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Title Vitamin C : dietary sources, technology, daily requirements and symptoms of deficiency / Raquel Guiné, editor.

Publication Info. Hauppauge, New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2013]
©2013

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Description 1 online resource (301 pages).
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Nutrition and diet research progress
Nutrition and diet research progress series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed December 24, 2013).
Summary Vitamin C is one of the most important components to include in a regular diet. It is a powerful vitamin that provides a number of very important health benefits and affects multiple body processes. Vitamin C is not produced by our body, therefore, we need to ingest daily amounts of this nutrient for our body to function properly and to prevent disease. Vitamin C is a cofactor in at least eight enzymatic reactions, including several collagen synthesis reactions that, when dysfunctional, cause the most severe symptoms of scurvy. Vitamin C is also known to help prevent colds and flu, but it is m.
Contents VITAMIN C DIETARY SOURCES, TECHNOLOGY, DAILY REQUIREMENTS AND SYMPTOMS OF DEFICIENCY -- VITAMIN C DIETARY SOURCES, TECHNOLOGY, DAILY REQUIREMENTS AND SYMPTOMS OF DEFICIENCY -- Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS -- Chapter 1 VITAMIN C SUPPLEMENTATION: FAVORABLE OR NOXIOUS? -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. PHYSIOLOGICAL CONCENTRATIONS OF VITAMIN C -- 3. EFFECTS OF VITAMIN C ON HEALTH -- 4. ANTIOXIDANT AND PRO-OXIDANT EFFECT OF VITAMIN C -- 5.MUTAGENICITY AND ANTIMUTAGENICITY OF THE VITAMIN C -- CONCLUSION
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS/REVISION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 2 AN OVERVIEW OF THE ANALYTICAL METHODS TO DETERMINE ASCORBIC ACID IN FOODSTUFFS -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- 2. EXTRACTION PROCEDURES OF ASCORBIC ACID FROM FOODS -- 3. ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS/REVISION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 3 VITAMIN C DAILY SUPPLEMENTS AND ITS AMELIORATIVE EFFECTS -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- 1. RECOMMENDED SUPPLEMENTATION -- 2. BASIS OF VITAMIN C ROLE -- 3. HEPATIC EFFECTS -- 4. RENAL EFFECTS -- 5. CARDIOVASCULAR EFFECTS -- 6. RESPIRATORY EFFECTS -- 7. ANTI-CANCER EFFECTS
8. OPHTHALMOLOGICAL EFFECTS -- 9. GYNAECOLOGICAL AND OBSTETRICAL EFFECTS -- 10. TOXICOLOGICAL EFFECTS -- 11. DERMATOLOGICAL EFFECTS -- 12. ENDOCRINE EFFECTS -- 13. PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS -- 14. NEUROPSYCHIATRIC EFFECTS -- 15. ANTI-INFECTIVE AND IMMUNITY EFFECTS -- 16. PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE EFFECTS -- 17. VITAMIN C AND MINERALS -- 18. VITAMIN C AND STEM CELLS -- 19. VITAMIN C AND LABORATORY INVESTIGATIONS -- 20.MISCELLANEOUS EFFECTS -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 4 IONIZING RADIATION EFFECTS ON VITAMIN C -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. EFFECTS OF RADIATION ON FOOD
3. GAMMA IRRADIATION ON VITAMIN C -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS/REVISION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 5 VITAMIN C IN MARINE AND FRESHWATER TELEOSTS -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. VITAMIN C REQUIREMENT IN MARINE TELEOSTS -- 3. VITAMIN C REQUIREMENT IN FRESHWATER TELEOSTS -- 4. GENERAL DISCUSSION AND SUMMARY -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS/REVISION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 6 EFFECTS OF ASCORBIC ACID ON IMMUNITY AND LOW GRADE SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATION -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. GENERAL ASPECTS OF THE INFLAMMATORY PROCESS AND THE ROLE OF VITAMIN C
3. VITAMIN C AND LOW GRADESYSTEMIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASES -- 4. PHARMACOLOGICAL APPROACH OF VITAMIN C -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 7 VITAMIN C DEFICIENCY ENHANCES DISRUPTION OF ADRENAL NON-ENZYMATIC ANTIOXIDANT DEFENSE SYSTEMS IN ODS RATS WITH WATER-IMMERSION RESTRAINT STRESS -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2.MATERIALS AND METHODS -- 3. RESULTS -- 4. DISCUSSION -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 8 VITAMIN C AND ERYTHROCYTES -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. ERYTHROCYTES AND OXIDATIVE STRESS
Subject Vitamin C.
Vitamins.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Vitamins.
Vitamin C. (OCoLC)fst01168196
Vitamins. (OCoLC)fst01168236
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Guiné, Raquel Pinho Ferreira.
Other Form: Print version: 1629481548 9781629481548 (OCoLC)857215013
ISBN 9781629481593 (electronic bk.)
1629481599 (electronic bk.)
9781629481548
1629481548
Standard No. AU@ 000056889074

 
    
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