Nutrition Products

  • Glutamine

    Biochemistry, Physiology, and Clinical Applications, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-03-01
    CRC Press

  • Yogurt

    Roles in Nutrition and Impacts on Health, 1st Edition

    By André Marette, Éliane Picard-Deland, Melissa Anne Fernandez

    Yogurt is a fermented food that has existed for centuries with bioactive properties that have long been thought to be beneficial to health. The first commercial yogurts, sold over a hundred years ago in pharmacies, were recommended to treat digestive disorders. Yogurt: Roles in Nutrition and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    CRC Press

  • Vitamin B12

    Advances and Insights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rima Obeid

    Cobalamin (vitamin B12) was discovered in the first half of the 20th century. Vast amount of information on the role of the vitamins in human health and disease became available. Cobalamin science was, however, based on theoretical concepts that have been accepted without further proof of facts and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11
    CRC Press

  • Food Insecurity and Disease

    Prevalence, Policy, and Politics, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-20
    Apple Academic Press

  • Pediatric Behavioral Nutrition Factors

    Environment, Education, and Self-Regulation, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-20
    Apple Academic Press

  • Food Security and Child Malnutrition

    The Impact on Health, Growth, and Well-Being, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-16
    Apple Academic Press

  • Carbohydrates in Food

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Ann-Charlotte Eliasson

    Carbohydrates in Food, Third 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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    CRC Press

  • Bariatric Surgery Patients

    A Nutritional Guide, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-07
    CRC Press

  • Healthful Eating As Lifestyle (HEAL)

    Integrative Prevention for Non-Communicable Diseases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shirin Anil

    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) 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 over the years globally.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Food as Medicine

    Functional Food Plants of Africa, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press
    Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

  • Serotonin and Melatonin

    Their Functional Role in Plants, Food, Phytomedicine, and Human Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gokare A. Ravishankar, Akula Ramakrishna

    Serotonin and Melatonin: Their Functional Role in Plants, Food, Phytomedicine, and 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 – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

  • Nutraceuticals and Health

    Review of Human Evidence, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

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