Nutraceuticals: Developing, Claiming, and Marketing Medical Foods

Nutraceuticals: Developing, Claiming, and Marketing Medical Foods

by Defelice, DeFelice
     
 

Based on a recent international conference, this breakthrough resource examines the present status of research on nutraceuticals - foods or food parts that offer medical-health benefits, including the prevention or treatment of disease. Discussing medical, functional, and designer foods; dietary supplements; and other food categories, Nutraceuticals shows how current…  See more details below

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Based on a recent international conference, this breakthrough resource examines the present status of research on nutraceuticals - foods or food parts that offer medical-health benefits, including the prevention or treatment of disease. Discussing medical, functional, and designer foods; dietary supplements; and other food categories, Nutraceuticals shows how current U.S. regulations make it economically feasible to conduct preclinical and clinical studies to substantiate medical claims for nutraceuticals...furnishes concise background information on the history of nutraceuticals...demonstrates the requirements for making claims regarding health benefits...elucidates European perspectives on medical foods...delineates the position of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on nutraceuticals...explains the Dietary Supplements, Health and Education Act, and the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act...presents case histories of nutraceuticals in the medical treatment of hypertension, diabetes, and benign prostatic hyperplasia...and more. Written by leading experts in medicine, pharmacology, law, and business, Nutraceuticals is a useful reference for food scientists; composition and nutrition engineers; biochemists; nutritionists; pharmacologists; internists; cardiologists; gerontologists; dietitians; research and development personnel, marketers, and executives in the food industry; and graduate students in these disciplines.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824701079
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Pages:
126
Product dimensions:
7.06(w) x 10.01(h) x 0.32(d)

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