Nutrition and Metabolism

Author: Susan A. Lanham-New,Ian A. MacDonald,Helen M. Roche

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444347691

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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Nutrition and Metabolism Second Edition Edited by Susan A Lanham-New, Ian A Macdonald and Helen M Roche EditionIn this second edition of the second title in the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, Nutrition and Metabolism has been revised and updated to meet the needs of the contemporary student. Groundbreaking in their scope and approach, the titles in the series: Provide students with the required scientific basics of nutrition in the context of a systems and health approach Enable teachers and students to explore the core principles of nutrition, to apply these throughout their training, and to foster critical thinking at all times. Throughout, key areas of knowledge are identified Are fully peer-reviewed, to ensure completeness and clarity of content, as well as to ensure that each book takes a global perspective Nutrition and Metabolism is an essential purchase for students of nutrition and dietetics, and also for those students who major in other subjects that have a nutrition component, such as food science, medicine, pharmacy and nursing. Professionals in nutrition, dietetics, food science, medicine, health sciences and many related areas will also find much of great value within its covers.

Nutrition and Metabolism

Author: Michael J. Gibney,Ian A. Macdonald,Helen Roche

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405168080

Category: Medical

Page: 456

View: 8535

In this second edition of second title in the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, Nutrition and Metabolism has been revised and updated to meet the needs of the contemporary student.

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Author: Susan A. Lanham-New,Samantha Stear,Susan Shirreffs,Adam Collins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444344889

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Please note that digital editions do not include all the illustrations found in the printed book. Now widely adopted on courses throughout the world, the prestigious Nutrition Society Textbook series provides students with the scientific basics in nutrition in the context of a systems and disease approach rather than on a nutrient by nutrient basis. In addition books provide a means to enable teachers and students to explore the core principles of nutrition and to apply these throughout their training to foster critical thinking at all times. This NS Textbook on Sport and Exercise Nutrition has been written to cover the latest information on the science and practice of sport and exercise nutrition. A key concept behind this textbook is that it aims to combine the viewpoints of world leading nutrition experts from both academia/research and a practical stand point. Plus where necessary there are additional practitioner based authors to ensure theory is translated into practice for each chapter in the form of either ‘practice tips' or ‘information sheets' at the end of relevant chapters. The textbook in essence can be divided into three distinct but integrated parts: Part 1: covers the key components of the science that supports the practice of sport and exercise nutrition including comprehensive reviews on: nutrients both in general and as exercise fuels; exercise physiology; hydration, micronutrients; and supplements. Part 2: moves into focusing on specific nutrition strategies to support different types of training including: resistance; power/sprint; middle distance/speed endurance; endurance; technical/skill, team; and specific competition nutrition needs. The unique format of this textbook is that it breaks down nutrition support into training specific as opposed to the traditional sport specific support. This reflects the majority of current sport and exercise requirements of the need to undertake concurrent training and therefore facilitating targeted nutrition support to the different training components through the various macro and micro training cycles. Part 3: explores some of the practical issues encountered in working in the sport and exercise nutrition field and includes key sport related topics such as: disability sport; weight management; eating disorders; bone and gut health; immunity; injury; travel; and special populations and situations. READERSHIP: Students of nutrition and dietetics at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. All those working in the field of nutrition and related health sciences.

Fundamentals of Human Nutrition E-Book

for Students and Practitioners in the Health Sciences

Author: Catherine Geissler,Hilary Powers

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049905

Category: Medical

Page: 324

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Fundamentals of Human Nutrition is an authoritative overview that will help you understand the complex subject of human nutrition. This book is a digest of material from the highly successful Human Nutrition 11th edition. ‘Fundamentals’ is intended for a wide readership of students and practitioners who need a broad understanding of human nutrition, but for whom an in-depth knowledge is not essential. Students and practitioners of nursing, pharmacy, sports science, dentistry and other allied health professions, as well as the interested lay person, will benefit from its easy-to-follow, concise approach. Covers all key aspects of human nutrition Up to date with current issues Explains the epidemiology of diet and disease Considers factors affecting food production, trade and access Technical terms explained to help the non-specialist Comprehensive glossary aids understanding Key points summarise all chapters

