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Nutrition and feeding of children and adolescents

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  • Human Milk Biochemistry and Infant Formula Manufacturing Technologyby M. Guo

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 230.00

    Since infant formula substitutes for human milk, its composition must match that of human milk as closely as possible. Quality control of infant formula is also essential to ensure product safety, as infants are particularly vulnerable food consumers. This book reviews the latest research into human milk biochemistry and best practice in infant formula... more...

  • Cognitive Enhancementby Shira Knafo; CÚsar Venero

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Cognitive Enhancement: Pharmacologic, Environmental and Genetic Factors addresses the gap that exists in research on the topic, gathering multidisciplinary knowledge and tools that help the reader understand the basics of cognitive enhancement. It also provides assistance in designing procedures and pharmacological approaches to further the use... more...

  • The Nursing Mother's Problem Solverby Claire Martin

    Touchstone 2002; US$ 22.95

    Finally! Answers to your most urgent questions in an easy-to-use format! Based on questions posed by thousands of real mothers, this A-to-Z guide has a practical, realistic view of how nursing fits into a modern woman's life. First-time mothers and breastfeeding veterans will find answers to more than 300 questions -- from the most common to... more...

  • Nursing Your Baby 4eby Karen Pryor; Gale Pryor

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    For more than 40 years, mothers have depended on the wisdomand warmth of Nursing Your Baby. Now authors Karen Pryor and her daughter Gale Pryor have revised and updated their classic guide for today's generation of women. New information includes: Up-to-date studies on health benefits for breastfed infantsand breastfeeding mothers Tips for getting... more...

  • Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feedingby World Health Organization. UNICEF.

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 9.00

    WHO and UNICEF jointly developed this global strategy to focus world attention on the impact that feeding practices have on the nutritional status, growth and development, health, and thus the very survival of infants and young children. The strategy is the result of a comprehensive two-year participatory process. It is based on the evidence of nutrition?s... more...

  • HIV transmission through breastfeedingby Marie-Louise Newell

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 13.50

    This book presents a summary of the available scientific evidence on the transmission of HIV infection through breastfeeding. It briefly describes the benefits of breastfeeding for both mothers and infants; and summarizes evidence on the relative risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 infection during pregnancy, delivery, and breastfeeding. more...

  • Eat, Play, and Be Healthy (A Harvard Medical School Book)by W. Allan Walker

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 16.95

    "Written by one of the world's top nutritional physicians, Eat, Play, and Be Healthy gives scientifically sound and kitchen-tested advice on creating lifelong healthy eating habits. This book is a solution to the growing epidemic of nutrition-related health and behavior problems in children." --William Sears, M.D., author of The Baby Book "An... more...

  • Early Nutrition and its Later Consequences: New Opportunitiesby Berthold Koletzko; Peter Dodds; Hans Akerblom; Margaret Ashwell

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 259.00

    Health problems such as hypertension, tendency to diabetes, obesity, blood lipids, vascular disease, bone health, behaviour and learning and longevity may be 'imprinted' during early life. This process is defined as 'programming' whereby a nutritional stimulus operating at a critical, sensitive period of pre and postnatal life imprints... more...

  • Developing Brain Behaviourby John Dobbing

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 135.00

    Certain long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) are thought to be essential components of the nutrition of infants, including those prematurely born, in the sense that they cannot be synthesises by the immature organism and must therefore be supplied in the diet. Breast milk contains these substances, but many manufactured infant formulae... more...

  • The Nutritional Psychology of Childhoodby Robert Drewett

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 36.00

    A comprehensive overview of research on the psychological aspects of nutrition in developing children. more...