1st Edition

Antioxidants and Disease Prevention



ISBN 9780849385094
Published April 3, 1997 by CRC Press
240 Pages

USD $290.00

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Book Description

The role of antioxidants and other nutritional agents in disease prevention is a widely discussed subject, attracting attention from professionals in all areas of medicine. This often-debated and rapidly evolving area of medicine could have important implications for how diseases are treated.

Table of Contents

Introduction, H.S. Garewal
The Safety of Beta-Carotene and the Antioxidant Vitamins C and E, A.T. Diplock
Antioxidants and Immune Function, P.F. Inserra, S.K. Ardestani, and R.R. Watson
Antioxidants and AIDS, Z. Ahang, P.F. Inserra, and R.R. Watson
Antioxidants and Cancer: The Epidemiologic Evidence, J.W. McLarty
Antioxidants and Lung Cancer, S.T. Mayne and R.G. Zeigler
Antioxidant Nutrients and Oral Cavity Cancer, H.S. Garewal
Selenium and Cancer Prevention, G.F. Combs, Jr. and L. Clark
Antioxidants and LDL Oxidation, C.J. Fuller and I. Jialal
Antioxidants and Coronary Artery Disease Prevention, R.M. Hoffman and H.S. Garewal
Nutritional Antioxidants and Prevention of Age-Related Eye Disease, P.F. Jacques Index

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”This is an interesting and readable minitext that achieves its goal of being directed to both laypersons and neophyte academics, although its usefulness to scientists already in the field ..would be most uniquely valuable to early students of the discipline, be they informed laypersons or students planning to enter disciplines related to nutrition and health.”
—Carroll E. Cross, Dept. of Internal Medicine,University of California, Davis