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Health Food

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Biological context of Health Food


Associations of Health Food with chemical compounds


Gene context of Health Food

  • Results of this study suggest the utility of K. alvarezzi (Eucheuma) for various nutritional products, including antioxidant for use as health food or nutraceutical supplement [15].
  • We introduce the legal background of self-medication with OTC-drugs in Germany with regard to the pharmacy, drug store and health food shop distribution channels and the qualifications of the sales personnel [16].
  • A survey was carried out in 1986 for the occurrence of aflatoxin B1 in peanut butters (129 samples) obtained from specialist Health Food outlets [17].
  • Pseudovitamin B12 (an inactive corrinoid) predominated in the spirulina tablets, which are not suitable for use as a vitamin B12 source, especially for vegetarians. algal health food, bioavailability, cobalamin, edible algae, vitamin B12[18]

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Health Food

  • METHODS: 75 users of OTC homeopathy completed questionnaires while purchasing OTC homeopathic remedies in three health food shops in central Manchester. RESULTS: The most frequently treated conditions were respiratory, mental/psychological and bruises/injuries [19].


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  3. Usnic acid. Ingólfsdóttir, K. Phytochemistry (2002) [Pubmed]
  4. Coma from the health food store: interaction between kava and alprazolam. Almeida, J.C., Grimsley, E.W. Ann. Intern. Med. (1996) [Pubmed]
  5. Salicylic acid in soups prepared from organically and non-organically grown vegetables. Baxter, G.J., Graham, A.B., Lawrence, J.R., Wiles, D., Paterson, J.R. European journal of nutrition. (2001) [Pubmed]
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  7. Creatine use among a select population of high school athletes. Smith, J., Dahm, D.L. Mayo Clin. Proc. (2000) [Pubmed]
  8. Kava dermopathy. Norton, S.A., Ruze, P. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. (1994) [Pubmed]
  9. Bioavailability of fluoride from some health food products in man. Trautner, K., Einwag, J. Caries Res. (1986) [Pubmed]
  10. L-tryptophan use and the eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome. Shocket, I.D., Golar, K. Nutr. Rev. (1990) [Pubmed]
  11. A survey of the occurrence of nivalenol, deoxynivalenol and zearalenone in food stuffs and health foods in Japan. Tanaka, T., Hasegawa, A., Matsuki, Y., Ueno, Y. Food additives and contaminants. (1985) [Pubmed]
  12. Use of a simplified HPLC-UV analysis for soyasaponin B determination: study of saponin and isoflavone variability in soybean cultivars and soy-based health food products. Hubert, J., Berger, M., Daydé, J. J. Agric. Food Chem. (2005) [Pubmed]
  13. gamma-Hydroxybutyrate: a health-food product producing coma and seizurelike activity. Dyer, J.E. The American journal of emergency medicine. (1991) [Pubmed]
  14. Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of spirulina platensis component and removing the stench. Qiuhui, H. J. Agric. Food Chem. (1999) [Pubmed]
  15. Chemical composition, iron bioavailability, and antioxidant activity of Kappaphycus alvarezzi (Doty). Fayaz, M., Namitha, K.K., Murthy, K.N., Swamy, M.M., Sarada, R., Khanam, S., Subbarao, P.V., Ravishankar, G.A. J. Agric. Food Chem. (2005) [Pubmed]
  16. Self-medication in Germany. Uehleke, B., Steinhoff, B. International journal of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. (2001) [Pubmed]
  17. A survey of the occurrence of aflatoxin B1 in peanut butters by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Mortimer, D.N., Shepherd, M.J., Gilbert, J., Morgan, M.R. Food additives and contaminants. (1988) [Pubmed]
  18. Characterization and bioavailability of vitamin B12-compounds from edible algae. Watanabe, F., Takenaka, S., Kittaka-Katsura, H., Ebara, S., Miyamoto, E. J. Nutr. Sci. Vitaminol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  19. A survey of the use of over-the-counter homeopathic medicines purchased in health stores in central Manchester. Reid, S. Homeopathy : the journal of the Faculty of Homeopathy. (2002) [Pubmed]
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