Nutrition and Health

Carotenoids and Human Health

Editors: Tanumihardjo, Sherry A. (Ed.)

  • Focuses on the importance of carotenoids internationally
  • Chapter authors are experts in their field
  • Provides an introduction to food sources and metabolism
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About this book

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.

About the authors

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

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)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • Food Sources of Carotenoids

    Arscott, Sara A.

    Pages 3-19

  • Carrots of Various Colors

    Schmaelzle, Samantha (et al.)

    Pages 21-28

  • Carotenoid Metabolism and Enzymology

    Shmarakov, Igor O. (et al.)

    Pages 29-56

  • Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species in Biological Systems: Reactions and Regulation by Carotenoids

    Landrum, John T.

    Pages 57-101

  • Kinetic Studies with Carotenoids

    Tang, Guangwen

    Pages 103-109

Buy this book

eBook $199.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-62703-203-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $259.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-62703-202-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Rent the ebook  
  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Carotenoids and Human Health
Editors
  • Sherry A. Tanumihardjo
Series Title
Nutrition and Health
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-62703-203-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-62703-203-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-62703-202-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 331
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