Sports, Fitness and Physique Foods and Beverages: Active Ingredients and Supplements

Editor Anthony L. Almada

Blackwell Publishing Professional | January 1, 2007 | Hardcover

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With annual consumer sales in excess of $8 billion US, the sports nutrition and physique/fitness food and beverage market is immense. The large array of ingredients comprising the formulations of sports beverages, physique/performance-enhancing products, and dietary supplements is diverse and growing. Sports, Fitness, and Physique Foods and Beverages: Active Ingredients and Supplements is the first text which gives a balanced and informative portrayal of the leading bioactive ingredients found in sports, fitness, and physique foods and beverages (SFPFBs). Although many of the inputs incorporated into these consumer products are FDA approved food additives or Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) ingredients, a much larger lot is not, especially in the realm of dietary supplements and, to a lesser extent, sports and energy beverages. Through the contributions of world-renowned experts, Sports, Fitness, and Physique Foods and Beverages offers an authoritative and comprehensive treatment of the safety, chemistry, biology, efficacy, and possible interactions with drugs of SFPFB ingredients. The reader will find an ingredient-by-ingredient treatment of the most common and exotic bioingredients (the top 50-75) purported to possess or impart bioactivity related to the human form (body composition) and physical performance. Outstanding features include:7 Thorough review of the latest published and presented scientific literature on each ingredient7 Discussions and custom diagrams of chemistry, pharmacology, metabolism, and toxicology for select ingredients7 Tabular checklist grid for each ingredient, indicating the presence or absence of: ingredient identity and characterization methods; pre-clinical and human studies published in peer-reviewed journals, pre-clinical and human studies presented at scientific meetings; human effective daily dose range; issued patents and in which countries; regulatory status for use in foods, beverages, and dietary supplements7 Profile of current existing and pending patents related to each ingredient and its use in SFPFBs7 Listing of branded ingredients, by name and manufacturer, that offer published or presented human safety and/or efficacy data, and regulatory status7 Disclosure of interest declarations by each author, enabling the reader to make informed assessments of a specific author's possible biasesSports, Fitness, and Physique Foods and Beverages: Active Ingredients and Supplements is the single go-to reference that provides researchers, formulators, manufacturers, and end users alike the answers to the state of the science of the leading bioactive ingredients being employed in today's and tomorrow's products

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 7.01 × 10 × 0.9 in

Published: January 1, 2007

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Professional

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0813802377

ISBN - 13: 9780813802374

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Sports, Fitness and Physique Foods and Beverages: Active Ingredients and Supplements

Editor Anthony L. Almada

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 7.01 × 10 × 0.9 in

Published: January 1, 2007

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Professional

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0813802377

ISBN - 13: 9780813802374

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With annual consumer sales in excess of $8 billion US, the sports nutrition and physique/fitness food and beverage market is immense. The large array of ingredients comprising the formulations of sports beverages, physique/performance-enhancing products, and dietary supplements is diverse and growing. Sports, Fitness, and Physique Foods and Beverages: Active Ingredients and Supplements is the first text which gives a balanced and informative portrayal of the leading bioactive ingredients found in sports, fitness, and physique foods and beverages (SFPFBs). Although many of the inputs incorporated into these consumer products are FDA approved food additives or Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) ingredients, a much larger lot is not, especially in the realm of dietary supplements and, to a lesser extent, sports and energy beverages. Through the contributions of world-renowned experts, Sports, Fitness, and Physique Foods and Beverages offers an authoritative and comprehensive treatment of the safety, chemistry, biology, efficacy, and possible interactions with drugs of SFPFB ingredients. The reader will find an ingredient-by-ingredient treatment of the most common and exotic bioingredients (the top 50-75) purported to possess or impart bioactivity related to the human form (body composition) and physical performance. Outstanding features include:7 Thorough review of the latest published and presented scientific literature on each ingredient7 Discussions and custom diagrams of chemistry, pharmacology, metabolism, and toxicology for select ingredients7 Tabular checklist grid for each ingredient, indicating the presence or absence of: ingredient identity and characterization methods; pre-clinical and human studies published in peer-reviewed journals, pre-clinical and human studies presented at scientific meetings; human effective daily dose range; issued patents and in which countries; regulatory status for use in foods, beverages, and dietary supplements7 Profile of current existing and pending patents related to each ingredient and its use in SFPFBs7 Listing of branded ingredients, by name and manufacturer, that offer published or presented human safety and/or efficacy data, and regulatory status7 Disclosure of interest declarations by each author, enabling the reader to make informed assessments of a specific author's possible biasesSports, Fitness, and Physique Foods and Beverages: Active Ingredients and Supplements is the single go-to reference that provides researchers, formulators, manufacturers, and end users alike the answers to the state of the science of the leading bioactive ingredients being employed in today's and tomorrow's products
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