Table of Contents

Introduction.
From Atmospheric Nitrogen to Bioactive Nitrogen Oxides.
The Nitrate-Nitrite-Nitric Oxide Pathway in Mammals.
Sources of Exposure to Nitrogen Oxides.
History of Nitrite and Nitrate in Food.
Nutritional Epidemiology of Nitrogen Oxides: What do the Numbers Mean?.
Nutritional Impact on the Nitric Oxide Pathway.
Dietary Flavonoids as Modulators of NO Bioavailability in Acute and Chronic Cardiovascular Diseases.
Nitrite and Nitrate in Human Breast Milk: Implications for Development.
Regulation of Dietary Nitrate and Nitrite: Balancing Essential Physiological Roles with Potential Health Risks.
Nitric Oxide Signaling in Health and Disease.
Inhaled Nitric Oxide.
Pharmacology of Nitrovasodilators.
Nitrite and Nitrate in Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury.
The Nitrate-Nitrite-Nitric Oxide Pathway in Traditional Herbal Medicine for Heart Disease.
Nitrite and Nitrate in Cancer.
Looking Forward.