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Fetal and Early Postnatal Programming and its Influence on Adult Health

1st Edition

Mulchand S. Patel, Jens H. Nielsen
June 16, 2017

There is a documented link between fetal nutrition and the development of disease risk in adult life. Including the early postnatal period, during which a newborn continues to grow rapidly influenced by environmental factors, suggests that individuals are subject to risks for more than just the...

Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Health in Early Life

2nd Edition

Jana Parizkova
June 14, 2017

During the past decade since the first edition of this practical work was published, global prevalence of obesity has increased by epic proportions, and physical fitness levels have continued to decline. Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Health in Early Life, Second Edition analyzes cutting-edge...

Folate in Health and Disease

2nd Edition

Lynn B. Bailey
June 13, 2017

During the fifteen years since the bestselling first edition of Folate in Health and Disease was published, there have been thousands of new research studies related to folate and its role in health and disease. The second edition of the book uniquely bridges the gap between basic science and...

Nutrition, Diet Therapy, and the Liver

1st Edition

Victor R. Preedy, Raj Lakshman, Rajaventhan Srirajaskanthan, Ronald Ross Watson
June 13, 2017

Well-illustrated throughout and with in-depth analyses, Nutrition, Diet Therapy, and the Liver provides a holistic understanding of the causative elements that precipitate liver disease and the nutritional factors and regimens that reverse deteriorating hepatic function. This up-to-date resource...

DHEA in Human Health and Aging

1st Edition

Ronald Ross Watson
June 07, 2017

Reduced production of DHEA associated with the diseases that accompany aging has led to its use as a nutritional supplement for antiaging, metabolic support, and other purposes. While animal studies have clearly shown substantial benefits of DHEA in combating various disease states, the effect of...

Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport

1st Edition

Henry C. Lukaski
June 06, 2017

Interest in the relationships between body structure and function in physical activity has persisted for centuries. Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport advances understanding beyond simple descriptions of body physique and composition of athletes and fills gaps in our...

Appetite and Food Intake: Central Control, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Ruth Harris
June 01, 2017

Nearly half of the world’s adult population is either clinically obese or overweight. Excess weight increases risk for multiple other chronic diseases and represents a major global health issue. Weight gain results from an imbalance between energy intake and expenditure, which can only be corrected...

Melatonin in the Promotion of Health

2nd Edition

Ronald Ross Watson
May 31, 2017

Melatonin is a powerful hormone and antioxidant with numerous effects on the metabolism and the health of humans. Available as a dietary supplement in the United States since 1993, it is one of the most popular over-the-counter alternative remedies available. Comprising contributions from...

Natural Antioxidants: Applications in Foods of Animal Origin

1st Edition

Rituparna Banerjee, Arun K. Verma, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
May 30, 2017

In the recent years, considerable research has been carried out evaluating natural substances as antioxidative additives in food products, leading to novel combinations of antioxidants and the development of novel food products. In addition to their antioxidative capacity, these natural additives...

Integrating Nutrition into Practice

1st Edition

Mary J. Marian, Gerard Mullin, MD
May 26, 2017

Integrative medicine is an approach to wellness that makes use of both conventional and alternative therapies to achieve optimal health and healing. Nutrition-based therapies are consistently among the highest used alternative therapies to treat a wide variety of illnesses. This book provides...

Dietary Lipids for Healthy Brain Function

1st Edition

Claude Leray
May 25, 2017

Our brain is recognized by all specialists as the most complex entity created in nature. Regarding the extraordinary capacities of its functioning, still incompletely known, the control of the brain by our dietary lipids may seem very improbable to many people. Yet, research has shown that an...

Eating Disorders in Women and Children: Prevention, Stress Management, and Treatment, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kristin Goodheart, James R. Clopton, Jacalyn J. Robert-McComb
May 24, 2017

Our understanding of eating disorders has improved markedly over the past 10 years since the publication of the previous edition of this volume. Early intervention is the key, as body dissatisfaction, obsession with thinness, and restrained and binge eating can be found in those as young as ten....

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