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Carotenoids and Human Health By Sherry A. Tanumihardjo

Carotenoids and Human Health by Sherry A. Tanumihardjo

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Carotenoids and Human Health provides an introduction to food sources and metabolism. Comprehensive and easy to use, Carotenoids and Human Health is a very useful resource for nutritionists, registered dieticians, medical students, and graduate students.

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Carotenoids and Human Health Summary

Carotenoids and Human Health by Sherry A. Tanumihardjo

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.

Carotenoids and Human Health Reviews

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)

About Sherry A. Tanumihardjo

Sherry A. Tanumihardjo, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA

Table of Contents

Section I: Carotenoid Sources and Metabolism

Chapter 1: Food Sources of Carotenoids
Sara A. Arscott

Chapter 2: Carrots of Various Colors
Samantha Schmaelzle and Sherry Tanumihardjo

Chapter 3: Carotenoid Metabolism and Enzymology
Igor O. Shmarakov, Jason J. Yuen, and William S. Blaner

Chapter 4: Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species in Biological Systems: Reactions and Regulation by Carotenoids
John T. Landrum

Chapter 5: Kinetic Studies with Carotenoids
Guangwen Tang

Chapter 6: Carotenoid Bioavailability: Influence of Dietary Lipid and Fiber
Shellen Goltz and Mario G. Ferruzzi

Chapter 7: Host Factors that Affect Carotenoid Metabolism
Georg Lietz

Chapter 8: Host Factors: Gender and Body Composition
Joseph Dever

Section II: Carotenoids and Human Health

Chapter 9: Carotenoid Metabolism and Health in Pregnancy and Lactation
Kerry Schulze and Parul Christian

Chapter 10: Carotenoids in Early Life
Xiaoming Gong and Lewis P. Rubin

Chapter 11: Provitamin A Carotenoids and Cancer Prevention
Benchun Miao and Xiang-Dong Wang

Chapter 12: Lycopene and Cancer
Nikki Ford and John W. Erdman, Jr.

Chapter 13: Lutein and Zeaxanthin and Eye Disease
Rohini Vishwanathan and Elizabeth J. Johnson

Chapter 14: Carotenoids and Bone Health
Sherry A. Tanumihardjo and Neil Binkley

Section III: International Perspectives

Chapter 15: Provitamin A Carotenoids as a Dietary Source of Vitamin A
Marjorie J. Haskell

Chapter 16: Provitamin A Carotenoids and Immune Function
Charles B. Stephensen

Chapter 17: Biofortification of Maize with Provitamin-A Carotenoids
Kevin Pixley, Natalia Palacios, Raman Babu, Raphael Mutale, Rebecca Surles and Eliab Simpungwe

Chapter 18: Horticultural Crops as a Source of Carotenoids
Philipp W. Simon, Megan J. Bowman, Sherry A.Tanumihardjo

Chapter 19: Orange Sweetpotato as a Staple or Complementary Food
Paul van Jaarsveld and Mieke Faber

Chapter 20: International Efforts to Eradicate Vitamin A Deficiency
Sherry A. Tanumihardjo and Harold C. Furr

Additional information

NLS9781493959754
9781493959754
1493959751
Carotenoids and Human Health by Sherry A. Tanumihardjo
New
Paperback
Humana Press Inc.
20160823
331
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