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- Springer 2013; US$ 209.00
Diet quality is a broad term that encapsulates both perceived and actual practices, personal preferences and cultural diversity. Measuring dietary quality can be problematic and includes investigating food types, the number or size of portions or their frequency. Diet quality may also be related to the type of food being ingested, snacking and other... more...
- Apple Academic Press 2013; US$ 129.95
The field of clinical nutrition as a whole seeks to consider the nutrition of patients within the healthcare system, paying attention to the interactions between diet, nutrition, and disease. To that end, this book discusses nutrition as both a contributing and managing factor in relation to diseases such as obesity and diabetes. It also presents... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99
Women who exercise regularly have specific nutritional needs. Carefully researched and fully up to date, and written by an experienced sports nutritionist, Anita Bean's book is written in a clear and accessible way to appeal directly to active women. This book covers topics such as exercise and the menstrual cycle, bone health, disordered eating,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
The use of antioxidants in sports is controversial due to existing evidence that they both support and hinder athletic performance. Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition covers antioxidant use in the athlete´s basic nutrition and discusses the controversies surrounding the usefulness of antioxidant supplementation. The book also stresses how antioxidants... more...
- CABI 2014; US$ 180.00
Nutrition-sensitive, food-based approaches towards hunger and malnutrition are effective, sustainable and long-term solutions. This book discusses the policy, strategic, methodological, technical and programmatic issues associated with such approaches, proposes "best practices" for the design, targeting, implementation and evaluation of specific... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 59.99
Often, information in review books can raise as many questions as it answers. This interferes with the study process, because the learner must either look up additional information or skip ahead without truly comprehending what he or she has read. As an alternative, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition: A Practically Painless Review presents bite-size... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 189.00
Integrative Weight Management: A Guide for Clinicians intends to educate physicians and nutritionists about the wide ranges of approaches to weight control from non-traditional sources. The options for weight management in conventional practices are limited to a small number of medications, a confusing array of dietary approaches and surgical procedures... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 139.00
Indications for central venous cannulation in critically ill patients have increased dramatically, but central venous access has the drawbacks of morbidity and a scarcity of experienced operators. Ultrasound-guided peripheral venous access offers a solution, in that it reduces morbidity and can be performed by a dedicated nursing team. The aim of this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 139.95
This evidence-based book stresses an integrative approach to treating and curing cardiovascular diseases through proper nutrition and lifestyle choices. It presents a balanced approach to cardiovascular treatment that includes a healthy diet, nutritional supplementation, as well as exercise and weight management. Chapters cover nutrigenomics, proteomics,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 89.95
This book explores how sensations can be used in modifying nutritional disorders. The first section addresses sensory deficiency (or excess) states and how they affect nutritional states. It includes chapters on olfaction, gustation, retronasal olfaction, vision, hearing and vestibular function, as well as somatosensory and tactile nature. The second... more...