Natural Antioxidants and Food Quality in Atherosclerosis and Cancer Prevention book cover

Natural Antioxidants and Food Quality in Atherosclerosis and Cancer Prevention

Natural antioxidants and food quality in atherosclerosis and cancer prevention provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the role of natural antioxidants and lipid peroxidation in atherosclerosis and cancer. The book presents important information on the presence of various flavonoids found in berries, vegetables and fruits and their antioxidative potencies, as well as the role of antioxidative vitamins and carotenoids in cardiovascular diseases and cancer. In addition, the measurement of oxidative stress in humans is surveyed.

Hardbound, 450 Pages

Published: January 1996

Imprint: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-85573-794-5

Contents

  • Role of oxidative stress in atherosclerosis and cancers; Role of antioxidative vitamins and carotenoids in cardiovascular disease and cancers; Vitamins in food and nutrition; Dietary fibers and flavonoids in foods and nutrition; Natural anticarcinogenic compounds in diets and cancer prevention.

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