Nutrition and Cancer
by Vera C. Mazurak (ed.)
Publisher: MDPI AG 2018
Number of pages: 216
The development and treatment of cancer presents a complex interaction between tumor and host. The provision of nutrients not only enables the maintenance of nutritional status, but also provides substrates and signals for immunity, tumor metabolism and the protection of the host from treatment toxicities.
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by Anitra C. Carr, Margreet C. M. Vissers - MDPI AG
Ascorbic acid is a simple molecule, synthesised by most plants and animals, with the exception of humans. For humans, it is thus a vitamin C that must be obtained from the diet, with complete deficiency resulting in the fatal disease scurvy.
by Maria Luz Fernandez (ed.) - MDPI AG
Eggs can be a highly nutritious food for at-risk populations. This book demonstrates that eggs in addition to being a highly nutritious food, they also provide additional health benefits and should be considered as part of a healthy diet for all.
by National Institutes of Health - International Medical Publishing, Inc
Guidelines for health care practitioners which underline the importance of weight management and provide tools treat patients more effectively. The text helps understanding the obesity and support efforts of millions of people to lose weight.
- National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care
These guidelines cover most aspects of nutrition support in adult patients who are either malnourished or are at risk of malnutrition. In some cases guidance related to patients in specific care settings or with specific diseases are provided.