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

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

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Nutrition and diet research progress
Biochemistry research trends
Nutrition and diet research progress series.
Biochemistry research trends series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
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
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.
Subject Vitamin C.
Vitamin C. (OCoLC)fst01168196
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Vitamins.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Guiné, Raquel Pinho Ferreira, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Vitamin C New York : Nova Publishers, [2013] 9781629481548 (DLC) 2013948788
ISBN 9781629481593 (ebook)
1629481599
1629481548
9781629481548
Standard No. AU@ 000056889074

 
    
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