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Nutrition and Cancer Prevention


ISBN10: 849385032
ISBN13: 9780849385032

Publisher: CRC Press

Price: $229.95
Pages: 384
Publish date: december 1995

Focuses on the use of vitamins and other nutrients in prevention of cancer Examines the role of antioxidants and the appropriate levels and rationales for their use in cancer reduction Evaluates current research of animal studies, in vitro models, and clinical trials used to reach preliminary conclusions for accelerated application to daily living Discusses the importance of prevention through optimum childhood nutrition Dietary nutrients affect the body's physiology and can contribute to the promotion or prevention of cancer. Nutrition and Cancer Prevention examines key nutrients and dietary components such as alcohol, fat, and caffeine, and the role each plays in increasing risk and in developing prevention strategies.