Vitamin e Factor The Miraculous Antioxidant for the Prevention and Treatment of Heart Disease, Cancer, and Aging

ISBN-10: 0060984430
ISBN-13: 9780060984434
Authors: Andreas Papas, Jean Carper
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Author bio:

Andreas M. Papas, Ph.D., is a senior technical associate at Eastman Chemical Company and adjunct professor at the James Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. He has extensive experience in antioxidant and vitamin E research and has edited the widely accliamed scientific book Anitoxidant Status, Diet, Nutrition, and Health.


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 416 Dimensions: 5.31" wide x 8.00" long x 0.94" tall Weight: 0.704 lbs.

Table of contents

The Vitamin E Family--Up Close and Personal
The History of Vitamin E
Getting to Know the Vitamin E Family
What Is Esterified Alpha-Tocopherol?
Why Natural Vitamin E Is Better
From Our Gut to Our Tissues: How Vitamin E Is Absorbed and Transported in Our Body
Learning from Vicki the Elephant: Absorption and Use of Vitamin E
Oil and Water Do Not Mix, or Do They? How Vitamin E Is Absorbed
Diseases (Mostly Genetic) That Cause Vitamin E Deficiency