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Nutrition

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  • Carnitine Metabolism and Human Nutritionby Benjamin Toby Wall; Craig Porter

    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...

  • Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Gastroenterologyby Miranda Lomer

    Wiley 2014; US$ 65.95

    First title in new series from the British Dietetic Association: each title is a comprehensive and critical review of key literature in its subject Provides informative and broad-ranging coverage of the relation between nutrition and diet and the gastrointestinal tract Explores dietary factors involved in a range of gastrointestinal disorders, plus... more...

  • Health Benefits of Fermented Foods and Beveragesby Jyoti Prakash Tamang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 169.95

    Demonstrating and explaining the health-promoting and therapeutic properties of fermented foods, this comprehensive book covers both the molecular process of fermentation and the resulting benefit to nutritional value and long-term health. Examining a range of fermented food products from yogurt to tempeh to wine, it looks at probiotic activity, degradation... more...

  • Anti Obesity Drug Discovery and Development Volume 2by Atta-ur-Rahman; M. Iqbal Choudhary

    Bentham Science Publishers 2014; US$ 79.00

    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...

  • Antioxidants in Health and Diseaseby Antonis Zampelas; Eirini Micha

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 129.95

    Antioxidant use in health promotion and disease prevention either through dietary intake or supplementation is controversial. This book reviews and synthesize the latest evidence-based research findings in this area, mainly through prospective cohort studies and randomized controlled trials in humans, unravel current myths, and provide suggestions... more...

  • The Childhood Obesity Epidemicby Peter D. Vash

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    Child obesity is a serious condition that affects children around the world in growing numbers. With obesity comes an increased risk of other chronic diseases as well, making it even more important to understand and treat this condition from a variety of angles. This current volume seeks to understand the phenomenon of child obesity and presents a... more...

  • Advanced Nutritionby Carolyn D. Berdanier; Lynnette A. Berdanier

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.95

    This second edition of a bestseller is an essential textbook for advanced undergraduate and first-year graduate students studying human nutrition. Expanded and updated, it incorporates fundamental concepts in nutrition science as well as biochemistry, genetics, and physiology. It provides comprehensive coverage of both macro and micronutrients, emphasizing... more...

  • Dietary Sugars and Healthby Michael I. Goran; Luc Tappy; Kim-Anne Lê

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Sugar consumption is suspected to play an important role in the pathogenesis of diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, fatty liver disease, and some forms of cancers. Dietary sugars?fructose in particular?also have a potential role in obesity and metabolic diseases. Dietary Sugars and Health presents all aspects of dietary sugars as they relate... more...

  • Tocotrienolsby Barrie Tan; Ronald Ross Watson; Victor R. Preedy

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 159.95

    The first 90 years of vitamin E research has produced prolific and notable discoveries, but until the last few decades, attention has been given mostly to the biological activities and underlying mechanisms of alpha-tocopherol, which we now know is one of more than eight vitamin E isomers. Currently, the non-tocopherol vitamin E molecule tocotrienol... more...

  • Canola and Rapeseedby Usha Thiyam-Holländer; N.A. Michael Eskin; Bertrand Matthäus

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 179.95

    In 2010, esteemed researchers gathered at a workshop held at the Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. Drawn from these proceedings, Canola and Rapeseed: Production, Processing, Food Quality, and Nutrition presents state-of-the-art information on the chemistry of the minor constituents... more...