Modern Nutrition

  • Handbook of Nutrition in the Aged book cover

    Handbook of Nutrition in the Aged

    4th Edition

    Edited by Ronald Ross Watson

    Detailed Review of Nutritional Therapies Used to Combat Elderly Health Issues The combination of the aging baby-boomer generation and their increased longevity has been fortunately met with increased research and greater understanding of health promotion and disease prevention in the elderly.…

    Hardback – 2008-10-20
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods book cover

    Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

    2nd Edition

    Scientific advances in this field have not only given us a better understanding of what is an optimal diet, but has allowed food and nutraceutical companies to market products with specific health claims, fortify existing foods, and even create new foods designed for a particular health benefit.…

    Hardback – 2006-10-25
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment book cover

    Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment

    2nd Edition

    By Jana Parizkova, Andrew Hills

    Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment, Second Edition summarizes the latest scientific knowledge on obesity in children. This edition focuses on the developmental aspects of obesity, especially on the influences and factors predisposing individuals to obesity from early periods of life. This…

    Hardback – 2005-01-13
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Inulin-Type Fructans: Functional Food Ingredients book cover

    Inulin-Type Fructans

    Functional Food Ingredients, 1st Edition

    By Marcel Roberfroid

    Inulin and oligofructose are naturally occurring resistant carbohydrates that have a variety of uses as functional food ingredients. In addition to their role as prebiotics that selectively stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the intestines, these inulin-type fructans act as dietary…

    Hardback – 2004-10-28
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Nutritional Concerns of Women book cover

    Nutritional Concerns of Women

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, Ira Wolinsky

    Women's health and nutrition concerns have moved to the forefront of research with the mandate by the National Institutes of Health to include women in formerly male-only studies assessing responses to diet and disease. This second edition of a popular and highly praised resource provides new…

    Hardback – 2003-08-13
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Nutritional Aspects and Clinical Management of Chronic Disorders and Diseases book cover

    Nutritional Aspects and Clinical Management of Chronic Disorders and Diseases

    1st Edition

    Edited by Felix Bronner

    Premature births, musculoskeletal diseases, diabetes mellitus, and psychiatric disorders. Nutrition plays a direct or indirect role in the causes, treatment, and/or management of many chronic disorders and diseases, yet nutritional and dietary intervention is often left solely to paramedical staff.…

    Hardback – 2002-07-29
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Tryptophan: Biochemical and Health Implications book cover

    Tryptophan

    Biochemical and Health Implications, 1st Edition

    By Herschel Sidransky

    Historically, the amino acid tryptophan has been considered to play a role in cancer development and the aging process. In recent times, this nutrient has been associated with eosinophila myalgia syndrome - a new human disease that attacks the muscular system. This detailed book examines the…

    Hardback – 2001-11-21
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Micronutrients and HIV Infection book cover

    Micronutrients and HIV Infection

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henrik Friis

    Analogous to other infections, evidence suggests that improved micronutrient intake may reduce HIV transmission and progression, as well as morbidity from common and opportunistic infections. This is important information, considering many in the world's HIV-infected population do not yet have…

    Hardback – 2001-09-14
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Nutrient-Gene Interactions in Health and Disease book cover

    Nutrient-Gene Interactions in Health and Disease

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Naima Moustaid-Moussa, Carolyn D. Berdanier

    We have come to realize that optimal nutrient intake is determined by very specific genetic messages. This realization has led to an entirely new approach to understanding nutrition – the exploration of nutrient effects on gene expression. Edited by leading experts in the field, Nutrient–Gene…

    Hardback – 2001-05-30
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Vegetarian Nutrition book cover

    Vegetarian Nutrition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Sabate

    Approximately 12 million U.S. citizens consider themselves vegetarians, and 13.5 percent of all U.S. households claim to have at least one family member practicing some form of vegetarianism. In the past 30 years, scientific endeavors in the area of vegetarian nutrition have progressively shifted…

    Hardback – 2001-03-21
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    Modern Nutrition

  • The Mediterranean Diet: Constituents and Health Promotion book cover

    The Mediterranean Diet

    Constituents and Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonia-Leda Matalas, Antonis Zampelas, Vassilis Stavrinos

    Adults living in certain olive-growing areas of the Mediterranean Basin display high life expectancies and rates of chronic disease that are among the lowest in the world. These benefits are achieved despite socioeconomic indicators that are often much lower than those of more industrial nations in…

