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- 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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 44.95
The book begins with an introduction to nutrition and definitions of terms before covering dietary assessment, body composition and epidemiology. The subsequent chapters go on to cover dietary guidelines and provide more detailed guidance on the main nutrients and food groups. The title then addresses the role of nutrition in the treatment and... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 43.99
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...
- 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...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 109.00
Developed by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery provides a comprehensive guide of information dealing with the ever evolving field of bariatric surgery. Volume II: Integrated Health is divided into 3 sections: bariatric medicine, psychosocial and nutritional aspects of bariatric... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 115.95
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...
- 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...
- Humana Press 2014; US$ 189.00
The field of adipose tissue biology has been expanding at a very rapid pace in the last few years. Numerous advances have been made since publication of the first edition of this book, in terms of basic adipocyte biology, understanding of the determinants of obesity, distribution of body fat and weight loss, as well as the mechanisms linking excess... more...
- Humana Press 2007; US$ 269.00
Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease presents a comprehensive survey of adipose tissue, its physiological functions, and its role in disease. This volume spans the entire range of adipose tissue studies, from basic anatomical and physiological research to epidemiology and clinical studies. The authors-distinguished researchers, clinicians... more...