This publication covers a wide scope to research on food factors of a variety of physiological significance. The actual goal is to establish a role of food factors in disease prevention and health promotion from the scientific base. The book presents recent research data and reviews by numerous experts and will be of special interest and relevance to all who are concerned with food factors in disease prevention and health promotion. A great deal of contribution has been selected as most informative minireviews or original reports. These include recent topics in cancer prevention and those in antioxidants as well as vitamin E, minerals and trace elements, etc.