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Nutrition

  • An A-Z Guide to Healing Foodsby Elise Marie Collins

    Red Wheel Weiser 2010; US$ 12.95

    Filled with science, natural remedies and modern wisdom, this portable and concise reference is needed by those confused by the all the claims of superfoods or who want to make an informed decision about what foods are best for them. Yoga instructor, nutrition expert and active mother Elise Collins has compiled a compact yet comprehensive list of... more...

  • ABC of Nutritionby A. Stewart Truswell

    Wiley 2010; US$ 52.95

    This well established ABC has been updated with new charts, illustrations and guidelines on aspects of nutrition which affect heart disease, blood pressure, chronic diseases such as diabetes and some types of cancer. The book also contains the most current nutritional recommendations for pregnancy and infant feeding as well as advice for children and... more...

  • ABC of Obesityby Mike Lean; Naveed Sattar

    Wiley 2009; US$ 41.99

    Obesity is a hugely expensive and increasing problem worldwide, leading to disability, reproductive problems, depression and accelerated metabolic and vascular diseases in a large proportion of men, women and children. The ABC of Obesity is a new guide which will aid its effective management, addressing issues such as dieting, exercise, self esteem,... more...

  • AM:STARs Nutrition and Physical Activityby Mary Story; Nicole Larson

    American Academy of Pediatrics 2012; US$ 59.95

    AM:STARs: Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews is the official publication of the AAP Section on Adolescent Health. Published 3 times per year, the journal offers adolescent medicine specialists and other primary care physicians who treat adolescent patients with state of the art information on all matters relating to adolescent... more...

  • Abord clinique du patient obèse (French Edition)by Jérôme Dargent; Patrick Ritz

    Springer 2009; US$ 29.95

    L?épidémie d?obésité qui affecte la France et touche aussi les enfants, semble déborder nos politiques de santé. Elle ne doit pas pour autant conduire le praticien à baisser les bras, car des solutions existent! Coûteuses pour la collectivité et altérant qualité et durée de vie, les maladies associées sont au premier plan de la prise en charge : diabète,... more...

  • Adequate Food for Allby Wilson G. Pond; Buford L. Nichols; Dan L. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 109.95

    While access to affordable food is the norm for some, it is not a reality for all. This comprehensive interdisciplinary book explores way to find solutions to the ever-increasing problem of food supply. Critical in its analysis, but still taking an optimistic view, the text discusses the practical problems of both nutrient excesses and deficiencies... more...

  • Adipose Tissueby Susanne Klaus

    Landes Bioscience 2001; US$ 139.00

    Today we know that white and brown adipocytes share many metabolic and molecular pathways, although their physiological function, i.e., energy storage and energy dissipation, respectively, are quite opposite for WAT (white adipose tissue) and BAT (brown adipose tissue). more...

  • Adipose Tissue and Inflammationby Atif B. Awad; Peter G. Bradford

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 179.95

    The American Obesity Association identifies obesity?s link to numerous medical conditions, including hypertension, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, several cancers, and a host of inflammatory disorders. Evidence indicates that inflammation has more than a corollary relation with obesity; that in fact, obesity itself manifests a low-grade,... more...

  • Adipositas im Kindes- und Jugendalterby Sonja Lehrke; Reinhold G. Laessle; Johannes Oepen

    Springer 2008; US$ 39.99

    Jede neue Verzehrstudie bringt es an den Tag: Deutschlands Kinder sind zu dick. Die Vielzahl an angebotenen Therapiemöglichkeiten machen es weder Therapeuten, noch Eltern oder Kindern leichter, sich für die richtige Therapie zu entscheiden. Jetzt liegt die Neuauflage der "Adipositas im Kindes- und Jugendalter" vor. Die erfolgreiche erste Auflage hat... more...

  • Adult Obesityby Linda Voss; Terry Wilkin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 164.95

    While it is increasingly clear that adult obesity begins in childhood, preventing this condition is a major challenge for the pediatrician. Adult Obesity: A Paediatric Challenge highlights the causes and consequences of obesity, bringing a modern understanding to the treatment of a heavily stigmatized problem. This collection of essays, based on presentations... more...