Further Reading

Borel P (2003) Factors affecting intestinal absorption of highly lipophilic food microconstituents (fat-soluble vitamins, carotenoids and phytosterols). Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine 41: 979-994. Britton G (1995) Structure and properties of carotenoids in relation to function. FASEB Journal 9: 1551-1558. Britton G, Liaaen-Jensen S, and Pfander H (eds.) (1995) Carotenoids: Isolation and Analysis vol. 1A and Spectroscopy, vol. 1B Basel, Boston, Berlin: Birkhauser Verlag. During A and Harrison EH (2004) Intestinal absorption and metabolism of carotenoids: insights from cell culture. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 430: 77-78. Frank HA, Young AJ, Britton G, and Cogdell RJ (1999) The Photochemistry of Carotenoids, (Advances in Photosynthesis, vol. 8). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. Holden JM, Eldridge AL, Beecher GR, Buzzard IM, Bhagwat S, Davis CS, Douglass LW, Gebhardt S, Haytowitz D, and Schakel S (1999) Carotenoid content of U.S. foods: An update of the database. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 12: 169-196.

Isler O (1971) Carotenoids. Basel: Birkhauser-Verlag.

Khachik F, Carvalho L, Bernstein PS, Muir GJ, Zhao D-Y, and Katz NB (2002) Chemistry, distribution, and metabolism of tomato carotenoids and their impact on human health. Experimental Biology and Medicine 227: 845-851.

Krinsky NI, Mayne ST, and Sies H (eds.) (2004) Carotenoids in Health and Disease (Oxidative Stress and Disease Series vol. 15). New York: Marcel Dekker.

Rodriguez-Amaya B (1999) In A Guide to Carotenoid Analysis in Foods. Washington, DC: ILSI Press.

Schalch W (2001) Possible contribution of lutein and zeaxanthin, carotenoids of the macula lutea, to reducing the risk for age-related macular degeneration: a review. HKJ Ophthalmology 4: 31-42.

Yeum K-J and Russell RM (2002) Carotenoid bioavailability and bioconversion. Annual Review of Nutrition 22: 483-504.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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