Food and Nutritional Supplements

Their Role in Health and Disease

Editors: Ransley, J.K., Donnelly, J.K., Read, N.W. (Eds.)

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Consumer interest in diet and nutritional supplements is increasing dramatically. Patients and members of the public are seeking advice from health professionals, nutritionists and food scientists. This book is designed to meet the needs of those professionals who are called upon to advise patients and the general public. It provides also a valuable text for those who are researchers or decision makers in the food and pharmaceutical industries. The text presents a thorough account of this topical subject and enables the reader to appreciate the functions of nutrients in health and common disease states, to understand the current debates over the roles of nutrients and supplements in the diet, and to answer those questions frequently asked by patients and consumers.

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"This book is recommended because each of the contributors has provided a concise but comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in our understanding of nutrition in relation to food and nutritional supplements. Therefore, an informed view has been created by the editors as a basis when making decisions about healthy eating or the use of dietary supplements." (Advances in Food Science, Vol. 24 (3), 2002)

"The purpose of this book is to examine the phenomenon of self medication with nutritional supplements from both a biological and psychological perspective. … This book is designed to meet the needs of those professionals who are called upon to advise patients and the general public. It also provides a valuable text for those who are researchers or decision makers in the food and pharmaceutical industries." (Food Trade Review, Vol. 72, February, 2002)


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Table of contents (12 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Food and Nutritional Supplements
Book Subtitle
Their Role in Health and Disease
Editors
  • J.K. Ransley
  • J.K. Donnelly
  • N.W. Read
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-56623-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-56623-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-41737-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-62598-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 197
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