Vitamins their role in the human body

This single-source reference draws together the current knowledge of the vitamins' biological properties in the context of human nutrition. Vitamins are co-enzymes, antioxidants or precursors of hormones and are therefore involved in a great many biochemical and physiological processes. They pl...

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Main Author: Ball, G. F. M.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Blackwell Publishing 2004
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Collection: Wiley Online Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This single-source reference draws together the current knowledge of the vitamins' biological properties in the context of human nutrition. Vitamins are co-enzymes, antioxidants or precursors of hormones and are therefore involved in a great many biochemical and physiological processes. They play a vital role in the maintenance of health, and there is evidence that dietary sources of vitamins have beneficial effects in the prevention of heart-related diseases, bone diseases and possibly cancer.
Physical Description:449 S.
ISBN:9780632064786