Nutritional Toxicology

Nutritional toxicology is the branch which connects nutrition and toxicology. The three sub topics which can relate are- influence of nutrition on toxicities influence of toxicities on nutrition, toxicity of nutrients. Nutritional toxicology focuses on chemicals in food which have potential to produce adverse health effects. Nutritional toxicology includes basic toxicology where nutritional aspects and the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms are discussed.

  • Food safety assessment
  • Toxicity of some nutrients
  • Naturally occurring toxicants
  • Food additives and contaminants