Eggs and Health Promotion

Eggs and Health Promotion

Editor(s): Ronald Ross Watson

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780813827988

Online ISBN: 9780470376973

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376973

About this Book

Eggs and Health Promotion provides up-to-date research on the use of eggs in human health. This single, convenient reference deals with the role of eggs in diet, nutrition, and disease. The book also includes current scientific data on the use of eggs to produce and deliver drugs, nutrients, and immunotherapies in patients.

Written by well-known and highly respected scientists, this book will be of interest to health practitioners and scientists; pharmacologists; and commercial egg producers. Dispelling misconceptions and covering significant recent advances in egg use, Eggs and Health Promotion makes an important contribution to the literature on the role of eggs in human health, nutrition, and disease treatment and prevention. Key chapters include the health implications and benefits of egg consumption, production of antibodies in eggs for medical use, veterinary drug residues, egg safety, and egg and health myths and misconceptions.

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