Obesity in the Early Childhood Years
Publisher: National Academies Press 2016
Number of pages: 115
Among the many troubling aspects of the rising prevalence of obesity in the United States and elsewhere in recent years, the growth of early childhood overweight and obesity stands out. This book explores what is known about effective and innovative interventions to counter obesity in young children.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
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.
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 Carlo Catassi, Alessio Fasano (eds) - 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.
by M.C. Nesheim, M. Oria, P.T. Yih (eds.) - 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.