Handbook of Nutrition and Food, Third Edition

Author: Carolyn D. Berdanier,Johanna T. Dwyer,David Heber

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466505729

Category: Medical

Page: 1136

View: 7352

The new edition of the Handbook of Nutrition and Food follows the format of the bestselling earlier editions, providing a reference guide for many of the issues on health and well being that are affected by nutrition. Completely revised, the third edition contains 20 new chapters, 50 percent new figures, and updates to most of the previously existing chapters. Part I is devoted to food, including its composition, constituents, labeling, and analysis. There is also a chapter on the laws that regulate food and its protection. Part II focuses on nutrition as a science, covering basic terminology, nutritional biochemistry, nutrition and genetics, food intake regulation, and micronutrients. This section also includes a chapter on the nutritional needs of nonhuman species and a chapter on finding mouse models for human disease studies. Part III discusses the nutrient needs of humans, from infants to older adults, as well as needs under special circumstances, such as elite athletes, vegetarians, and space travelers. Part IV addresses assessment of nutrient intake adequacy. Part V examines clinical nutrition, from assessments in the clinic setting through the many conditions that are likely to be presented in a medical practice. New to this edition: More websites cited for accessing large data sets A complete chapter on food intake regulation Several chapters relating to the legal aspects of food (food law, food labeling) Additional focus on food sanitation and food safety Expanded coverage of drugs and nutrition Integration of major health issues with a significant number of new disease chapters, including nutrition and immune function, dental health, renal disease, brain function, frail elderly and hospitalized patients, and food addiction and obesity New chapters on nutrition and genetics, which include epigenetics and polymorphism–nutrient interactions

Nutrition

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Sarah Brewer

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

ISBN: 1780740816

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 192

View: 7658

Shocking obesity rates, the rise of eating disorders, killer food allergies, super foods that cure cancer: as the headlines shout every week, we have never been more engaged, or struggled so hard, with what we put in our mouths. Separating fact from fiction, award-winning health journalist and nutritionist Dr. Sarah Brewer combines the latest science with practical advice on what really matters to explain exactly how food influences our health and well-being. From the mechanics of digestion and the chemical composition of macro and micro nutrients to methods of healthy weight loss and aiding medical conditions with various foods, all the key issues and debates are covered making this essential reading for medics and trainee nutritionists as well as anyone interested in making informed decisions about their diet.

Public Health Nutrition

Author: Michael J. Gibney,Barrie M. Margetts,John M. Kearney,Lenore Arab

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118693329

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 392

View: 4759

As an academic subject, nutrition has grown enormously in recentyears and with it the need for specialist textbooks on the subject.In response to this need, a decision was taken by The NutritionSociety to produce a ground-breaking series of four textbooks, ofwhich Public Health Nutrition is the third. The books in theseries: Provide students with the required scientific basis innutrition, in the context of a systems and health approach. Enable teachers and students to explore the core principles ofnutrition and to apply these throughout their training to fostercritical thinking at all times. Each chapter identifies the keyareas of knowledge that must be understood and also the key pointsof critical thought that must accompany the acquisition of thisknowledge. Are fully peer reviewed to ensure completeness and clarity ofcontent, as well as to ensure that each book takes a globalperspective and is applicable for use by nutritionists and onnutrition courses throughout the world. Public Health Nutrition is an essential purchase forstudents majoring in nutrition and dietetics. Public healthnutrition as a subject is growing immensely in importance, takinginto account the real potential to reduce the burden ofnon-communicable chronic disease through diet. Professionals innutrition, dietetics, food science, medicine, community health careand many related health care areas will all find much of great usewithin the book’s covers. Libraries in all universities,medical schools and establishments teaching and researching inthese subject areas should have several copies on theirshelves. OTHER BOOKS IN THE NUTRITION SOCIETY TEXT BOOKSERIES: Introduction to Human Nutrition: ISBN 0 632 05624 X Nutrition & Metabolism: ISBN 0 632 05625 8 Clinical Nutrition: ISBN 0 632 05626 6

