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Handbook of nutrition and ophthalmology

Author: Richard D Semba
Publisher: Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2007.
Series: Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first general text on nutrition and eye health that was created for physicians, nutritionists and researchers. It demonstrates the importance of nutrition to eye health, covering the life span from visual development in infants to major causes of blindness and visual disability in older eyes such as cataract and age-related macular degeneration. It represents the link between the epidemic of obesity and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard D Semba
ISBN: 1588291960 9781588291967
OCLC Number: 70660082
Description: xv, 496 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Nutrition blindness: vitamin A deficiency disorders --
Cataract --
Age-related macular degeneration --
The obesity epidemic: implications for eye health --
Nutrition and diabetic retinopathy --
Retinal vascular disease --
Nutritional amblyopia and B vitamin complex deficiencies --
Zinc and eye health --
Vitamin C and eye health --
The age-related proinflammatory state and eye disease --
Essential fatty acids and visual development in infants --
Inborn errors of metabolism.
Series Title: Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
Responsibility: by Richard D. Semba.
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The Handbook of Nutrition in Ophthalmology is the first general text on nutrition and eye health created for physicians, nutritionists, and researchers. The volume also includes chapters addressing  Read more...

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