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Nutritional Aspects Of Aging: Volume 2

Linda H. Chen
November 29, 2017

In the first section of Volume 2, toxicological factors affecting nutritional status are discussed. Medications and alcohol may affect nutritional status. Section 2 provides a discussion of nutrition-related diseases which occur more frequently among the elderly. Cardiovascular diseases including...

Chelates In Nutrition

Howard F Kratzer
November 29, 2017

A comprehensive reference text explores the nature of chelating agents and the underlying reasons for their metal-binding properties and discusses the mechanisms of absorption for various metals and the possible role of chelating agents in influencing the utilization of certain minerals. Topics...

Uses of Elemental Diets in Clinical Situations

G. Bounous
November 29, 2017

The studies presented in this book demonstrate that a new concept in the management of carious intestinal disorders should be considered, namely, that common nutrients may protect or heal the mucosa by virtue of the particular form and mode in which they are delivered to the intestinal lumen and...

Iron and Human Disease

R.B. Lauffer
November 29, 2017

Iron and Human Disease is the first book to cover the three key aspects of human iron metabolism: the accumulation of iron in adults, iron as a limiting factor for tumor and infectious cell growth, and iron as a catalyst for oxygen free radical production. The book describes the hypotheses and...

Nutritional Aspects Of Aging: Volume 1

Linda H. Chen
November 29, 2017

The first section in Volume 1 describes the fundamentals of nutrition and aging which include research strategies for the study of nutrition and aging. The nutritional modulation of the aging process which has provided a major breakthrough in the field of nutrition and longevity is also discussed....

Diet, Nutrition and Cancer: A Critical Evaluation: Volume II

Bandaru S. Reddy
November 29, 2017

These two volumes bring together a wide variety of studies concerning the role nutrition plays in the etiology of various types of cancer, namely, cancer of the esophagus, upper alimentary tract, pancreas, liver, colon, breast, and prostate. The purpose of each chapter is to provide a critical...

Low Calorie and Special Dietary Foods

B.K. Dwivedi
November 29, 2017

This book is based on the papers presented at the Symposium on Low Calorie and Special Dietary Foods at the annual meeting of the Institute of Food Technologies in Anaheim California on June 8, 1976....

Food Biofortification Technologies

Agnieszka Saeid
November 27, 2017

Biofortification, which can be defined as the process of increasing the content/density of essential nutrients and/or its bioavailability of food with valuable compounds, is a promising means of increasing nutrient intakes. Traditional fortification practices in which exogenous nutrients are added...

Metabolic Medicine and Surgery

Michael M. Rothkopf, Michael J. Nusbaum, Lisa P. Haverstick, RDN, CNSC
November 20, 2017

The first comprehensive overview of an emerging field, Metabolic Medicine and Surgery introduces a new paradigm in patient management that crosses existing subspecialty boundaries. This approach is necessitated by the challenges of treating patients with obesity, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular...

Anthocyanins in Health and Disease

Taylor C. Wallace, M. Monica Giusti
November 15, 2017

Anthocyanins, polyphenolic compounds abundant in certain foods, are responsible for the orange-red to blue-violet hues evident in many fruits, vegetables, cereal grains, and flowers. Interest in these pigments has intensified due to their potential health-promoting properties as dietary...

Nutrition and Cardiometabolic Health

Nathalie Bergeron, Patty W. Siri-Tarino, George A. Bray, Ronald M. Krauss
November 08, 2017

Nutrition plays a key role in prevention of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide. Diet influences a broad spectrum of cardiometabolic risk factors, notably a cluster including excess adiposity, dyslipidemia, impaired glucose metabolism and high blood pressure. In the face of...

Dietary AGEs and Their Role in Health and Disease

Jaime Uribarri
October 27, 2017

Of the many dietary factors associated with inflammation and oxidative stress, a specific group are food-derived pro-inflammatory and pro-oxidant compounds, so-called advanced glycation end products (AGEs). While AGEs have been recognized as factors in the pathogenesis of diabetic complications,...