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Nutritional Concerns of Women

2nd Edition

Edited by Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, Ira Wolinsky

CRC Press

536 pages

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pub: 2003-08-13
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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 research results that detail the prevalence of and diffe

Table of Contents

Women's Health and Nutrition Research: U.S. Govermental Interests. Major Diet Related Risk Factors for Women. Gender, Culture, and Nutrition. Nutritional Needs of Female Adolescents. Premenstrual Syndrome - Nutritional Implications. Nutritional Guidelines During Pregnancy and Lactation. Hormonal Oral Contraception and Nutrition: Vitamins and Minerals. Menopause and Nutrition. Older Women: Nutritional Considerations. Eating Disorders: Metabolic Complications and Therapy. Nutritional Anemias. Diet and Osteoporosis. Nutritional Issues of Cardiovascular Disease in Women. Diabetes - A Women's Disease?. Nutrition in Musculosceletal and Rheumatic Diseases. Thyroid Hormones in Health and Disease. Nutritional Factors in Women's Cancers: Breast, Cervical, Endometrial and Ovarian. Women and Weight: A Model-Based Perspective. Nutritional Concerns of Female Recreational Athletes. Nutrition and Vegetarianism. Nutrition Issues of Women in the Armed Forces.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nutrition