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Primary Care Nutrition: Writing the Nutrition Prescription

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David Heber, Zhaoping Li
June 29, 2017

This book contains the necessary knowledge and tools to incorporate nutrition into primary care practice. As a practical matter, this effort is led by a dedicated primary care physician with the help of motivated registered dietitians, nurses, psychologists, physical therapists, and office staff whe...

Eating Disorders in Special Populations: Medical, Nutritional, and Psychological Treatments

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Jonna Fries, Veronica Sullivan
July 14, 2017

Eating disorders are among the most complex disorders to treat, typically requiring medical, nutritional, and psychotherapeutic interventions. High relapse rates and the sense of urgency to save lives and minimize or prevent lifelong problems present challenges for even the most seasoned treatment p...

Vegetarian Nutrition and Wellness

Winston J. Craig
June 18, 2018

A large amount of research effort goes into assessing the health benefits of a plant-based diet, resulting from human desire to consume a more sustainable diet that is less destructive of the earth’s natural resources. In addition, a growing number of people are choosing the vegan or total...

Probiotics in Mental Health

Colin R. Martin, Derek Larkin
June 15, 2018

The concept that the gut and brain are intricately linked is widely accepted not just within the lay community but increasingly within scientific and therapeutic circles as well. Terms such as "heartache" and "gut wrenching" are more than mere metaphor, they represent key fundamental aspects of...

Nutrition and HIV: Epidemiological Evidence to Public Health

Saurabh Mehta, Julia Finkelstein
May 14, 2018

The world continues to lose more than a million lives each year to the HIV epidemic, and nearly two million individuals were infected with HIV in 2017 alone.  The new Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by countries of the United Nations in September 2015, include a commitment to end the AIDS...

Cannabis: A Clinician's Guide

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...

Lycopene and Tomatoes in Human Nutrition and Health

A. Venketeshwer Rao, Gwen L. Young, Leticia G. Rao
March 27, 2018

Lycopene is a potent antioxidant carotenoid found in fruits and vegetables; particularly high amounts exist in red tomatoes. It is not an essential nutrient for humans, but can be a potential therapeutic agent for preventing several human diseases. Since the publication of the previous book on...

Processed Food Addiction: Foundations, Assessment, and Recovery

Joan Ifland, Marianne T. Marcus, Harry G. Preuss
February 09, 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,...

Phosphate in Paediatric Health and Disease

U. Alon
December 13, 2017

Phosphate in Pediatric Health and Disease provides a state-of-the-art overview of normal physiology, pathophysiology, genetics, clinical and therapeutic aspects of different types of phosphate homeostasis in early life. The book reviews the developmental physiology of phosphate metabolism from the...

Vitamin C: Volume II

Alan B. Clemetson
December 13, 2017

The factors affecting blood vitamin C levels are described in detail in this series. Many factors such as aging, smoking, infection, trauma, surgery, hemolysis, hormone administration, heavy metals, pregnancy, alcohol, ionizing radiation and several medicines have been found to cause a disturbance...

Vitamin C: Volume I

Alan B. Clemetson
December 13, 2017

The factors affecting blood vitamin C levels are described in detail in this series. Many factors such as aging, smoking, infection, trauma, surgery, hemolysis, hormone administration, heavy metals, pregnancy, alcohol, ionizing radiation and several medicines have been found to cause a disturbance...

Total Parenteral Nutrition in the Hospital and at Home

Khursheed N. Jeejeebhoy
December 13, 2017

It is therefore obvious that good patient management necessitates the use of an alternative route of nutritional support in patients unable to eat or absorb an oral diet. This alternative is parenteral nutrition, which is the subject of this book. While there are many texts on the subject of...

Gender Differences in Metabolism: Practical and Nutritional Implications

Mark Tarnopolsky
December 12, 2017

Gender Differences in Metabolism: Practical and Nutritional Implications is the first book to successfully integrate nutritional science, exercise physiology/medicine, and metabolism. This volume explores recent scientific evidence that male and female athletes exhibit different metabolic...

Calcium, Vitamin D, and Prevention of Colon Cancer

Martin Lipkin
December 12, 2017

These proceedings were published as a result of a workshop sponsored by the Chemoprevention Branch of the National Cancer Institute. The workshop covered a range of topics including calcium and vitamin D in human nutrition; epidemiologic relationships betweencalcium, vitamin D, and colon cancer;...

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