Books by Subject
- 2016 hunger report : the nourshing effect : ending hunger, improving health, reducing inequality. — Economic, medical/scientific, and regulatory aspects of clinical nutrition practice : what impacts what? (100)
- Elite young athlete — Melatonin in the promotion of health. 2nd ed. (100)
- Metabolic syndrome and complications of pregnancy : the potential preventive role of nutrition — Perinatal growth and nutrition (100)
- Persisting undernutrition in India : causes, consequences and possible solutions — Yeasts in food and beverages (60)
- 2011 Kargervolume editors, N. Armstrong, A.M. McManus.A key resource for coaches, scientists and clinicians.
- 2009 Kargereditors, Satish C. Kalhan, Andrew M. Prentice, Chittaranjan S. Yajnik.Global changes in diet and activity patterns as drivers of the nutrition transition / Popkin, B.M. -- Regional case studies : India / Reddy, K.S. -- Regional case studies : China / Yin, S. -- Regional case studies : Africa / Prentice, A.M. -- Obesity in emerging nations : evolutionary origins and the impact of a rapid nutrition transition / Prentice, A.M. -- Prenatal origins of undernutrition / Christian, P. -- Postnatal origins of undernutrition / Prost, M.-A. -- Malnutrition, long-term health, and the effect of nutritional recovery / Sawaya, A.L. ... [et al.] -- The role of epigenetics in mediating environmental effects on phenotype / Morgan, D.; Whitelaw, E. -- Metabolism of methionine in vivo : impact of pregnancy, protein restriction, and fatty liver disease / Kalhan, S.C. -- Adiposity and comorbidities : favorable impact of caloric restriction / Ravussin, E.; Redman, L.M. -- Obesity, inflammation, and macrophages / Subramanian, V.; Ferrante, A.W., Jr. -- Obesity, hepatic metabolism and disease / Edmison, J.M.; Kalhan, S.C.; McCullough, A.J. -- Imperative of preventive measures addressing the life-cycle / Yajnik, C.S. -- New approaches to optimizing early diets / Polberger, S. -- Prevention of low birthweight / Alam, D.S. -- Community-based approaches to address childhood undernutrition and obesity in developing countries / Shetty, P.
- 2013 SpringerKlaas R. Westerterp.Introduction, Energy Balance in Animals -- Energy Balance -- Limits in Energy Expenditure -- Energy Expenditure, Physical Activity, Body Weight and Body Composition -- Extremes in Energy Intake -- Body Weight -- Growth, Growth Efficiency and Ageing -- Modern Man in Line with Wild Mammals.
- 2008 Springeredited by Jeffrey R. Stout, Jose Antonio, and Douglas Kalman.An overview of creatine metabolism / Jeff S. Volek, Kevin D. Ballard, and Cassandra E. Forsythe -- Creatine supplementation in strength-power sports / Darryn S. Willoughby -- Creatine supplementation in endurance sports / Joel P. Cramer -- Creatine supplementation and woman athletes / Joan Eckerson -- Creatine consumption and health / Jacques R. Poortmans and Marc Francaux -- Clinical application / Joseph Weir -- Creatine overview : facts, fallacies, and future / Mike Greenwood.
- 2009 Kargervolume editor, Ibrahim Elmadfa.Executive summary -- Outlook -- Project background and methodological aspects -- Trends of average food supply in the European Union -- Food availability at the household level in the European Union -- Food consumption in adults on the basis of dietary surveys in European countries -- Energy and nutrient intake in the European Union -- Health and lifestyle indicators in the European Union -- Food and nutrition policies in European countries -- General discussion -- National reports.
- 2012 SpringerPatrick Navard, editor.This book provides an essential overview of the science of polysaccharides. It both approaches polysaccharides as a polymer class and provides detailed descriptions of most major polysaccharides (cellulose, mannan, xylan, chitin-chitosan, cyclodextrines). Owing to the multidisciplinary character of the European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence (EPNOE), the book describes all main aspects of polysaccharide science and technology (biology, enzymology, physics, chemistry, materials science and processing). Notations and concepts follow a uniform format throughout the whole work in order to create a valuable reference book on the field of polysaccharide science. Owing to the major importance of industry in the EPNOE, concrete applications are also described in detail.
- Evidence-based approach to vitamins and minerals : health benefits and intake recommendations. 2nd ed.2012 Thieme BookJane Higdon, Victoria J. Drake.This evidence-based reference, now in a second edition, presents the most current scientific, epidemiological and clinical research on the role of vitamins and minerals in preventing disease and promoting optimal health. Organized by micronutrient, the book covers biological function, deficiency, recommended daily allowance, role in disease prevention and treatment, sources, safety, and interactions with other micronutrients and drugs - all endorsed by the internationally acclaimed Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University.
