Nutraceuticals: Efficacy, Safety And Toxicity

Hardcover | January 22, 2016

byRamesh C. GuptaEditorRamesh C. Gupta

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Nutraceuticals: Efficacy, Safety and Toxicity brings together all current knowledge regarding nutraceuticals and their potential toxic effects as written by the scientists at the forefront of their study. Users will find an introduction to nutraceuticals, herbal medicines, ayurvedic medicines, prebiotics, probiotics, and adaptogens, along with their use and specific applications. This essential reference then discusses the mechanism of action for the judicious use of these nutraceuticals and the best tools for their evaluation before detailing the safety and toxicity of nutraceuticals and their interactions with other therapeutic drugs. Finally, and crucially, regulatory aspects from around the world are covered, providing a comprehensive overview of the most effective tools for the evaluation, safety, and toxicity of nutraceuticals, prebiotics, probiotics, and alternative medicines. Grants an overview of the current state-of-the-science of nutraceuticals, their use and applications, and known adverse effects Provides effective tools to evaluate the potential toxicity of any nutraceutical Includes details of regulatory issues as written by international experts

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Nutraceuticals: Efficacy, Safety and Toxicity brings together all current knowledge regarding nutraceuticals and their potential toxic effects as written by the scientists at the forefront of their study. Users will find an introduction to nutraceuticals, herbal medicines, ayurvedic medicines, prebiotics, probiotics, and adaptogens, al...

Dr. Ramesh C. Gupta, Professor & Head of Toxicology Department at Murray State university, is engaged in experimental brain research in relation to Alzheimer(s) disease (AD) and pesticide toxicity. He has delivered lectures in Australia, Italy, Japan, Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Czech Republic, China, South Korea, and Sweden. ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1040 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 22, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128021470

ISBN - 13:9780128021477

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Table of Contents

Section I: Applications of Nutraceuticals in Common Diseases and Disorders Section II: Models and Mechanisms in Evaluation of Nutraceuticals

Section III: Common Nutraceuticals Section IV: Prebiotics and Probiotics

Section V: Toxicity and Toxic Interactions

Section VI: Regulatory Aspects