• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Carcinogenspb (Hardback)
  • Carcinogenspb (Hardback)
zoom

Carcinogenspb (Hardback)

£53.00
Hardback 436 Pages / Published: 01/07/1996
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Despite increasing knowledge of human nutrition, the dietary contribution to cancer remains a troubling question. Carcinogens and Anticarcinogens assembles the best available information on the magnitude of potential cancer risk--and potential anticarcinogenic effect--from naturally occurring chemicals compared with risk from synthetic chemical constituents. The committee draws important conclusions about diet and cancer, including the carcinogenic role of excess calories and fat, the anticarcinogenic benefit of fiber and other substances, and the impact of food additive regulation. The book offers recommendations for epidemiological and diet research. Carcinogens and Anticarcinogens provides a readable overview of issues and addresses critical questions: Does diet contribute to an appreciable proportion of human cancer? Are there significant interactions between carcinogens and anticarcinogens in the diet? The volume discusses the mechanisms of carcinogenic and anticarcinogenic properties and considers whether techniques used to evaluate the carcinogenic potential of synthetics can be used with naturally occurring chemicals. The committee provides criteria for prioritizing the vast number of substances that need to be tested. Carcinogens and Anticarcinogens clarifies the issues and sets the direction for further investigations into diet and cancer. This volume will be of interest to anyone involved in food and health issues: policymakers, regulators, researchers, nutrition professionals, and health advocates.

Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309053914
Number of pages: 436
Weight: 635 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 28 mm

You may also be interested in...

How Football Saved My Life
Added to basket
The End of Your Life Book Club
Added to basket
Physics for Clinical Oncology
Added to basket
B is for Breast Cancer
Added to basket
Laws of Medicine
Added to basket
After Cleo, Came Jonah
Added to basket
The Biology of Cancer
Added to basket
Cancer
Added to basket
£12.50
Paperback
C List
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Nature's Cancer-Fighting Foods
Added to basket
Medicine Hands
Added to basket
£29.99
Paperback
Cancer: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
The Cancer Survivor's Companion
Added to basket
The Emperor of All Maladies
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.