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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...

Lactic Acid Bacteria: A Functional Approach

1st Edition

Marcela Albuquerque Cavalcanti de Albuquerque, Alejandra de Moreno de LeBlanc, Jean Guy LeBlanc, Raquel Bedani
February 26, 2020

Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are a diverse group of bacteria that comprise low GC content Gram-positive cocci or rods that produces lactic acid as the major end product of the fermentation process. Bifidobacterium genera may also be considered as a part of the LAB group for possessing some...

Yogurt: Roles in Nutrition and Impacts on Health

1st Edition

André Marette, Éliane Picard-Deland, Melissa Anne Fernandez
February 25, 2020

Yogurt is a fermented food that has existed for centuries with bioactive properties that have long been thought to be beneficial to health. The first commercial yogurts, sold over a hundred years ago in pharmacies, were recommended to treat digestive disorders. Yogurt: Roles in Nutrition and...

Processed Food Addiction: Foundations, Assessment, and Recovery

1st Edition

Joan Ifland, Marianne T. Marcus, Harry G. Preuss
February 25, 2020

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,...

Nutraceuticals for Prenatal, Maternal, and Offspring’s Nutritional Health

1st Edition

Priyanka Bhatt, Maryam Sadat Miraghajani, Sarvadaman Pathak, Yashwant Pathak
December 13, 2019

Although there is an increasing number of pregnant individuals taking nutraceuticals to maintain good health, many gaps exist in the knowledge base. These nutraceuticals might be involved in a wide variety of biological processes, and the biological and epidemiological findings of relevant studies...

Sarcopenia: Molecular, Cellular, and Nutritional Aspects – Applications to Humans

1st Edition

Dominique Meynial-Denis
December 02, 2019

Sarcopenia: Molecular, Cellular, and Nutritional Aspects describes the progressive loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength, defined by Rosenberg in 1997 as a hallmark of aging and referred to as “sarcopenia”. As life expectancy continues to increase worldwide, sarcopenia has become a...

The Microbiome and the Brain

1st Edition

David Perlmutter
December 02, 2019

Brain related disorders are among the most challenging health issues of our time. The development of effective therapeutic and preventive strategies for these disorders relies on a comprehensive understanding of the underlying causative mechanisms. And, until recently, these mechanisms have...

Nutrition: Maintaining and Improving Health

5th Edition

Geoffrey P. Webb
November 20, 2019

Following the tradition of its predecessor, the fifth edition of Nutrition: Maintaining and Improving Health continues to offer a wide-ranging coverage of all aspects of nutrition while providing new information to this edition including: Increased coverage of experimental and observational...

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...

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