A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System
by M.C. Nesheim, M. Oria, P.T. Yih (eds.)
Publisher: National Academies Press 2015
Number of pages: 445
The book develops an analytical framework for assessing effects associated with the ways in which food is grown, processed, distributed, marketed, retailed, and consumed in the United States. The framework will allow users to recognize effects across the full food system, consider all domains and dimensions of effects, account for systems dynamics and complexities, and choose appropriate methods for analysis.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by David F. Marks - Smashwords
Two billion people are overweight or living with obesity. David F Marks proposes a powerful new explanation of the obesity epidemic. The theory focuses on a universal feature of living beings, homeostasis, and the potential for its disruption.
by Gaetano Santulli (ed.) - MDPI AG
The contributions presented here provide an updated systematic overview examining, in detail, the functional role of different diets and dietary components in maintaining glucose homeostasis and preventing long-term complications.
by Vera C. Mazurak (ed.) - MDPI AG
The development and treatment of cancer presents a complex interaction between tumor and host. The provision of nutrients provides substrates and signals for immunity, tumor metabolism and the protection of the host from treatment toxicities.
by Maureen Zimmerman, Beth Snow - Flat World Knowledge
A textbook aimed at non-majors for the nutrition course. With this text your students will examine some of the popular myths about nutrition and will develop a foundation for making smart dietary choices and to debunk these common nutrition myths.