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Encyclopedia of Dietary Supplements / Edition 2
     

Encyclopedia of Dietary Supplements / Edition 2

by Paul M. Coates, Joseph M. Betz, Marc R. Blackman, Gordon M. Cragg, Mark Levine
 

ISBN-10: 1439819289

ISBN-13: 9781439819289

Pub. Date: 06/15/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Encyclopedia of Dietary Supplements presents peer-reviewed, objective entries that rigorously examine the most significant scientific research on basic chemical, preclinical, and clinical data. Designed for healthcare professionals, researchers, and health-conscious consumers, it presents evidence-based information on the major vitamin and mineral

Overview

Encyclopedia of Dietary Supplements presents peer-reviewed, objective entries that rigorously examine the most significant scientific research on basic chemical, preclinical, and clinical data. Designed for healthcare professionals, researchers, and health-conscious consumers, it presents evidence-based information on the major vitamin and mineral micronutrients, herbs, botanicals, phytochemicals, and other bioactive preparations.

Supplements covered include:

  • Vitamins, beta-carotene, niacin, and folate
  • Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, isoflavones, and quercetin
  • Calcium, copper, iron, and phosphorus
  • 5-hydroxytryptophan, glutamine, and L-arginine
  • St. John's Wort, ginkgo biloba, green tea, kava, and noni
  • Androstenedione, DHEA, and melatonin
  • Coenzyme Q10 and S-adenosylmethionine
  • Shiitake, maitake, reishi, and cordiceps

With nearly 100 entries contributed by renowned subject-specific experts, the book serves as a scientific checkpoint for the many OTC supplements carried in today's nutritional products marketplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439819289
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/15/2010
Pages:
920
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

