Carotenoids and Human Health

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ISBN: 978-1-62703-202-5 (Print) 978-1-62703-203-2 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. Carotenoid Sources and Metabolism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Food Sources of Carotenoids

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      Pages 21-28

      Carrots of Various Colors

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      Pages 29-56

      Carotenoid Metabolism and Enzymology

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      Pages 57-101

      Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species in Biological Systems: Reactions and Regulation by Carotenoids

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      Pages 103-109

      Kinetic Studies with Carotenoids

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      Pages 111-128

      Carotenoid Bioavailability: Influence of Dietary Lipid and Fiber

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      Pages 129-140

      Host Factors That Affect Carotenoid Metabolism

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      Pages 141-150

      Host Factors: Gender and Body Composition

  3. Carotenoids and Human Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Pages 153-165

      Carotenoid Metabolism and Health in Pregnancy and Lactation

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      Pages 167-179

      Carotenoids in Early Life

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      Pages 181-192

      Provitamin A Carotenoids and Cancer Prevention

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      Pages 193-214

      Lycopene and Cancer

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      Pages 215-235

      Lutein and Zeaxanthin and Eye Disease

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      Pages 237-245

      Carotenoids and Bone Health

  4. International Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 247-247

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      Pages 249-260

      Provitamin A Carotenoids as a Dietary Source of Vitamin A

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      Pages 261-270

      Provitamin A Carotenoids and Immune Function

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      Pages 271-292

      Biofortification of Maize with Provitamin A Carotenoids

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      Pages 293-301

      Horticultural Crops as a Source of Carotenoids

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      Pages 303-315

      Orange Sweetpotato as a Staple or Complementary Food

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      Pages 317-324

      International Efforts to Eradicate Vitamin A Deficiency

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 325-331