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- 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
Scientific evidence accumulated over decades validates the idea that a plant-based dietary pattern, such as the traditional Mediterranean way of eating, promotes health and plays an important role in risk reduction and prevention of several chronic diseases. One of the great advantages of the Mediterranean diet is that it can be easily adopted by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95
Preterm infants grow poorly after birth and very commonly develop ex utero growth restriction (EUGR). However, the risks and benefits of catch-up growth in preterm infants must be weighed, and evidence addressing this warrants examination. Perinatal Growth and Nutrition explores the reasons for EUGR and the long-term effects on developmental outcome... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 15.95
A medically sound way to relieve common ailments, such as allergies and digestive complaints Fasting--going for short periods of time without certain types of foods--is gaining more attention for its ability to detoxify the body, strengthen the immune system, promote healing, and lead to heightened emotional awareness and clarity. Presented... more...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 19.95
A leading nutritionist offers a safe, effective, and proven alternative to yo-yo dieting The nation's recent fat-free "health" craze has resulted in obesity levels up 30 percent, unchanged heart disease rates, an increase in diabetes, and a sugar consumption rate of 150 pounds per year per American! Anne Louise Gittleman's Guide to the 40/30/30... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Why do the relatively poor native populations in Mexico and Africa have such low levels of the chronic diseases that plague the United States? Why is the rate of seasonal affective disorder in Iceland?a country where dreary weather is the norm?so low? Why is it that older women in Okinawa have such low breast cancer rates that it is not considered... more...
- DK Publishing 2003; US$ 14.95
From old flavours to new combinations, these 150 recipes include such fantastic fruit flavors as Purely Peach and Coconut Mango. Readers will learn everything they need to know to whip up fruit, dairy, non-dairy, sweet, and even alcoholic smoothies. Includes 150 delicious recipes. Contains easy-to-make recipes for low-carb, non-dairy, low-fat and dessert... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 159.95
Epidemiological studies indicate that the consumption of natural antioxidants from such plant-derived sources as olive oil produces beneficial health effects. Olive Oil: Minor Constituents and Health provides a balanced understanding of the pharmacological properties of phenols and other bioactive ingredients in the composition of olive oil. It discusses... more...
- DK Publishing 2005; US$ 18.95
Not all carbs and fats are created equal. Emphasizing the benefits of a diet rich in complex carbohydrates, monounsaturated fats, and Omega-3 fatty acids, this comprehensive guide offers readers more than 300 recipes that tantalize the taste buds?from appetizers to desserts and everything in between. The recipes are designed to help readers lose... more...