Carotenoids and Human Health - Nutrition and Health (Paperback)Sherry A. Tanumihardjo (editor)
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Carotenoids and Human Health provides an introduction to food sources and metabolism. Written by experts in their fields and including the most up-to-date information, this volume serves as an in-depth guide to studies that have been performed in humans and observations that have been made in population level assessments. Special emphasis is given to associations with disease, as well as the importance of carotenoids internationally, specifically as a source of vitamin A for the world. Comprehensive and easy to use, Carotenoids and Human Health is a very useful resource for nutritionists, registered dieticians, medical students, and graduate students.
Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
Number of pages: 331
Weight: 677 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 19 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201
From the book reviews:"The purpose is to review the growing evidence that carotenoids are bioactive molecules that can be of value to many aspects of health. For individuals researching or interested in the research of carotenoids, this is a worthy objective. ... This book will be welcomed by researchers who focus on this topic ... ." (Amy Hess-Fischl, Doody's Book Reviews, March, 2013)
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