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Title Beta carotene : dietary sources, cancer and cognition / Leiv Haugen and Terje Bjornson, editors
Published New York : Nova Biomedical Books, [2009]


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 MELB  612.399 Hau/Bcd  DUE 11-06-24
Description xi, 358 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Series Nutrition and diet research progress series
Nutrition and diet research progress series.
Contents Carotenoids in crops : roles, regulation of the pathway, breeding to improve the content / Marco Fambrini and Claudio Pugliesi -- [Beta]-carotene production under greenhouse conditions / Ramón Gerardo Guevara-González ... [et al.] -- Flavonoids with antimicrobial properties / Rosa Martha Pérez Gutiérrez -- Water soluble supramolecular complexes of [beta]-carotene and other carotenoids / Nikolay E. Polyakov and Lowell D. Kispert -- In vitro antioxidant activity of synthetic [beta]-carotene and natural carotenoid extracts against the oxidative degradation of food-related oil-in-water emulsions / Sotirios Kiokias, Charikleia Dimakou and Vassiliki Oreopoulou --
Evaluating the effectiveness of beta-carotene-rich food interventions for improving vitamin A status / Betty J. Burri and Tami Turner -- Carotene dispersion in liquid media / Cao-Hoang Lan and Waché Yves -- Comparing local fruits and vegetables and [beta]-carotene supplements as a vitamin A source for Honduran mothers and infants / Douglas L. Taren ... [et al.] -- The role of small-sized tomatoes in carotenoid uptake / Fabio Licciardello and Giuseppe Muratore -- Seafood : a natural source of carotenoids / Ana Rodríguez-Bernaldo de Quirós and Julia López-Hernández
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Beta carotene.
Vitamin A in human nutrition.
beta Carotene -- physiology.
Anticarcinogenic Agents.
Flavonoids -- therapeutic use.
Vitamin A -- metabolism.
beta Carotene -- therapeutic use.
Author Haugen, Leiv.
Bjornson, Terje.
LC no. 2009028427
ISBN 9781607416111 hardcover
1607416115 hardcover