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Nutrition and Gene Expression

Carolyn D. Berdanier
November 29, 2017

Nutrition and Gene Expression is devoted to exploring the tissue-specific and developmental aspects of the interaction between nutrients and the genome. The book discusses chemical sensitivity in relation to the ability of cells to detect nutrients; reviews the means by which lower organisms...

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

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...

Metabolic Effects Of Dietary Fructose

Sheldon Reiser
November 29, 2017

It is hoped that the material presented in this book will provide the reader with a detailed description of the published research pertaining to the metabolic effects of dietary fructose, will define future research needs, and will stimulate interest in further research aimed at evaluating the...

Handbook of Nutritional Requirements in a Functional Context: Volume I: Development and Conditions of Physiologic Stress

Miloslav Rechcigl
November 29, 2017

The purpose of this Handbook is to bring together all the available information on the nutritional requirements of animal organisms for specific processes and functions. This is believed to be the first systematic treatment of nutrition in a functional context. Apart from furnishing specific...

Handbook of Nutritional Requirements in a Functional Context: Volume II, Hematopoiesis, Metabolic Function, and Resistance to Physical Stress

Miloslav Rechcigl
November 29, 2017

The purpose of this Handbook is to bring together all the available information on the nutritional requirements of animal organisms for specific processes and functions. This is believed to be the first systematic treatment of nutrition in a functional context. Apart from furnishing specific...

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....

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