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  • The Mediterranean Dietby Victor R. Preedy; Ronald Ross Watson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 175.00

    The Mediterranean Diet offers researchers and clinicians a single authoritative source which outlines many of the complex features of the Mediterranean diet: ranging from supportive evidence and epidemiological studies, to the antioxidant properties of individual components. This book embraces a holistic approach and effectively investigates the... more...

  • Alcohol and Coffee Use in the Agingby Ronald Ross Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 164.95

    As we age, our physiology changes. Also, we tend to place less emphasis on proper nutrition. The more elderly we grow, the less resistant we become to major diseases such as cancer and heart disease. This state of affairs renders the elderly more vulnerable to alcohol and other drugs of abuse. Alcohol and tobacco are routinely used together. Chronic... more...

  • Nutrition and AIDS, Second Editionby Ronald Ross Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 220.00

    Evidence shows that nutritional supports can help maintain health in the HIV-infected patient by replacing lost nutrients, compensating for nutritional damage done by the retrovirus-induced immunodeficiency, and stimulating the remaining immune system and cells for better host defenses. This new edition of Nutrition and AIDS is a timely look at what... more...

  • Handbook of Nutrition in the Agedby Ronald Ross Watson

    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...

  • Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs in Health Promotionby Ronald Ross Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 220.00

    The use of dietary vegetables and medicinal herbs to improve health is a phenomenon that is taking society by storm. Herbal products are now a multi-billion dollar business. Even more important, this business is built upon extremely little research data. The FDA is pushing the industry-with Congress' help- to base their claims and products on scientific... more...

  • Eggs and Health Promotionby Ronald Ross Watson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 157.99

    Eggs and Health Promotion provides up-to-date research on the use of eggs in human health. This single, convenient reference deals with the role of eggs in diet, nutrition, and disease. The book also includes current scientific data on the use of eggs to produce and deliver drugs, nutrients, and immunotherapies in patients. Written by well-known... more...

  • Handbook of Nutrition in the Aged, Fourth Editionby Ronald Ross Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 159.95

    Detailed Review of Nutritional Therapies Used to Combat Elderly Health Issues The combination of the aging baby-boomer generation and their increased longevity has been fortunately met with increased research and greater understanding of health promotion and disease prevention in the elderly. Handbook of Nutrition in the Aged: Fourth Edition... more...

  • Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals in Cancer Preventionby Ronald Ross Watson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 224.95

    Cancer is a leading cause of death among adults but research shows that the chances of developing cancer can be reduced by lifestyle changes. Increasing numbers of people use dietary vegetables, medicinal herbs, and plant extracts to prevent or treat cancer. Their availability as "over the counter" supplements has contributed to an explosion in the... more...

  • DHEA in Human Health and Agingby Ronald Ross Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 164.95

    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 low levels of DHEA in humans is less established, and... more...

  • Melatonin in the Promotion of Health, Second Editionby Ronald Ross Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 164.95

    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 researchers who have studied the role of melatonin in various... more...