By Peter Greenwald (auth.), Vincenzo Zappia, Fulvio Della Ragione, Alfonso Barbarisi, Gian Luigi Russo, Rossano Dello Iacovo (eds.)
This quantity contains contributions offered on the moment foreign Sym posium on foodstuff and melanoma, held in Naples, Italy, in October 1998 on the nationwide Tumor Institute "Fondazione Pascale." through the convention, specialists from diversified disciplines mentioned pivotal and well timed matters at the interactions among human food and the advance of malignancies. evaluating the subjects of this assembly with these mentioned on the First Sympo sium in 1992, the main medical developments definitely derive from the large use of molecular methods to accomplish examine in nutrients. furthermore, the elemental statement of R. Doll and R. Peto (1981), which urged that no less than 35% of all cancers (with huge ameliorations between varied tumors) could be avoided via nutritional regimens, has been definitively proven by means of epidemiological reports. however, the relationships among vitamin and melanoma are really problematic and complicated; it really is tricky, and while no longer methodologically right, to lessen them to easy phrases. Metabolic and hormonal elements, contaminants and organic brokers, and deficiency of particular protecting food are all items of a similar puzzle.
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89 Vitamin E, or a-tocopherol, is an essential nutrient that has an established antioxidant function. 90 Fruits and vegetables may be rich sources of various antioxidants. One study91 found a large capacity of antioxidants in individual fruits based on an in vitro assay (oxygen radical absorbence capacity, or ORAC). On a dry weight basis, strawberries had the highest ORAC capacity of the various fruits tested. Interestingly, vitamin C represented only a small proportion of the antioxidant capacity.
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Advances in Nutrition and Cancer 2 by Peter Greenwald (auth.), Vincenzo Zappia, Fulvio Della Ragione, Alfonso Barbarisi, Gian Luigi Russo, Rossano Dello Iacovo (eds.)