nutraceuticals with Specific Reference to Glucosamine and Coenzyme Q10 Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Pharmacological Characterization of Nutraceuticals Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Biopharmaceutical and Pharmacokinetic Characterization of Nutraceuticals Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Regulatory Considerations for Dietary Supplements and Functional cGMPs Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Nutraceuticals for the Cardiovascular System Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Nutraceuticals in Diabetes Management Maria Lourdes Ceballos-Coronel Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Curcumin: A Versatile Nutraceutical and an Inhibitor of Complement Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Probiotics and Prebiotics as Nutraceuticals Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Nutraceuticals and Weight Management Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Nutraceuticals for Bone and Joint Diseases Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Nutraceuticals for Skin Health Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Tranquilizing Medicinal Plants: Their CNS Effects and Active Constituents—Our Experience Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Dietary Foods Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Antiviral Nutraceuticals from Pomegranate (Punica granatum) Juice Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Herbal Remedy: Safe or Not Safe? How to Use Them? Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Nutraceuticals: Reflections Download PDF
prelims Download PDF
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