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Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and ChildrenPesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children
- National Academies Press , 1993
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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Diversifying Food and DietsDiversifying Food and Diets
by J. Fanzo et al. - Routledge , 2013
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...
(812 views)

Sustainable Diets: Food for Healthy People and a Healthy PlanetSustainable Diets: Food for Healthy People and a Healthy Planet
- National Academies Press , 2014
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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Antioxidant-Antidiabetic Agents and Human HealthAntioxidant-Antidiabetic Agents and Human Health
by Oluwafemi Oguntibeju (ed.) - InTech , 2014
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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Aim for a Healthy WeightAim for a Healthy Weight
- National Institutes of Health , 2005
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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Reducing Weight Comfortably: The Dietetic Treatment of ObesityReducing Weight Comfortably: The Dietetic Treatment of Obesity
by Gustav Gaertner - J. B. Lippincott company , 1914
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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Essentials of Nutrition: A Functional ApproachEssentials of Nutrition: A Functional Approach
by Maureen Zimmerman, Beth Snow - Flat World Knowledge , 2012
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.
(4398 views)

Weight Loss A to ZWeight Loss A to Z
by Warwick Carter - Medwords , 2012
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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The Human Microbiome, Diet, and HealthThe Human Microbiome, Diet, and Health
by L. Pray, L. Pillsbury, E. Tomayko - National Academies Press , 2012
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.
(1937 views)

Science in the KitchenScience in the Kitchen
by Ella Eaton Kellogg - Modern Medicine Publishing Co. , 1893
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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Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic DiseasesDiet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases
- World Health Organization , 2003
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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Nutrition Support for AdultsNutrition Support for Adults
- National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care , 2006
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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Eat for LifeEat for Life
by Catherine E. Woteki, Paul R. Thomas - National Academies , 1992
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.
(6626 views)

Nutrition and Well-Being A to ZNutrition and Well-Being A to Z
- faqs.org , 2009
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'.
(9863 views)

Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in AdultsClinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults
by National Institutes of Health - International Medical Publishing, Inc , 2003
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.
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