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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...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.52
Beverly Hills nutritionist Haylie Pomroy has a long list of loyal celebrity clients - including Jennifer Lopez, Raquel Welch and Reese Witherspoon. With this book she reveals her red carpet secrets - and promises you can lose up to 20lbs in 28 days. On this plan you're going to eat a lot - and still lose weight. You're not going to... more...
- Demos Medical Publishing 2011; US$ 29.95
The ketogenic diet, which is very high in fats and low in carbohydrates, was first developed almost 80 years ago. It makes the body burn fat for energy instead of glucose. When carefully monitored by a medical team familiar with its use, the diet helps two out of three children who are tried on it and may prevent seizures completely in one out of three.... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 15.99
A fun and practical guide for adopting Paleo diet principles into your daily life The human body survived for more than 2 million years with the food found in nature: game meat, fish, vegetables, wild fruits, eggs, and nuts. Humans were thriving on this diet high in animal fat and proteins and low in carbohydrates, but things changed when we introduced... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 16.99
First published in 1995, Intuitive Eating has become the go-to book on rebuilding a healthy body image and making peace with food. We?ve all been there?angry with ourselves for overeating, for our lack of willpower, for failing at yet another diet. But the problem is not us; it?s that dieting, with its emphasis on rules and regulations, has stopped... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95
In the last three decades, revolutionary achievements have taken place in nutraceutical and functional food research including the introduction of a number of cutting-edge dietary supplements supported by human clinical trials and strong patents. Novel manufacturing technologies including unique extraction processes, bioavailability improvements through... more...
- Pan American Health Organization 2003; US$ 60.00
Este libro totalmente renovada incluye temas de actualidad tales como el papel de la nutrición en la prevención de las enfermedades crónicas y las consecuencias de la sobrealimentación y el aporte de la genética y de la ciencia molecular, campos en los que todavía se debe seguir investigando. Expertos en nutrición, clínicos, personal de los servicios... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 19.95
IF YOU DON?T KNOW THE POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS OF MIXING HERBS, DRUGS, AND VITAMINS, YOU?RE PUTTING YOURSELF AT RISK. Did you know that . . . Using echinacea to ward off a cold while you?re taking Tylenol can severely damage your liver? Mixing kava kava and alcohol can be toxic? If you?re diabetic and you take Panax ginseng, you can dangerously lower... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 34.99
This paper spells out the vision of the World Bank on how to strenghten worldwide health systems and ensure better responses to key challenges such as combating the HIV/AIDS pandemic, repositioning nutrition on the development agenda, and renewing commitment on population policy. This strategy also entails stronger analytical and operational work in... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 14.99
Malnutrition - especially, the stunting of children under five - is arguably Ecuador's biggest development challenge. Like other Andean countries (such as Peru and Bolivia), Ecuador has a persistently high stunting rate, well above what would be expected given its middle income status. Even more worrying, over the last decade, the trend reduction... more...