    Hardback – 2001-01-23
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Advances in Isotope Methods for the Analysis of Trace Elements in Man book cover

    Advances in Isotope Methods for the Analysis of Trace Elements in Man

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Jackson, Nicola Lowe

    There is increasing evidence that even minute amounts of trace elements can have profound effects on the human body. Advances in Isotope Methods for the Analysis of Trace Elements in Man describes new methods that are being developed to understand normal and abnormal trace element nutrition and…

    Hardback – 2000-11-29
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Nutritional Anemias book cover

    Nutritional Anemias

    1st Edition

    Edited by Usha Ramakrishnan

    Anemias resulting from nutritional factors constitute the largest nutrition health problem affecting populations in both developed and developing nations. Nutritional Anemias examines these anemias in detail and offers a balanced approach that includes current research findings on the etiology and…

    Hardback – 2000-11-22
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Alcohol and Coffee Use in the Aging book cover

    Alcohol and Coffee Use in the Aging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald Ross Watson

    As we age, our physiology changes. Also, we tend to place less emphasis on proper nutrition. The more elderly we grow, the less resistant we become to major diseases such as cancer and heart disease. This state of affairs renders the elderly more vulnerable to alcohol and other drugs of abuse.…

    Hardback – 2000-09-28
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Nutrition and AIDS book cover

    Nutrition and AIDS

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Ronald Ross Watson

    Evidence shows that nutritional supports can help maintain health in the HIV-infected patient by replacing lost nutrients, compensating for nutritional damage done by the retrovirus-induced immunodeficiency, and stimulating the remaining immune system and cells for better host defenses.This new…

    Hardback – 2000-09-19
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs in Health Promotion book cover

    Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs in Health Promotion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald Ross Watson

    The use of dietary vegetables and medicinal herbs to improve health is a phenomenon that is taking society by storm. Herbal products are now a multi-billion dollar business. Even more important, this business is built upon extremely little research data. The FDA is pushing the industry-with…

    Hardback – 2000-09-11
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Coenzyme Q: Molecular Mechanisms in Health and Disease book cover

    Coenzyme Q

    Molecular Mechanisms in Health and Disease, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerian E. Kagan, Peter J. Quinn

    Since its discovery in 1957, Coenzyme Q has piqued the interest of scientists from a wide range of disciplines because of its bioenergetics, vitamin-like behavior, and interactions with antioxidant vitamins E and C. Coenzyme Q: Molecular Mechanisms in Health and Disease is a comprehensive treatise…

    Hardback – 2000-08-30
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Nutrition in Spaceflight and Weightlessness Models book cover

    Nutrition in Spaceflight and Weightlessness Models

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen W. Lane, Dale A. Schoeller

    Tens of thousands of miles above Earth's atmosphere, orbiting this planet like pieces from a child's giant erector set, NASA's massive International Space Station slowly takes shape. When completed, as many as 16 countries will provide crew members for this orbiting international community.But…

    Hardback – 1999-12-20
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Advanced Human Nutrition book cover

    Advanced Human Nutrition

    1st Edition

    By Robert E.C. Wildman, Denis M. Medeiros

    This text begins with an in-depth overview into the human organism at the molecular, cellular, tissue and organ levels, and develops into a discussion of the objectives and features of organ systems of the evolved human. The book also covers the relationship between the human body and the…

    Hardback – 1999-08-23
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Laboratory Tests for the Assessment of Nutritional Status book cover

    Laboratory Tests for the Assessment of Nutritional Status

    2nd Edition

    By Howerde E. Sauberlich

    Proper nutrition is the single most important component of preventative health care. Heart disease, diabetes, and other ailments are all linked to dietary habits. Accurate nutritional assessment can be a matter of life or death. Laboratory Tests for the Assessment of Nutritional Status explores the…

    Hardback – 1999-07-27
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Nutritional and Environmental Influences on the Eye book cover

    Nutritional and Environmental Influences on the Eye

    1st Edition

    Edited by Allen Taylor

    Significant advancements in nutrition's impact on the eye have occurred faster than any volume can document... until now. This book gives the background and rationale regarding the physiological damage caused by biological oxidants as well as the rationale for the protective roles for…

    Hardback – 1999-03-30
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Nutrition: CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY, SECOND EDITION book cover

    Nutrition

    CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY, SECOND EDITION, 2nd Edition

