Dietary supplements and functional foods / Geoffrey P. Webb.
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- ISBN: 9781444340068
- ISBN: 1444340069
- ISBN: 9781444340075
- ISBN: 1444340077
- ISBN: 9781118788660
- ISBN: 1118788664
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 316 pages)
- Edition: 2nd ed.
- Publisher: Chichester, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Cover; Contents; Halftitle page; Title page; Copyright; Preface; Chapter 1: An Overview of Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods; The evolving rationale for supplement use; Defining dietary supplements; Legal regulation of dietary supplements (the UK and EU perspective); Regulation in the USA; Supplement quality; The market for supplements; Reasons for taking supplements; Do supplements and functional foods work? Testing their effectiveness and safety; The two main investigative approaches; Testing: A summing up; Chapter 2: An Overview of Micronutrient Adequacy.
|Summary:|| The study of nutritional supplements has become increasingly important within research establishments and universities throughout the world, and as the market for these products continues to grow, so does the need for comprehensive scientifically sound information about the products, their properties and potential health benefits. This second edition of Dietary Supplements & Functional Foods has been fully revised and expanded. The book looks at the accepted uses of dietary supplements and also explores the wider picture, identifying common themes and principles or particular categories of sup.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.