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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$ 11.73
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 99.95
Kidney disease is a global health concern that affects people of all ages and races. Based on the work of the National Kidney Foundation and the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes foundation, guidelines have been developed outlining the parameters for patient care. Nutritional Therapy for Chronic Kidney Disease builds upon the discoveries... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95
This book reviews the evidence supporting the influence of plant fibers on our daily life by either having impacts on our nutrition or improving processed foods for human and animal feeding. By bringing new information and updating existing scientific data, this book will also be a consistent source of information for both professional and non-professionals... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
Interest in carnitine and its potential health benefits has surged over the last decade. Carnitine serves a number of biological roles, such as stimulating the oxidation of fat and preventing the accumulation of lactic acid. It is also used as a supplement for weight loss and performance enhancement. This book discusses the functions carnitine fulfills... 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...