Vitamins and trace elements in nutrition

D. A. August, C. L. Braunschweig

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Abstract

Current investigations focus on the role of micronutrients in the development, prevention, and treatment of chronic diseases. Within the context of the literature published during the review period, this presentation concentrates on the importance of micronutrients in human nutrition. Particularly emphasized is the immune function of micronutrients as antioxidants, and their role in preventing cancer and degenerative diseases such as atherosclerosis and cataracts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)326-332
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Gastroenterology
Volume8
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Gastroenterology

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