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Title Nutraceuticals : developing, claiming, and marketing medical foods / edited by Stephen L. DeFelice
Published New York : Marcel Dekker, 1997


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 MELB  615.854 Def/Ndc  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 126 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary 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
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
Notes "Contents of this book were originally published as a special issue of the journal Clinical research and regulatory affairs 14(1), 1997"--CIP t.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Diet therapy.
Dietary supplements industry.
Dietary supplements.
Author DeFelice, Stephen L., 1936-
LC no. 97031840
ISBN 0824701070
Other Titles Clinical research and regulatory affairs