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Nutraceuticals and Health Care

  • 1st Edition - November 24, 2021
  • Editors: Jasmeet Kour, Gulzar Ahmad Nayik
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 8 9 7 7 9 - 2
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 8 8 6 1 7 - 8

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… Read more

Nutraceuticals and Health Care

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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.