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New Research and Developments of Water-Soluble Vitamins - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128118030, 9780128118047

New Research and Developments of Water-Soluble Vitamins, Volume 83

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editor: N A Michael Eskin
eBook ISBN: 9780128118047
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128118030
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 20th February 2018
Page Count: 394
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Table of Contents

N.A. Michael Eskin
1. Thiamin
Derrick Lonsdale
2. Riboflavin in Human Health: A Review of Current Evidences
Ahmad Saedisomeolia and Marziyeh Ashoori
3. Niacin
James B. Kirkland and Mirella L. Meyer-Ficca
4. The Emerging Role of Vitamin B6 in Inflammation and Carcinogenesis
Ranjana P. Bird
5. Recent Developments in Folate Nutrition
Nassim Naderi and James D. House
6. Vitamin B12
A.D. Smith, Martin J. Warren and Helga Refsum
7. Dietary Vitamin C in Human Health
Matthew Granger and Peter Eck
8. Water-Soluble Vitamin E – Tocopheryl Phosphate
Jean M. Zingg


New Research and Developments of Water-Soluble Vitamins, Volume 83, provides updated knowledge about nutrients in foods and how to avoid their deficiency, especially for those essential nutrients that should be present in the diet to reduce disease risk and optimize health. The book provides the latest advances on the identification and characterization of emerging bioactive compounds with putative health benefits. With up-to-date information on food science, including raw materials, production, processing, distribution and consumption, it is an ideal resource for nutritionists and researchers alike.

Key Features

  • Contains guidance from carefully selected researchers that is based on his/her long experience and high expertise on the subject matter
  • Presents updated and in-depth critical discussions of available information, giving readers a unique opportunity to gain a broad view of the subject
  • Provides high quality illustrations, with a high percentage in color, to enhance the content


Senior undergraduate and graduate students in nutrition and health related sciences. Academic staff and researchers in medicine, nursing and related sciences. Those industries involved in the production of pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals would find this book invaluable


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About the Serial Volume Editor

N A Michael Eskin

N A Michael Eskin

Dr. Michael N.A. Eskin, a former Chair and Associate Dean, is a professor in the Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. He is the recipient of many prestigious awards for his lipid research including the Stephen S. Chang Award by the Institute of Food Technologists, the Supelco AOCS Research Award, Stephen S. Chang award, Alton E. Bailey medal, Herbert J. Dutton Award and the Timothy L. Mounts Award by the American Oil Chemists' Society, and the William J. Eva Award by the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology. In 2016, he was awarded the Order of Canada for his significant contributions to the success of the Canadian canola oil industry. He has authored and edited 17 books, 65 chapters and over 145 papers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada