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e-books in Nutrition category

Book cover: Nutrition Across the Lifespan for Healthy AgingNutrition Across the Lifespan for Healthy Aging
- National Academies Press ,
The authors examine trends and patterns in aging and factors related to healthy aging in the U. S., with a focus on nutrition, and how nutrition can sustain and promote healthy aging, not just in late adulthood, but extending throughout the lifespan.
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Book cover: Diet and Metabolic DysfunctionDiet and Metabolic Dysfunction
by - 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.
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Book cover: Fundamentals of Human NutritionFundamentals of Human Nutrition
- Wikibooks ,
The aim of this textbook is to provide an open, trustworthy educational resource on international human nutrition. This wikibook is part of the UF Food Science and Human Nutrition Department course, Fundamentals of Human Nutrition.
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Book cover: Nutrition and Celiac DiseaseNutrition and Celiac Disease
by - MDPI AG ,
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder occurring in genetically predisposed individuals, and triggered by the ingestion of dietary gluten. This volume is a summary of contemporary issues on the management of CD and other gluten-related disorders.
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Book cover: Paediatric NutritionPaediatric Nutrition
by - MDPI AG ,
Some of the immediate needs to be answered are to define the interactions and outcomes of nutrient levels with future health and disease beyond childhood, epigenetics and nutrients, interactions of nutrients with the human microbiome, etc.
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Book cover: Vitamin C and Human HealthVitamin C and Human Health
by - 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.
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Book cover: Obesity in the Early Childhood YearsObesity in the Early Childhood Years
- National Academies Press ,
Among the many troubling aspects of the rising prevalence of obesity in recent years, the growth of early childhood overweight stands out. This volume explores what is known about innovative interventions to counter obesity in young children.
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Book cover: Nutrition and the EyeNutrition and the Eye
by - MDPI AG ,
This book focuses 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.
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Book cover: Vitamin D and Human HealthVitamin D and Human Health
by - MDPI AG ,
'Nutrients Open Book: Vitamin D and Human Health' celebrates diversity in vitamin D with articles from bench-to-bedside, examining the mechanisms, epidemiology, and clinical issues in the management of non-skeletal disease ...
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Book cover: Obesity: Comfort vs. DiscontentObesity: Comfort vs. Discontent
by - 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.
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Book cover: Relationships Among the Brain, the Digestive System, and Eating BehaviorRelationships Among the Brain, the Digestive System, and Eating Behavior
- 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.
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Book cover: A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food SystemA Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System
by - National Academies Press ,
The book develops an analytical framework for assessing effects associated with the ways in which food is grown, processed, distributed, marketed, retailed and consumed. The framework will allow users to recognize effects across the full food system.
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Book cover: Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and ChildrenPesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children
- National Academies Press ,
Many of the pesticides applied to food crops are present in foods and pose risks to human health. This book explores whether the present regulatory approaches adequately protect infants and children, who may differ from adults in susceptibility ...
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Book cover: Diversifying Food and DietsDiversifying Food and Diets
by - Routledge ,
This volume explores the current state of knowledge on the role of agricultural biodiversity in improving diets, nutrition and food security. The book explores current strategies for improving nutrition and diets and identifies key research gaps...
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Book cover: Sustainable Diets: Food for Healthy People and a Healthy PlanetSustainable Diets: Food for Healthy People and a Healthy Planet
- National Academies Press ,
This report explores the role of the food price environment and how environmental sustainability can be incorporated into dietary guidance and considers research priorities and drivers of consumer behaviors that will enable sustainable food choices.
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Book cover: Antioxidant-Antidiabetic Agents and Human HealthAntioxidant-Antidiabetic Agents and Human Health
by - InTech ,
Dietary and lifestyle modifications are seen as the mainstay of treatment of chronic diseases such as diabetes mellitus. This book examines the role of antioxidant-rich natural products in management of diabetes and other chronic diseases.
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Book cover: Aim for a Healthy WeightAim for a Healthy Weight
- National Institutes of Health ,
This book provides practical, easy-to-use information for losing and maintaining weight. Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is good for your overall health and will help you prevent and control many diseases and conditions.
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Book cover: Reducing Weight Comfortably: The Dietetic Treatment of ObesityReducing Weight Comfortably: The Dietetic Treatment of Obesity
by - J. B. Lippincott company ,
I describe the methods by which I have succeeded in reducing the weight of people living under different conditions - men, women, and children - by the amount deemed advisable: in some cases only two or three kilogrammes, in others as much as forty.
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Book cover: Essentials of Nutrition: A Functional ApproachEssentials of Nutrition: A Functional Approach
by - 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.
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Book cover: Weight Loss A to ZWeight Loss A to Z
by - Medwords ,
A simple guide to diets and nutrition, how to lose weight, why it's so important, why it is so difficult, with dietary and food advice, and the consequences of obesity. Those who are serious about losing weight should follow the plan in this book.
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Book cover: The Human Microbiome, Diet, and HealthThe Human Microbiome, Diet, and Health
by - National Academies Press ,
This volume explores current and emerging knowledge of the human microbiome, its role in human health, its interaction with the diet, and the translation of new research findings into tools that improve the nutritional quality of the food supply.
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Book cover: Science in the KitchenScience in the Kitchen
by - Modern Medicine Publishing Co. ,
This book is a scientific treatise on food substances and their dietetic properties, together with a practical explanation of the principles of healthful cookery, and a large number of original, palatable, and wholesome recipes.
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Book cover: Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic DiseasesDiet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases
- 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.
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Book cover: Nutrition Support for AdultsNutrition Support for Adults
- 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.
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Book cover: Eat for LifeEat for Life
by - National Academies ,
The subject is readily accessible to nonscientists in this friendly, easy-to-read guide. Readers will find the heart of the book in the first chapter: the Food and Nutrition Board's dietary plan to reduce the risk of diet-related chronic illness.
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Book cover: Nutrition and Well-Being A to ZNutrition and Well-Being A to Z
- faqs.org ,
Comprehensive encyclopedia that will be of use to students researching health and food-science topics. The set examines a variety of subjects such as 'Antioxidants', 'Appetite', 'Fats', 'Malnutrition', 'Soy', and 'Organic Foods'.
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