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Folate in Health and Disease free pdf Keeping up with the explosion in information garnered from a wealth of new research, this volume provides an up-to-date resource on new areas of clinical interest related to folate metabolism. Such areas include the role of folate in birth defects, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and neural tube defects. This edition includes new material relating folate to neurological function as well as a chapter on folate-gene interactions. Of direct use to clinicians, the book presents the latest research on folate intake and discusses dietary recommendations for health maintenance and disease prevention. It includes estimates of dietary folate intake for the US population and specific population subgroups.

About Lynn B. Bailey

Lynn B. Bailey, PhD, is a professor in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Her research focus is the estimation of folate requirements involving metabolic studies conducted with human subjects of all ages, including pregnant women and the elderly population. Evaluation of the impact of genetic variants on folate requirements and biomarkers for disease and birth defect risk is also a key research emphasis. Dr. Bailey has served as a member of the Institute of Medicine's Dietary Reference Intake committee for folate, vitamin 12, and other B vitamins, and was a member of the Food and Drug Administration's Folic Acid Advisory Committee. She has served as a scientific advisor for the Centers for Disease Control and Birth Defect Prevention, as well as for other organizations, including the March of Dimes and the Pan American Health Organization, on projects focused on neural tube defect prevention in the United States and developing countries. Dr. Bailey has received numerous awards, including the USDA Superior Achievement Award- the March of Dimes' Agnes Higgins Award, Maternal-Fetal Nutrition- the American Society for Nutrition's Centrum Science Award for influence on current scientific knowledge of folate status and requirements of humans- and the University of Florida's Teacher Scholar of the Year award.

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Author : Lynn B. Bailey
Publisher : CRC Press Inc
Data Published : 13 November 2009
ISBN : 1420071246
EAN : 9781420071245
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 602 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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