Nutrition and Wound Healing
Handbook of Minerals as Nutritional Supplements
Caroline M. Apovian, Carine M. Lenders
December 15, 2006
While unhealthy diet and sedentary behaviors are second only to smoking as the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S., less than 45 percent of adult and pediatric obese patients received any prior advice from a physician to lose weight. The low rate of identification and treatment of...
Joseph A. Molnar,MD,PhD,FACS
October 25, 2006
With mounting evidence regarding the role of poor nutrition in the development of chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, it is no secret that appropriate nutrition is crucial to optimal health. Achieving the correct balance of elements provides the body with the ability to adapt to a...
Robert A. DiSilvestro
September 29, 2004
Mineral supplements are receiving a great deal of attention and experiencing a tremendous period of growth. Despite their popularity, questions continue to arise regarding the research behind their claims, the efficacy of different forms, and their overall safety. It is critical for the health care...