Special Issue "Nutritional Toxicology"


A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2013)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. A. Venket Rao
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, FitzGerald Building, Room 315, 150 College Street, Toronto ON, M5S 3E2, Canada
Website: http://www.utoronto.ca/nutrisci/faculty/Rao/
E-Mail: v.rao@utoronto.ca
Phone: +1 416 978 5425
Fax: +1 416 978 5882

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• food as a source of nutrients and toxicants
• influence of nutrients on safety and toxicity
• influence of toxicants on nutrients
• nutritional requirements vs. toxicity
• molecular and biochemical mechanisms of nutritional safety and toxicology
• nutrition and environmental toxicants
• phytochemicals: benefits vs. toxicity
• nutrition and chronic diseases
• regulatory issues in establishing food safety standards
• developing technologies influencing nutritional quality and safety of foods

Published Papers (3 papers)

by , , , , , , ,  and
Nutrients 2013, 5(10), 4145-4158; doi:10.3390/nu5104145
Received: 21 June 2013; in revised form: 18 September 2013 / Accepted: 18 September 2013 / Published: 18 October 2013
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by , , , ,  and
Nutrients 2013, 5(8), 3311-3328; doi:10.3390/nu5083311
Received: 9 June 2013; in revised form: 5 July 2013 / Accepted: 12 August 2013 / Published: 21 August 2013
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by , , ,  and
Nutrients 2013, 5(7), 2667-2683; doi:10.3390/nu5072667
Received: 8 April 2013; in revised form: 31 May 2013 / Accepted: 24 June 2013 / Published: 12 July 2013
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Last update: 20 September 2012

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