    By Julian E. Spallholz, Mallory Boylan, Judy A. Driskell

    CategoryNutritionSubcategoryFood ChemistryContact Editor: N. Frabotta…

    Hardback – 1998-12-08
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Nutrients and Foods in Aids book cover

    Nutrients and Foods in Aids

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald R. Watson

    Lack of proper nutrition can severely impact the immune system, especially when it is already compromised. This book defines recent advances in understanding the nutritional deficiencies found in AIDS and HIV-positive patients. It explores the scientific knowledge of how nutritional and dietary…

    Hardback – 1998-05-13
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Nutrition and Women's Cancers book cover

    Nutrition and Women's Cancers

    1st Edition

    By Barbara C. Pence, Dale M. Dunn

    Until recently, there has been a gap in the scientific literature regarding women's health issues. The National Institutes of Health are encouraging more research focused on women, and many researchers are beginning to answer the call. Nutrition and Women's Cancers presents a comprehensive…

    Hardback – 1998-04-09
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Advanced Nutrition Micronutrients book cover

    Advanced Nutrition Micronutrients

    1st Edition

    By Carolyn D. Berdanier

    Advanced Nutrition: Micronutrients, a continuation of the first Advanced Nutrition text on macronutrients, focuses on how vitamins and minerals operate at the genomic level. It reflects the major research endeavors by nutrition scientists throughout the world in studying nutrient-gene,…

    Hardback – 1997-11-25
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Antioxidants and Disease Prevention book cover

    Antioxidants and Disease Prevention

    1st Edition

    By Harinder Garewal

    The role of antioxidants and other nutritional agents in disease prevention is a widely discussed subject, attracting attention from professionals in all areas of medicine. This often-debated and rapidly evolving area of medicine could have important implications for how diseases are treated.…

    Hardback – 1997-04-03
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Nutrition and Cancer Prevention book cover

    Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

    1st Edition

    By Siraj I. Mufti

    Dietary nutrients affect the body's physiology and can contribute to the promotion or prevention of cancer. Nutrition and Cancer Prevention examines key nutrients and dietary components such as alcohol, fat, and caffeine, and the role each plays in increasing risk and in developing prevention…

    Hardback – 1995-12-21
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Calcium and Phosphorus in Health and Disease book cover

    Calcium and Phosphorus in Health and Disease

    1st Edition

    Edited by John J.B. Anderson, Sanford C. Garner

    Calcium and Phosphorus in Health and Disease is a valuable source of information on the role of nutrition in maintaining bone health throughout the life cycle. It emphasizes nutritional interactions with mineral metabolism and maintenance of bone health.This book presents the basic concepts of…

    Hardback – 1995-10-24
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Nutrition and HealthTopics and Controversies book cover

    Nutrition and HealthTopics and Controversies

    1st Edition

    By Felix Bronner

    Nutrition and Health: Topics and Controversies explores in detail the relationship between diet, nutritional status, and disease, and evaluates nutritional practices intended to minimize the incidence of and slow the progress of major chronic illnesses. National trends in nutritional awareness and…

    Hardback – 1995-08-16
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    Modern Nutrition

  • Nutritional Care of HIV-Positive Persons: A Manual for Individuals and Their Caregivers book cover

    Nutritional Care of HIV-Positive Persons

    A Manual for Individuals and Their Caregivers, 1st Edition

    By James F. Hickson, Jr., Saroj M. Bahl

    As the AIDS crisis continues, nutrition therapy has taken an important role in maximizing the body's capacity to fight HIV infection and AIDS as well as improving the quality of life when living with AIDS. Nutritional Care of HIV-Positive Persons: A Manual for Individuals and Their Caregivers…

    Hardback – 1995-02-06
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Childhood Nutrition book cover

    Childhood Nutrition

    1st Edition

    By Fima Lifshitz

    An invaluable resource, Childhood Nutrition provides accurate facts on current concepts in pediatric nutrition, including theories of nutrition in the pathophysiology of disease and in developing nutritional healthcare plans. Written by an outstanding group of specialists, each chapter is…

    Hardback – 1994-11-28
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Practical Handbook of Nutrition in Clinical Practice book cover

    Practical Handbook of Nutrition in Clinical Practice

    1st Edition

    By Donald F. Kirby, Stanley J. Dudrick

    The Practical Handbook of Nutrition in Clinical Practice is an excellent supplement to standard textbooks in nutrition support and a must-have reference for those with an interest in this area. The text reviews nutrition assessment techniques from the very basic to the latest research methods. The…

    Hardback – 1994-07-12
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition