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Hormones and Vitamins in Cancer Treatment

1st Edition

Aurel Lupulescu
October 24, 1990

Hormones and Vitamins in Cancer Treatment is intended to serve as a therapeuticial guide for physicians using non-aggressive methods, such as hormonotherapy and vitamin therapy, when treating cancer patients. This book provides the rationale and scientific basis for hormones and vitamins, which...

Vitamin Intake and Health: A Scientific Review

1st Edition

Suzanne K. Gaby
September 28, 1990

Describes the biochemical and physiological effects of most of the clinically important vitamins, and presents indications of the health benefits of vitamin intake beyond the levels currently established as recommended daily allowance by the National Academy of Science. The analysis focuses primaril...

Biominerals

1st Edition

F.C.M. Driessens, R.K. Verbeeck
September 26, 1990

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of biominerals, in particular phosphates and carbonates of calcium. The book begins with a discussion of the theories of solid state chemistry and thermodynamics of ionic solid solutions and applies these theories to show how physiological constituents...

Protein Nutrition and Mineral Absorption

1st Edition

Raul A. Wapnir
September 25, 1990

This volume presents information regarding the mechanisms of protein absorption under normal and pathologic conditions, in addition to reviewing changes that occur at various stages of life. General modifiers of intestinal absorption, such as the processing of foods, the nutritional status of the...

Childhood Obesity: A Biobehavioral Perspective

1st Edition

Kenneth L. Lichstein, Gilman Grave, Norman Kretchmer
August 31, 1990

This volume highlights recent research findings which elucidate the biological and behavioral underpinnings of childhood obesity. The book is divided into four sections: Perspectives, Determinants, Prevention, and Treatment. Topics include the social and psychological factors that comprise the...

Childhood Obesity: A Biobehavioral Perspective

1st Edition

Norman Kretchmer
August 31, 1990

This volume highlights recent research findings which elucidate the biological and behavioral underpinnings of childhood obesity. The book is divided into four sections: Perspectives, Determinants, Prevention, and Treatment. Topics include the social and psychological factors that comprise the...

Advances in Cholesterol Research

1st Edition

Mojtaba Esfahani, John B. Swaney
August 09, 1990

Advances in Cholesterol Research presents a range of topics which, for the most part, have not been reviewed in recent years in books published on cholesterol. The subject area can be divided into two main sections. The intracellular and extracellular dynamics of cholesterol. The intracellular...

Seafood: Effects of Technology on Nutrition

1st Edition

George M. Pigott, Barbara Tucker
May 16, 1990

Analyzes how the technology and commercial practices of cultivation affect the nutritive value of certain fish, molluscs, crustacea, and freshwater plants. Organized to reflect the sequence from growth, harvest, and capture, through transportation, storage, and processing, to packaging and distribut...

Roles of Copper in Lipid Metabolism

1st Edition

Kai Y. Lei
May 16, 1990

The aim of this book is to provide a reference for researchers in the field of trace mineral and lipid metabolism. It addresses the influence of dietary copper status on cholesterol, lipoprotein and apolipoprotein metabolism as well as lipoprotein receptor characteristics. This fascinating volume...

Flavonoid Metabolism

1st Edition

Helen A. Stafford
February 28, 1990

This comprehensive review discusses the biosynthesis and catabolism of flavonoids and their regulation in plants. This interesting work approaches the subject matter from both a historical and methodological point of view. It places emphasis on key regulatory enzymic steps in the two pathways...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease

1st Edition

Lees
February 09, 1990

A report from research in the MIT Sea Grant College Program. Discusses the relationship between particular fatty acids found only in fish oil, and human health. Presents and evaluates information on the health effects of dietary fats generally; evidence that fish oil consumption affects the incidenc...

Iron Metabolism in Infants

1st Edition

Bo Lonnerdal
November 30, 1989

There is a critical need for iron intake during the first period of life. The growing infant requires iron to synthesize hemoglobin and to supply expanding tissues with iron-containing enzymes. A lack of iron will eventually lead to iron deficiency anemia, one of the most common single nutrient...

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