Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z
Publisher: 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." Related topics include diseases that are associated with nutrition, such as osteoporosis and rickets, and health organizations.
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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 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.
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.
- 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.