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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...

Seaweed Bioactives: Health Benefits and Potential Applications

1st Edition

Amit K. Jaiswal
November 15, 2018

Studies show seaweeds are valuable sources of structurally diverse bioactive compounds. These compounds exhibited various biological activities and beneficial health effects, This book focuses on four aspects of seaweeds research: bioactive compounds in seaweeds, their health benefits, effect of...

Handbook of Nutritive Value of Processed Food: Volume I: Food for Human Use

1st Edition

Miloslav Rechcigl
November 12, 2018

Industrial as well as home processing can bring about profound changes in the chemical composition of food and its nutritive value. While a variety of treatments may be detrimental, certain modifications of foodstuffs can actually improve their digestibiity and biological value. The effect on...

Handbook of Pediatric Obesity: Etiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention

1st Edition

Michael I. Goran
November 12, 2018

Understanding the numerous factors involved with body weight regulation and identifying interventions to prevent or treat the problem is an enormous task in and of itself. Addressing this issue in growing children is further complicated by the diverse challenges specific to children. Because of...

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 Thiry-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...

Vegetarian Nutrition and Wellness

1st Edition

Winston J. Craig
June 18, 2018

A large amount of research effort goes into assessing the health benefits of a plant-based diet, resulting from human desire to consume a more sustainable diet that is less destructive of the earth’s natural resources. In addition, a growing number of people are choosing the vegan or total...

Probiotics in Mental Health

1st Edition

Colin R. Martin, Derek Larkin
June 15, 2018

The concept that the gut and brain are intricately linked is widely accepted not just within the lay community but increasingly within scientific and therapeutic circles as well. Terms such as "heartache" and "gut wrenching" are more than mere metaphor, they represent key fundamental aspects of...

Nutrition and HIV: Epidemiological Evidence to Public Health

1st Edition

Saurabh Mehta, Julia Finkelstein
May 14, 2018

The world continues to lose more than a million lives each year to the HIV epidemic, and nearly two million individuals were infected with HIV in 2017 alone.  The new Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by countries of the United Nations in September 2015, include a commitment to end the AIDS...

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