- 2013 Kargervolume editors, Hania Szajewska, Raanan Shamir.Importance of systematic reviews and meta-analyses in pediatric nutrition / Szajewska, H. -- Strengths and weaknesses of observational nutritional trials / Patro-Go B., Szajewska, H. -- Scientific standards for human intervention trials evaluating health benefits of foods, and their application to infants, children, and adolescents / Woodside, J.V., Koletzko, B.V., Patterson, C.C., Welch, R.W. -- Early nutrition and health : short- and long-term outcomes / Gruszfeld, D., Socha, P. -- Probiotics, prebiotics, and dietary fiber in the management of functional gastrointestinal disorders / Horvath, A., Szajewska, H. -- Growing-up milk : a necessity or marketing? / Przyrembel, H, Agostoni, C. -- Cow's milk and goat's milk / Turck, T. -- The timing of introduction of complementary foods and later health / Agostoni, C., Przyrembel, H. -- Dietary interventions for primary allergy prevention -- what is the evidence? / von Berg, A. -- Vitamin and mineral supplementation of term infants : are they necessary? / Lubetzky, R., Mandel, D., Mimouni, F.B. -- Enteral nutrition / Kolaek, S. -- Celiac disease -- prevention strategies through early infant nutrition / Chmielewska, A., Szajewska, H., Shamir, R. -- Interventions for treating obesity in children / De Miguel-Etayo, P., Bueno, G., Garagorri, J.M., Moreno, L.A.
- FAO/WHO Expert meeting on the application of nanotechnologies in the food and agriculture sectors : potential food safety implications : meeting report.2010 WHO"The advent of nanotechnology has unleashed enormous prospects for the development of new products and applications for a wide range of industrial and consumer sectors. The new technological developments have already opened up a multibillion dollar industry in recent years, the global market impact of which is expected to reach US$1 trillion by 2015, with around 2 million workers. While the majority of manufacturing and use of nanoscale materials occurs in the United States, the European Union, with its around 30 percent global share of the sector, is not lagging far behind in this field. Like other sectors, nanotechnology promises to revolutionize the whole food chain--from production to processing, storage, and development of innovative materials, products and applications. Although the potential applications of nanotechnoloy are wide ranging, the current applications in the food and agricultural sectors are relatively few, because the science is still newly emergent. An overview of more than 800 nanotechnology-based consumer products that are currently available worldwide, suggests that only around 10 percent of these are foods, beverages and food packaging products. However, nanotechnology-derived products and applications in these sectors have been steadily increasing in recent years, and are predicted to grow rapidly in the future. This is because the new technologies have a great potential to address many of the industry's current needs." - p. 3Also available: Print – 2010
- 2008 CRCnetBASEedited by Ching Kuang Chow.
- 2014 SpringerWilliam H. Eaglstein."This book explains the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an institution and provides understanding of its nomenclature, societal role, policies, goals and challenges. While many readers will have some knowledge of the FDA, few have an appreciation of the many specific areas of FDA authority. The FDA for Doctors is not for those looking for detailed instruction on dealing with the FDA or its operations. Rather, it is written by a doctor with doctors in mind, with the hope that the information in this book will make physicians, and other readers, more thoughtful and insightful, especially with regards totherapeutics and the many broad societal issues underlying FDA's activities. With over 40 years of experience as a clinical investigator in many trials done for FDA registration, the author has been a member of and chaired an FDA advisory committee, and has been a consultant to several divisions of the FDA. He has also had the opportunity to serve on the U.S. Senate Labor Committee, helping with its FDA oversight activities. In addition to a long academic medical career the author has been a consultant to and a full time employee of drug and device companies"--Back cover.
