Anti-diabetes and Anti-obesity Medicinal Plants and Phytochemicals

Safety, Efficacy, and Action Mechanisms

Authors: Saad, B., Zaid, H., Shanak, S., Kadan, S.

  • Presents a complete overview of traditional herbal medicine used for the prevention and treatment of obesity and diabetes
  • Covers the side effects and safety issues involved with treating obesity and diabetes with medicinal plants and phytochemicals
  • Offers researchers the first publication dedicated to medicinal plants when used to treat individuals suffering from diabetes, plus the use of these plants in preventing obesity
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About this book

This work presents a systematic review of traditional herbal medicine and their active compounds, as well as their mechanism of action in the prevention and treatment of diabetes and obesity. The side effects and safety of herbal-derived anti-diabetic and anti-obesity phytochemicals are detailed in depth, and the text has a strong focus on current and future trends in anti-diabetic medicinal plants. This unique and comprehensive text is the only current book on the market focusing exclusively on medicinal plants used to combat obesity and diabetes.

An introductory chapter focuses on diabetes and obesity and introduces the major causes and main treatments of this increasing epidemic in modern society. Readers are then introduced to medicinal plants, including details on their therapeutic aspects, plus side effects and safety. Following chapters focus on anti-diabetic and anti-obesity medicinal plants, as well as phytogenic natural products in the treatment of each. The text closes by focusing on present and future trends and challenges in these medicinal plants. Anti-diabetes and Anti-obesity Medicinal Plants and Phytochemicals: Safety, Efficacy, and Action Mechanisms is a much-needed and truly original work, finally presenting in one place all the necessary information on medicinal plants used in conjunction with obesity and diabetes prevention.

About the authors

Bashar Saad, PhD, is a professor at AlQasemi Academic College in Baqa Algharbiya, Israel 

Hilal Zaid, PhD, is the Head of the Science Teaching Department at AlQasemi Academic College in Baqa Algharbiya, Israel 

Siba Shanak, Arab American University, Jenin, Palestine 

Sleman Kadan is a lecturer and researcher at AlQasemi Academic College in Baqa Algharbiya, Israel

 

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction to Diabetes and Obesity

    Saad, Prof. Bashar, PhD (et al.)

    Pages 3-19

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  • Introduction to Medicinal Plant Safety and Efficacy

    Saad, Prof. Bashar, PhD (et al.)

    Pages 21-55

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  • Anti-obesity Medicinal Plants

    Saad, Prof. Bashar, PhD (et al.)

    Pages 59-93

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  • Prevention and Treatment of Obesity-Related Diseases by Diet and Medicinal Plants

    Saad, Prof. Bashar, PhD (et al.)

    Pages 95-128

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  • Herbal-Derived Anti-obesity Compounds and Their Action Mechanisms

    Saad, Prof. Bashar, PhD (et al.)

    Pages 129-144

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eBook 101,14 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-54102-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 124,79 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-54101-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Anti-diabetes and Anti-obesity Medicinal Plants and Phytochemicals
Book Subtitle
Safety, Efficacy, and Action Mechanisms
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-54102-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-54102-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-54101-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 257
Number of Illustrations and Tables
2 b/w illustrations, 53 illustrations in colour
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