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Primary Care Nutrition: Writing the Nutrition Prescription

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David Heber, Zhaoping Li
June 29, 2017

Primary care physicians work in settings with limited time and resources making them unable to incorporate nutritional advice into daily practices. This book provides practical applications of proper nutrition practices in disease management, prevention, and treatment. Chapters cover the role of die...

Eating Disorders in Special Populations: Medical, Nutritional, and Psychological Treatments

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Jonna Fries, Veronica Sullivan
August 18, 2017

Eating disorders are among the most complex disorders to treat, typically requiring medical, nutritional, and psychotherapeutic interventions. High relapse rates and the sense of urgency to save lives and minimize or prevent lifelong problems present challenges for even the most seasoned treatment p...

Principles of Animal Nutrition

Guoyao Wu
December 01, 2017

This book provides information on basic principles of animal nutrition for daily husbandry—related practices, research, and teaching. It describes relationships between nutrients and feedstuffs as well as techniques of nutrient supplies to animals through dietary manipulation....

Fruit and Cereal Bioactives: Sources, Chemistry, and Applications

Özlem Tokuşoğlu, Clifford A Hall III
November 30, 2017

Presenting up-to-date data in an easy-to-use format, this comprehensive overview of the chemistry of bioactive components of fruits and cereals addresses the role of these compounds in determining taste, flavor, and color, as well as recent claims of anticarcinogenic, antimutagenic, and antioxidant...

Food Biofortification Technologies

Agnieszka Saeid
November 27, 2017

Fortification of food with valuable compounds is promising mean of increasing intakes of nutrients and minimizing risk of its deficiency in the population. The book presents state of the art in the field of novel method of fortification and the agricultural treatments....

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...

Dietary AGEs and Their Role in Health and Disease

Jaime Uribarri
November 17, 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,...

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 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

This book focuses on the influence of diet on the immune system and how altering one’s diet helps prevent and treat infections and chronic diseases. It reviews basic immunology and discusses changes in immune function throughout the lifecycle....

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