Vitamins in human health

Project: 
Authors: 
Yu.M. Parkhomenko, G.V. Donchenko
Year: 
2006
ISBN: 
966-360-063-2
Publication Language: 
Ukrainian
Publisher: 
PH "Akademperiodyka"
Place Published: 
Kyiv
Book Type: 
The book describes the history of the discovery of vitamins, outlines contemporary ideas about the properties of vitamins and their significance for humans as irreplaceable nutrition factors, provides general information on the current classification of vitamins, physico-chemical and biological properties of water and fat soluble vitamins and vitamin-like compounds, their role in cellular exchange and, in general, in human health. The reasons for the occurrence of hypovitaminosis are analyzed, advice on their prevention and storage of vitamins in food products is given.
The book is intended for specialists in the field of biology, medicine, as well as for a wide range of readers, including teachers, students and other people who are interested in health problems.