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Nutraceuticals and Health Care ; 1st Edition / Jasmeet Kour, Gulzar Nayik

Publication year: 2021

ISBN: 9780128210383

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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.

Subject: Nutraceuticals, Cereal Proteins, Lignans, Betalin, Flavonoids, Lycopene, Carotenoids, Curcumin, Eugenol, PUFA, MUFA, Resveratrol, Glucosinolates, Gamma oryzol, Tocopherol, Alpha Linolenic acid, Ascorbic acid, Phenolic acids, Anthocyanins, Genistein and Daidzeinu, Beta Glucan, Berberine