Nutrition and Cancer
by Vera C. Mazurak (ed.)
Publisher: MDPI AG 2018
Number of pages: 216
The development and treatment of cancer presents a complex interaction between tumor and host. The provision of nutrients not only enables the maintenance of nutritional status, but also provides substrates and signals for immunity, tumor metabolism and the protection of the host from treatment toxicities.
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Comprehensive encyclopedia that will be of use to students researching health and food-science topics. The set examines a variety of subjects such as 'Antioxidants', 'Appetite', 'Fats', 'Malnutrition', 'Soy', and 'Organic Foods'.
by Anitra C. Carr, Margreet C. M. Vissers - MDPI AG
Ascorbic acid is a simple molecule, synthesised by most plants and animals, with the exception of humans. For humans, it is thus a vitamin C that must be obtained from the diet, with complete deficiency resulting in the fatal disease scurvy.
by Catherine E. Woteki, Paul R. Thomas - National Academies
The subject is readily accessible to nonscientists in this friendly, easy-to-read guide. Readers will find the heart of the book in the first chapter: the Food and Nutrition Board's dietary plan to reduce the risk of diet-related chronic illness.
- World Health Organization
This report examines the science base of the relationship between diet and physical activity patterns and the major nutrition-related chronic diseases. Recommendations are made to prevent death and disability from major nutrition-related diseases.