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Pediatric Manual of Clinical Dietetics

Carol Parkman Williams

editore: American Dietetic Association,U.S.

pagine: 678

120,00 102,00

Nutritional Toxicology

Frank N. Kotsonis, Jerry J. Hjelle
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editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 472

Nutrients are gaining recognition for their role in protecting against the toxic effects of free radicals, alcohol and other substances. At the same time, advances in food technology, the appearance of novel foods and new ingredients have generated new toxicological issues and forced health and safety professionals to develop new and more reliable methods to assess their impact on our health. These issues are at the heart of the second edition of Nutritional Toxicology. The book discusses the role of nutrients in protecting the body against toxicants. It explores the overall importance of the metabolism of xenobiotics and antioxidant nutrients in their increasingly important role in protecting against oxidative damage generated by free radicals. The book also discusses components of the diet that can influence metabolism of drugs, how alcohol consumption affects nutritional status, and conversely, how nutritional status affects alcohol metabolism. The effect of age on the body's ability to metabolize drugs and toxicants is discussed in detail.
130,15 110,63

Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease

Ann M. Coulston, Cheryl L. Rock
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editore: Academic Press Inc

pagine: 801

As we enter the 21st century, a new era of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease emerges. Clinical nutrition involves the integration of diet, genetics, environment, and behavior promoting health and well being throughout life. Expertly edited, "Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease" provides overall perspective and current scientifically supported evidence through in-depth reviews, key citations, discussions, limitations, and interpretations of research findings. This comprehensive reference integrates basic principles and concepts across disciplines and areas of research and practice, while detailing how to apply this knowledge in new creative ways. "Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease" is an essential part of the tool chest for clinical nutritionists, physicians, nurse practitioners, and dieticians in this new era of practice. This book prepares the clinical nutrition investigator or practitioner for a life-long commitment to learning. It contains information on: diet assessment methodologies; strategies for diet modification; clinical status of herbals, botanicals, and modified food products; preventing common diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, and breast cancer through nutrition; the importance of genetic factors; understanding of cultural and socio-economic influences on eating and exercise behaviors and integrating that knowledge with biological or functional markers of disease.
119,00 101,15

Nutrition and Growth

Ferdinand Haschke, Reynaldo Martorell

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 448

Written by an international group of noted physicians and scientists, this volume reviews current concepts on the relationship between nutrition and childhood growth and discusses the effectiveness of nutrition intervention programs in preventing growth failure. The contributors present new reference data for the assessment of infant and child growth, examine the causes and functional consequences of inadequate growth, and evaluate various public health approaches to improving childhood nutrition. Full consideration is also given to the impact of the nutrition transition in developing countries and the risk of obesity resulting from altered diet and physical activity patterns.
94,00 79,90

Preventive Nutrition

The Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals

Adrianne Bendich, Richard J. Deckelbaum

editore: Humana Press Inc.

pagine: 520

In this richly enhanced second edition, leading nutritionists, public health experts, and clinicians bring up-to-date and extend this now classic guide to improving individual health outcomes through nutrition. The new edition encompasses the broadest range of topics, from cancer and cardiovascular disease to infectious disease in children, from reproductive and prenatal nutrition to global public health nutrition strategies. Each chapter provides an overview of the field, a discussion of the author's own research and its implications, and recommendations for various patient groups based on the totality of evidence rather than on the findings of any single study. Authoritative and readily accessible, Preventive Nutrition: The Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals, 2nd edition, is the most comprehensive and up-to-date textbook in the field. It provides practicing health professionals with a critical synthesis of all the newest research, demonstrating that the risk of many of the major diseases affecting middle-aged adults can be prevented, or at least delayed, with simple nutritional approaches.
139,00 118,15

International Textbook of Obesity

Per Bjorntorp

editore: John Wiley & Sons Ltd

pagine: 558

The prevalence of obesity has now reached such proportions that in many parts of the world it is one of the most dominant health problems. Obesity leads to a number of serious diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, stroke and cancer as well as psychological problems and a poor quality of life. Obesity research is now very active and understanding of the disease has greatly increased. The International Textbook of Obesity offers a definitive coverage of the area looking at epidemiology, causes, current research and management. Gives an up to date account of the field Edited by a leading expert in the area Contributions from an impressive array of authors including many from young researchers giving new perspectives on the issues This will be a lasting reference for a wide range of academic and professional health care workers, including obesity research specialists, diebetologists, nutritionists, practising physicians and endocrinologists.
296,96 252,42
15,49 14,72

La nutriterapia. Gli alimenti e il nutrimento medicamentoso

Michel Massol

editore: Armando Editore

pagine: 140

Curarsi "a tavola", ovvero sfruttare le proprietà terapeutiche degli alimenti, è una pratica antica e modernissima allo stesso tempo: ciò che i nostri antenati hanno intuito o dedotto in secoli di osservazioni più o meno casuali viene ora confermato o smentito da attente e complesse ricerche scientifiche. Ed è così che dopo decenni di oblio, anni in cui al termine "alternativo" veniva sempre attribuito un alone di inaffidabilità e vago ribellismo, a quella farmacologica tornano ad affiancarsi a pieno titolo altre prassi terapeutiche, come la nutriterapia. Il volume passa in rassegna tutti gli ambiti medici in cui la nutriterapia ha dimostrato la propria efficacia.
12,50 10,63
61,97 55,77

Allattare al seno

Riccardo Davanzo

editore: Il Pensiero Scientifico

pagine: 160

15,00 12,75

Disturbi del comportamento alimentare. Terapia dietetica

editore: Idelson-Gnocchi

pagine: 118

12,91 11,88

Sessualità e alimentazione. Biologia-psicologia-cultura

a cura di M. Mazzetti di Pietralata

editore: CIC Edizioni Internazionali

pagine: 352

30,98 27,88
12,39
 
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Terzo rapporto sull'obesità in Italia 2001

a cura di Istituto auxologico italiano

editore: Franco Angeli

pagine: 400

36,50
16,00 13,60
18,08 15,37

Advanced Human Nutrition

Denis M. Medeiros, Robert E. C. Wildman

editore: CRC Press Inc

pagine: 608

This text begins with an in-depth overview into the human organism at the molecular, cellular, tissue and organ levels, and develops into a discussion of the objectives and features of organ systems of the evolved human. The book also covers the relationship between the human body and the environment in which it exists including other organisms that co-habitate the environment. Discussions of the nature of other organisms such as various animals, plants, and micro-organisms makes later information about food science, nutrient density in various food sources, and nutraceuticals easier to comprehend. Advanced Human Nutrition examines human nutrient requirements, the basis for RDA and other recommendations; human nutrition, digestion, and absorption with relation to organs, exocrine and endocrine functions, histology, and absorptive activities; macronutrients and micronutrients; eicosanoid chemistry and function, and more. The present and future of nutrition research is examined, including everything from the HANES studies to electron microscopy and molecular biology. Features *
111,04 94,38
17,56 14,93

I nutrienti come aiuti ergogeni per lo sport e per l'esercizio fisico

Luke Bucci

editore: La Libreria di Olympian's News

pagine: 178

25,82 23,24
33,50 28,48

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