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  • Childhood Obesityby Rexford S. Ahima

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 149.95

    The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has increased worldwide in recent decades. Obesity in childhood is associated with a wide range of serious health complications and an increased risk of premature illness and death later in life. This book presents childhood obesity trends across multiple demographics and discusses the contributing... more...

  • Nutrition and Chemosensationby

    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...

  • Antioxidants in Sport Nutritionby Manfred Lamprecht

    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...

  • Neurodegenerative Disease and Micronutrientsby Kedar N. Prasad

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    The book proposes that a preparation of antioxidants and micronutrients, in combination with standard therapy, may reduce progression and improve management better than standard therapy alone for Alzheimer?s, Parkinson?s, and Huntington?s disease, as well as PTSD, traumatic brain injury, concussions, and cerebral vascular insufficiency. The book... more...

  • Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Cathetersby Sergio Sandrucci; Baudolino Mussa

    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...

  • 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...

  • Ann Louise Gittleman's Guide to the 40-30-30 Phenomenonby Ann Louise Gittleman

    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...

  • The Jungle Effectby M.D. Daphne Miller

    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...

  • Olive Oilby Dimitrios Boskou

    Taylor and Francis 2008; 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...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Smoothiesby Ellen Brown

    DK Publishing 2005; 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...