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- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95
"A hidden, many-faceted, and urgent story." -- Booklist , *STARRED* Most of us know nothing about vitamins. What?s more, what we think we know is harming both our personal nutrition and our national health. By focusing on vitamins at the expense of everything else, we?ve become blind to the bigger picture: despite our belief that vitamins are... more...
- Scribner 2015; US$ 26.00
From one of America?s most trusted physicians and the bestselling coauthor of the YOU series with Dr. Mehmet Oz?this practical and empowering guide shares the seven secrets to losing weight, restoring peak vitality, and regaining optimal health at any age. It?s never too late to get a second chance. You do not have to let genetics or bad choices of... 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...
- Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony 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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 214.95
Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology: The Role of Essential Fatty Acids provides current research exploring the links among insulin, insulin receptors, polyunsaturated fatty acids, brain growth and disease. Specific interactions of essential fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids in brain development and several disease groups are described. The... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 84.00
Defines the nutritional requirements with regard to the stage of development and growth, placing scientific developments into clinical context. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 78.99
An easy-to-use book with questions on clinical nutrition clearly posed and answers based on real-life studies, this is a ready reference for the busy healthcare professional. Clinical Nutrition in Practice opens with introductory chapters on the basis of healthy nutrition, malnutrition and nutritional assessment. These are followed by chapters addressing... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 64.99
Nutrition plays a crucial role in supporting patients receiving treatment for cancer. Carefully considered nutritional options can help to manage patients with weight loss and cachexia, support the patient’s ability to recover from surgery and cope with treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Patients living with and beyond cancer can... more...