- 2012 CRCnetBASEedited by Jeremy P.E. Spencer, Alan Crozier.Bioavailability of flavanones / Mireia Urpi-Sarda ... [et al.] -- Bioavailability of dietary monomeric and polymeric flavan-3-ols / Alan Crozier, Michael N. Clifford, and Daniele Del Rio -- Anthocyanins : understanding their absorption and metabolism / Ronald L. Prior -- Bioavailability of flavonols and flavones / Mariusz Konrad Piskula, Kaeko Murota, and Junji Terao -- Bioavailability of isoflavones in humans / Aedín Cassidy, José Peñalvo, and Peter Hollman -- Dietary hydroxycinnamates and their bioavailability / Angelique Stalmach, Gary Williamson, and Mike Clifford -- Bioavailability of dihydrochalcones / Elke Richling -- Occurrence, bioavailability, and metabolism of resveratrol / Paola Vitaglione, Stefano Sforza, and Daniele Del Rio -- Bioavailability and metabolism of ellagic acid and ellagitannins / Mar Larrosa ... [et al.] -- Colon-derived microbial metabolites of dietary phenolic compounds / Anna-Marja Aura -- Synthesis of dietary phenolic metabolites and isotopically labeled dietary phenolics / Denis Barron ... [et al.] -- Interactions of flavan-3-ols within cellular signaling pathways / Cesar G. Fraga and Patricia I. Oteiza -- Flavonoids and vascular function / Ana Rodriguez-Mateos and Jeremy P.E. Spencer -- Effects of flavonoids on the vascular endothelium : what is known and what is next? / Antje R. Weseler and Aalt Bast -- Green tea flavan-3-ols and their role in protecting against Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease pathophysiology / Orly Weinreb ... [et al.] -- Flavonoids and neuroinflammation / David Vauzour and Katerina Vafeiadou -- Effects of flavonoids on cognitive performance / Shibu M. Poulose and Barbara Shukitt-Hale -- Flavonoids and oral cancer / Thomas Walle -- Flavonoids and cancer-effects on dna damage / Piyawan Sitthiphong ... [et al.].
- 2010 Springeredited by Leonard G. Feld, Frederick J. Kaskel.
- 2010 CRCnetBASEedited by Lynn B. Bailey.Folate chemistry and metabolism / Barry Shane -- Folate bioavailability / Helene McNulty, Kristina Pentieva -- Folate biochemical pathways and their regulation / Patrick Stover -- Genetic variation : effect on folate metabolism and disease/birth defect risk / Karen Christensen, Rima Rozen -- Folate in pregnancy and lactation / Tsunenobu Tamura, Mary Frances Picciano, Michelle Kay McGuire -- Folate status and birth defect risk : epidemiological perspective / Charlotte Hobbs ... [et al.] -- Folate-related birth defects : embryonic consequences of abnormal folate transport and metabolism / Deeann Wallis ... [et al.] -- Folic acid fortification : neural tube defect risk reduction-global perspective / R.J. Berry, Heather Hamner, Joseph Mulinaire -- Folate and cancer : epidemiological perspective / Jia Chen ... [et al.] -- Folate and carcinogenesis : basic mechanisms / Eric Ciappio, Joel Mason -- Folate and vascular disease : epidemiological perspective / Sari Kalin, Eric Rimm -- Folate and vascular disease : basic mechanisms / Luciana Hannibal, Alla V. Glushchenko, Donald W. Jacobsen -- Folate and neurological function : epidemiological perspective / Martha S. Morris, Paul Jacques -- Folate and neurological disease : basic mechanisms / Terry Bottiglieri, Edwards H. Reynolds -- Folate and vitamin B12 interactions : metabolic and potential health implications / Anne Molloy -- Clinical folate deficiency / Sally Stabler -- Influence of alcohol on folate status and methionine metabolism in relation to alcoholic liver disease / Charles Halsted, Valentina Medici, Farah Esfandiari -- Folate and choline interrelationships : metabolic and potential health implications / Marie Caudill -- Folate : recommended intakes, consumption, and status / Gail Kauwell, Megan L. Diaz, Lynn B. Bailey -- Kinetics of folate and one-carbon metabolism / Jesse F. Gregory III, Vanessa da Silva, Yvonne Lamners -- Folate analytical methodology / Christine Pfeiffer, Zia Fazili, and Mindy Zhang.
