Antioxidants in Human Health and Disease

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Tapan Kumar Basu, Norman J. Temple, Manohar L. Garg
CABI Pub., Jan 1, 1999 - Medical - 450 pages
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Antioxidants an their mechanisms of action: 1. Nutritional antioxidants and disearse prevention - mechanisms of action; 2; Potential role of antioxidant vitamins; 3. Immunological roe of antioxidant vitamins; 4. The effect of antioxidants on the production of lipid oxidant products and transfer of free radicals in oxidized lipid-protein systems; 5. Regulation of the low-density lipoprotein receptor by antioxidans; 6. Carotenoid and lipid/lipoprotein correlates of the susceptibility of low-density lipoprotein to oxidation in humans; 7. Antioxidation and evaluation: dietary restriction and alterations in molecular processes. Food factors as antioxidants: 8. Evaluation of the contritions of flavonols and caffeine to the anticarcinogenic potential of tea; 9. Antioxidant effects of plnt phenolic compounds; 10. Antioxidant effects of soybean isofalvones; 11. Action of Ginkgo biloba as an antioxidant; Whole foods, antioxidants and health; Whole foods, antioxidants and health; Coronary heart disease: 13. Antioxidants and their role in coronary heart disease prevention; 14. Effect of antioxidants on atherogenesis; 15. Flavonoids and other phytochemicals in relation to coronary heart disease; 16. Antioxidant vitamins and coenzyme Q10 in the prevention and treatment of coronary artery disearse and diabetes; 17. Fruit, vegetables and antioxidants: their role in the prevention of cardiovascular and other diseases. Malignant disease: 18. Antioxidants and the prevention of cancer; 19. The role of B-carotene and vitamin E in the treatment of early gastric premalignant lesions: biochemical and clinical aspects; Other disease: 20. Oxidative stress, vitamin E and diabets; 21. An investigation of in vitro antioxidant status and DNA damage in patients with IDDM; Nutrition and the risk for cataract; Reactive oxygen species and age-related macular degeneratiion; Antioxidants and respiratory disease; 25. Oxidative stress and antioxidants in cystic fibrosis; 26. The influence of antioxidants on cognitive decline in the elderly; 27. Schizohrenia: role of oxidative stress and essential fatty acids; 28. B-Amyloid and oxidative in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease; Indicators of oxidative stress: 29 Isoprostanes: Indicators of oxidative stress in vivo and theis biological activity; 30. Indicators of oxidative stress, antioxidats and human health; Consumer issues: 31. Consuner issues in relation to antioxidants.

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Antioxidants and Their Mechanisms of Action
Indicators of Oxidative Stress in Vivo
5 Regulation of the Lowdensity Lipoprotein Receptor

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About the author (1999)

Tapan K. Basu, Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta. Norman J. Temple, Athabasca University. Manohar L. Garg, University of Newcastle.

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