Vitamin A and Vitamin E: Daily Requirements, Dietary Sources and Symptoms of Deficiency


Leon De Smet (Editor)
Mathis Claes (Editor)

Series: Nutrition and Diet Research Progress
BISAC: HEA017000

In this book, the authors present topical research in the study of the daily requirements, dietary sources and symptoms of deficiency relating to vitamins A and E. Topics discussed include clinical use studies, medicinal and dietary aspects, and the dietary sources and health consequences of vitamins A and E. Other topics include indigenous vegetables as an excellent source of vitamin A; dietary vitamin E intake by older Japanese adults; vitamin A and other biochemical markers in obese patients with biliopancreatic bypass; and the role of vitamin E in dementia. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Vitamin E: Daily Requirements, Dietary Sources, Symptoms of Deficiency, Recent Use in Clinical Studies
(Lunawati L. Bennett, Pamela Howell, Union University, Jackson, TN, USA)

Medicinal and Dietary Aspects of Vitamin E
(Danuta Siluk, Ewa Bartosińska, Dorota Bartusik, David Aebisher, Boguslaw Tomanek, Department of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacodynamics, Medical University of Gdańsk, Hallera, Gdańsk, Poland, and others)

Vitamin A: Dietary Sources and Health Consequences
(Ediane Maria Gomes Ribeiro, Lucia Maria Jaeger de Carvalho, Lara de Azevedo Sarmet Smiderle, Gisela Maria Dellamora Ortiz, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ilha do Fundão, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Indigeneous Vegetables: An Excellent Source of Vitamin A
(H.N. Hudson Nyambaka, M.P. Nawiri, Department of Chemistry, Kenyatta University, Kenya)

Dietary Vitamin E Intake by Older Japanese Adults
(Fumi Hirayama, Andy H. Lee, Keiji Yasukawa, Medical Network Group, Innovation Center for Medical Redox Navigation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, and others)

Vitamin A and Other Biochemical Markers in Obese Patients with Biliopancreatic Bypass
(María Ortiz-Espejo, Ricardo Batanero Maguregui, Juan Antonio Gómez Gerique, María Dolores Fernández González, Clinic Biochemisty Unit, Endocrinolgy Unit, Marqués de Valdecilla Hospital, Santander, Spain)

Vitamin E and its Role in Dementia
(Arianna Vignini, Alessia Giulietti, Francesca Raffaelli, aSimona Luzzi, Giulia Sforza, aLeandro Provinciali, Laura Mazzanti, Laura Nanetti, Department of Clinical Science, Biochemistry and aDepartment of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy)


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