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  • Functional Foods and Dietary Supplementsby Athapol Noomhorm; Imran Ahmad; Anil K. Anal

    Wiley 2014; US$ 205.95 US$ 178.49

    Functional foods are foods which contain bioactive components, either from plant or animal sources, which can have health benefits for the consumer over and above their nutritional value. Foods which have antioxidant or cancer-combating components are in high demand from health conscious consumers: much has been made of the health-giving qualities... more...

  • Coconut Oil for Health and Beautyby Simone McGrath

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99

    Coconut oil is an amazing substance that has many health benefitsit helps with weight loss, allergies, skin and health issues, and much more. It is recommended in many health programs and diets, especially the Paleo and raw food diets, and many people are discovering that it is better to use than other oils in cooking. It can be overwhelming to figure... more...

  • Endocrinology Neuroendocrinology Neuropeptidesby E. Stark; G. B. Makara; B. Halász

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Physiological Sciences, Volume 14: Endocrinology, Neuroendocrinology, Neuropeptides, Part II focuses on the research on neuropeptides, endocrinology, and neuroendocrinology. Composed of various contributions of able researchers, the first part of the book is divided into eight chapters. These chapters cover studies on the physiology,... more...

  • Antioxidants and Functional Components in Aquatic Foodsby Hordur G. Kristinsson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 205.95 US$ 178.49

    Antioxidants and Functional Components in Aquatic Foods compiles for the first time the past and present research done on pro and antioxidants in aquatic animals. The book addresses an area of extreme importance for aquatic foods, since lipid oxidation leads to such a large number of quality problems. Many of these problems are also seen in other... more...

  • Milk and Dairy Products as Functional Foodsby Ara Kanekanian

    Wiley 2014; US$ 205.99 US$ 178.52

    There continues to be strong interest within the food industry in developing new products which offer functional health benefits to the consumer. The premium prices that can be charged make these added-value products lucrative for manufacturers, and they are also commercially popular. Dairy foods are central to this sector: they are good delivery systems... more...

  • Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal Systemby Tien Tua Dao; Marie-Christine Ho Ba Tho

    Wiley 2014; US$ 81.00 US$ 70.20

    The topic of this book is the modeling of data uncertainty and knowledge for a health engineering problem such as the biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system. This is the first book on this subject. It begins with the state of the art in related topics such as data uncertainty, knowledge modeling, and the biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system,... more...

  • Experimental Phoneticsby Katrina Hayward

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Eccentric Exerciseby Hans Hoppeler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Eccentric muscle contraction, during which a muscle lengthens while under tension, is a fundamental process of human movement but a surprisingly under-researched area of exercise science. Evidence suggests that training programmes which incorporate both eccentric and concentric contractions can result in greater strength gains than concentric contractions... more...

  • The Hormonesby Gregory Pincus; Kenneth V. Thimann; E. B. Astwood

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The Hormones: Physiology, Chemistry, and Applications, Volume IV provides information pertinent to the nature and function of hormones. This book presents unexpected findings in such diverse fields as the nature and activities of glucagon, the hormones regulating insect growth, as well as the synthesis, metabolism, and secretion of the catecholamines.... more...

  • The Hormonesby Gregory Pincus; Kenneth V. Thimann; E. B. Astwood

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The Hormones: Physiology, Chemistry, and Applications, Volume V provides information pertinent to the nature and function of hormones. This book provides a variety of topics, including pituitary hormones, thyroid, thyroid hormones, mammalian hormones, tumors and hormones, and some problems in endocrine medicine. Organized into seven chapters, this... more...