A guide for healthcare professionals
Brian Lockwood - Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester
This new edition of Nutraceuticals reflects these changes and has broadened its scope with coverage of:
- Monographs on 25 nutraceuticals including soy and tea
- Discussion of nutraceuticals according to disease state
and additional chapters on:
- Synergism and combination therapies
- Safety, adverse effects and interactions
- Quality issues
- Minor nutraceuticals
This authoritative text assesses the medical and scientific evidence for the use of nutraceuticals for prevention or treating important disease states. It will be of value to practising pharmacists, other healthcare professionals and complementary medicine practitioners.
3. Source, Manufacture and Analysis of Major Nutraceuticals
4. Metabolism, Bioavailability and Pharmacokinetics of Nutraceuticals
5. Joint Health
6. Cardiovascular Health
7. Eye Health
8. Mental Health
9. Sleep Enhancement
10. Cancer Prevention
11. Bone Health
12. Respiratory Health
13. Women's Health
14. Weight Management
15. Skin Health
16. Oral Health
17. Sporting Performance/enhancement
18. Animal Health
19. Meta-analyses/systemic Reviews
20. Synergism, Beneficial Interactions and Combination Products
21. Emerging Nutraceuticals
22. Adverse Effects
'Finally, a nutraceuticals book on my shelf that is well-researched, timely, highly credible, and well written...chapters 5-18 address specific conditions. Topics include joint disease, heart-health, sleep, sports, bone health, and so forth. Each are superbly researched and well presented. To anyone who has anything to do with nutraceuticals be it healthcare provider, product developer, or a regulator this book is a must have...reading such a fine book on the subject of nutraceuticals makes me proud to work in this field.'
Stacey J. Bell, DSc, RD, Herbalgram (American Botanical Council) August 2009
'This book provides a very detailed review of published data to support or disprove the use of complementary medicine. This resource is excellent for healthcare professionals especially pharmacists, nutritionists, and physicians who are frequently relied on by consumers for recommendations regarding the use of nutraceuticals. The updated version is needed because it provides the most recent published literature...'
Stephanie J Costante, Temple University School of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, USA. Doody Enterprises Ltd, June 2008
01-Jan-08, Science Direct - Elsevier
'This scholarly work on Nutraceuticals is a fascinating read. The subject and literature are vast, and the author is to be complimented for his through coverage...the book is recommended to researchers, postgraduates and final year undergraduates whose studies encompass or impinge upon the area, and to professionals in medicine, pharmacy, nutrition and dietetics, who may have to respond to patients' requests for information or who wish to recommend nutraceuticals. Manufacturers and suppliers of nutraceuticals could also benefit from reading it.'
Mike Clifford, Emeritus Professor of Food Safety, University of Surrey, Guildford. Science Direct. Elsevier, 2008. (doi:10.1016/j.phytochemistry.2007.10.022)
01-Dec-07, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
'The cross-relational approach to common conditions adds uniqueness to the text...this text uniquely categorises the nutraceuticals by co-morbid conditions, increasing its appeal for academic use.'
Seena Zierler-Brown, PharmD. Associate Professor Pharmacy Practice. Palm Beach Atlantic University. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2007; 71 (5) Article 99