Nutrition

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Nutrition and the Developing Brain

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Victoria Hall Moran, Nicola M. Lowe
August 18, 2016

Nutrients play a significant role in brain development throughout fetal and postnatal life. This book reviews the evidence from animal and human research, highlighting the influence of specific nutrients on brain function and cognitive development. With a unique, integrative approach to the nutritio...

Outpatient Nutrition Care and Home Nutrition Support: Practical Guidelines for Assessment and Management

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Carol Ireton-Jones
August 1, 2016

Nutrition, defined by Merriam-Webster, is the process of eating the right kind of food so you can grow properly and be healthy. However, making the right food and nutrition choices and finding the best and most accurate nutrition information can be a challenge, especially when a disease or injury is...

Short Bowel Syndrome: Practical Approach to Management

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John K. DiBaise, Carol Rees Parrish, Jon S. Thompson
June 15, 2016

Short Bowel Syndrome: Practical Approach to Management is the first reference exclusively about the issues experienced by patients with a short bowel. It covers all aspects of normal and abnormal physiology, the presenting features, and outcomes, including metabolic problems, gallstones, and renal s...

Advances in the Assessment of Dietary Intake

Dale A. Schoeller, M. Westerterp
July 19, 2017

Considerable evidence proves that self-reported dietary intake using written diaries or recalls are subject to bias resulting in poor accuracy. While dietary intake data are needed to drive many nutritional policies, the obesity epidemic has increased the need to assess diet with absolute accuracy....

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods and Beverages

Jyoti Prakash Tamang
July 01, 2017

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods and Beverages discusses the functionality and myriad health benefits of fermented foods and beverages of the world. It examines health-promoting and therapeutic properties, covering the molecular process of fermentation and the resulting benefit to nutritional...

Marine Nutraceuticals: Prospects and Perspectives

Se-Kwon Kim
June 30, 2017

There is a great deal of consumer interest in natural bioactive substances due to their health benefits. Offering the potential to provide valuable nutraceuticals and functional food ingredients, marine-derived compounds are an abundant source of nutritionally and pharmacologically active agents,...

Primary Care Nutrition: Writing the Nutrition Prescription

David Heber, Zhaoping Li
June 19, 2017

Primary care physicians work in settings with limited time and resources making them unable to incorporate nutritional advice into daily practices. This book provides practical applications of proper nutrition practices in disease management, prevention, and treatment. Chapters cover the role of...

Fetal and Early Postnatal Programming and its Influence on Adult Health

Mulchand S. Patel, Jens H. Nielsen
June 16, 2017

There is a documented link between fetal nutrition and the development of disease risk in adult life. Including the early postnatal period, during which a newborn continues to grow rapidly influenced by environmental factors, suggests that individuals are subject to risks for more than just the...

Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Health in Early Life, Second Edition

Jana Parizkova
June 14, 2017

During the past decade since the first edition of this practical work was published, global prevalence of obesity has increased by epic proportions, and physical fitness levels have continued to decline. Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Health in Early Life, Second Edition analyzes cutting-edge...

Folate in Health and Disease, Second Edition

Lynn B. Bailey
June 13, 2017

During the fifteen years since the bestselling first edition of Folate in Health and Disease was published, there have been thousands of new research studies related to folate and its role in health and disease. The second edition of the book uniquely bridges the gap between basic science and...

Nutrition, Diet Therapy, and the Liver

Victor R. Preedy, Raj Lakshman, Rajaventhan Srirajaskanthan, Ronald Ross Watson
June 13, 2017

Well-illustrated throughout and with in-depth analyses, Nutrition, Diet Therapy, and the Liver provides a holistic understanding of the causative elements that precipitate liver disease and the nutritional factors and regimens that reverse deteriorating hepatic function. This up-to-date resource...

DHEA in Human Health and Aging

Ronald Ross Watson
June 07, 2017

Reduced production of DHEA associated with the diseases that accompany aging has led to its use as a nutritional supplement for antiaging, metabolic support, and other purposes. While animal studies have clearly shown substantial benefits of DHEA in combating various disease states, the effect of...

Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport

Henry C. Lukaski
June 06, 2017

Interest in the relationships between body structure and function in physical activity has persisted for centuries. Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport advances understanding beyond simple descriptions of body physique and composition of athletes and fills gaps in our...

Appetite and Food Intake: Central Control, Second Edition

Ruth Harris
June 01, 2017

Nearly half of the world’s adult population is either clinically obese or overweight. Excess weight increases risk for multiple other chronic diseases and represents a major global health issue. Weight gain results from an imbalance between energy intake and expenditure, which can only be corrected...

Melatonin in the Promotion of Health, Second Edition

Ronald Ross Watson
May 31, 2017

Melatonin is a powerful hormone and antioxidant with numerous effects on the metabolism and the health of humans. Available as a dietary supplement in the United States since 1993, it is one of the most popular over-the-counter alternative remedies available. Comprising contributions from...

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