Women's health and nutrition concerns have moved to the forefront of research with the mandate by the National Institutes of Health to include women in formerly male-only studies assessing responses to diet and disease. This second edition of a popular and highly praised resource provides new research results that detail the prevalence of and different manifestations of diseases in women.
With more contributions by leading authorities, Nutritional Concerns of Women, Second Edition updates the knowledge base of nutrition and health interactions unique to women through the life cycle. It includes new chapters on obesity, diabetes, thyroid diseases, and musculoskeletal and rheumatic diseases. Additionally, it covers societal influences, nutrition in the adolescent female, menopause, and vegetarianism. This new, awaited edition also examines the roles that gender and culture play on nutrition.
Equally useful to the dietitian, clinician, physician, researcher, student, or educated layman, this useful and practical book provides you with a wealth of information. Nutritional Concerns of Women, Second Edition facilitates nutrition recommendations for women and helps women integrate health issues and nutrition into guiding principles for everyday life.
Table of Contents
Women's Health and Nutrition Research: U.S. Govermental Interests, N.B. Cummings
Major Diet Related Risk Factors for Women, S.H. Mitmesser and P. Carr
New! Gender, Culture, and Nutrition, C.M. Cook and R.M. Cook
New! Nutritional Needs of Female Adolescents, J. Stang and R. Hayes-Bohn
Premenstrual Syndrome - Nutritional Implications, J.S. Ruud and B. Taub-Dix
Nutritional Guidelines during Pregnancy and Lactation, Y. Cartwright and M. Story
Hormonal Oral Contraception and Nutrition: Vitamins and Minerals, P.G. Masse and C.C. Tranchant
New! Menopause and Nutrition, J.C. Lovejoy and M. Hamilton
Older Women: Nutritional Considerations, H. Smiciklas-Wright, J.H. Ledikwe, G.L. Jensen, and J.M. Friedman
Eating Disorders: Metabolic Complications and Therapy, K.K. Hill, D.B. Hill, L. Gaetke, M.P. McClain, and C.J. McClain
Nutritional Anemias, L.M. Bodnar, K.S. Scanlon, and M.E. Cogswell
Diet and Osteoporosis, J.J.B. Anderson
Nutritional Issues of Cardiovascular Disease in Women, D. Klimis-Zacas, A.Z. Kalea, and I. Wolinsky
New! Diabetes - A Women's Disease? C.D. Berdanier
New! Nutrition in Musculoskeletal and Rheumatic Diseases, T.O. Utset
New! Thyroid Hormones in Health and Disease, C. Berdanier
Nutritional Factors in Women's Cancers: Breast, Cervical, Endometrial and Ovarian, B.C. Pence
New! Women and Weight: A Model-Based Perspective, E.S. Parham and A.A. White
Nutritional Concerns of Female Recreational Athletes, G.R. Jackson
New! Nutrition and Vegetarianism, S. Rajaram, P.A. Dyett, and J. Sabate
Nutrition Issues of Women in the Armed Forces, N. King, C.Baker-Fulco, and E.W. Askew
About the First Edition:
"All nutrition educators, scientists, dietitians, and laypersons interested in evaluating the existing knowledge of nutrition issues for women should add a copy of this book to their libraries."
- Journal of the American Dietetic Association
"The book has substantial practical applicability and is recommended as a resource for general education or public discussion or as an introduction for those intending to pursue one of its topics in depth."
- Annals of Internal Medicine