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Nutrition

  • The Mediterranean Dietby Victor R. Preedy; Ronald Ross Watson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 175.00

    The Mediterranean Diet offers researchers and clinicians a single authoritative source which outlines many of the complex features of the Mediterranean diet: ranging from supportive evidence and epidemiological studies, to the antioxidant properties of individual components. This book embraces a holistic approach and effectively investigates the... more...

  • Pediatric Critical Care Nutritionby Praveen Goday; Nilesh Mehta

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 130.00

    Understand the unique nutritional needs of infants and children in the pediatric critical care unit Written with the goal of shortening recovery time and improving overall clinical outcomes, Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition is the first text to offer comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the nutritional needs of infants and children in the pediatric... more...

  • Coffee in Health and Disease Preventionby Victor R. Preedy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    Coffee in Health and Disease Prevention presents a comprehensive look at the compounds in coffee, their reported benefits (or toxicity risks) and also explores them on a health-condition specific level, providing researchers and academics with a single-volume resource to help in identifying potential treatment uses. No other book on the market considers... more...

  • 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...

  • Inulin-Type Fructansby Marcel Roberfroid

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 184.95

    Inulin and oligofructose are naturally occurring resistant carbohydrates that have a variety of uses as functional food ingredients. In addition to their role as prebiotics that selectively stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the intestines, these inulin-type fructans act as dietary fiber in the digestive system and have applications as... more...

  • Carbohydrates in Food, Second Editionby Ann-Charlotte Eliasson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.95

    Continuing in the tradition of its well-received predecessor, Carbohydrates in Food, Second Edition provides thorough and authoritative coverage of the chemical analysis, structure, functional properties, and nutritional relevance of monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides used in food. The book combines the latest data on the analytical,... more...

  • Asian Functional Foodsby John Shi; Fereidoon Shahidi; Chi-Tang Ho

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00

    The consumption of functional foods has emerged as a major consumer-driven trend, based on the needs of an ever-growing health conscious population that wants to exercise greater control over its health. Focusing on an important sector of this rapidly growing field, Asian Functional Foods discusses the theoretical and practical aspects of functional... more...

  • Metabolic Medicine and Surgeryby Michael M. Rothkopf; Michael J. Nusbaum; Lisa P. CNSC RDN Haverstick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    The first comprehensive overview of an emerging field, Metabolic Medicine and Surgery introduces a new paradigm in patient management that crosses existing subspecialty boundaries. This approach is necessitated by the challenges of treating patients with obesity, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease and prediabetes, as well as those with maldigestion,... more...

  • Nutrition and Epigeneticsby Emily Ho; Frederick Domann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Nutrition and Epigenetics presents new information on the action of diet and nutritional determinants in regulating the epigenetic control of gene expression in health and disease. Each chapter gives a unique perspective on a different nutritional or dietary component or group of components, and reveals novel mechanisms by which dietary factors... 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...