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  • Dietary Lipids for Healthy Brain Function

    By Claude Leray

    Research suggests that lipids including cholesterol, fat soluble vitamins and some carotenoids participate in maintaining brain function. This book focuses on how nutrients can improve brain development in early life leading to slower age related decline of higher brain functions. Chapters review…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    CRC Press

  • Food Allergy

    Molecular and Clinical Practice

    Edited by Andreas L. Lopata

    Food allergy is an adverse immunological reaction to allergens present in food. Up to 4% adults and 8% children are affected by food allergy. The increase in allergic diseases to food has led to the need for better diagnostics and more effective therapeutic approaches.This book describes the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Eating Disorders in Special Populations

    Medical, Nutritional, and Psychological Treatments

    Edited by Jonna Fries, Veronica Sullivan

    Eating disorders are among the most complex disorders to treat, typically requiring medical, nutritional, and psychotherapeutic interventions. High relapse rates and the sense of urgency to save lives and minimize or prevent lifelong problems present challenges for even the most seasoned treatment…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08 
    CRC Press

  • Appetite and Food Intake

    Central Control, Second Edition

    Edited by Ruth Harris

    Nearly half of the world’s adult population is either clinically obese or overweight. Excess weight increases risk for multiple other chronic diseases and represents a major global health issue. Weight gain results from an imbalance between energy intake and expenditure, which can only be corrected…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Diets

    How Ecological Nutrition Can Transform Consumption and the Food System

    By Pamela Mason, Tim Lang

    How can huge populations be fed healthily, equitably and affordably while maintaining the ecosystems on which life depends? The evidence of diet’s impact on public health and the environment has grown in recent decades, yet changing food supply, consumer habits and economic aspirations proves…

    Paperback – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Glutamine

    Biochemistry, Physiology, and Clinical Applications

    Edited by Dominique Meynial-Denis

    Glutamine: Biochemistry, Physiology, and Clinical Applications describes the different functions of glutamine (Gln) in animals and humans. Gln is both a nutrient and a signaling molecule, and its functions go beyond those of a simple metabolic fuel or protein precursor. This book has gathered…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    CRC Press

  • Food Lipids

    Chemistry, Nutrition, and Biotechnology, Fourth Edition

    Edited by Casimir C. Akoh

    Maintaining the high standards that made the previous editions such well-respected and widely used references, Food Lipids: Chemistry, Nutrition, and Biotechnology, Fourth Edition provides a new look at lipid oxidation and highlights recent findings and research. Always representative of the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    CRC Press

  • Fennema’s Food Chemistry, Fifth Edition

    Edited by Srinivasan Damodaran, Kirk L. Parkin

    This latest edition of the most internationally respected reference in food chemistry for more than 30 years, Fennema’s Food Chemistry, 5th Edition once again meets and surpasses the standards of quality and comprehensive information set by its predecessors. All chapters reflect recent scientific…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06 
    CRC Press

  • Dietary Fiber and Health

    Edited by Susan Cho, Nelson Almeida

    Adequate fiber in the diet is essential for maintaining gastrointestinal and cardiovascular health and for weight management and glycemic control. But a majority of people in developed countries fall short of their recommended daily intake. Designed for product developers, nutritionists, dietitians…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    CRC Press

  • The Physiological Basis of Metabolic Bone Disease

    Edited by Borje Edgar Christopher Nordin, Howard Arthur Morris, Paul Anderson

    Research into metabolic bone disease has made remarkable progress over the last 20 years, with the identification of numerous new molecules and pathways regulating bone cells as well as their plasma milieu. Their activities are largely regulated by the physiological status of the body incorporating…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    CRC Press

  • Anthocyanins in Health and Disease

    Edited by Taylor C. Wallace, M. Monica Giusti

    Anthocyanins, polyphenolic compounds abundant in certain foods, are responsible for the orange-red to blue-violet hues evident in many fruits, vegetables, cereal grains, and flowers. Interest in these pigments has intensified due to their potential health-promoting properties as dietary…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    CRC Press

  • Marine Nutraceuticals

    Prospects and Perspectives

    Edited by Se-Kwon Kim

    There is a great deal of consumer interest in natural bioactive substances due to their health benefits. Offering the potential to provide valuable nutraceuticals and functional food ingredients, marine-derived compounds are an abundant source of nutritionally and pharmacologically active agents,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    CRC Press
    Nutraceuticals

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