Nutrition Research Methodologies

Author: Julie A. Lovegrove,Leanne Hodson,Sangita Sharma,Susan A. Lanham-New

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118554671

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 1249

Nutrition Research Methodologies Edited by Julie A Lovegrove, Leanne Hodson, Sangita Sharma and Susan A Lanham-New A new book in the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, "Nutrition Research Methodologies" addresses the rapidly advancing field of nutrition research. It covers the diverse methodologies required for robust nutritional research to ensure thorough understanding of key concepts, both for students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and for scientists working in nutrition research. Combining theory with practical application, "Nutrition Research Methodologies" addresses both traditional research methods and new technologies, and focuses on a range of complex topics, including energy compensation, nutrient-gene interactions and metabolic adaptation. It also considers statistical issues as well as application of data to policy development. Provides the reader with the required scientific basics of nutrition research in the context of a systems and health approach Written specifically to meet the needs of individuals involved in nutrition research Combines the viewpoints of world-leading nutrition experts from academia and research with practical applications Accompanied by a companion website with a range of self-assessment material About the Editors: Professor Julie A Lovegrove, Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition and Institute for Cardiovascular Research, Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Reading, UK Associate Professor Leanne Hodson, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK Professor Sangita Sharma, Centennial Professor, Endowed Chair in Aboriginal Health, Professor of Aboriginal & Global Health Research, Aboriginal and Global Health Research Group, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada Professor Susan A Lanham-New, Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Biosciences and Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, UK With website: A supporting companion website featuring illustrations and self-assessment questions is available at www.wiley.com/go/lovegrove/nutritionresearch Other books in the Nutrition Society Textbook Series: "Clinical Nutrition, Second Edition" ISBN: 978-1-4051-6810-6 "Sport and Exercise Nutrition " ISBN: 978-1-4443-3468-5 "Nutrition and Metabolism, Second Edition " ISBN: 978-1-4051-6808-3 "Introduction to Human Nutrition, Second Edition " ISBN: 978-1-4051-6807-6 "Public Health Nutrition" ISBN: 978-0-632-05627-9 For further information, companion material for use with these textbooks, and full details of how to purchase them, visit: www.wiley.com/go/nutritionsociety

Nutrition Society Textbook Set

Author: Nutrition Nutrition Socie

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781119428145

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Nutrition Society Textbook Series Bundle Now available in a discounted bundle, buy together and save over 45%! About the Series: Series Editor Susan Lanham-New Now widely adopted in courses throughout the world, the prestigious Nutrition Society Textbook Series provides students with both specific scientific information and appropriate content. These groundbreaking titles: Provide students with the required scientific basics of nutrition in the context of a systems and health approach Enable teachers and students to explore the core principles of nutrition, to apply these throughout their training, and to foster critical thinking at all times Are fully peer reviewed, to ensure completeness and clarity of content, as well as to ensure that each book takes a global perspective. This set includes: Nutrition Research Methodologies (978-1-118-55467-8) Clinical Nutrition , 2nd Edition (978-1-4051-6810-6) Sport and Exercise Nutrition (978-1-4443-3468-5) Nutrition and Metabolism , 2nd Edition (978-1-4051-6808-3) Introduction to Human Nutrition , 2nd Edition (978-1-4051-6807-6) Public Health Nutrition, 2nd Edition (978-1-118-66097-3)

Nutrition and Health

Author: Tanya Carr,Koen Descheemaeker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470680342

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 4339

Continuing accumulation of scientific evidence demonstrates that nutrition is one of the most important determinants of health for the individual, and that specific nutrition habits of various populations can significantly decrease the overall risk of several chronic diseases. This landmark publication, which contains papers presented at the 1st Nutrition and Health conference, covers the major topics relating to nutritional aspects of health. Chapters within this important book cover vital health issues, including details of the links between diet and cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancer, diabetes and osteoporosis. Further chapters within Nutrition and Health cover important nutritional issues, for example managing the human gut flora, vegetarianism and the role of phytoprotectants. Each chapter has been written by a well-known expert, and the whole has been drawn together and carefully edited, providing an important reference resource for the future. All health professionals interested or involved in nutrition and the impact of nutrition on health should have a copy of this book on their shelves, as should libraries in all medical schools, and universities and research establishments where nutrition, dietetics and food science are studied and taught. Also available from Blackwell Publishing A major series of textbooks from the Nutrition Society Introduction to Human Nutrition (0 632 05624 X) Nutrition and Metabolism (0 632 05625 8) Clinical Nutrition (0 632 05626 6) Public Health Nutrition (0 632 05627 4) Nutrition Bulletin (Journal) Published quarterly ISSN: 0141 9684 Adverse Reactions to Foods Edited by J. Buttriss (BNF) 0 632 055472 Principles of Human Nutrition Second edition M. Eastwood 0 632 05811 0

Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

Author: Joan Webster-Gandy,Angela Madden,Michelle Holdsworth

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199585822

Category: Medical

Page: 818

View: 5928

Fully updated, the Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics is a practical quick-reference to the vital and valued subject of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease and the maintenance of good health. This handbook will be an invaluable companion for all dieticians, nutritionists, and nurses, as well as doctors and students in a variety of specialities. Concise and bulleted, this handbook takes an integrated approach which facilitates the linksbetween all aspects of nutrition and dietetics. Including nutritional science and based on clinical evidence. Sections on obesity and a new chapter on international nutrition are timely and topical. Alsoincludes information on nutrition assessment, popular diets, nutrition in systems-based diseases, rarer conditions, as well as helpful lists of foods rich in or free from certain nutrients and normal range guides and handy reference values.

