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Antioxidants in Food Vitamins and Supplements

Antioxidants in Food  Vitamins and Supplements
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 February 2014
  • ISBN : 0124059171
  • Pages : 360 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 ratings
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Antioxidants in Food, Vitamins and Supplements bridges the gap between books aimed at consumers and technical volumes written for investigators in antioxidant research. It explores the role of oxidative stress in the pathophysiology of various diseases as well as antioxidant foods, vitamins, and all antioxidant supplements, including herbal supplements. It offers healthcare professionals a rich resource of key clinical information and basic scientific explanations relevant to the development and prevention of specific diseases. The book is written at an intermediate level, and can be easily understood by readers with a college level chemistry and biology background. Covers both oxidative stress-induced diseases as well as antioxidant-rich foods (not the chemistry of antioxidants) Contains easy-to-read tables and figures for quick reference information on antioxidant foods and vitamins Includes a glycemic index and a table of ORAC values of various fruits and vegetables for clinicians to easily make recommendations to patients


Antioxidants in Food, Vitamins and Supplements

Antioxidants in Food, Vitamins and Supplements
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta,Kimberly Klein
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 February 2014
GET THIS BOOKAntioxidants in Food, Vitamins and Supplements

Antioxidants in Food, Vitamins and Supplements bridges the gap between books aimed at consumers and technical volumes written for investigators in antioxidant research. It explores the role of oxidative stress in the pathophysiology of various diseases as well as antioxidant foods, vitamins, and all antioxidant supplements, including herbal supplements. It offers healthcare professionals a rich resource of key clinical information and basic scientific explanations relevant to the development and prevention of specific diseases. The book is written at an intermediate


Antioxidants in Food, Vitamins and Supplements

Antioxidants in Food, Vitamins and Supplements
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta,Kimberly Klein
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 February 2014
GET THIS BOOKAntioxidants in Food, Vitamins and Supplements

Antioxidants in Food, Vitamins and Supplements bridges the gap between books aimed at consumers and technical volumes written for investigators in antioxidant research. It explores the role of oxidative stress in the pathophysiology of various diseases as well as antioxidant foods, vitamins, and all antioxidant supplements, including herbal supplements. It offers healthcare professionals a rich resource of key clinical information and basic scientific explanations relevant to the development and prevention of specific diseases. The book is written at an intermediate


Antioxidant Food Supplements in Human Health

Antioxidant Food Supplements in Human Health
  • Author : Lester Packer,Midori Hiramatsu,Toshikazu Yoshikawa
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 16 March 1999
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Antioxidant Food Supplements in Human Health discusses new discoveries in the areas of oxygen and nitric oxide metabolism and pathophysiology, redox regulation and cell signaling, and the identification of natural antioxidants and their mechanisms of action on free radicals and their role in health and disease. An essential resource for researchers, students, and professionals in food science and nutrition, gerontology, physiology, pharmacology, and related areas. Health effects of antioxidant nutrients Nutrients of vitamins C and E, selenium, alpha-lipoic acid, coenzyme


Antioxidants in Foods and Its Applications

Antioxidants in Foods and Its Applications
  • Author : Emad Shalaby,Ghada Mostafa Azzam
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 11 July 2018
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Free radicals are atoms or molecules containing unpaired electrons. Damage occurs when the free radical encounters another molecule and seeks to find another electron to pair its unpaired electron. Free radicals can cause mutation in different biological compounds such as protein, nucleic acids, and lipids, and the damage caused by the free radicals lead to various diseases (cancer, cardiovascular disease, aging, etc.). Antioxidants are helpful in reducing and preventing damage from free radical reactions because of their ability to donate


Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition

Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition
  • Author : Manfred Lamprecht
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 17 September 2014
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The use of antioxidants in sports is controversial due to existing evidence that they both support and hinder athletic performance. Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition covers antioxidant use in the athlete ́s basic nutrition and discusses the controversies surrounding the usefulness of antioxidant supplementation. The book also stresses how antioxidants may affect immunity, health, and exercise performance. The book contains scientifically based chapters explaining the basic mechanisms of exercise-induced oxidative damage. Also covered are methodological approaches to assess the effectiveness of


Food Fortification and Supplementation

Food Fortification and Supplementation
  • Author : Peter Berry Ottaway
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 March 2008
GET THIS BOOKFood Fortification and Supplementation

Fortified foods and food supplements remain popular with today’s health-conscious consumers and the range of bioactives added to food is increasing. This collection provides a comprehensive summary of the technology of food fortification and supplementation and associated safety and regulatory aspects. The first part covers methods of fortifying foods, not only with vitamins and minerals but also with other nutraceuticals such as polyphenols and polyunsaturated fatty acids. It also includes a discussion of the stability of vitamins in fortified


Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Selenium, and Carotenoids

Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Selenium, and Carotenoids
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes,Subcommittee on Interpretation and Uses of DRIs,Subcommittee on Upper Reference Levels of Nutrients,Panel on Dietary Antioxidants and Related Compounds
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 27 August 2000
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This volume is the newest release in the authoritative series of quantitative estimates of nutrient intakes to be used for planning and assessing diets for healthy people. Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) is the newest framework for an expanded approach developed by U.S. and Canadian scientists. This book discusses in detail the role of vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium, and the carotenoids in human physiology and health. For each nutrient the committee presents what is known about how it functions


Military Strategies for Sustainment of Nutrition and Immune Function in the Field

Military Strategies for Sustainment of Nutrition and Immune Function in the Field
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on Military Nutrition Research
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 13 May 1999
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Every aspect of immune function and host defense is dependent upon a proper supply and balance of nutrients. Severe malnutrition can cause significant alteration in immune response, but even subclinical deficits may be associated with an impaired immune response, and an increased risk of infection. Infectious diseases have accounted for more off-duty days during major wars than combat wounds or nonbattle injuries. Combined stressors may reduce the normal ability of soldiers to resist pathogens, increase their susceptibility to biological warfare


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, 5th Ed

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, 5th Ed
  • Author : Roberta Larson Duyff
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 18 April 2017
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The newest edition of the most trusted nutrition bible. Since its first, highly successful edition in 1996, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide has continually served as the gold-standard resource for advice on healthy eating and active living at every age and stage of life. At once accessible and authoritative, the guide effectively balances a practical focus with the latest scientific information, serving the needs of consumers and health professionals alike. Opting for flexibility over rigid


Basic Principles and Clinical Significance of Oxidative Stress

Basic Principles and Clinical Significance of Oxidative Stress
  • Author : Sivakumar Joghi Thatha Gowder
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 11 November 2015
GET THIS BOOKBasic Principles and Clinical Significance of Oxidative Stress

It is a natural phenomenon for all living organisms in the world to undergo different kinds of stress during their life span. Stress has become a common problem for human beings in this materialistic world. In this period, a publication of any material on stress will be helpful for the human society. The book Basic Principles and Clinical Significance of Oxidative Stress targets all aspects of oxidative stress, including principles, mechanisms, and clinical significance. This book covers four sections: Free


Functional Food

Functional Food
  • Author : María Chávarri Hueda
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 02 August 2017
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In recent years, the concern of society about how food influences the health status of people has increased. Consumers are increasingly aware that food can prevent the development of certain diseases, so in recent years, the food industry is developing new, healthier products taking into account aspects such as trans fats, lower caloric intake, less salt, etc. However, there are bioactive compounds that can improve the beneficial effect of these foods and go beyond the nutritional value. This book provides


Oxidative Stress and Chronic Degenerative Diseases

Oxidative Stress and Chronic Degenerative Diseases
  • Author : Jose Antonio Morales-Gonzalez
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 22 May 2013
GET THIS BOOKOxidative Stress and Chronic Degenerative Diseases

This work responds to the need to find, in a sole document, the affect of oxidative stress at different levels, as well as treatment with antioxidants to revert and diminish the damage. Oxidative Stress and Chronic Degenerative Diseases - a Role for Antioxidants is written for health professionals by researchers at diverse educative institutions (Mexico, Brazil, USA, Spain, Australia, and Slovenia). I would like to underscore that of the 19 chapters, 14 are by Mexican researchers, which demonstrates the commitment of Mexican



Foods and Dietary Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Older Adults

Foods and Dietary Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Older Adults
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 January 2015
GET THIS BOOKFoods and Dietary Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Older Adults

Foods and Dietary Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Older Adults focuses on the ways in which food and dietary supplements affect the major health problems of aging adults. Researchers in nutrition, diet, epidemiology, and aging studies, as well as healthcare providers who work with elderly patients will use this comprehensive resource as a tool in their long-term goal of preventing and treating chronic disease within the elderly. This book brings together a broad range of experts


Vitamania

Vitamania
  • Author : Catherine Price
  • Publisher : Penguin Books
  • Release : 12 April 2016
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In Vitamania, award-winning journalist Catherine Price takes readers on a lively journey through the past, present and future of the mysterious micronutrients known as human vitamins -- an adventure that includes poison squads and political maneuvering, irradiated sheep grease and smuggled rats. Part history, part science, part personal exploration, Price's witty and engaging book reveals how vitamins have profoundly shaped our attitudes toward eating, and investigates the emerging science of how what we eat might affect our offspring for generations