1st Edition

Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

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ISBN 9780849385032
Published December 21, 1995 by CRC Press
384 Pages

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Book Description

Dietary nutrients affect the body's physiology and can contribute to the promotion or prevention of cancer. Nutrition and Cancer Prevention examines key nutrients and dietary components such as alcohol, fat, and caffeine, and the role each plays in increasing risk and in developing prevention strategies.

Table of Contents

Diet and Cancer: A Synopsis of Causes and Prevention Strategies, G.M. Williams and E.L. Wynder
Nutritional Strategies for Reducing Cancer Risk: How to Implement Dietary Changes, I.A. Hakim, T.K. Leonard-Green, and C. Ritenbaugh
Nutrition in Childhood: A Key Component of Primary Cancer Prevention, C.L. Williams
Learned Food Aversions in Patients with Cancer, R.D. Mattes
Prevention of Alcohol-Induced Disease and Cancer by Nutrition, S.I. Mufti
Fish Oil and Cancer Prevention, W.T. Cave, Jr.
Caloric Restriction and Cancer, D. Kritchevsky
Dietary Fat and Colon Cancer: Role in Cancer Prevention, B.S. Reddy
Pathways of Energy Metabolism in Cancer, L.A. Sauer and R.T. Dauchy
Mechanisms of Anticarcinogenic Effects of Antioxidant Nutrients, Y.C. Awasthi, S.S. Singhal, and S. Awasthi
Antioxidant Nutrients and Breast Cancer, S.K. Ardestani, M. Ahadian, and R.R. Watson
Vitamin C and Cancer Prevention: An Assessment of Analytic Studies in Humans, M.A.M. Rogers and D.B. Thomas
Tumor Prevention by Vitamin C in Animals, J.G. Liehr and M.L. Winter
Vitamin D and the Retardation of Tumor Progression, G.P. Studzinski and D.C. Moore
Vitamin E and Cancer Prevention, B. Liang, J.Y. Wang, and R.R. Watson
Effects of Calcium and Calcium Antagonists on Cancer Growth, R.U. Simpson
The Role of Dietary Nitrate and Nitrite in Human Cancer, C.D. Leaf and S.R. Tannenbaum
Mutagenic/Carcinogenic Heterocyclic Amines in Foods: Nutrition's Role in the Prevention of Their Actions, J.S. Felton, M.S. Connors, and M.G. Knize
Caffeine and the Development of the Normal and Neoplastic Rodent Mammary Gland, C.W. Welsch and L.C. VanderPloeg

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" . . . provides concise and detailed information on a rapidly changing field of research, making it suitable for a health professional with a need for a quick review of recent literature."
-Revue de l'Association canadienne des diététistes
"Overall, the authors have done a commendable job in trying to conndense a vast amount of material into a single volume of reasonable size."
-John D. Radcliffe, Educational Materials In Review