Nutrition Products

  • Childhood Obesity

    Causes, Consequences, and Intervention Approaches

    Edited by Michael I. Goran

    Childhood obesity is an enormous problem throughout the world and has huge impacts on public health. This book reviews multiple causes and consequences of obesity in children as well as various strategies that have been examined for treatment and prevention. The book includes exhaustive treatment…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 
    CRC Press

  • Pharmaceuticals to Nutraceuticals

    A Shift in Disease Prevention

    Edited 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 – 2016-10-03 
    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 has been…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Food Insecurity and Disease

    Prevalence, Policy, and Politics

    Edited by Areej Hassan

    Food insecurity and disease are inextricably linked. The chapters in this valuable articles compendium reinforce that message by specifically linking food insecurity to various forms of chronic disease, including HIV/AIDS and obesity, as well as mental health issues. Providing a nuanced look at…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • 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 – 2016-09-30 
    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 – 2016-09-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Glycemic Index

    Applications in Practice

    Edited by Elena Philippou

    In 1981, David Jenkins, Thomas Wolever, and colleagues introduced the concept of the glycemic index (GI) to differentiate carbohydrates based on the rate of blood glucose rise following their consumption. Although GI was first used in diet therapy for diabetes, research evidence has accumulated…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20 
    CRC Press

  • Barasi's Human Nutrition

    A Health Perspective, Third Edition

    By Michael EJ Lean, Emilie Combet

    Barasi's Human Nutrition: A Health Perspective, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of nutrition. Thoroughly revised, restructured, and updated, this new edition presents up-to-date scientific information in an accessible and reader-friendly format,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-29 
    CRC Press

  • Nutrition and the Developing Brain

    Edited by Victoria Hall Moran, Nicola M. Lowe

    Nutrients play a significant role in brain development throughout fetal and postnatal life. This book reviews the evidence from animal and human research, highlighting the influence of specific nutrients on brain function and cognitive development. With a unique, integrative approach to the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    CRC Press

  • Green Coffee Bean Extract in Human Health

    Edited by Debasis Bagchi, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Anand Swaroop

    The role of green coffee bean (GCB) in human health is of emerging interest to the nutraceutical field, especially given its role in improving metabolic syndrome, including weight management, hypertension, diabetes, and neuroprotection. GCB extract contains a novel antioxidant known as chlorogenic…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    CRC Press

  • BioMedWomen

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

    Edited by Isabel Ramos, Joao Manuel R.S. Tavares, Jose Alberto Duarte, Maria Emilia Costa, Olivia Pinho, Maria Helena Figueiral, R.M. Natal Jorge, Sofia Brandao, Teresa Mascarenhas, Thuane Da Roza

    BioMedWomen 2015 - Clinical and BioEngineering for Women´s Health contains all author contributions presented at BioMedWomen 2015 (Porto, Portugal, 20–23 June 2015). International contributions from countries worldwide provided comprehensive coverage of the current state-of-the-art on different…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25
    CRC Press

  • Outpatient Nutrition Care and Home Nutrition Support

    Practical Guidelines for Assessment and Management

    Edited by Carol Ireton-Jones

    Nutrition, defined by Merriam-Webster, is the process of eating the right kind of food so you can grow properly and be healthy. However, making the right food and nutrition choices and finding the best and most accurate nutrition information can be a challenge, especially when a disease or injury…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    CRC Press

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