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This IAFNS monograph provides information on mechanisms of action, methods of measuring endocrine-active substances, and sources and potential effects of endocrine-active substances in the human diet.
This project was conducted to identify the existing scientific evidence in support of the safety and physiologic actions of phytochemicals that are considered to have significant potential to provide health benefits.
This supplement, published in Nutrition Reviews (2001;59 Pt 2:S1-S39), addresses the question as to what “energy” means to the scientific community, the consumer public, and policymakers, and attempts to identify the scientific foundation for energy claims. A series of articles explores the scientific basis and evidence for linking food components to physical and mental energy.
The carcinogenicity of fumonisin B1 (FB1), a worldwide contaminant of corn produced by the Fusaria species of fungi, has been tested recently in 2-year feeding studies in Fischer F344 rats and B6C3F1 mice. Outcomes of this study were published in Toxicologic Pathology (2001;29:379-386).