Guide to Nutritional Supplements

Hardcover | November 4, 2009

byBenjamin CaballeroEditorCaballero

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The rapidly expanding world of nutrition, functional foods and nutraceuticals, is increasingly complex. This Guide to Nutritional Supplements provides a concise and complete reference to the most common nutritionally significant elements. Including dietary guidelines, intake measurements and other contextual information, this Guide is the ideal reference for nutritionsts and dieticians facing an increasing public awareness of supplements and who many be augmenting their diets with OTC supplements. Focused on the nutritional values, impacts and interactions of supplements Provides a science-based approach to determining the appropriate selection and application of supplements for improved diet and nutrition

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The rapidly expanding world of nutrition, functional foods and nutraceuticals, is increasingly complex. This Guide to Nutritional Supplements provides a concise and complete reference to the most common nutritionally significant elements. Including dietary guidelines, intake measurements and other contextual information, this Guide is ...

Dr. Caballero is Professor of International Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Professor of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University. He has over 20 years of experience as a scholar, researcher and leader in the area of child health and nutrition. He obtained his MD from the University of Buenos ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:548 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:November 4, 2009Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Amino Acids -Specific Functions

Anemia-Iron-Deficiency Anemia

Antioxidants

Diet and Antioxidant Defense

Antioxidants -Intervention Studies

Antioxidants -Observational Studies

Ascorbic Acid

Physiology, Dietary Sources and Requirements

Biotin

Brain and Nervous System

Caffeine

Calcium

Carbohydrates- Requirements and Dietary Importance

Carbohydrates -Resistant Starch and Oligosaccharides

Carotenoids -Chemistry, Sources and Physiology

Carotenoids -Epidemiology of Health Effects

Vitamin D- Physiology, Dietary Sources and Requirements

Vitamin D- Rickets and Osteomalacia

Copper

Coronary Heart Disease -Lipid Theory

Coronary Heart Disease -Prevention

Dietary Fiber -Physiological Effects and Effects on Absorption

Dietary Fiber -Potential Role in Etiology of Disease

Dietary Fiber -Role in Nutritional Management of Disease

Supplementation

Dietary Supplements

Fatty Acids -Monounsaturated

Fatty Acids -Omega-3 Polyunsaturated

Fatty Acids -Omega-6 Polyunsaturated

Fatty Acids -Saturated

Fatty Acids -Trans Fatty Acids

Fatty Acids -Metabolism

Fish

Folic Acid

Fructose

Functional Foods

Regulatory Aspects

Glycemic Index

Iodine

Deficiency Disorders

Iodine

Physiology, Dietary Sources and Requirements

Magnesium

Manganese

Supplementation

Developing Countries

Supplementation

Developed Countries

Niacin

Nuts and Seeds

Older People

Nutritional Requirements

Pantothenic Acid

Phosphorus

Phytochemicals

Classification and Occurrence

Phytochemicals

Epidemiological Factors

Potassium

Pregnancy

Nutrient Requirements

Pregnancy

Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

Microbiota of the Intestine

Probiotics

Protein

Requirements and Role in Diet

Vitamin A

Physiology

Vitamin A

Deficiency and Interventions

Riboflavin

Sodium

Salt Intake and Health

Selenium

Sodium

Physiology

Sports Nutrition

Sucrose

Dietary Sucrose and Disease

Supplementation

Role of Micronutrient Supplementation

Thiamin

Beriberi

Thiamin

Physiology

Vitamin E

Physiology and Health Effects

Ultratrace Elements

Vegetarian Diets

Vitamin A

Biochemistry and Physiological Role

Vitamin B6

Vitamin E

Metabolism and Requirements

Vitamin K

Whole Grains

Zinc

Physiology

Lycopenes and Related Compounds

Tea

Zinc

Deficiency in Developing Countries, Intervention Studies

Functional Foods

Health Effects and Clinical Applications