Handbook of Antioxidants
CRC Press, Oct 26, 2001 - Medical - 732 pages
Contains new and expanded material on antioxidants in beverages and herbal products, nitric oxide and selenium, and the effect of vitamin C on cardiovascular disease and of lipoic acid on aging, hyperglycemia, and insulin resistance!
Offering over 4200 contemporary references-2000 more than the previous edition-the Second Edition of the Handbook of Antioxidants is an up-to-the-minute source for nutritionists and dietitians, cell biologists and biochemists, cardiologists, oncologists, dermatologists, and medical students in these disciplines.
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Measurement of Total Antioxidant Capacity in Nutritional and Clinical Studies
Quantification of Isoprostanes as Indicators of Oxidant Stress In Vivo
Efficacy of Vitamin E in Human Health and Disease
Vitamin E Bioavailability Biokinetics and Metabolism
Biological Activity of Tocotrienols
Vitamin C From Molecular Actions to Optimum Intake
Vitamin C and Cardiovascular Diseases
Peroxynitrite Scavenging by Mitochondrial Reductants and Plant Polyphenols
Antioxidant and Other Properties of Green and Black Tea
The Phenolic Wine Antioxidants
French Maritime Pine Bark Pycnogenol
Spices as Potent Antioxidants with Therapeutic Potential
Lipoic Acid Cellular Metabolism Antioxidant Activity and Clinical Relevance
Cellular Effects of Lipoic Acid and Its Role in Aging
Vascular Complications in Diabetes Mechanisms and the Influence of Antioxidants
Epidemiological and Clinical Aspects of Ascorbate and Cancer
Carotenoids Linking Chemistry Absorption and Metabolism to Potential Roles in Human Health and Disease
Antioxidant Effects of Carotenoids Implication in Photoprotection in Humans
Oxidative Breakdown of Carotenoids and Biological Effects of Their Metabolites
Carotenoids in the Nutrition of Infants Olaf Sommerburg and Michael Leichsenring
Human Studies on Bioavailability and Serum Response of Carotenoids
Caffeic Acid and Related Antioxidant Compounds Biochemical and Cellular Effects
Polyphenols and Flavonoids Protect LDL Against Atherogenic Modifications
Phytoestrogen Content in Foods and Their Role in Cancer
Therapeutic Effects of Lipoic Acid on Hyperglycemia and Insulin Resistance
Bioavailability of Glutathione
Antioxidative Capacity of Melatonin Russel J Reiter and Dunxian Tan Lucien C Manchester
Radical and Reactive IntermediateScavenging Properties of Melatonin in Pure Chemical Systems
Selenium An Antioxidant?
Selenium Status and Prevention of Chronic Diseases
Antioxidant Properties of Nitric Oxide
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Page v - The series will also highlight the major natural antioxidant enzymes and antioxidant substances such as vitamins E, A, and C, flavonoids, polyphenols, carotenoids, lipoic acid, and other nutrients present in food and beverages.
Page iv - ... occurrence of rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes mellitus. Indeed, the number of indications in which antioxidants may be useful in the prevention and/or the treatment of disease is increasing. Oxidative stress, rather than being the primary cause of disease, is more often a secondary complication in many disorders. Oxidative stress diseases include inflammatory bowel...