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- BenBella Books, Inc. 2006; US$ 16.95
Even today, as trendy diets and a weight-loss frenzy sweep the nation, two-thirds of adults are still obese and children are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, typically an ?adult? disease, at an alarming rate. If we?re obsessed with being thin more so than ever before, why are Americans stricken with heart disease as much as we were 30 years ago?... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 69.95
Biochemical imbalances caused by nutritional deficiencies are a contributory factor in chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, auto-immune conditions and cancer. This handbook for practitioners explains how to identify and treat such biochemical imbalances in order to better understand and manage a patient's ill-health. more...
- CABI 2011; US$ 75.00
Preventing contamination with problematic chemical compounds in food requires an understanding of how they can enter and pass along the food production and processing chain, as well as relevant issues in toxicology and risk management. This book covers the basic and applied science needed to understand, analyse and take professional action on problems... more...
- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95
Eat better. Live longer. The Essential Guide to Healthy Healing Foods is for readers who want the best scientifically researched recommendations for foods used for the treatment of specific conditions. It covers foods for a variety of conditions- from the most serious ailments like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes to important issues like... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 139.00
Based on an EU workshop at the end of 2005, the book discusses risk and our food supply. The introductory chapter will discuss all aspects of risk and how it applies to food, from risk classification to risk management. Following a discussion of risk, the authors will present three different case studies that will emphasize the following issues: *... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 57.99
Fully updated, the Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics, second edition is a practical quick-reference guide to the vital and valued subject of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease and the maintenance of good health. This handbook will be an invaluable companion for all dieticians, nutritionists, and nurses, as well as doctors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 189.95
Since the completion of the Human Genome Project, food and nutrition sciences have undergone a fundamental molecular transformation. New discoveries in molecular biology, analytical chemistry, and biochemistry have led to the development of new tools that are likely to revolutionize the study of food. OMICS Technologies: Tools for Food Science explores... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 85.99
Multicultural Handbook of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics is the must have practical resource for dietitians, nutritionists and students working with both well settled but also recently migrated ethnic groups. Written by a team of authors drawn from the British Dietetic Association's Specialist Multicultural Nutrition Group the book provides in-depth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 104.95
Dietary supplement companies and the food industry spend millions to reach resistance trainers?often with exaggerated marketing messages?while health practitioners continue to counsel athletes that their interest in protein is misguided and even dangerous. There appears to be a disconnect between scientists and almost everyone else in sports nutrition.... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
Finally?the ultimate diet for fast, safe weight loss, lifelong health, and longer life, based on more than twenty years of research and the latest findings on appetite and weight. Metabolic specialist Ron Rosedale, M.D., has designed the Rosedale Diet to regulate the powerful hormone leptin, which controls appetite and weight loss by telling the brain... more...