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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,...

Dietary Fiber and Health

Susan Cho, Nelson Almeida
October 23, 2017

Adequate fiber in the diet is essential for maintaining gastrointestinal and cardiovascular health and for weight management and glycemic control. But a majority of people in developed countries fall short of their recommended daily intake. Designed for product developers, nutritionists, dietitians...

The Physiological Basis of Metabolic Bone Disease

Borje Edgar Christopher Nordin, Howard Arthur Morris, Paul Anderson
October 23, 2017

Research into metabolic bone disease has made remarkable progress over the last 20 years, with the identification of numerous new molecules and pathways regulating bone cells as well as their plasma milieu. Their activities are largely regulated by the physiological status of the body incorporating...

Perinatal Growth and Nutrition

Ian J. Griffin
October 23, 2017

Preterm infants grow poorly after birth and very commonly develop ex utero growth restriction (EUGR). However, the risks and benefits of catch-up growth in preterm infants must be weighed, and evidence addressing this warrants examination. Perinatal Growth and Nutrition explores the reasons for...

Polysaccharides: Natural Fibers in Food and Nutrition

Noureddine Benkeblia
October 23, 2017

This book reviews the evidence supporting the influence of plant fibers on our daily life by either having impacts on our nutrition or improving processed foods for human and animal feeding. By bringing new information and updating existing scientific data, this book will also be a consistent...

Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection

Philip C. Calder, Anil D. Kulkarni
October 05, 2017

Both nutrition deficiency and overnutrition can have a significant effect on the risk of infection. Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection focuses on the influence of diet on the immune system and how altering one’s diet helps prevent and treat infections and chronic diseases. This book reviews basic...

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