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Chapter 28

Vitamin A and Cancer Risk

Vitamin A is a group of compounds vital for biological functions such as vision, bone growth, reproduction, cell division, and cell differentiation. There are two categories of vitamin A depending on whether the food source is an animal or a plant. Vitamin A from animal sources is called ‘preformed ...
Print publication date: 30 Aug 2012
Copyright year: 2012
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-368-7
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-550-6