|Vitamins: Their Role in the Human Body is a single-source reference and textbook that assimilates the latest knowledge about vitamins' biological properties with regard to human nutrition. Introductory chapters cover historical and nutritional aspects of vitamins, detailed aspects of physiology and functional anatomy, biochemistry, immunology, the regulation of protein synthesis by nuclear hormone receptors, and much more. The subsequent thirteen chapters scrutinize each specific vitamin in turn. A glossary, bibliography, and index round out this expert resource intended especially for nutritionists, biochemists, physiologists, physicians, food scientists, food technologists, and other health professionals whether in the fields of research, teaching, or study

. An in-depth overview of vitamins, that does not shy from advanced scientific de

tail but is packed with tools to help the lay reader understand exactly what vitamins are and what they do. Highly recommended especially for health and science student and library collections..