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Nutrition, Toxicity, and Cancer

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ISBN 9780849388125
Published August 26, 1991 by CRC Press
568 Pages

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Book Description

Nutrition, Toxicity, and Cancer provides practical guidance on methodology for formulating diets and designing nutritional studies in animals and humans, in addition to valuable information on how nutrition influences specific biological processes such as biotransformation of foreign and endogenously produced compounds. The book also presents sample diets and advice on the layout of metabolic suites. Other topics discussed include the complex interactions between nutrition and carcinogenic processes, teratogenesis and mutagenesis. Toxicologists, cancer researchers, nutritionists, and biochemists should consider Nutrition, Toxicity, and Cancer to be an invaluable reference resource that provides up-to-date reviews on the effect of diet on mammalian and microbial metabolic processes in the body.

Table of Contents

Diet Formulation and Experimental Design in Toxicology and Cancer Research: Human Studies. Diet Formulation and Experimental Design for Laboratory Animal Studies. Nutrition and Hepatic Xenobiotic Metabolism. Nutrition and Extrahepatic Metabolism. Nutrition and Gut Flora Metabolism. Diet and Sex Hormone Metabolism. Toxic Metals: Influence of Macromolecular Dietary Components on Metabolism and Toxicity. Toxic Metals: Interaction With Essential Metals. Nutritional Teratogenesis. Diet and Mutagenesis. Nutrition and Immune Status. Diet and Cancer: Evidence and Mechanisms-An Adaptation Argument. Calories and Carcinogenesis-Modulation By Growth Factors. Nutrition and Cancer-Fat. Dietary Protein and Carcinogenesis. Dietary Fiber and Colon Cancer. Dietary Minerals and Colorectal Cancer. Vitamins and Cancer.

568 pp., 6x9, 1991, ISBN 0-8493-8812-0.

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