Description

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.

Readership

Food scientists and technologists and nutritionists

Table of 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.

Details

No. of pages:
450
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780857093059
Print ISBN:
9781855737945

About the authors

J T Kumpulainen

Affiliations and Expertise

Agricultural Research Centre of Finland

J T Salonen

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Kupio, Finland