e-books in Nutrition category
by Alan Titchenal, et al. - University of Hawai'i at Manoa , 2018
This textbook serves as an introduction to nutrition for undergraduate students. The book covers basic concepts in human nutrition, key information about essential nutrients, basic nutritional assessment, and nutrition across the lifespan.
by Vera C. Mazurak (ed.) - MDPI AG , 2018
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 Maria Luz Fernandez (ed.) - MDPI AG , 2018
Eggs can be a highly nutritious food for at-risk populations. This book demonstrates that eggs in addition to being a highly nutritious food, they also provide additional health benefits and should be considered as part of a healthy diet for all.
- National Academies Press , 2017
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.
by Gaetano Santulli (ed.) - MDPI AG , 2017
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.
- Wikibooks , 2015
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 Carlo Catassi, Alessio Fasano (eds) - MDPI AG , 2010
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 Colin Binns, Mi Kyung Lee (eds) - MDPI AG , 2010
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.
by Anitra C. Carr, Margreet C. M. Vissers - MDPI AG , 2010
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.
- National Academies Press , 2016
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.
by Frank Eperjesi, Hannah Bartlett - MDPI AG , 2015
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.
by Simon Spedding (ed.) - MDPI AG , 2015
'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 ...
by David F. Marks - Smashwords , 2016
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.
- National Academies Press , 2015
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.
by M.C. Nesheim, M. Oria, P.T. Yih (eds.) - National Academies Press , 2015
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.
- 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 ...
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...
- 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.
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.
- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
- 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'.
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.