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Nutrition in Health & Disease

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Integrating Nutrition into Practice

1st Edition

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Mary J. Marian, Gerard Mullin, MD
May 26, 2017

Integrative medicine is an approach to wellness that makes use of both conventional and alternative therapies to achieve optimal health and healing. Nutrition-based therapies are consistently among the highest used alternative therapies to treat a wide variety of illnesses. This book provides consum...

Cannabis: A Clinician's Guide

1st Edition

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Betty Wedman-St.Louis
April 26, 2018

Cannabis is one of the oldest cultivated plants dating back 12,000 years and demonstrates medicinal properties including immune support, anti-inflammatory effects, and cancer-fighting potential. As cannabis receives regulatory approval in the United States, clinicians will need guidelines to prescri...

Lifestyle Medicine, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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James M. Rippe
May 22, 2019

The field of lifestyle medicine, which is the study of how daily habits and actions impact on both short- and long-term health and quality of life, continues to expand globally. The scientific and medical literature that supports the success of these lifestyle habits and actions is now overwhelming....

Nutrition and Integrative Medicine: A Primer for Clinicians

1st Edition

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Aruna Bakhru
August 6, 2018

While medical professionals continue to practice traditional allopathic medicine, the public has turned toward nutritional and integrative medical therapies, especially for addressing the proliferation of chronic diseases. Written by leaders in the academic and scientific world, Nutrition and Integr...

Nutrition and Mental Health

1st Edition

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Ruth Leyse-Wallace
January 29, 2013

Although primary advanced vitamin and mineral deficiencies are rare in the developed world, many common health conditions deplete nutritional status, including sub-optimal dietary intake, frequent alcohol consumption, changes in appetite due to aging, food allergies or sensitivities, special diets, ...

Nutrition Support for the Critically Ill Patient: A Guide to Practice, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Gail A. Cresci, Ph.D.
April 23, 2015

Completely revised and updated, Nutrition Support for the Critically Ill Patient: A Guide to Practice, Second Edition presents an unbiased, evidence-based examination of critical nutrition across the life cycle. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, each chapter has been carefully designed to provide...

Nutritional and Integrative Strategies in Cardiovascular Medicine

1st Edition

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Stephen T. Sinatra, Mark C. Houston
April 2, 2015

Despite 40 years of aggressive pharmaceutical and surgical interventions, coronary artery disease (CAD) remains the number one killer of women and men in Western civilization. When it comes to CAD, prevention is easier than cure, and if CAD does present itself, a combination of conventional and alte...

Processed Food Addiction: Foundations, Assessment, and Recovery

1st Edition

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Joan Ifland, Marianne T. Marcus, Harry G. Preuss
February 9, 2018

Obesity and eating disorders have stubbornly refused to respond to treatment since the 1990’s. This book organizes the evidence for a possible answer, i.e., that the problem could be one of addiction to processed foods. In a Processed Food Addiction (PFA) model, concepts of abstinence, cue-avoidan...

Nutrition and Integrative Medicine: A Primer for Clinicians

1st Edition

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Aruna Bakhru
September 7, 2018

While medical professionals continue to practice traditional allopathic medicine, the public has turned toward nutritional and integrative medical therapies, especially for addressing the proliferation of chronic diseases. Written by leaders in the academic and scientific world, Nutrition and Integr...

Bioactive Compounds from Plant Origin: Extraction, Applications, and Potential Health Benefits

1st Edition

Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Colin Barrow
October 16, 2019

This new volume explores the importance of phytochemicals from plants in therapeutics, focusing on the extraction of bioactive compounds and their applications in human health. Natural products and their bioactive compounds are increasingly utilized in preventive and therapeutic medication as well...

Cannabis as Medicine

1st Edition

Betty Wedman-St.Louis
October 08, 2019

For hundreds of years cannabis has been used as a therapeutic medicine around the world. Cannabis was an accepted medicine during the second half of the 19th century, but its use declined because single agent pain medications were advocated by physicians who demanded standardization of medicines....

Phytochemicals: Aging and Health

1st Edition

Mark S. Meskin, Wayne R. Bidlack, R. Keith Randolph
September 19, 2019

The fastest growing demographic in both developed and developing societies around the world, the elderly bring unique medical and financial health-care burdens. In response to this phenomenon, a large and growing body of research is directed toward the science of healthy aging.  A substantial...

Plant Secondary Metabolites for Human Health: Extraction of Bioactive Compounds

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, P. P. Joy, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria
September 10, 2019

This new book deals with recent advanced research on natural products and health-promoting foods that work to reduce the risk of diseases while enhancing overall well-being. Plant-based functional foods are known to contain compounds (also referred to as phytochemicals) in the leaves, stems,...

Wild Edible Underutilized Plants: Nutritional, Antinutritional, and Nutraceutical Aspects

1st Edition

V. R. Mohan, P. S. Tresina, A. Doss
August 12, 2019

Wild Edible Underutilized Plants explores the role of wild plants in human nutrition—a topic that continues to take precedence in various fields of research. Despite the increasing evidence on past and present nutritional roles of wild edible plants, the use of these resources is often overlooked...

Human Health Benefits of Plant Bioactive Compounds: Potentials and Prospects

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria
July 22, 2019

Focusing on the importance of functional foods and their secondary metabolites for human health, this volume presents new insights with scientific evidence on the use of functional foods in the treatment of certain diseases. The plants covered and their bioactive compounds are easily accessible and...

Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Victor R. Preedy
June 28, 2019

Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition, is a comprehensive guide, providing exhaustive information on nutrition and diet in terminal and palliative care. It covers physical, cultural and ethical aspects, bridging the intellectual divide in being suitable for novices and...

Cancer Prevention and Management through Exercise and Weight Control

1st Edition

Anne McTiernan
June 19, 2019

“..it is increasingly clear that cancer is also a disease of inertia. In this book, a broadly multidisciplinary group presents the evidence and provides the recommendations. … The antidote to diseases of inertia is movement — let’s move!” John Potter, M.D.,Ph.D., from the Foreword The American...

Lifestyle Medicine, Third Edition

3rd Edition

James M. Rippe
May 22, 2019

The field of lifestyle medicine, which is the study of how daily habits and actions impact on both short- and long-term health and quality of life, continues to expand globally. The scientific and medical literature that supports the success of these lifestyle habits and actions is now overwhelming...

Micronutrients in Health and Disease, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kedar N. Prasad
April 19, 2019

Increased oxidative stress due to the production of excessive amounts of free radicals along with the effects of chronic inflammation plays a major role in the initiation and progression of most chronic diseases. In addition, increased release of glutamate plays a central role in the pathogenesis...

Magnesium: Applications in Clinical Medicine

1st Edition

Erine A. Kupetsky, D.O.
February 06, 2019

Magnesium is an essential mineral required by humans, playing an important role in multiple biochemical processes as well as preventing and managing several diseases and disorders. Deficiencies of magnesium can lead to a wide range of medical conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes,...

Revival: Clinical Nutrition For The Health Scientist (1979)

1st Edition

Daphne A. Roe
January 28, 2019

Nutrition manuals and textbooks are usually written to meet the needs of nutritionists or would-be nutritionists. This manual has been written to  meet the needs of health professionals who are not nutritionists, including physicians, nurses and pharmacists. The acquaints readers in these...

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