Nutrition Products

  • Healthy Eating As Lifestyle (HEAL)

    Integrative Prevention for Non-Communicable Diseases

    Edited by Shirin Anil

    Noncommunicable diseases are chronic diseases of long duration and generally slow progression including cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. Morbidity and mortality due to non-communicable disease has risen tremendously in both developed and developing…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    CRC Press

  • Carbohydrates in Food, Third Edition

    Edited by Ann-Charlotte Eliasson

    This new edition provides thorough and authoritative coverage of the chemical analysis, structure, functional properties, analytical methods, and nutritional relevance of monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides used in food. Carbohydrates have become a hot topic in the debate about what…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    CRC Press

  • Bariatric Surgery Patients

    A Nutritional Guide

    By Betty Wedman-St.Louis

    "Approximately 65% of our population is overweight and 12% are morbidly obese. This is despite more than 25 years of attempted medical management. Clearly all current efforts have failed to control this enormous problem. Could it be that we have failed to recognize the cause of the disease and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    CRC Press

  • Food as Medicine

    Functional Food Plants of Africa

    By Maurice M. Iwu

    This comprehensive book documents African plants used for functional and medicinal foods. It contains more than 60 detailed monographs of African foods, describing foods with various characteristics such as prebiotic, probiotic, satiety, immune modulation, stress-reduction, sports performance,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    CRC Press
    Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

  • Food Security and Child Malnutrition

    The Impact on Health, Growth, and Well-Being

    Edited by Areej Hassan

    Food security and child malnutrition are at the forefront of our attention, both nationally and internationally. The chapters contained in this compendium include a range of methodologies—literature review, cross-sectional study, longitudinal study, case-control, and even a focus group!—all of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Pediatric Behavioral Nutrition Factors

    Environment, Education, and Self-Regulation

    Edited by Areej Hassan

    In Pediatric Behavioral Nutrition Factors: Environment, Education, and Self-Regulation, the editor carefully selected each chapter individually to provide a nuanced look at how environment, education, and self-regulation impact pediatric nutrition. All the various factors that intertwine with and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Childhood Obesity

    Causes, Consequences, and Intervention Approaches

    Edited by Michael I. Goran

    Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and continues to increase in prevalence in almost all countries in which it has been studied, including developed and developing countries around the globe. The causes of obesity are complex and multi-factorial. Childhood…

    Hardback – 2016-10-20 
    CRC Press

  • Pharmaceuticals to Nutraceuticals

    A Shift in Disease Prevention

    By Dilip Ghosh, R. B. Smarta

    Recently there has been a fundamental shift in the world health and wellness industry from disease treatment to preventing chronic diseases. The use of nutraceuticals and functional foods in prevention efforts could lead to decreased dependency on drugs. This book examines scientific evidence of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06 
    CRC Press

  • Serotonin and Melatonin

    Their Functional Role in Plants, Food, Phytomedicine, and Human Health

    Edited by Gokare A. Ravishankar, Akula Ramakrishna

      Serotonin and Melatonin: Their Functional Role in Plants and Implications in Human Health highlights the significance of the plant sources of serotonin and melatonin in the fields of medicine, agriculture, and food science. Over the last few decades, an enormous amount of research data has…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Nutraceuticals and Health

    Review of Human Evidence

    Edited by Somdat Mahabir, Yashwant V. Pathak

    Although health claims for nutraceuticals range from the fantastic to the sublime, most of these claims are based on cell culture studies and have not been validated in humans, making them inadequate for public health recommendations. Focusing on human population-based research (epidemiology…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    CRC Press
    Nutraceuticals

  • Canola and Rapeseed

    Production, Processing, Food Quality, and Nutrition

    Edited by Usha Thiyam-Hollander, N.A. Michael Eskin, Bertrand Matthaus

    In 2010, esteemed researchers gathered at a workshop held at the Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. Drawn from these proceedings, Canola and Rapeseed: Production, Processing, Food Quality, and Nutrition presents…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Vitamin D

    Oxidative Stress, Immunity, and Aging

    Edited by Adrian F. Gombart

    Vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency is a worldwide, public health problem in both developed and developing countries. Rickets among infants has reemerged. Low levels of vitamin D are associated with increased risk and mortality from cancer. At the same time, the beneficial effects of vitamin D on a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    CRC Press
    Oxidative Stress and Disease

Product Search