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  1. Geriatric Nutrition

    Edited by John E. Morley, David R. Thomas

    Series: Nutrition and Disease Prevention

    In a vicious cycle, poor nutritional health leads to acute and chronic disease, and disease states are catastrophic to nutritional health. The magnitude of nutritional depletion from any cause depends to a large extent on the nutritional reserves an individual has accumulated over time. In our...

    Published May 30th 2007 by CRC Press

  2. Nutrient-Drug Interactions

    Edited by Kelly Anne Meckling

    Series: Nutrition and Disease Prevention

    Current research has given us a more complete understanding of how the chemicals in foods and herbs interact with natural and synthetic drugs. In some cases a single food or supplement can profoundly increase or decrease the toxicity and/or efficacy of a single drug. Although it is standard...

    Published June 23rd 2006 by CRC Press

  3. Nutritional Strategies for the Diabetic/Prediabetic Patient

    Edited by Jeffrey I. Mechanick, Elise M. Brett

    Series: Nutrition and Disease Prevention

    While nutrition is central to the management of diabetes, there is no one “diabetic diet”. Nutritional prescriptions depend on the type of diabetes, food preferences, lifestyle, treatment regimen, comorbidities, state of health, and the route of caloric administration. Nutritional Strategies for...

    Published January 27th 2006 by CRC Press

  4. Cancer Prevention and Management through Exercise and Weight Control

    Edited by Anne McTiernan

    Series: Nutrition and Disease Prevention

    “..it is increasingly clear that cancer is also a disease of inertia. In this book, a broadly multidisciplinary group presents the evidence and provides the recommendations. … The antidote to diseases of inertia is movement — let’s move!” John Potter, M.D.,Ph.D., from the Foreword The American...

    Published December 15th 2005 by CRC Press

  5. Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

    Edited by Atif B. Awad, Peter G. Bradford

    Series: Nutrition and Disease Prevention

      Epidemiological studies have estimated that approximately 35 percent of cancers are potentially avoidable by nutritional modification. These modifications include strategies such as caloric restriction and limitation of specific macro-nutrient groups. However, recent research indicates that what...

    Published September 19th 2005 by CRC Press

  6. Soy in Health and Disease Prevention

    Edited by Michihiro Sugano

    Series: Nutrition and Disease Prevention

    While the western world has only recently become enamored with the soybean, East Asia has been consuming and enjoying the associated health benefits of this versatile proteinaceous legume for centuries. The Japanese in particular have devoted much energy to unraveling the mysteries and revealing...

    Published August 29th 2005 by CRC Press

  7. Perinatal Nutrition

    Optimizing Infant Health & Development

    Edited by Jatinder Bhatia

    Series: Nutrition and Disease Prevention

    Perinatal Nutrition describes the role of nutrition in newborn growth and development, the reduction of health risks, and the prevention of morbidity in the neonatal period and infancy. This important reference presents valuable nutritional strategies for the care of perinatal patients from...

    Published December 27th 2004 by CRC Press

  8. Genomics and Proteomics in Nutrition

    Edited by Carolyn D. Berdanier, Naima Moustaid-Moussa

    Series: Nutrition and Disease Prevention

    With contributions from 66 world-renowned authorities on the subject, Genomics And Proteomics In Nutrition focuses on the effect of genetic expression on protein production, establishing links between gene expression and nutrition, the influence of micro- and macronutrients on cellular homeostasis,...

    Published August 11th 2004 by CRC Press

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