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Nutraceuticals Handbook from C.H.I.P.S.

Nutraceuticals, Glycemic Health and Type 2 Diabetes
edited by Vijai K. Pasupuleti

Nutraceuticals, Glycemic Health and Type 2 Diabetes primarily focuses on the nutraceuticals that assist in preventing and managing prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.

The book gives an overview of glycemic health and highlights the use of novel and upcoming nutraceutical ingredients such as:

  • bioactive peptides
  • traditional herbs from India and Mexico
  • resistant starches
  • cinnamon
  • chromium III and more

These and other nutraceuticals that are supported by scientific and clinical studies are highlighted. Nutraceuticals, Glycemic Health and Type 2 Diabetes will be useful as a standard reference book for all those concerned with the role of nutraceuticals and glycemia in the prevention and control of type 2 diabetes.

Contents

  1. Nutraceuticals and Diabetes Prevention and Management

Part One: Glycemic Health and Type 2 Diabetes

  1. Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes
  2. Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  3. Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load: Effects on Glucose, Insulin and Lipid Regulation
  4. Glycemia: Health Implications
  5. Glycemic Health, Type 2 Diabetes and Functional Foods

Part Two: Nutraceuticals and Type 2 Diabetes

  1. Dietary Fiber and Associated Phytochemicals in Prevention and Reversal of Diabetes
  2. Cinnamon, Glucose and Insulin Sensitivity
  3. Soybean and Soy Component Effects on Obesity and Diabetes
  4. Minerals and Insulin Health
  5. Targeting Oxidant Stress as a Strategy for Preventing Vascular Complications of Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome
  6. Ginseng in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Review of the Evidence in Humans
  7. Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Management and Treatment of the Symptoms of Diabetes
  8. Fenugreek and Traditional Antidiabetic Herbs of Indian Origin
  9. Nopal (Opuntia spp.) and Other Traditional Mexican Plants
  10. Natural Resistant Starch in Glycemic Management: From Physiological Mechanisms to Consumer Communications
  11. Proteins, Protein Hydrolysates or Bioactive Peptides in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes
  12. Future Trends and Directions

Index

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Nutraceuticals, Glycemic Health and Type 2 Diabetes
edited by Vijai K. Pasupuleti
2008 489 pages $218.95 + shipping
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