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  • Coffee in Health and Disease Preventionby Victor R. Preedy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    Coffee in Health and Disease Prevention presents a comprehensive look at the compounds in coffee, their reported benefits (or toxicity risks) and also explores them on a health-condition specific level, providing researchers and academics with a single-volume resource to help in identifying potential treatment uses. No other book on the market considers... more...

  • Reviews in Food and Nutrition Toxicity, Volume 3by Victor R. Preedy

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 184.95

    Including the latest reviews of the most current issues related to food and nutrition toxicity, Reviews in Food and Nutrition Toxicity, Volume 3 distills a wide range of research on food safety and food technology. Put together by a strong team with a wealth of broad experience, the continuation of this important new series includes contributions from... more...

  • Diet and Nutrition in Palliative Careby Victor R. Preedy

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 154.95

    Optimal terminal and palliative care requires consideration of the patient and family unit as well as cultural and religious sensitivities. The patient?s well being in terms of mobility, anxiety, stress, social interaction, and pain control needs expert focus and attention. Furthermore, there is an increasing awareness that diet and nutritional support... more...

  • Handbook of Anthropometryby Victor R. Preedy

    Springer 2012; US$ 1,100.00

    Although its underlying concept is a relatively simple one--the measurement of the human body and its parts--anthropometry employs a myriad of methods and instruments, and is useful for a variety of purposes, from understanding the impact of disease on individuals to tracking changes in populations over time. The first interdisciplinary reference on... more...

  • Handbook of Growth and Growth Monitoring in Health and Diseaseby Victor R. Preedy

    Springer 2012; US$ 949.00

    Growth is one of the human body's most intricate processes: each body part or region has its own unique growth patterns. Yet at the individual and population levels, growth patterns are sensitive to adverse conditions, genetic predispositions, and environmental changes. And despite the body's capacity to compensate for these developmental setbacks,... more...

  • Handbook of hair in health and diseaseby Victor R. Preedy

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    Hair is a major component of the body's tissue system that contributes to the individual's make up and confers a large degree of personal identity. Apart from its visible façade, hair also has a functional role. It has an unique structure and complex molecular development. The very nature of hair makes it a suitable marker for the prognosis... more...

  • Beer in Health and Disease Preventionby Victor R. Preedy

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 220.00

    Presenting both the concerns and problems of beer consumption as well as the emerging evidence of benefit, Handbook of Beer Health and Disease Prevention offers a balanced view of today's findings and the potential of tomorrow's research. From a beverage of warriors to a cheap and affordable commodity, beer has been a part of our consumption for... more...

  • Processing and Impact on Antioxidants in Beveragesby Victor R. Preedy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    Processing and Impact on Antioxidants in Beverages presents information key to understanding how antioxidants change during production of beverages, how production options can be used to enhance antioxidant benefit, and how to determine the production process that will result in the optimum antioxidant benefit while retaining consumer acceptability.... more...

  • Processing and Impact on Active Components in Foodby Victor R. Preedy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 250.00

    From beef to baked goods, fish to flour, antioxidants are added to preserve the shelf life of foods and ensure consumer acceptability. These production-added components may also contribute to the overall availability of essential nutrients for intake as well as the prevention of the development of unwelcome product characteristics such as off-flavours... more...

  • Agingby Victor R. Preedy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 130.00

    Aging: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants bridges the trans-disciplinary divide and covers in a single volume the science of oxidative stress in aging and the potentially therapeutic use of natural antioxidants in the diet or food matrix. The processes within the science of oxidative stress are described in concert with other processes, such... more...