- 2012 ScienceDirect2012 ClinicalKey[edited by] John M. James, Wesley Burks, Philippe Eigenmann.1. Overview of mucosal immunity and development of oral tolerance / Corinne Keet, Robert Wood -- 2. Food antigens / E. N. Clare Mills, Philip E. Johnson, Yuri Alexeev -- 3. Epidemiology of food allergy / Katrina J. Allen, Jennifer J. Koplin -- 4. Clinical overview of adverse reactions to foods / John M. Kelso -- 5. Atopic dermatitis and food allergy / Tamara T. Perry, Debra D. Becton, Stacie M. Jones -- 6. Food-induced urticaria and angioedema / Julia Rodriguez, Jesús F. Crespo -- 7. Pollen-food syndrome / Antonella Muraro, Cristiana Alonzi -- 8. Respiratory tract and food allergy / John M. James -- 9. Food-induced anaphylaxis and food associated exercise-induced anaphylaxis Motohiro Ebisawa -- 10. Eosinophilic gastroenteropathies (eosinophilic esophagitis, eosinophilic gastroenteritis and eosinophilic colitis) / Dan Atkins, Glenn T. Furuta -- 11. Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome, food protein-induced enteropathy, proctocolitis, and infantile colic / Stephanie Ann Leonard, Anna Nowak-Węgrzyn -- 12. Approach to the clinical diagnosis of food allergy / Jonathan O'B. Hourihane -- 13. In vivo and in vitro diagnostic methods in the evaluation of food allergy / S. Allan Bock -- 14. Oral food challenge procedures / Gideon Lack, George Du Toit, Mary Feeney -- 15. Management of food allergy and development of an anaphylaxis treatment plan / Jacqueline Wassenberg, Philippe Eigenmann -- 16. Patient education and empowerment / Kim Mudd, Robert Wood -- 17. Future therapies for food allergies / Anna Nowak-Węgrzyn, Hugh A. Sampson -- 18. Natural history and prevention of food allergy / Scott H. Sicherer, Atsuo Urisu -- 19. Diets and nutrition: cross-reacting food allergens / Vicki McWilliam -- 20. Diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas: adverse reactions to food additives, pharmacologic food reactions, psychological considerations related to food ingestion / John O. Warner.
- 2014 Wileyedited by Dean D. Metcalfe, Hugh A. Sampson, Ronald A. Simon, Gideon Lack.
- 2015 Kargervolume editors, Motohiro Ebisawa, Barbara K. Ballmer-Weber, Stefan Vieths, Robert A. Wood.
- 2014 CRCnetBASEedited by Scott H. Sicherer, MD.Chapter 1. Clinical manifestations of food allergy / Jonathan M. Spergel and Hemant P. Sharma -- Chapter 2. Prevalence, triggers, and cross-reactivity / Lynette P. Shek and Katrina (Katie) J. Allen -- Chapter 3. Acute reactions and anaphylaxis / Corinne Keet and Julie Wang -- Chapter 4. Skin conditions associated with food allergy / Tamara T. Perry, A. Wesley Burks, and Stacie M. Jones -- Chapter 5. Gastrointestinal conditions associated with food allergy / Mirna Chehade and Seema Aceves -- Chapter 6. Respiratory conditions associated with food allergy / John M. James -- Chapter 7. Diagnostic testing / Maeve Kelleher, S. Allan Bock, and Jonathan O'B Hourihane -- Chapter 8. The oral food challenge procedure / Sally Noone and Amal H. Assa'ad -- Chapter 9. Dietary management / Marion Groetch -- Chapter 10. Managing food avoidance within the home and outside the home, and lifestyle issues / Jennifer S. Kim, Eyal Shemesh, and Michael C. Young -- Chapter 11. Pharmacologic reactions to food and reactions to food additives / Matthew J. Greenhawt, Timothy J. Franxman, and Ronald A. Simon -- Chapter 12. Prevention / George Du Toit, David M. Fleischer, and Gideon Lack -- Chapter 13. Natural course / Jessica H. Savage and Robert A. Wood -- Chapter 14. Future diagnostics and therapies / Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn and Hugh A. Sampson -- Chapter 15. Practical resources for physicians and patients / Todd A. Mahr and Maria L. Acebal.
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- 2009 Kargervolume editor, Toshikazu Yoshikawa.Genomics for food functionality and safety / Abe, K. -- Lipid metabolism and nutrigenomics : impact of sesame lignans on gene expression profiles and fatty acid oxidation in rat liver / Ide, T. ... [et al.] -- Genome science of lipid metabolism and obesity / Takahashi, N. ... [et al.] -- Oxidative stress-induced posttranslational modification of proteins as a target of functional food / Naito, Y., Yoshikawa, T. -- Absorption and function of dietary carotenoids / Nagao, A. -- Metabolism of flavonoids / Wang, Y., Ho, C.-T. -- [beta]-carotene degradation products : formation, toxicity, and prevention of toxicity / Siems, W. ... [et al.] -- Dietary flavonoids as antioxidants / Terao, J. -- Inflammatory components of adipose tissue as target for treatment of metabolic syndrome / Yu, R., Kim, C.-S., Kang, J.-H. -- Soybean isoflavones in bone health / Ishimi, Y. -- Probiotics in primary prevention of atopic dermatitis / Ji, G.E. -- Astaxanthin protects neuronal cells against oxidative damage and is a potent candidate for brain food / Liu, X., Osawa, T. -- Function of marine carotenoids / Miyashita, K. -- Exercise and food factors / Aoi, W. -- Molecular basis for cancer chemoprevention by green tea polyphenol EGCG / Tachibana, H. -- Chemoprevention by isothiocyanates : molecular basis of apoptosis induction / Nakamura, Y. -- Ginger-derived phenolic substances with cancer preventive and therapeutic potential / Kundu, J.K., Na, H.-K., Surh, Y.-J. -- Chemoprevention with phytochemicals targeting inducible nitric oxide synthase / Murakami, A. -- Chemoprevention of tocotrienols : the mechanism of antiproliferative effect / Wada, S.
