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Pharmaceuticals to Nutraceuticals : A Shift in Disease Prevention (Hardcover) (Dilip Ghosh & R. B.
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Recently there has been a fundamental shift in the world health and wellness industry from disease treatment to preventing chronic diseases. The use of nutraceuticals and functional foods in prevention efforts could lead to decreased dependency on drugs. This book examines scientific evidence of these foods as efficacious adjuncts to pharmacotherapy during all stages of treatment of various diseases. It examines such things as quality, safety and efficacy, marketing, regulation, possible interactions and future industry trends.