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Title Nutrients, dietary supplements, and nutriceuticals : cost analysis versus clinical benefits / edited by Ronald R. Watson, Joe K. Gerald, Victor R. Preedy.
Imprint Totowa, N.J. : Humana ; London : Springer [distributor], 2011.

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Series Nutrition and health
Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
Subject Dietary supplements -- Evaluation.
Functional foods -- Evaluation.
Dietary supplements -- Economic aspects.
Functional foods -- Economic aspects.
Cost-Benefit Analysis.
Dietary Supplements -- economics.
Functional Food -- economics.
Plant Extracts -- economics.
Alt Name Watson, Ronald R. (Ronald Ross)
Gerald, Joe K.
Preedy, Victor R.
Description 1 online resource (xxix, 486 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Design of economic incentive instruments in nutrition policy -- Nutrition policy for the prevention of disease: issues of cost-effectiveness -- Economics of food fortification -- The economic value of dietary supplements: part I -- The economic value of dietary supplements: part II -- Fruit and vegetable prices, dietary intakes and income: potential cost versus benefit -- The role of ethnicity in shaping dietary patterns: a review on the social and psychological correlates of food consumption -- Low cost food, recovery and death in malnourished children -- Using price incentives to increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables among a low-income population -- Cost-effectiveness of nutritional interventions for bone health in children and young adults: what is known and where are the gaps? -- Economic evaluation of dental caries prevention programs using milk and its products as the vehicle for fluorides: cost versus benefits -- Cost effective natural antioxidants -- Zinc intervention strategies: costs and health benefits -- Multifaceted therapeutic value of roselle (hibiscus sabdariffa L. -- malvaceae) -- The effectiveness and economical benefits of cosmetic treatments and procedures versus natural treatments and life style changes.
Antiviral potential of vegetables: can they be cost-effective agents for human disease? -- Citrus products and their use against bacteria: potential health and cost benefits -- Potential chemopreventive effects of fruits, vegetables, and spices consumed in Mexico -- Bioactive nutritional supplements for chronic kidney disease: potential cost benefits -- Preoperative immunonutrition: cost-benefit analysis -- Nutritional management of hypertension: cost versus benefit -- Cost-effectiveness analysis of the Mediterranean diet for persons after a heart attack -- Nutrition and the benefits of early interventions in diabetes, cardiovascular and noncommunicable diseases -- Cost-effectiveness of glycemic control: economic considerations with lifestyle modification versus pharmacologic therapy in achieving glycemic targets in type 2 diabetes mellitus -- Benefits of low glycemic and high satiety index foods for obesity and diabetes control and management -- Importance and benefits of lifestyles changes versus diabetes drugs in effective management of diabetes -- Cost of pycnogenol supplementation and traditional diabetes treatments per unit of improved health outcome -- Pycnogenol supplementation and cardiovascular health: treatment and cost-benefit analysis.
Summary "Nutrients, Dietary Supplements, and Nutriceuticals: Cost Analysis Versus Clinical Benefits" provides the most current, concise, scientific appraisal and economic analysis (costs vs. benefit) of nutritional supplements and bioactive components (nutriceuticals) of foods in improving the quality of life. It fills a much-needed gap to have a single volume provide a synopsis of cost analysis of dietary supplements and nutritional products as well as therapies for treatment and prevention of disease. Chapters include emerging fields of science and important discoveries relating to early s.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781607613084 (electronic bk.)
1607613085 (electronic bk.)
9781607613077 (electronic bk.)
1607613077 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-1-60761-308-4
OCLC # 695386870
Additional Format Print version: Nutrients, dietary supplements, and nutriceuticals. New York : Humana Press, 2011 9781607613077 (OCoLC)708579641