Diet and Metabolic Dysfunction
by Gaetano Santulli (ed.)
Publisher: MDPI AG 2017
Number of pages: 652
The fundamental importance of diet in the pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome is well acknowledged and may be crucial in the determination of cardiovascular risk and the development of cardiovascular complications. 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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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 Warwick Carter - 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.
by Catherine E. Woteki, Paul R. Thomas - 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.
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.