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  • The Anthropology of Obesity in the United States

    By Anna Bellisari

    This volume examines the biocultural dimensions of obesity from an anthropological perspective in an effort to broaden understanding of a growing public health concern. The United States of America currently has the highest rates of obesity among developed countries, with an alarming rise in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Obesity

    Evaluation and Treatment Essentials, Second Edition

    Edited by G. Michael Steelman, Eric C. Westman

    Obesity is considered a complex and multifactorial disease. Its treatment, therefore, must also be multimodal and tailored to meet the needs of each patient. Obesity: Evaluation and Treatment Essentials presents a wide spectrum of practical treatment protocols for obesity including exercise,…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-04-04 
    CRC Press

  • BioMedWomen 2015

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Clinical and BioEngineering for Women's Health (Porto, Portugal, 20-23June, 2015)

    Edited by R.M. Natal Jorge

    Hardback – 2016-04-01 
    CRC Press

  • Clinical Nutrition and Aging

    Sarcopenia and Muscle Metabolism

    Edited by Chad Cox

    Sarcopenia—the loss of muscle mass and strength that occurs with advancing age—is a major health challenge, particularly in North America, Europe, and Japan, which have large aging populations. This compendium volume is a valuable addition to the existing literature, providing state-of-the-art…

    Hardback – 2016-03-14 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Fluid Balance, Hydration, and Athletic Performance

    Edited by Flavia Meyer, Zbigniew Szygula, Boguslaw Wilk

    Fluid Balance, Hydration, and Athletic Performance presents a comprehensive review of aspects relating to body fluid balance, rehydration, sport, and physical exercise. The content is scientifically supported, practical, and suitably written for a range of audiences, including academics (professors…

    Hardback – 2015-12-22
    CRC Press

  • The A–Z Guide to Food as Medicine

    By Diane Kraft, Ara DerMarderosian

    Can an apple a day keep the doctor away? The A-Z Guide to Food As Medicine addresses food folklore by exploring the scientific findings about physiological effects of over 250 foods, food groups, nutrients, and phytochemicals. Today, health care providers are fielding more questions from…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22
    CRC Press

  • The Maillard Reaction Reconsidered

    Cooking and Eating for Health

    By Jack N. Losso

    Cooking involves chemical reactions that can make food smell and taste better. However, the same process that is responsible for creating the aroma, flavor, palatability, color, and taste of grilled and seared foods has also been linked to the development of chronic degenerative diseases. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Human Placental Trophoblasts

    Impact of Maternal Nutrition

    Edited by Asim K. Duttaroy, Sanjay Basak

    Human Placental Trophoblasts: Impact of Maternal Nutrition explores the vital roles of trophoblasts play in fetal growth and pregnancy, giving you new insight into the modulation of placental trophoblast functions by nutrients. It also reviews the role of fatty acids, folic acids, and specific…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    CRC Press

  • Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Human Health and Disease Prevention

    Edited by Debasis Bagchi, Harry G. Preuss, Anand Swaroop

    Functional foods and nutraceuticals, dietary supplements, and natural antioxidants have established their potential roles in the protection of human health against disease. Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Human Health and Disease Prevention examines the benefits, efficacy, and success of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15
    CRC Press

  • Nutrition in Public Health

    Principles, Policies, and Practice, Second Edition

    By Arlene Spark, Lauren M. Dinour, Janel Obenchain

    This second edition of a bestseller, Nutrition in Public Health: Principles, Policies, and Practice focuses on the role of the federal government in determining nutrition policy and influencing practice. Beginning with an overview of public health principles, the book examines the application of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    CRC Press

  • Nutritional Intervention in Metabolic Syndrome

    Edited by Isaias Dichi, Andrea Name Colado Simao

    The prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) is rising in developing countries and developed countries at such high rates that it is now considered a worldwide public health problem of pandemic proportions. Yet its spread can usually be mitigated by diet and lifestyle behavior. Nutritional…

    Hardback – 2015-09-25
    CRC Press

  • Bread and Its Fortification

    Nutrition and Health Benefits

    Edited by Cristina M. Rosell, Joanna Bajerska, Aly F. El Sheikha

    Today, bread supplies over half of the caloric intake of the world’s population including a high proportion of the intake of Vitamins B and E. Bread therefore is a major food of the world. Bread was the main stables of the ancient Egyptian diet. Around 7,000 BC humans (probably Egyptians) somehow…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22
    CRC Press
    Food Biology Series

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