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- Random House Group Ltd 2013; US$ 14.67
Beverly Hills nutritionist Haylie Pomroy has a long list of loyal celebrity clients - including Jennifer Lopez, Raquel Welch and Reese Witherspoon. With this book she makes her carpet-ready methods available to everybody - and promises you can lose up to 20lbs in 28 days. Haylie Pomroy has helped thousands of clients lose up to 20 pounds... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 20.99
In Super Immunity , leading expert in disease prevention and reversal Dr. Joel Fuhrman offers a program proven to help you boost immunity and stay healthy throughout the year?including vital answers to the question, Flu shot or not? The bestselling author of Eat to Live and Disease Proof Your Child offers penetrating insights and a dedicated... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2006; US$ 16.95
Even today, as trendy diets and a weight-loss frenzy sweep the nation, two-thirds of adults are still obese and children are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, typically an ?adult? disease, at an alarming rate. If we?re obsessed with being thin more so than ever before, why are Americans stricken with heart disease as much as we were 30 years ago?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95
A key determinant of successful athletic performance is the high-level energy transformation which begins with combustion of the food that we eat. By developing a sound understanding of good nutrition we can improve athletic performance, help maintain good health and prevent disease. This clear and comprehensive introduction to nutrition in sport,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 31.81
Demystifies the popular obsession with 'good' versus 'bad' nutrients, showing how this is used by the food industry to promote processed foods with misleading health claims. Gyorgy Scrinis explores the origins of this reductive focus on nutrients, and how it can undermine our understanding of what is healthy and unhealthy food. more...
- Pan American Health Organization 2003; US$ 60.00
Este libro totalmente renovada incluye temas de actualidad tales como el papel de la nutrición en la prevención de las enfermedades crónicas y las consecuencias de la sobrealimentación y el aporte de la genética y de la ciencia molecular, campos en los que todavía se debe seguir investigando. Expertos en nutrición, clínicos, personal de los servicios... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 19.95
IF YOU DON?T KNOW THE POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS OF MIXING HERBS, DRUGS, AND VITAMINS, YOU?RE PUTTING YOURSELF AT RISK. Did you know that . . . Using echinacea to ward off a cold while you?re taking Tylenol can severely damage your liver? Mixing kava kava and alcohol can be toxic? If you?re diabetic and you take Panax ginseng, you can dangerously lower... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 34.99
This paper spells out the vision of the World Bank on how to strenghten worldwide health systems and ensure better responses to key challenges such as combating the HIV/AIDS pandemic, repositioning nutrition on the development agenda, and renewing commitment on population policy. This strategy also entails stronger analytical and operational work in... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 14.99
Malnutrition - especially, the stunting of children under five - is arguably Ecuador's biggest development challenge. Like other Andean countries (such as Peru and Bolivia), Ecuador has a persistently high stunting rate, well above what would be expected given its middle income status. Even more worrying, over the last decade, the trend reduction... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2010; US$ 189.95
Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology: The Role of Essential Fatty Acids provides current research exploring the links among insulin, insulin receptors, polyunsaturated fatty acids, brain growth and disease. Specific interactions of essential fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids in brain development and several disease groups are described. The... more...