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The study of nutritional supplements has become increasinglyimportant within research establishments and universitiesthroughout the world, and as the market for these productscontinues to grow, so does the need for comprehensivescientifically sound information about the products, theirproperties and potential health benefits.

This second edition of Dietary Supplements & FunctionalFoods has been fully revised and expanded. The book looks atthe accepted uses of dietary supplements and also explores thewider picture, identifying common themes and principles orparticular categories of supplements. Much new information acrossthe whole spectrum of this fascinating and expanding field isincluded, with additional material covering changes in relevantlegislation, examples of superfoods, up-to-date information andinformed debate concerning vitamin D, folic acid, fish oils andantioxidants Several new sections have been added to thissuccessful and well-received book. This book is now even moreuser-friendly and ideal for course use, and an invaluable referencefor those working in the health sciences, and the supplementsindustry. Dietitians, nutritionists, food scientists and foodtechnologists will all find much of great use and value within itscovers. All universities and research establishments where thesesubjects are studied and taught should have copies of thisexcellent new edition on their shelves.

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