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Nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease.

Author: Ann M Coulston; Carol Boushey; Mario Ferruzzi
Publisher: Amsterdam : Academic, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed.View all editions and formats

Helps you understand how nutrition can be used to improve health status. This title focuses on the relationship between disease and nutrition, an area of increasing interest and concern as health  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann M Coulston; Carol Boushey; Mario Ferruzzi
ISBN: 9780123918840 0123918847
OCLC Number: 833301721
Notes: Previous edition: 2008.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Section 1: Research Methodology A. Assessment Methods for Research and Practice 1. Dietary Assessment Methodology 2. Assessment of Dietary Supplement Use 3. Physical Assessment of Nutritional Status 4. Energy Requirement Methodology B. Research and Applied Methods for Observational and Intervention Studies 5. Application of Research Paradigms to Nutrition Practice 6. Overview of Nutritional Epidemiology 7. Analysis, Presentation, and Interpretation of Dietary Data 8. Current Theoretical Bases for Nutrition Intervention and Their Uses 9. Nutrition Intervention: Lessons from Clinical Trials 10. Tools and Techniques to Facilitate Nutrition Intervention 11. Evaluation of Nutrition Interventions 12. Biomarkers and Their Use in Nutrition Intervention Section 2: Nutrition for Health Maintenance, Prevention, and Disease-Specific Treatment A. Food and Nutrient Intake for Health 13. Nutrition Guidelines to Maintain Health 14. Nutrition, Health Policy, and the Problem of Proof 15. Choline and Neural Development 16. Nutrition Requirements for Athletes 17. Nutrition for Children with Special Health Care Needs B. Dietary Bioactive Compounds for Health 18. Antioxidants in Health and Disease 19. Diet and Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Eye Diseases 20. Nutrients and Food Constituents in Cognitive Decline and Neurodegenerative Disease 21. Phytochemicals in prevention and treatment of Obesity and Related Disorder 22. Bioavailability and metabolism of bioactive compounds from foods C. Overweight and Obesity 23. Genetics of Human Obesity 24. Obesity: Overview of Treatments and Interventions 25. Surgical intervetion for obesity 26. Behavioral Risk Factors for Overweight and Obesity: Diet and Physical Activity 27. Dietary Approaches to Exploit Energy Balance Utilities for Body Weight Control D. Cardiovascular Disease 28. Genetic Influences on Blood Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease Risk 29. The Role of Diet in the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 30. Nutrition, Lifestyle, and Hypertension E. Diabetes Mellitus 31. Obesity and the Risk for Diabetes 32. The Role of Diet in the Prevention and Treatment of Diabetes 33. Nutrition Management for Gestational Diabetes F. Cancer 34. Interaction of Nutrition and Genes in Carcinogenesis 35. Nutrition and Cancers of the Breast, Endometrium, and Ovary 36. Nutrition and Prostate Cancer 37. Nutrition and Colon Cancer G. Gastrointestinal Health and Disease 38. Intestinal Microflora and Diet in Health 39. Nutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Short Bowel Syndrome 40. Nutrient Considerations in Lactose Intolerance 41: Nutritional Considerations in the Management of Celiac Disease 42. Nutrition and Cystic Fibrosis H. Bone Health and Disease 43. Current Understanding of Vitamin D Metabolism, Nutritional Status, and Role in Disease Prevention 44. Osteoporosis: The Early Years 45. Osteoporosis in Adults Appendix Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)


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