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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
This unique textbook takes a holistic approach to food poisoning and food hygiene, explaining in clear and non-technical language the causes of food poisoning with practical examples from 'real-life' outbreaks. Now in its seventh edition, the book retains its longstanding clarity, while being completely revised and updated by a new team of editors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 167.95
Food and nutrients are the original medicine and the shoulders on which modern medicine stands. But in recent decades, food and medicine have taken divergent paths and the natural healing properties of food have been diminished in the wake of modern technical progress. With contributions from highly regarded experts who work on the frontlines of disease... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 129.95
While functional foods have become a reasonably well-established concept, personalized nutrition is still treated with skepticism by many. The recognition that people would have different nutrient requirements, or perceive foods in different ways, raises several concerns?some real, some not so real. Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics in Functional Foods... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 169.95
There is a great deal of consumer interest in natural bioactive substances due to their health benefits. Offering the potential to provide valuable nutraceuticals and functional food ingredients, marine-derived compounds are an abundant source of nutritionally and pharmacologically active agents, with both chemical diversity and complexity. Functional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 193.00
This volume examines the relationship between the diet and the body's response to toxicants and presents scientific issues surrounding the safety and nutritional impact of new food technologies, novel foods, and new food ingredients. Topics discussed include the role of antioxidant nutrients in protection against free radicals, the influence of nutrients... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 199.95
Obesity now represents a serious problem in industrialized nations. An increasingly large number of people, especially children, are overweight - leading to subsequent illness and a reduced life expectancy. At long last, with this first evidence-based review of the current intervention strategies for treating and preventing obesity clinicians and health... more...
- Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 72.95
This volume provides a perspective on how different countries cope with the municipal solid waste problem politically, administratively, and technically--with a particular focus on sanitary landfilling. Fifteen countries report on the quantities of such waste generated, its composition, and on various management methods used. In addition they report... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.95
Bone health is one of the most widely discussed topics in pediatric nutrition. Ensuring adequate calcium and vitamin D intake is essential, and other factors also play a significant role. Bone Health in Children explores the recent decades of research and public commentary on the subject, debunks popular myths, and clarifies the often confusing... more...
- American Diabetes Association 2012; US$ 27.99
As governments and health care systems direct more attention and resources to treating the rising rates of obesity worldwide, one thing has become very clear: obesity is best treated as a chronic condition. The most effective approach to care is often a behavioral one, in which health care providers and patients rely on teamwork, respect, and conversation... more...