To achieve and maintain optimal health, it is essential that the vitamins in foods are present in sufficient quantity and are in a form that the body can assimilate. Vitamins in Foods: Analysis, Bioavailability, and Stability presents the latest information about vitamins and their analysis, bioavailability, and stability in foods.
Properties of Vitamins. Nutritional Aspects of Vitamins. Intestinal Absorption and Bioavailability of Vitamins: Introduction. Vitamin A: Retinoids and the Provitamin A Carotenoids. Vitamin D. Vitamin E. Vitamin K.Thiamin (Vitamin B1). Flavins: Riboflavin, FMN, and FAD (Vitamin B2). Niacin. Vitamin B6. Pantothenic Acid. Biotin. Folate. Vitamin B12 (Cobalamins). Vitamin C. Analysis of Vitamins. Analytical Considerations. Extraction Techniques for the Water-Soluble Vitamins. Microbiological Methods for the Determination of B-Group Vitamins. Physicochemical Analytical Techniques (Excluding HPLC). Determination of the Fat-Soluble Vitamins by HPLC. Determination of Water-Soluble Vitamins by HPLC. Biospecific Methods for Some of the B-Group Vitamins. Summarized Appraisal of Analytical Techniques. Index.