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Primary Care Nutrition: Writing the Nutrition Prescription

1st Edition

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David Heber, Zhaoping Li
June 29, 2017

This book contains the necessary knowledge and tools to incorporate nutrition into primary care practice. As a practical matter, this effort is led by a dedicated primary care physician with the help of motivated registered dietitians, nurses, psychologists, physical therapists, and office staff whe...

Eating Disorders in Special Populations: Medical, Nutritional, and Psychological Treatments

1st Edition

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Jonna Fries, Veronica Sullivan
July 14, 2017

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 p...

Nutrition and Diabetes: Pathophysiology and Management

2nd Edition

Emmanuel C. Opara, Sam Dagogo-Jack
January 14, 2019

Diabetes occurs at such an alarming rate that it can be described as a global epidemic. Following its predecessor, Nutrition and Diabetes: Pathophysiology and Management, Second Edition, is a comprehensive resource that describes various factors that drive the accumulation of excess body weight and...

Animal Sourced Foods for Developing Economies: Preservation, Nutrition, and Safety

1st Edition

Muhammad Issa Khan, Aysha Sameen
January 02, 2019

Animal products are good source of disposable income for many small farmers in developing countries. In fact, livestock are often the most important cash crop in many small holder mixed farming systems. Livestock ownership currently supports and sustains the livelihoods of rural poor, who depend...

Revival: Clinical Nutrition For The Health Scientist (1979)

1st Edition

Daphne A. Roe
December 31, 2018

Nutrition manuals and textbooks are usually written to meet the needs of nutritionists or would-be nutritionists. This manual has been written to  meet the needs of health professionals who are not nutritionists, including physicians, nurses and pharmacists. The acquaints readers in these...

Revival: Recent Vitamin Research (1984)

1st Edition

Briggs H Michael
December 31, 2018

The book opens with a survey by Dr. Motron Cowan of biotin-responsive metabolic disorders of children. A group of Japanese researchers then present their latest data on the complex interactions between vitamin D and parathyroid hormone (PTH) in bone calcification. The author reviews the prolific...

Revival: Vitamins In Human Biology and Medicine (1981)

1st Edition

Michael H Briggs
December 31, 2018

It is the purpose of this book to try to offer a modern perspective on the importance of vitamins in human biology and medicine. There have been recent revivals of attempts to use vitamins as therapeutic agents by administering doses many times the recommended allowance. This use or 'megavitamin...

Functional Foods and Biotechnology

1st Edition

Kalidas Shetty, Dipayan Sarkar
December 26, 2018

The Second Edition of Functional Foods and Biotechnology--which kicks off the new Food Biotechnology series—illuminates the role of metabolic and biochemical processing in the improvement of functional foods with targeted health benefits and increased nutrient value. Applying molecular, biochemical...

Promoting Biodiversity in Food Systems

1st Edition

Irana W. Hawkins
October 24, 2018

Biodiversity of the food system is crucial for food production and loss of biodiversity is a pressing issue. This book focuses on biodiversity’s crucial role in food systems, health and well-being, and fate of the natural environment. It provides practical recommendations on how proper food systems...

Type 2 Diabetes: Cardiovascular and Related Complications and Evidence-Based Complementary Treatments

1st Edition

Robert Fried, Richard M. Carlton
October 22, 2018

Approximately 29 million Americans are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes annually. Of that number, only about 36 percent (10.44 million diabetes sufferers) achieve satisfactory medical outcomes and would need additional help—rarely available—to reliably control their glucose levels. Contrary to...

Metabolic Therapies in Orthopedics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Ingrid Kohlstadt, Kenneth Cintron
September 17, 2018

The first medical reference textbook to compile an unprecedented synthesis of evidence for regenerative orthopedics by key opinion leaders Thirty-five authors address your clinical questions What emerging technologies are right for my clinical practice? How can I strengthen my patients before...

NanoNutraceuticals

1st Edition

Bhupinder Singh
September 17, 2018

This book will be a comprehensive account of the various facets of nutraceuticals domain. The peruser of this book will find details on various nanotech approaches to nutraceuticals, prebiotics and probiotics, along with their specific applications....

The Human Microbiota in Health and Disease: An Ecological and Community-based Approach

1st Edition

Michael Wilson
September 10, 2018

A human being consists of a mammalian component and a multiplicity of microbes, collectively referred to as the "microbiota" or "microbiome," with which it has a symbiotic relationship. The microbiota is comprised of a variety of communities, the composition of each being dependent on the body site...

Nutrition and Integrative Medicine: A Primer for Clinicians

1st Edition

Aruna Bakhru
September 07, 2018

While medical professionals continue to practice traditional allopathic medicine, the public has turned toward nutritional and integrative medical therapies, especially for addressing the proliferation of chronic diseases. Written by leaders in the academic and scientific world, Nutrition and...

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