Nutraceutical and Functional Foods in Disease Prevention

Nutraceutical and Functional Foods in Disease Prevention

Raj K. Keservani (Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj Group of Institutions, India), Anil K. Sharma (Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, India) and Rajesh K. Kesharwani (Nims University Rajasthan, India)
Release Date: July, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 569
ISBN13: 9781522532675|ISBN10: 1522532676|EISBN13: 9781522532682|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3267-5

Description

Current research on health, nutrition, and preventative care will always be in demand. As the battles against ailments such as diabetes and heart disease continue, medical professionals are seeking to create a healthier society through nutrition and dietary-based tactics.

Nutraceutical and Functional Foods in Disease Prevention is a comprehensive publication providing current research on the dynamic fields of pharmaceutical and biomedical science in relation to nutrition. This book examines the interactions and associations between nutritive value and its therapeutic applications in human health. Touching on topics such as the impact of probiotics in human health and disease treatment, recent trends in functional foods for obesity management, and the clinical role of antioxidants in the treatment of diseases, this title proves a valuable resource for academicians, healthcare practitioners, medical researchers, and higher education students preparing for careers as health professionals.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Bacteriocin
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Drug Delivery System
  • Functional Food
  • Microbiota
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Nutraceutical Food
  • Obesity
  • Probiotics

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Anil K. Sharma has more than 6 years of academic experience in Pharmaceutical sciences. He did his graduation (B. Pharmacy) from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India in 2005. Afterwards he qualified GATE in same year conducted by IIT Mumbai. He received Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharmacy) from School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal (M.P.), India in 2007 with specialization in Pharmaceutics. Further, he has published 25 peer reviewed papers in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences in national and international reputed journals, 10 book chapters. His research interest encompasses Nutraceutical and Functional Foods, Novel Drug Delivery Systems (NDDS), Drug Delivery, Nanotechnology, Health Science/Life Science, Biology/Cancer Biology/Neurobiology. Currently he is working as lecture at Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research, University of Delhi, India.