Beta-Carotene : Functions, Health Benefits & Adverse Effects Paperback / softback
Edited by Maxime Lefevre
In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the functions, health benefits and adverse effects of beta-carotene.
Topics include the role of carotenoids and its metabolites in adipocyte biology; B-carotene and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gammas; beta-carotene's effects on human health and its applications in food; the different formulations and techniques useful for beta-carotene stabilization and administration; and the effects of dietary beta-carotene on lung function, respiratory symptoms and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 117 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 10/04/2013
- Category: Metabolism
- ISBN: 9781624171734