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- Springer 2013; US$ 159.00
Diet quality is a broad term that encapsulates both perceived and actual practices, personal preferences and cultural diversity. Measuring dietary quality can be problematic and includes investigating food types, the number or size of portions or their frequency. Diet quality may also be related to the type of food being ingested, snacking and other... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 29.95
Everyday, millions of people eat earth, clay, nasal mucus, and similar substances. Yet food practices like these are strikingly understudied in a sustained, interdisciplinary manner. This book aims to correct this neglect. Contributors, utilizing anthropological, nutritional, biochemical, psychological and health-related perspectives, examine in... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 149.95
The book provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of the concepts of cellular and molecular aspects, models, environmental factors, and lifestyle involved in premature aging. Additionally, it examines how functional food, dietary nutraceuticals or pharmacological compounds can reverse inflammation and premature aging... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95
Inflammation is widely recognized as an underlying mechanism in several age-related chronic diseases and can be mitigated by diet and genetics. Approaches to prevention and treatment of these diseases have targeted single pathways of inflammation using inhibitors, anti-inflammatory drugs, and aspirin. However, research on fruits, vegetables, and spices... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95
Perinatal nutrition refers to the role of nutrition in newborn growth and development. This book evaluates the effects of pre- versus post-natal growth on developmental and metabolic outcomes in the human infant. It discusses how normal growth rates are determined for the fetus and for the preterm and term infant, resulting in estimations of nutritional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 149.95
The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has increased worldwide in recent decades. Obesity in childhood is associated with a wide range of serious health complications and an increased risk of premature illness and death later in life. This book presents childhood obesity trends across multiple demographics and discusses the contributing... more...
- Apple Academic Press 2013; US$ 129.95
The field of clinical nutrition as a whole seeks to consider the nutrition of patients within the healthcare system, paying attention to the interactions between diet, nutrition, and disease. To that end, this book discusses nutrition as both a contributing and managing factor in relation to diseases such as obesity and diabetes. It also presents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95
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 source of information for both professional and non-professionals... more...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 229.95
This book reviews the nutritional problems that occur with significant frequency in adults and the elderly. It examines the relative impacts on changes in social and financial status on the quality and availability of treatment for the elderly. more...