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Nutrients and Foods in Aids

1st Edition

Ronald R. Watson
May 13, 1998

Lack of proper nutrition can severely impact the immune system, especially when it is already compromised. This book defines recent advances in understanding the nutritional deficiencies found in AIDS and HIV-positive patients. It explores the scientific knowledge of how nutritional and dietary...

Nutrition and Women's Cancers

1st Edition

Barbara C. Pence, Dale M. Dunn
April 09, 1998

Until recently, there has been a gap in the scientific literature regarding women's health issues. The National Institutes of Health are encouraging more research focused on women, and many researchers are beginning to answer the call. Nutrition and Women's Cancers presents a comprehensive...

Advanced Nutrition Micronutrients

1st Edition

Carolyn D. Berdanier
November 25, 1997

Advanced Nutrition: Micronutrients, a continuation of the first Advanced Nutrition text on macronutrients, focuses on how vitamins and minerals operate at the genomic level. It reflects the major research endeavors by nutrition scientists throughout the world in studying nutrient-gene,...

Nutrition in Exercise and Sport, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Ira Wolinsky
October 22, 1997

The third edition of Nutrition in Exercise and Sport has been updated and expanded to include the latest developments in the field. This third edition of a bestseller among sports nutrition and health professionals now fully discusses the role of exercise and nutrition in both wellness and in...


1st Edition

Gene A. Spiller
October 09, 1997

Caffeine-found in tea, coffee, maté, cola beverages, cocoa, and chocolate products-is an integral part of the diet of many people. Caffeine answers questions for a broad range of readers interested in the effects beverages and foods containing this dietary methylxanthine have on human health,...

Antioxidants and Disease Prevention

1st Edition

Harinder Garewal
April 03, 1997

The role of antioxidants and other nutritional agents in disease prevention is a widely discussed subject, attracting attention from professionals in all areas of medicine. This often-debated and rapidly evolving area of medicine could have important implications for how diseases are treated....

Nutrition and the Female Athlete

1st Edition

Jamie S. Ruud
August 05, 1996

Whether you exercise for fun, or in competitive situations, you should understand the important role nutrition plays in fitness. This useful new text focuses on nutrition as it specifically relates to female athletes. It addresses topics of major importance to women in sports, coaches, trainers,...

Body Fluid Balance: Exercise and Sport

1st Edition

Elsworth R. Buskirk, Susan M. Puhl
July 16, 1996

Body Fluid Balance: Exercise and Sport brings you the latest thinking on important topics in this dynamic research area. The authors of this authoritative compendium provide enlightening data and unique perspectives that will stimulate other investigators and supply independent analyses for...

Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

1st Edition

Siraj I. Mufti
December 21, 1995

Dietary nutrients affect the body's physiology and can contribute to the promotion or prevention of cancer. Nutrition and Cancer Prevention examines key nutrients and dietary components such as alcohol, fat, and caffeine, and the role each plays in increasing risk and in developing prevention...

Handbook of Lipids in Human Nutrition

1st Edition

Gene A. Spiller
December 05, 1995

The Handbook of Lipids in Human Nutrition is a concise reference for professionals and students interested in the role of lipids in nutrition. Over 100 tables and illustrations provide quick access to the most current data available....

Calcium and Phosphorus in Health and Disease

1st Edition

John J.B. Anderson, Sanford C. Garner
October 24, 1995

Calcium and Phosphorus in Health and Disease is a valuable source of information on the role of nutrition in maintaining bone health throughout the life cycle. It emphasizes nutritional interactions with mineral metabolism and maintenance of bone health.This book presents the basic concepts of...

Nutrition and HealthTopics and Controversies

1st Edition

Felix Bronner
August 16, 1995

Nutrition and Health: Topics and Controversies explores in detail the relationship between diet, nutritional status, and disease, and evaluates nutritional practices intended to minimize the incidence of and slow the progress of major chronic illnesses. National trends in nutritional awareness and...