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Nutrition

  • Vitamin D in Chronic Kidney Diseaseby Pablo A. Urena Torres; Mario Cozzolino; M. Vervloet

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 134.77

    Vitamin D deficiency, circulating levels lower than 15 ng/ml, is an epidemic disease worldwide with  more than a billion people suffering of it in the beginning of the 21-century. Besides its impact on mineral and bone metabolism, these low vitamin D levels are also associated with a diversity of non-skeletal complications, among them cardiovascular... more...

  • The Glycemic Indexby Elena Philippou

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    In 1981, David Jenkins, Thomas Wolever, and colleagues introduced the concept of the glycemic index (GI) to differentiate carbohydrates based on the rate of blood glucose rise following their consumption. Although GI was first used in diet therapy for diabetes, research evidence has accumulated since then to thousands of publications from all over... more...

  • Nutritionby Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Du fait même qu'il fonctionne, tout organisme dépense. S'il paraît évident que la croissance exige la fourniture de nouveaux matériaux, il n'en est pas moins vrai que le simple entretien des cellules vivantes demande un apport constant de matière et d'énergie sous forme de nutriments que fourniront... more...

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acidsby Mahabaleshwar V. Hegde; Anand Arvind Zanwar; Sharad P. Adekar

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 168.47

    This volume argues for the importance of essential nutrients in our diet.  Over the last two decades there has been an explosion of research on the relationship of Omega-3 fatty acids and the importance of antioxidants to human health.  Expert authors  discuss the importance of a diet rich in Omega-3 Fatty acids for successful human... more...

  • Molecular, Genetic, and Nutritional Aspects of Major and Trace Mineralsby James F Collins

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 130.00

    Molecular, Genetic, and Nutritional Aspects of Major and Trace Minerals is a unique reference that provides a complete overview of the non-vitamin micronutrients, including calcium, copper, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, and zinc. In addition, the book covers the nutritional and toxicological... more...

  • Eat Yourself Fitby Rosanna Davison

    Gill Books 2016; US$ 12.99

    The No1 best-selling author is back with over 100 recipes and tips to help you hit peak performance! Filled with nourishing recipes and practical advice to help you look and feel your very best. more...

  • L-Arginine in Clinical Nutritionby Vinood B. Patel; Victor R. Preedy; Rajkumar Rajendram

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 190.93

    Thistext presents the application of current nutritional knowledge by physiciansand dietitians and incorporates emerging fields of science and importantdiscoveries.  It contains seven major sections.Section 1: Basic Processes at the Cellular Levels, Section 2: ArginineMetabolism and Functions, Section 3: Arginine Status in Cells Related... more...

  • How to Facilitate Lifestyle Changeby Amanda Avery; Kirsten Whitehead; Vanessa Halliday

    Wiley 2016; US$ 49.50 US$ 42.90

    Group work and patient education are vital aspects of improving health outcomes in all settings, by supporting patients and clients to manage their conditions, as well as to promote and support behaviour change for improved health. Concise, accessible, and easy-to-read, this new title in the popular How To series is designed to support nutritionists,... more...

  • Nutrition and the Developing Brainby Victoria Hall Moran; Nicola M. Lowe

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 129.95

    Nutrients play a significant role in brain development throughout fetal and postnatal life. This book reviews the evidence from animal and human research, highlighting the influence of specific nutrients on brain function and cognitive development. With a unique, integrative approach to the nutritional, environmental, and genetic influences on brain... more...

  • Green Coffee Bean Extract in Human Healthby Debasis Bagchi; Hiroyoshi Moriyama; Anand Swaroop

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 189.95

    The role of green coffee bean (GCB) in human health is of emerging interest to the nutraceutical field, especially given its role in improving metabolic syndrome, including weight management, hypertension, diabetes, and neuroprotection. GCB extract contains a novel antioxidant known as chlorogenic acid (also caffeoylquinic acid), which has been shown... more...