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Guide to Nutritional Supplements [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780123751096Publication details: San Diego : Elsevier Science, 2009.ISBN:
  • 9780123756619
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Guide to Nutritional SupplementsDDC classification:
  • 613.2
LOC classification:
  • RM258.5
Online resources:
Contents:
COVER; GUIDE TO NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS; COPYRIGHT PAGE; EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD; PREFACE; CONTRIBUTORS; CONTENTS; AMINO ACIDS; Specific Functions; Introduction; Amino Acid Flux, Concentration, and Function; Amino acid Deficiencies and Supplementation; Assessment of Amino Acid Function; Alanine; Arginine, Citrulline, Ornithine, and Proline (Figure 1); Asparagine and Aspartic Acid; Cysteine, Cystine, Methionine, and Taurine (Figure 2); Glutamine, Glutamic acid, and Ornithine alpha-Ketoglutarate (Figure 3); Glycine, Serine, and Threonine; Histidine
Antioxidants Found Within the Human BodyDietary Antioxidants; Summary and Concluding Remarks; Acknowledgments; Further Reading; Intervention Studies; Cardiovascular Disease; Cancer; Other Diseases Associated with Oxidative Damage; Possible Explanations for the Disagreement between the Findings of Observational Studies and Clinical Trials; Conclusion; Further Reading; Observational Studies; Introduction; Epidemiology: Setting the Scene; The Observational View of Dietary Antioxidants; Vitamin C; Vitamin E; 'Non-Nutrient' Antioxidants; Summary and Research Needs; Acknowledgments; Further Reading
ASCORBIC ACIDPhysiology, Dietary Sources and Requirements; Absorption, Transport, and Storage; Metabolism and Excretion; Metabolic Functions of Ascorbic Acid; Assessment of Vitamin C Status; Requirements; Dietary Sources and High Intakes; Further Reading; BIOTIN; Absorption and Transport; Metabolism and Urinary Excretion of Biotin and Metabolites; Biliary Excretion of Biotin and Metabolites; Metabolic Functions; A Potential Role for Biotin in Gene Expression; Assessment of Biotin Status; Requirements and Allowances; Dietary Sources, Deficiency, and High Intakes; Further Reading; CAFFEINE
Branched Chain Amino Acids (Isoleucine, Leucine, Valine)Lysine; Phenylalanine and Tyrosine; Tryptophan; Further Reading; ANEMIA; Iron-Deficiency Anemia; Iron Metabolism; Iron Requirements; Recommended Nutrient Intakes for Iron; Indicators of Iron Deficiency and Anemia; Prevalence of Iron Deficiency and Iron Deficiency Anemia; Consequences of Iron Deficiency and Iron Deficiency Anemia; Interventions: Prevention and Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia; Summary; Further Reading; ANTIOXIDANTS; Diet and Antioxidant Defense; Introduction; Oxidant Stress; Antioxidant Defense
ChemistryDetermination; Absorption, Distribution, and Elimination; Physiological and Pharmacological Properties; Further Reading; CALCIUM; Absorption and Transport; Storage; Metabolism and Excretion; Metabolic Functions; Changes in Calcium Metabolism during the Life Span; Calcium Deficiency; Dietary Sources; Further Reading; CARBOHYDRATES; Requirements and Dietary Importance; Introduction; Dietary Sources and Intakes; Health Effects of Carbohydrates; Low-Carbohydrate Diets; Requirements and Recommendations; Further Reading; Relevant Websites; Resistant Starch and Oligosaccharides
Introduction
Summary: The rapidly expanding world of nutrition, functional foods and nutraceuticals, is increasingly complex. This Guide to Nutritional Supplements provides a concise and complete reference to the most common nutritionally significant elements. Including dietary guidelines, intake measurements and other contextual information, this Guide is the ideal reference for nutritionsts and dieticians facing an increasing public awareness of supplements and who many be augmenting their diets with OTC supplements. Focused on the nutritional values, impacts and interactions of supplements Pro
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COVER; GUIDE TO NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS; COPYRIGHT PAGE; EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD; PREFACE; CONTRIBUTORS; CONTENTS; AMINO ACIDS; Specific Functions; Introduction; Amino Acid Flux, Concentration, and Function; Amino acid Deficiencies and Supplementation; Assessment of Amino Acid Function; Alanine; Arginine, Citrulline, Ornithine, and Proline (Figure 1); Asparagine and Aspartic Acid; Cysteine, Cystine, Methionine, and Taurine (Figure 2); Glutamine, Glutamic acid, and Ornithine alpha-Ketoglutarate (Figure 3); Glycine, Serine, and Threonine; Histidine

Antioxidants Found Within the Human BodyDietary Antioxidants; Summary and Concluding Remarks; Acknowledgments; Further Reading; Intervention Studies; Cardiovascular Disease; Cancer; Other Diseases Associated with Oxidative Damage; Possible Explanations for the Disagreement between the Findings of Observational Studies and Clinical Trials; Conclusion; Further Reading; Observational Studies; Introduction; Epidemiology: Setting the Scene; The Observational View of Dietary Antioxidants; Vitamin C; Vitamin E; 'Non-Nutrient' Antioxidants; Summary and Research Needs; Acknowledgments; Further Reading

ASCORBIC ACIDPhysiology, Dietary Sources and Requirements; Absorption, Transport, and Storage; Metabolism and Excretion; Metabolic Functions of Ascorbic Acid; Assessment of Vitamin C Status; Requirements; Dietary Sources and High Intakes; Further Reading; BIOTIN; Absorption and Transport; Metabolism and Urinary Excretion of Biotin and Metabolites; Biliary Excretion of Biotin and Metabolites; Metabolic Functions; A Potential Role for Biotin in Gene Expression; Assessment of Biotin Status; Requirements and Allowances; Dietary Sources, Deficiency, and High Intakes; Further Reading; CAFFEINE

Branched Chain Amino Acids (Isoleucine, Leucine, Valine)Lysine; Phenylalanine and Tyrosine; Tryptophan; Further Reading; ANEMIA; Iron-Deficiency Anemia; Iron Metabolism; Iron Requirements; Recommended Nutrient Intakes for Iron; Indicators of Iron Deficiency and Anemia; Prevalence of Iron Deficiency and Iron Deficiency Anemia; Consequences of Iron Deficiency and Iron Deficiency Anemia; Interventions: Prevention and Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia; Summary; Further Reading; ANTIOXIDANTS; Diet and Antioxidant Defense; Introduction; Oxidant Stress; Antioxidant Defense

ChemistryDetermination; Absorption, Distribution, and Elimination; Physiological and Pharmacological Properties; Further Reading; CALCIUM; Absorption and Transport; Storage; Metabolism and Excretion; Metabolic Functions; Changes in Calcium Metabolism during the Life Span; Calcium Deficiency; Dietary Sources; Further Reading; CARBOHYDRATES; Requirements and Dietary Importance; Introduction; Dietary Sources and Intakes; Health Effects of Carbohydrates; Low-Carbohydrate Diets; Requirements and Recommendations; Further Reading; Relevant Websites; Resistant Starch and Oligosaccharides

Introduction

The rapidly expanding world of nutrition, functional foods and nutraceuticals, is increasingly complex. This Guide to Nutritional Supplements provides a concise and complete reference to the most common nutritionally significant elements. Including dietary guidelines, intake measurements and other contextual information, this Guide is the ideal reference for nutritionsts and dieticians facing an increasing public awareness of supplements and who many be augmenting their diets with OTC supplements. Focused on the nutritional values, impacts and interactions of supplements Pro