S-Adenosylmethionine; José M. Mato and Shelly C. Lu
Aloe Vera; Santiago Rodriguez, Steven Dentali, and
Devon Powell
Androstenedione; Benjamin Z. Leder
L-Arginine; Mauro Maccario, Guglielmo Beccuti, Valentina Gasco,
Mariangela Seardo, Gianluca Aimaretti, Emanuela
Arvat, Fabio Lanfranco, and Ezio Ghigo
Astragalus; Roy Upton
Bilberry; Marilyn Barrett
Biotin; Donald M. Mock
Bitter Orange; Steffany Haaz, K. Y. Williams, Kevin R. Fontaine, and
David B. Allison
Black Cohosh; Daniel S. Fabricant, Elizabeth C. Krause, and
Norman R. Farnsworth
Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria); WayneW. Carmichael and Mary Stukenberg with
Joseph M. Betz
Boron; Curtiss Hunt
Caffeine; Harris R. Lieberman, Christina E. Carvey, and
Lauren A. Thompson
Calcium; Robert P. Heaney
Propionyl-L-Carnitine; Charles J. Rebouche
β-Carotene; Elizabeth J. Johnson and Robert M. Russell
Carotenoids Overview; Elizabeth J. Johnson and Robert M. Russell
Cascara Sagrada; Kapil K. Soni and Gail B. Mahady
Chaste Tree; Gail B. Mahady, Joanna L. Michel, and Kapil K. Soni
Choline; Steven H. Zeisel
Chondroitin Sulfate; Karla L. Miller and Daniel O. Clegg
Chromium; Richard A. Anderson andWilliam T. Cefalu
Coenzyme Q10; Gustav Dallner and Roland Stocker
Conjugated Linoleic Acid; Kristina B. Martinez, Arion J. Kennedy, and
Michael K. McIntosh
Copper; Leslie M. Klevay
Cordyceps; John Holliday, Matt Cleaver, Mojca Tajnik, Joseph M.
Cerecedes, and Solomon P. Wasser
Cranberry; Marguerite A. Klein
Creatine; G. S. Salomons, C. Jakobs, and M. Wyss
Dong Quai; Roy Upton
Dehydroepiandrosterone; Salvatore Alesci, Irini Manoli, and Marc R. Blackman
Rudolf Bauer and Karin Woelkart
Elderberry; Madeleine Mumcuoglu, Daniel Safirman, and
Mina Ferne
Eleuthero; Josef A. Brinckmann
Ephedra; Anne L. Thurn with Joseph M. Betz
Evening Primrose; Fereidoon Shahidi and Homan Miraliakbari
Feverfew; Dennis V. C. Awang
Flaxseed; Lilian U. Thompson and Julie K. Mason
Folate; Pamela Bagley and Barry Shane
French Maritime Pine; Peter J. Rohdewald
Garcinia; Frank Greenway
Garlic; J. A. Milner
Ginger; Tieraona Low Dog
Ginkgo; Kristian Strømgaard, Stine B. Vogensen, Joseph Steet,
and Koji Nakanishi
Ginseng, American; Chong-Zhi Wang and Chun-Su Yuan
Ginseng, Asian; Lee Jia and Fabio Soldati
Glucosamine; Karla L. Miller and Daniel O. Clegg
Glutamine; Steven F. Abcouwer
Goldenseal; Dennis J. McKenna and Gregory A. Plotnikoff
Grape Seed Extract; Dallas L. Clouatre, Chithan Kandaswami, and
Kevin M. Connolly
Green Tea Polyphenols; Shengmin Sang, Joshua D. Lambert, Chi-Tang Ho, and
Chung S. Yang
Hawthorn; Egon Koch, Werner R. Busse,Wiltrud Juretzek, and
Vitali Chevts
5-Hydroxytryptophan; Pedro Del Corral, Kathryn S. King, and Karel Pacak
Iron; Laura E. Murray-Kolb and John Beard
Isoflavones; Mark Messina
Isothiocyanates; Elizabeth H. Jeffery and Anna-Sigrid Keck
Kava; Michael J. Balick, Katherine Herrera, and
Steven M. Musser
Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria; Linda C. Duffy, Stephen Sporn, Patricia Hibberd,
Carol Pontzer, Gloria Solano-Aguilar, Susan V. Lynch,
and Crystal McDade-Ngutter
Licorice; Decio Armanini, Cristina Fiore, Jens Bielenberg, and
Eugenio Ragazzi
α-Lipoic Acid/Thioctic Acid; Donald B. McCormick
Lutein; John Paul SanGiovanni, Emily Y. Chew, and
Elizabeth J. Johnson
Lycopene; Rachel Kopec, Steven J. Schwartz, and Craig Hadley
Maca; Ilias Muhammad, Jianping Zhao, and Ikhlas A. Khan
Magnesium; Robert K. Rude
Melatonin; Amnon Brzezinski and Richard J. Wurtman
Milk Thistle; Elena Ladas, David J. Kroll, and Kara M. Kelly
Niacin; Christelle Bourgeois and Joel Moss
Noni ; Alison D. Pawlus, Bao-Ning Su, Ye Deng, and
A. Douglas Kinghorn
Omega-3 Fatty Acids; William S. Harris
Omega-6 Fatty Acids; William L. Smith and Bill Lands
Pancreatic Enzymes; Naresh Sundaresan, Unwanaobong Nseyo, and
Joel Moss
Pantothenic Acid; Lawrence Sweetman
Pau d’Arco; Memory P. F. Elvin-Lewis and Walter H. Lewis
Phosphorus; John J. B. Anderson and Sanford C. Garner
Polyphenols Overview; Navindra P. Seeram
Proanthocyanidins; Catherine Kwik-Uribe, Rebecca Robbins, and
Gary Beecher
Pygeum; Franc¸ois G. Brackman and Alan Edgar with
Paul M. Coates
Quercetin; Jae B. Park
Red Clover; Elizabeth C. Krause, Nancy L. Booth, Colleen E.
Piersen, and Norman R. Farnsworth
Reishi; Solomon P. Wasser
Riboflavin; Richard S. Rivlin
Saw Palmetto; Edward M. Croom and Michael Chan
Selenium; Roger A. Sunde
Shiitake; Solomon P. Wasser
St. John’s Wort; Jerry M. Cott
Taurine; Robin J. Marles, Valerie A. Assinewe, Julia A. Fogg,
Milosz Kaczmarek, and Michael C. W. Sek
Thiamin; Hamid M. Said
Turmeric; Janet L. Funk
Valerian; Dennis V. C. Awang
Vitamin A; A. Catharine Ross
Vitamin B6; James E. Leklem
Vitamin B12; Lindsay H. Allen
Vitamin C; Sebastian Padayatty, Michael Graham Espey, and
Mark Levine
Vitamin D; Patsy Brannon, Mary Frances Picciano, and
Michelle K. McGuire
Vitamin E; Maret G. Traber
Vitamin K; J. W. Suttie
Yohimbe; Joseph M. Betz
Zinc; Carolyn S. Chung and Janet C. King
Index

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