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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
This book investigates the 'series' in children's literature. The works of several well-known children's authors - UK and the US, traditional and contemporary - are analyzed, and using these examples, the book explores the special nature and appeal of series writing for children. As well as providing an historical overview of the series, the author... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 56.95
It is impossible to reflect upon children's books without considering the children who read them. Where Texts and Children Meet explores the ways in which children make meaning of the various texts they meet both in and out of school. Eve Bearne and Victor Watson have brought together chapters on all the major issues and topics in children's literacy... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 179.95
This important new series distils a variety of research into food safety and food technology into one annual volume. It brings together a wide range of reviews, giving the reader a broad understanding of the issues involved. more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 199.95
Pulling together current knowledge on nutrition's role in the treatment of heart disease, Nutrition and Heart Disease: Prevention and Treatment is a comprehensive desk reference for nutrition and cardiovascular researchers, primary care physicians, and dieticians. It discusses the roles of nutrition and diet in the prevention of heart damage and dysfunction... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 209.95
Over the past decade, much has been learned about the damaging effects of moderate to severe alcohol use has on tissue nutrient levels and dietary intake. Summarising current research, Nutrition and Alcohol explores the latest data available on the effects of alcohol on the nutritional state of alcohol abusers. It illustrates the combined effects of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 660.00
This comprehensive handbook is a "one-stop-shop" for all researchers involved in the field of alcohol-related harm at the whole body or cellular level. Over 100 chapters provide abundant information of a wide range of topics that extend from the evolutionary aspects of alcohol consumption and the prevalence of alcohol misuse to programmed cell death.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 170.00
Bioactive Foods in Health Promotion: Probiotics and Prebiotics brings together experts working on the different aspects of supplementation, foods, and bacterial preparations, in health promotion and disease prevention, to provide current scientific information, as well as providing a framework upon which to build clinical disease treatment studies.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 220.00
Long used in sacred ceremonies and associated with good health, the nutritional and health promoting benefits of olives and olive oils have been proven by an ever-increasing body of science. From cardiovascular benefits to anti-microbial, anti-cancer, antioxidant activity and effects on macrophages and aptoptosis to cellular and pathophysiollogical... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 219.99
"Dietary Components and Immune Function" focuses on immune modulation, immune mediated disease resistance, immune changes due to AIDS, immune modulated cancer therapy, and autoimmune diseases as modified by dietary supplement, bioactive foods and supplements. The potential value of such approaches in maintaining wellness and preventing disease... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 106.95
While everyone knows fruits and vegetables are beneficial to good health, it's increasingly seen as important to know which ones can be effective in treating specific illnesses. For example, which are good for cardiac care? Which can help combat and treat asthma? What are the safety concerns to be aware of when using herbs in combination with traditional... more...