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Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition

1st Edition

Sourya Datta, Debasis Bagchi
May 24, 2019

Two crucial components of a healthy life are nutrition and exercise. The importance of appropriate diet, food and nutrition are extremely important to be successful in sports, and, especially, in extreme sports. Extreme sport is an activity where a participant must demonstrate both mental and...

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...

Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Elizabeth Broad
May 06, 2019

Sports participation opportunities for individuals with impairments are increasing. Whether an athlete is beginning a sport or competing on the world stage for a podium finish, nutrition is recognized as being integral to optimizing their health, training capacity, and performance. Some athletes...

Sensing the Perfect Tomato: An Internet of Sensing Approach

1st Edition

Denise Wilson
May 02, 2019

Fresh? Juice? Paste? Canned? Stewed? Diced? Pureed? Sun Dried? Salsa? Sauce? Ketchup? Rare is the cuisine that does not make use of the tomato in some way, shape, or form, and the resulting culinary popularity of the tomato has led to its proliferation in fields and farms around the world. While...

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...

Whole Grains: Processing, Product Development, and Nutritional Aspects

1st Edition

Shabir Ahmad Mir, Annamalai Manickavasagan, Manzoor Ahmad Shah
March 13, 2019

Whole grains play an important role in healthy diets, due to their potential role in minimizing the risk factors for several diseases. Thus the need for a comprehensive work that addresses all aspects of whole grain technology including processing, product development and nutrition values. This...

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,...

The A-Z Guide to Food as Medicine, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Diane Kraft
January 29, 2019

Reprising The 2017 American Library Association Outstanding Academic Title award-winning A-Z Guide to Food As Medicine, this new edition explores the physiological effects of more than 250 foods, food groups, nutrients, and phytochemicals in entries that include: Definition and background...

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...

Revival: Vitamins In Human Biology and Medicine (1981)

1st Edition

Michael H Briggs
January 28, 2019

It is the purpose of this book to try to offer a modern perspective on the importance of vitamins in human biology and medicine. There have been recent revivals of attempts to use vitamins as therapeutic agents by administering doses many times the recommended allowance. This use or 'megavitamin...

Revival: Recent Vitamin Research (1984)

1st Edition

Briggs H Michael
January 25, 2019

The book opens with a survey by Dr. Motron Cowan of biotin-responsive metabolic disorders of children. A group of Japanese researchers then present their latest data on the complex interactions between vitamin D and parathyroid hormone (PTH) in bone calcification. The author reviews the prolific...

Nutrition and Diabetes: Pathophysiology and Management

2nd Edition

Emmanuel C. Opara, Sam Dagogo-Jack
January 14, 2019

Diabetes occurs at such an alarming rate that it can be described as a global epidemic. Following its predecessor, Nutrition and Diabetes: Pathophysiology and Management, Second Edition, is a comprehensive resource that describes various factors that drive the accumulation of excess body weight and...

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