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Diet Therapy

  • Vitamin D in Chronic Kidney Diseaseby Pablo A. Urena Torres; Mario Cozzolino; M. Vervloet

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 134.77

    Vitamin D deficiency, circulating levels lower than 15 ng/ml, is an epidemic disease worldwide with  more than a billion people suffering of it in the beginning of the 21-century. Besides its impact on mineral and bone metabolism, these low vitamin D levels are also associated with a diversity of non-skeletal complications, among them cardiovascular... more...

  • Nutritionby Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Du fait même qu'il fonctionne, tout organisme dépense. S'il paraît évident que la croissance exige la fourniture de nouveaux matériaux, il n'en est pas moins vrai que le simple entretien des cellules vivantes demande un apport constant de matière et d'énergie sous forme de nutriments que fourniront... more...

  • The Glycemic Indexby Elena Philippou

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    In 1981, David Jenkins, Thomas Wolever, and colleagues introduced the concept of the glycemic index (GI) to differentiate carbohydrates based on the rate of blood glucose rise following their consumption. Although GI was first used in diet therapy for diabetes, research evidence has accumulated since then to thousands of publications from all over... more...

  • Beat IBSby Hilda Glickman

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 9.99

    Are you suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Do you have episodes of wind, bloating, constipation and diarrhoea? If so, this probably means that your digestive system is not functioning properly and you need to find out why . Based on proven methods applied in her own practice, Hilda Glickman discusses the symptoms of IBS, shows you how to... more...

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acidsby Mahabaleshwar V. Hegde; Anand Arvind Zanwar; Sharad P. Adekar

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 168.47

    This volume argues for the importance of essential nutrients in our diet.  Over the last two decades there has been an explosion of research on the relationship of Omega-3 fatty acids and the importance of antioxidants to human health.  Expert authors  discuss the importance of a diet rich in Omega-3 Fatty acids for successful human... more...

  • Molecular, Genetic, and Nutritional Aspects of Major and Trace Mineralsby James F Collins

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 130.00

    Molecular, Genetic, and Nutritional Aspects of Major and Trace Minerals is a unique reference that provides a complete overview of the non-vitamin micronutrients, including calcium, copper, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, and zinc. In addition, the book covers the nutritional and toxicological... more...

  • Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Preventionby Juana Frías; Cristina Martínez-Villaluenga; Elena Peñas

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 195.00

    Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention is the first scientific reference that addresses the properties of fermented foods in nutrition by examining their underlying microbiology, the specific characteristics of a wide variety of fermented foods, and their effects in health and disease. The current awareness of the link between diet and... more...

  • Eat Yourself Fitby Rosanna Davison

    Gill Books 2016; US$ 12.99

    The No1 best-selling author is back with over 100 recipes and tips to help you hit peak performance! Filled with nourishing recipes and practical advice to help you look and feel your very best. more...

  • L-Arginine in Clinical Nutritionby Vinood B. Patel; Victor R. Preedy; Rajkumar Rajendram

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 190.94

    Thistext presents the application of current nutritional knowledge by physiciansand dietitians and incorporates emerging fields of science and importantdiscoveries.  It contains seven major sections.Section 1: Basic Processes at the Cellular Levels, Section 2: ArginineMetabolism and Functions, Section 3: Arginine Status in Cells Related... more...

  • Outpatient Nutrition Care and Home Nutrition Supportby Carol Ireton-Jones

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 99.95

    Nutrition, defined by Merriam-Webster, is the process of eating the right kind of food so you can grow properly and be healthy . However, making the right food and nutrition choices and finding the best and most accurate nutrition information can be a challenge, especially when a disease or injury is present. There are a wide range of ways that... more...