Publication Year: 2007
Authors/Editor: Preedy, V.R.; Watson, R.R.
Publisher: CAB International--Pounds
Containing over 80 chapters written by international contributors, this book provides a unique and detailed reference on the biomedical features of Vitamin E.
The book explores both positive and negative effects and actions, focusing on key issues such as the properties and composition of Vitamin E, its dietary effects and the role it plays in physiological, metabolic, immune and reproductive systems. Chapters also examine the therapeutic use of Vitamin E in treating Alzheimers disease, Parkinson's Disease, diabetes, arthritis, blood pressure, cystic fibrosis, liver disease and HIV. The book concludes with a detailed examination of the potential role of Vitamin E in the prevention and treatment of cancer.