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Nutrition

  • Hobbs' Food Poisoning and Food Hygiene, Seventh Editionby

    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...

  • Food Oxidants and Antioxidantsby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 169.95

    Food antioxidants are of primary importance for the preservation of food quality during processing and storage. However, the status of food depends on a balance of antioxidants and prooxidants occurring in food. Food Oxidants and Antioxidants: Chemical, Biological, and Functional Properties provides a single-volume reference on the effects of naturally... more...

  • Marine Nutraceuticalsby

    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...

  • Treating and Preventing Obesityby Ö; Jan stman; Mona Britton; Egon Jonsson

    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...

  • Pediatric Nutrition Handbookby AAP Committee on Nutrition; Ronald E. Kleinman

    American Academy of Pediatrics 2008; US$ 84.95

    All the latest and best in nutrition support - in one place for quick and easy access! more...

  • International Perspectives on Municipal Solid Wastes and Sanitary Landfillingby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2012; 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...

  • Bone Health in Childrenby Steven A. Abrams; Keli M. Hawthorne

    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...

  • Behavioral Approaches to Treating Obesityby Birgitta Adolfsson; Marilynn S. Arnold

    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...

  • Immunonutritionby Bharat B. Aggarwal; David Heber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    The interaction of immune function and nutrition underlies the low-grade chronic inflammation involved in the etiology of many common obesity-associated and age-related chronic disease conditions. This close interaction is the genesis of the term immunonutrition , which represents a new interdisciplinary field of nutritional and medical research.... more...

  • Resveratrol in Health and Diseaseby Bharat B. Aggarwal; Shishir Shishodia

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 262.00

    Practicing evidenced-based medicine some 25 centuries ago, Hippocrates proclaimed "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." This advice parallels the common American saying, "You are what you eat," and is supported by a National Institute of Health recommendation to consume as many as eight servings of fruits and vegetables daily to prevent... more...