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Nutrition

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

    Taylor and Francis 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

    Taylor and Francis 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...

  • Nutritional Influences on Bone Healthby Connie M. Weaver; Robin M. Daly; Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 199.00

    The 9th International Symposium is the only regular meeting in the bone field to be exclusively devoted to nutrition, bone and muscle, and it allows the authors of this book to review the new scientific data, discuss new concepts, and update the knowledge on several nutrients.  The Symposium provides a unique opportunity... more...

  • Sarkopenie und Ernährungszustandby Doris Eglseer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 29.99

    Doris Eglseer untersucht den Zusammenhang zwischen Sarkopenie und dem Ernährungszustand älterer Menschen (60+). Sarkopenie stellt mit Prävalenzzahlen von bis zu 85 % eines der bedeutendsten geriatrischen Syndrome und eine der häufigsten Ursachen für verminderte Mobilität, erhöhte Pflegebedürftigkeit und reduzierte Lebensqualität bei älteren Menschen... more...

  • Lactose-Derived Prebioticsby Andrés Illanes; Cecilia Guerrero; Carlos Vera; Lorena Wilson; Raúl Conejeros; Felipe Scott

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 210.00

    Lactose-Derived Prebiotics: A Process Perspective is the first scientific reference to provide a comprehensive technological overview of the processes to derive oligosaccharides from dairy for use in functional foods. With their combined 90+ years in industry and research, the authors present the functional properties of prebiotics derived from... more...

  • Chinese Datesby Dongheng Liu; Xingqian Ye; Yueming Jiang

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 239.95

    Chinese Dates: A Traditional Functional Food delivers unique information on Chinese dates (jujubes) as typical ethical foods and traditional health-promoting foods. It conveys a better understanding of Asian food cultures and provides historical information in regard to traditional functional foods and their dietary applications. It discusses the... more...

  • Nutrigenomicsby Carsten Carlberg; Stine Marie Ulven; Ferdinand Molnár

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    The fascinating area of Nutrigenomics describes this daily communication between diet, food and nutrients, their metabolites and our genome. This book describes how nutrition shapes human evolution and demonstrates its consequences for our susceptibility to diseases, such as diabetes and atherosclerosis. Inappropriate diet can yield stress for our... more...

  • Short Bowel Syndromeby John K. DiBaise; Carol Rees Parrish; Jon S. Thompson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    Short Bowel Syndrome: Practical Approach to Management is the first reference exclusively about the issues experienced by patients with a short bowel. It covers all aspects of normal and abnormal physiology, the presenting features, and outcomes, including metabolic problems, gallstones, and renal stones. It discusses both medical and surgical treatments,... more...

  • The Molecular Nutrition of Amino Acids and Proteinsby Dominique Dardevet

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 130.00

    The Molecular Nutrition of Amino Acids and Proteins provides an in-depth look at the involvement and role of amino acids and proteins in molecular nutrition. Editor Dominique Dardevet has assembled a collection of chapters written by leading researchers and top professors that provide the reader with a comprehensive understanding of amino acids... more...

  • Non-Bovine Milk and Milk Productsby Effie Tsakalidou; Konstantinos Papadimitriou

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 180.00

    Non-Bovine Milk and Milk Products presents a compiled and renewed vision of the knowledge existing as well as the emerging challenges on animal husbandry and non-cow milk production, technology, chemistry, microbiology, safety, nutrition, and health, including current policies and practices. Non-bovine milk products are an expanding means of addressing... more...