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2nd Edition

Nutritional Concerns of Women

ISBN 9780849313370
Published August 13, 2003 by CRC Press
534 Pages 21 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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 different manifestations of diseases in women.

With more contributions by leading authorities, Nutritional Concerns of Women, Second Edition updates the knowledge base of nutrition and health interactions unique to women through the life cycle. It includes new chapters on obesity, diabetes, thyroid diseases, and musculoskeletal and rheumatic diseases. Additionally, it covers societal influences, nutrition in the adolescent female, menopause, and vegetarianism. This new, awaited edition also examines the roles that gender and culture play on nutrition.

Equally useful to the dietitian, clinician, physician, researcher, student, or educated layman, this useful and practical book provides you with a wealth of information. Nutritional Concerns of Women, Second Edition facilitates nutrition recommendations for women and helps women integrate health issues and nutrition into guiding principles for everyday life.

Table of Contents

Women's Health and Nutrition Research: U.S. Govermental Interests, N.B. Cummings

Major Diet Related Risk Factors for Women, S.H. Mitmesser and P. Carr

New! Gender, Culture, and Nutrition, C.M. Cook and R.M. Cook

New! Nutritional Needs of Female Adolescents, J. Stang and R. Hayes-Bohn

Premenstrual Syndrome - Nutritional Implications, J.S. Ruud and B. Taub-Dix

Nutritional Guidelines during Pregnancy and Lactation, Y. Cartwright and M. Story

Hormonal Oral Contraception and Nutrition: Vitamins and Minerals, P.G. Masse and C.C. Tranchant

New! Menopause and Nutrition, J.C. Lovejoy and M. Hamilton

Older Women: Nutritional Considerations, H. Smiciklas-Wright, J.H. Ledikwe, G.L. Jensen, and J.M. Friedman

Eating Disorders: Metabolic Complications and Therapy, K.K. Hill, D.B. Hill, L. Gaetke, M.P. McClain, and C.J. McClain

Nutritional Anemias, L.M. Bodnar, K.S. Scanlon, and M.E. Cogswell

Diet and Osteoporosis, J.J.B. Anderson

Nutritional Issues of Cardiovascular Disease in Women, D. Klimis-Zacas, A.Z. Kalea, and I. Wolinsky

New! Diabetes - A Women's Disease? C.D. Berdanier

New! Nutrition in Musculoskeletal and Rheumatic Diseases, T.O. Utset

New! Thyroid Hormones in Health and Disease, C. Berdanier

Nutritional Factors in Women's Cancers: Breast, Cervical, Endometrial and Ovarian, B.C. Pence

New! Women and Weight: A Model-Based Perspective, E.S. Parham and A.A. White

Nutritional Concerns of Female Recreational Athletes, G.R. Jackson

New! Nutrition and Vegetarianism, S. Rajaram, P.A. Dyett, and J. Sabate

Nutrition Issues of Women in the Armed Forces, N. King, C.Baker-Fulco, and E.W. Askew

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Klimis-Zacas\, Dorothy; Wolinsky\, Ira


About the First Edition:

"All nutrition educators, scientists, dietitians, and laypersons interested in evaluating the existing knowledge of nutrition issues for women should add a copy of this book to their libraries."
- Journal of the American Dietetic Association

"The book has substantial practical applicability and is recommended as a resource for general education or public discussion or as an introduction for those intending to pursue one of its topics in depth."
- Annals of Internal Medicine