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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 159.95
Epidemiological studies indicate that the consumption of natural antioxidants from such plant-derived sources as olive oil produces beneficial health effects. Olive Oil: Minor Constituents and Health provides a balanced understanding of the pharmacological properties of phenols and other bioactive ingredients in the composition of olive oil. It discusses... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 59.99
Entschlackungskuren haben Hochsaison, besonders im Frühling. Sie entsprechen unserem Bedürfnis mobil, fit und gesund zu sein. Doch was sind "Schlacken"? Es sind nicht verstoffwechselte Produkte, die im menschlichen Körper verbleiben und dessen Funktionstüchtigkeit beeinträchtigen sollen. Die Schulmedizin wendet hierzu ein, dass Schlacken nicht nachweisbar... more...
- DK Publishing 2005; US$ 18.95
Good health starts with good nutrition. With all the constant debate over diet fads, proper nutrition is slipping through the cracks. This revised and updated guide places the emphasis on good health by informing families of everything they need to know to get the best nutrition - from daily vitamin and mineral intake and facts about fats and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 154.95
The third edition of this well-received text provides a state-of-the-art treatise on modern clinical practice relating to hyperlipidaemia and lipoprotein disorders, conditions responsible for a huge amount of morbidity and mortality in Western countries and, increasingly, the developing world. The clinical evidence underlying the treatment of... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 74.99
Today over 40 million adults and children worldwide are infected with HIV, however knowledge of the disease has increased greatly and the prognosis is now good for those with access to anti-retroviral treatment. For many, HIV is now a long-term chronic condition and with decreased mortality, patient requirements and disease patterns have changed, making... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 143.00
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the development of metabolic syndrome, the underlying mechanisms and therapeutic strategies for drug development. The authors examine the context of underlying molecular pathways and integrated physiology, then expanding the discussion to diseases associated with metabolic syndrome. The development of... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 44.00
Obesity is a complex health problem, caused by a number of factors such as excessive food intake, lack of physical activity, genetic predisposition, endocrine disorders, medications and psychiatric illnesses. Onset of obesity in both the developing and the developed world has reached epidemic proportions. In response to this, efforts to control and... 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...