Clinical Nutrition

Author: Michael J. Gibney,Marinos Elia,Olle Ljunggvist,Julie Dowsett

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 0632056266

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 3222

As an academic subject, nutrition has grown enormously in recent years and with it the need for specialist textbooks on the subject. In response to this need, a decision was taken by The Nutrition Society to produce a ground-breaking series of four textbooks, of which Clinical Nutrition is the final. The books in the series: Provide students with the required scientific basis in nutrition, in the context of a systems and health approach. Enable teachers and students to explore the core principles of nutrition and to apply these throughout their training to foster critical thinking at all times. Each chapter identifies the key areas of knowledge that must be understood and also the key points of critical thought that must accompany the acquisition of this knowledge. Are fully peer reviewed to ensure completeness and clarity of content, as well as to ensure that each book takes a global perspective and is applicable for use by nutritionists and on nutrition courses throughout the world. Clinical Nutrition focuses solely on the sick and metabolically compromised patient. It parallels the text on Nutrition & Metabolism in dealing with clinical nutrition on a system by system basis making the information more accessible to the student. Covering the scientific basis underlying nutritional support, medical ethics and nutritional counselling, the text ends with illustrative clinical case histories. Nutritionists, dieticians and students in these fields will find this an important resource and Libraries in universities, medical schools and establishments teaching and researching in the area of nutrition will find Clinical Nutrition a valuable addition to their shelves.

Introduction to Clinical Nutrition, Third Edition

Author: Vishwanath Sardesai

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439818185

Category: Medical

Page: 704

View: 7042

Dietary factors have been implicated in at least four of the ten leading causes of death in the U.S. (heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and stroke). Nevertheless, physicians frequently receive inadequate training in nutrition to properly counsel their patients. Introduction to Clinical Nutrition, Third Edition discusses the physiologic and metabolic interrelationships of all nutrients and their roles in health maintenance and the prevention of various diseases. Since the publication of the second edition of this book, new discoveries have revolutionized the field of clinical nutrition. This is true especially with respect to gene-nutrient interaction, epigenetic pathways that contribute to the activation and inactivation of gene expression, the relationship of nutrients to telomere length and health, and personalized nutrition. Highlighting these advances, new and revised topics include: Fiber, antioxidants, nutraceuticals, alternative medicine, and epidemiology DNA, gene–nutrient interaction, epigenetics, and telomeres Nutritional aspects of kidney disease, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome Personalized nutrition and personalized medicine Vegetarianism, the Mediterranean diet, and other popular dietary practices Obesity and cholesterol Designed as a textbook for students in conventional medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, dietetics, nursing, pharmacy, and public health, the book focuses on the critical biochemical and physiological aspects of nutrients. It includes clinical case studies to clarify topics at the end of most chapters and references to facilitate further study.

Introduction to Human Nutrition

Author: Michael J. Gibney,Susan A. Lanham-New,Aedin Cassidy,Hester H. Vorster

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118684702

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 9235

In this second edition of the introductory text in the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, Introduction to Human Nutrition has been revised and updated to meet the needs of the contemporary student. Introduction to Human Nutrition is an essential purchase for students of nutrition and dietetics, and also for those students who major in other subjects that have a nutrition component, such as food science, medicine, pharmacy and nursing. Professionals in nutrition, dietetics, food science, medicine, health sciences and many related areas will also find much of great value within its covers.

