Filled with research, Micronutrients in Health and Disease is a solid resource for those seeking to promote healthy aging and prevent and manage disease. The book will serve as a reference volume for graduate students in nutrition, instructors teaching courses in nutrition and health, researchers involved in prevention and improving treatments of diseases using micronutrients, primary care and academic physicians interested in complimentary medicine, and health professionals in complimentary medicine and the nutrition industry.
About the Author
Dr. Kedar N. Prasad obtained a Masters degree in Zoology from the University of Bihar, Ranchi, India, and a Ph.D. degree in Radiation Biology from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, in 1963. He received Post-doctoral training at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, Long Island. New York, and joined the Department of Radiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center where he became Professor and Director for the Center for Vitamins and Cancer Research. He has received several awards, published over 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and authored and edited 15 books in the area of radiation biology, nutrition and cancer, and nutrition and neurological diseases. He is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, and served as a President of the International Society of Nutrition and Cancer from 1992-2000. Currently, he is Chief Scientific Officer of the Premier Micronutrient Corporation.