Nutrition and the Eye
by Frank Eperjesi, Hannah Bartlett
Publisher: MDPI AG 2015
Number of pages: 237
This volume includes eleven independent contributions that focus on the mechanisms and use of nutrition and supplementation in the prevention and slowing of congenital and acquired eye disease. This topic is becoming increasingly important because of the ageing population in developed countries and because, for the most common blinding eye disease, dry age-related macular degeneration, prevention is important as there is no cure.
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- World Health Organization
This report examines the science base of the relationship between diet and physical activity patterns and the major nutrition-related chronic diseases. Recommendations are made to prevent death and disability from major nutrition-related diseases.
- National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care
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- National Academies Press
The authors review current knowledge on the relationship between the brain and eating behavior, explore the interaction between the brain and digestive system, and consider what is known about the brain's role in eating patterns and consumer choice.