Bioactive Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements in Neurological and Brain Disease : Prevention and Therapy
Watson, Ronald Ross (EDT)
Preedy, Victor R. (EDT)
Academic Pr 2014/09
500 p. illustrations ; 29 cm
エルゼビア社 心理学・神経科学 関連書 特集
Reviews known nutritional supplements and impact on brain and neurological health.
Nutritional supplement research concerning brain health and neurological disease is becoming an important focus. While nutritional supplements are very popular for general health and well being, the effectiveness of common supplements and their impact on general brain health and for the treatment or prevention of neurological disease is not clearly understood. This comprehensive introduction to bioactive nutraceuticals for brain and neurological provides a foundation review for research neuroscientists, clinical neurologists, pharmacology researchers and nutrition scientists on what we know now about these supplements and the brain and where focused research is still necessary.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Role of Complementary and alternative supplements: Overview of mechanisms of action and neurological targets Section 2: Role of diets, complementary, and alternative supplements in prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases Section 3: Mood and cognition by nutraceutical interventions Section 4: Drug and foods and nutraceutical interactions during treatment of neurodegenerative diseases: Toxicities Section 5: Mechanisms of action of nutraceuticals and dietary supplements in neurological disease therapy: Autoimmunity and antioxidant actions Section 6: Hypertension and Stroke Section 7: Seizures, epilepsy, Parkinson disease