Functional Foods

The Connection Between Nutrition, Health, and Food Science

Author: Leah Coles

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482232758

Category: Medical

Page: 422

View: 5117

This new book presents a variety of important research on functional foods—foods that have another role related to disease prevention or health. The first section of the book includes chapters on the complicated relationships between nutrition, physical and mental health, and disease. Section two focuses on the connection between health science and food, and presents a number of case studies on the possible uses of functional foods. The book discusses important methods for nutritional interventions in relation to diseases such as obesity and other prominent health concerns in modern society. Topics include: Nutrigenetics and metabolic diseases Nutrition intervention strategies to improve health Nutrition consumption timing around exercise sessions Nutritional therapies for mental disorders Health benefits of particular foods, such as eggs, milk, cereal, garlic, cinnamon, nuts, blueberries, etc. Mineral- and protein-enriched foods

Freakonomics

überraschende Antworten auf alltägliche Lebensfragen ; [warum wohnen Drogenhändler bei ihren Müttern? Führt mehr Polizei zu weniger Kriminalität? Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Macht gute Erziehung glücklich?]

Author: Steven D. Levitt,Stephen J. Dubner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442154517

Category:

Page: 411

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Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Warum betrügen Lehrer? Der preisgekrönte Wirtschaftswissenschaftler Steven D. Levitt kombiniert Statistiken, deren Zusammenführung und Gegenüberstellung auf den ersten Blick absurd erscheint, durch seine Analysetechnik aber zu zahlreichen Aha-Effekten führt. Ein äußerst unterhaltsamer Streifzug durch die Mysterien des Alltags, der uns schmunzeln lässt und stets über eindimensionales Denken hinausführt.

Nutrition and the Cancer Patient

Author: Egidio Del Fabbro,Wendy Demark-wahnefried,Vickie Baracos

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199550190

Category: Medical

Page: 519

View: 9985

Nutrition, appetite, and involuntary weight loss are issues that affect a large number of cancer patients and cancer survivors. Aspects such as symptom management, behavioural modification, exercise and medication are all important aspects of cancer care, but nutritional issues at the end of life can be accompanied by contentious ethical factors as well as religious and cultural influences that need to be addressed by health professionals. This book enables physicians, nurses and also dieticians to better discuss these complex issues with patients and their families. This comprehensive reference book provides both background information and practical, clinical advice for managing the cancer patient at all stages of their disease trajectory. It includes information that relates to patients who are continuing to receive disease-specific therapy, the cancer survivor, as well as patients with advanced or recurrent cancer receiving palliative care. Basic principles such as epidemiology and physiology set the scene, leading into the cachexia/anorexia syndrome, treatment options, nutritional counselling, enteral and parenteral nutrition, complementary/alternative therapies, exercise, clinical outcomes measures in each of the clinical groups, and focus on special populations and their specific needs. Multidimensional, interdisciplinary clinical evaluation and treatment is emphasised, and ethical, religious, and cultural factors are also addressed. Multidisciplinary in nature, this book draws on the experience of the editors' work across the fields of oncology, palliative care, surgery, primary care, nursing, dietetics and nutritional science. It will prove invaluable to all general practitioners, internists, medical oncologists and surgeons, nurses, palliative care specialists and related professionals involved in the care of the cancer patient.

Fundamentals Of Foods, Nutrition And Diet Therapy

Author: Sumati R. Mudambi

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 8122419828

Category: Diet therapy

Page: 424

View: 2535

This Book Has Consistently Been Used By Students Studying The First Course In Food Science And Nutrition. In Several Universities, Diet Therapy Topics Have Been Added In The Curricula Of This Course. Therefore, Diet Therapy Has Been Added In This Revision, With A Hope Of Meeting The Changing Needs Of The Readers In This Area.The Revised Edition Incorporates Various Other Subjects, Which Are More Or Less Related To The Useful Subjects, Like Nursing, Education, Art, Social Sciences, Home Science, Medical And Paramedical Sciences, Agriculture, Community Health, Environmental Health And Pediatrics Etc.The Book Is Intended To Be An Ideal Textbook Encompassing The Following Aspects: * Introduction To The Study Of Nutrition * Nutrients And Energy * Foods * Meal Planning And Management * Diet TherapyVarious Modifications Have Been Done Along With Clear Illustrations, Chartsand Tables For A Visualised Practical Knowledge.Every Chapter Is Presented In A Beautiful Style With An Understandable Approach. Abbreviations Of All Terms Are Given. Glossary Is Also Available At The End For Clear Understanding.Appendices, Food Exchange Lists, Recommended Dietary Allowances For Indians And Food Composition Tables Have Also Been Included.So Many Other Useful Informations Are Given, Regarding The Food And Dietary Habits According To The Age And Height Of Males/Females.We Hope This Textbook Would Fulfil The Goal Of Serving The Cause In An Appropriate Manner Nutrition For A Disease-Free Society.