1st Edition

Global Malnutrition Pathology and Complications

    470 Pages 11 Color & 108 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    470 Pages 11 Color & 108 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Global Malnutrition: Pathology and Complications addresses various types of malnutrition including deficiencies (undernutrition), excesses (overnutrition), and imbalances in a person's intake of nutrients.  Malnutrition is considered a global health crisis causing various types of chronic diseases in humans.  Malnutrition is very serious when affecting children as the result can be a lifetime of serious health problems.   This book addresses the importance of combating undernutrition and overnutrition.  It discusses the prevalence of nutritional disorders and epidemics; assesses nutritional requirements for various populations; and focuses on special populations most affected by nutritional disorders.




    ·       Covers various diseases caused by poor diet and nutrition

    ·       Provides suggestions on preventing malnutrition by improving diet and nutrition

    ·       Discusses nutritional disorders and epidemics

    ·       Presents information on nutritional requirements in special populations

    ·       Contains clinical case studies with critical thinking questions and answers, clinical treatments, and costs


    Featuring an engaging writing style and excellent flow of material, Global Malnutrition: Pathology and Complications contains practical applications for use in clinical practice. It includes suggestions for improving diet and nutrition in order to prevent malnutrition.  Figures enhance content, and questions at the end of the chapters with corresponding answers at the end of the book reinforce the subject matter.

    Part One. Introduction. Nutrition and Health. Global Issues with Nutrition. Part Two. Implications of Nutrition for Special Populations. Newborns and Premature Infants Infancy. Children and Adolescents. Older Adults. Pregnant Women. Part Three. Nutritional Disorders. Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome. Complications of Obesity. Vitamin Deficiency, Dependency, and Toxicity. Mineral Deficiency, Dependency and Toxicity. Electrolyte and Acid-Base Imbalance. Nutritional Effects on the Nervous System. Nutritional Effects on the Cardiovascular System. Nutritional Effects on the Endocrine System. Nutritional Effects on the Gastrointestinal System. Nutritional Effects on the Integumentary System. Nutritional Effects on the Musculoskeletal System. Nutritional Effects on Cancer. Nutritional Effects on Hereditary Metabolic Disorders. Environmental and Nutritional Diseases. Part Four. Clinical Treatments and Costs. Nutritional Clinical Medicine. Nutritional Therapy. The Global Burden of Nutritional Problems.


    Dr. Moini was assistant professor at Tehran University, Medical School, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, for nine years. For 18 years, he was the Director of Epidemiology for the Brevard County Health Department. For 15 years, he was the Director of Science and Health for Everest University in Melbourne FL. He was also a Professor of Science and Health at Everest for a total of 24 years. For 6 years, he was a Professor of Science and Health at Eastern Florida State College, but is now retired. Dr. Moini has been actively teaching for 39 years, and for 23 years, has been an international author of 56 books. His “Anatomy & Physiology for Healthcare Professionals” was translated and released in Japan and South Korea in 2020.

    Dr. Akinso is a Public Health Professor at Wingate University, in North Carolina. She is a global health specialist with over a decade of experience in public health practice and research. While in Nigeria, Oyindamola was deeply involved in global health practice including working in nonprofit and international development organizations, to improve maternal and child health in underserved populations. She is extensively involved in work on women and children’s health, adolescent sexual and reproductive health, gender-based violence and trauma in marginalized populations, and communicable disease control in the sub-Saharan African region.

    Dr. Ahangari is an Associate Professor of Medicine and coordinator of the Biomedical Sciences master assessment program, as well as coordinator of the Biotechnology master assessment program in the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences at the UCF College of Medicine. She is currently teaching Human Physiology, Clinical Embryology, and Clinical Endocrinology. She received her Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from Carol Davilla Medical University, Bucharest, Romania. She then moved to a post-doc position in Wuerzburg, Germany, in 2000. Her studies focused on immunology, looking for signal transduction mechanisms in apoptosis and T-cell proliferation in the department of immunology-virology of Wuerzburg University. In 2003, she received an Assistant Professor position in Anatomy at the Saba University school of medicine, in the Netherlands-Antilles. She joined UCF as a teaching faculty in 2005. Dr. Ahangari is a graduate faculty scholar and has directed several independent studies in endocrine and metabolic disorders, and chaired a number of honors in major thesis works as well as several master’s capstone projects. She has 49 publications, abstracts, and is the coauthor of three books.