Handbook of Antioxidants
From Book News, Inc. A comprehensive treatise on the chemical, biological, clinical, and some demographic aspects of antioxidant molecules, providing in-depth accounts of the current knowledge about particular antioxidant vitamins or naturally occurring compounds, and critical discussions of antioxidant therapy. Covers vitamins E and A, absorbic acid, coenzyme Q, uric acid, carotenoids, flavonoids and polyphenols, herbal antioxidants, melatonin and aminoindoles, and alpha-lipoic acid. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Synopsis A presentation of research on the chemical, biological and clinical aspects of antioxidant molecules. It explores the metabolism, efficacy and therapeutic applications of vitamins, carotenoids, polyphenols, flavonoids, lipoic acid, glutathione and melatonin. This second edition contains new and expanded material on antioxidants in beverages and herbal products.