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Nutrition

  • Lipidsby Claude Leray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Lipids (fats and oils) are essential cellular components in animals, plants, and bacteria, and they play an important role in human nutrition. This book presents a detailed account of the nutritional aspects of all types of lipid?fatty acids, triacylglycerols, phospholipids, sphingolipids, sterols, and fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K). The importance... more...

  • Clinical Aspects of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticalsby Dilip Ghosh; Debasis Bagchi; Tetsuya Konishi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    In the last three decades, revolutionary achievements have taken place in nutraceutical and functional food research including the introduction of a number of cutting-edge dietary supplements supported by human clinical trials and strong patents. Novel manufacturing technologies including unique extraction processes, bioavailability improvements through... more...

  • Antioxidants in Sport Nutritionby Manfred Lamprecht

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    The use of antioxidants in sports is controversial due to existing evidence that they both support and hinder athletic performance. Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition covers antioxidant use in the athlete´s basic nutrition and discusses the controversies surrounding the usefulness of antioxidant supplementation. The book also stresses how antioxidants... more...

  • Seafood Scienceby Se-Kwon Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    This book explores current trends in seafood science and examines various related topics including isolation aspects and different methodologies involved in seafood production. It provides detailed explanations about marine species such as fish, seaweed, and crustaceans and discusses their health benefits as well as the health risk for consumption.... more...

  • Bioactive Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements in Neurological and Brain Diseaseby Ronald Ross Watson; Victor R. Preedy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    Nutritional supplement research concerning brain health and neurological disease is becoming an important focus. While nutritional supplements are very popular for general health and well being, the effectiveness of common supplements and their impact on general brain health and for the treatment or prevention of neurological disease is not clearly... more...

  • Nutrition-Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Healthby Mohan Pammi; Jesus G. Vallejo; Steven A. Abrams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Nutrition and infection are often at a crossroads, interacting with each other and influencing human health. Infection is a major health problem and nutritional deficiency plays a significant role in increasing the risk of infection. Nutrition?Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health presents state-of-the-art evidence on nutrition?infection... more...

  • The Food Chemistry Laboratoryby Connie M. Weaver; James R. Daniel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    A popular book in its first edition, The Food Chemistry Laboratory: A Manual for Experimental Foods, Dietetics, and Food Scientists, Second Edition continues to provide students with practical knowledge of the fundamentals of designing, executing, and reporting the results of a research project. Presenting experiments that can be completed, in many... more...

  • Nutrition and Bariatric Surgeryby Robert F. Kushner; Christopher D. Still

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Bariatric surgery has led to improved health outcomes including significant weight loss and reduction in co-morbidities among patients with obesity. Clinical practice guidelines recommend that patients considering bariatric surgery undergo a comprehensive nutritional assessment. Nutrition and Bariatric Surgery is the first comprehensive book that... more...

  • Local Food Environmentsby Kimberly B. Morland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Local Food Environments: Food Access in America provides information on the complex nature of food delivery systems as well as the historical and political trends that have shaped them over time. The book presents the empirical evidence demonstrating disparities in access to healthy affordable foods across the United States and how these disparities... more...

  • Diet-Microbe Interactions in the Gutby Kieran Tuohy; Daniele Del Rio

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Drawing on expert opinions from the fields of nutrition, gut microbiology, mammalian physiology, and immunology, Diet-Microbe Interactions for Human Health investigates the evidence for a unified disease mechanism working through the gut and its resident microbiota, and linking many inflammation-related chronic diet associated diseases. State of... more...