- 2012 Wileyedited by Jianshe Chen, Lina Engelen.Oral anatomy and physiology -- Oral cavity -- Oral receptors -- Role of saliva in the oral processing of food -- Food oral management -- Oral management of food -- Breaking and mastication of solid foods -- Oral behaviour of food emulsions -- Bolus formation and swallowing -- Food oral processing and sensory perception -- Oral processing and texture perception -- Oral processing and flavour sensing mechanisms -- Multi-sensory integration and the psychophysics of flavour perception -- Principles and practices of instrumental characterisation for eating and sensory perception studies -- 'Oral' rheology -- 'Oral' tribology -- Applications of electromyography (EMG) technique for eating studies -- Soft machine mechanics and oral texture perception -- Applications and new product developments -- Appreciation of food crispness and new product development -- Design of food structure for enhanced oral experience.
- 2014 CRCnetBASEedited by Grzegorz Bartosz."This volume discusses the effects of naturally occurring and process-generated pro-oxidants and antioxidants on various aspects of food quality. It emphasizes the chemical nature and functional properties of these compounds and their interactions with other food components in storage and processing, specifically focusing on the sensory quality, nutritional value, health promoting activity, and safety aspects of foods. It demonstrates the analysis of pro-oxidants and antioxidants in foods, their mechanism and activity, their chemistry and biochemistry, and the practical considerations of healthy food production and marketing"-- Provided by publisher.
- 2016 SpringerMartin Caraher, John Coveney.While there is not one global definition of the term 'food poverty,' the evidence from the chapters in this book suggest food poverty can be seen from three perspectives: 1) the causes and constraints facing both individuals, households, communities and policy makers, 2) constrained choices or the 'lived experience' and 3) the health impacts or outcomes. As a working definition of food poverty, this approach suggests that where constraints are such that it is not possible for individuals or households to consume a nutritionally adequate diet, they could be considered to be in food poverty. The modern food system has introduced new complexities to food insecurity with the growth of micro-nutrient inequalities. As a result of growing levels of poverty and inequality, hunger and obesity are not being faced by two different groups, but often by the same group. While the developed world faces a problem with overconsumption and chronic diseases, the developing world is addressing the double burden of hunger and over-consumption. Even in the developed world, nation states are facing the rise of modern malnutrition, which includes both over-consumption and the re-emergence of hunger: over-consumption combined with austerity. The volume undertakes a critical examination of food poverty and food security by addressing topics such as tensions over the role of the state, the movement towards rights and responsibilities around food, and the rising tide of food poverty. Auth ors also cover possible solutions at both national and city state levels. The editors conclude with a chapter that draws together the issues and locates solutions within a food policy framework of the total food system. These studies help reveal the complexities of food insecurity within a global context, with the goal of clarifying taken for granted assumptions in present discourses.
- 2010 Kargervolume editors, Wolfgang Langhans, Nori Geary."The development of effective preventive and therapeutic measures to control eating and body weight involves basic physiology as well as cognitive and social psychology. The potential of molecular genetics to illuminate brain-behavior relationships became apparent with the discovery of the leptin gene in 1994. At present, molecular methodologies are being integrated with other physiological approaches, resulting in a number of options from which effective therapeutic strategies may evolve. This book highlights this exciting juncture: Fifteen leading experts present brief descriptions of some of the latest developments of the physiology of eating and weight regulation, ranging from endocrine and neural controls to genetics and functional brain imaging. These Frontier chapters are preceded by a general overview that provides requisite background on the physiology of eating as well as a conceptual framework for the Frontier chapters."--Publisher's description.
- 2014 Springereditor: James M. Rippe.
- 2007 CRCnetBASEedited by Maria Saarela.pt. 1. The health benefits of functional dairy products -- pt. 2. Functional dairy ingredients -- pt. 3. Product development.
- 2007 CRCnetBASEedited by Costas G. Biliaderis, Marta S. Izydorczyk.Chapter 1. Cereal β-Glucans: Structures, Physical Properties, and Physiological Functions / Athina Lazaridou, Costas G. Biliaderis, and Marta S. Izydorczyk -- Chapter 2. Resistant Starch / Donald B. Thompson -- Chapter 3. Konjac Glucomannan / K. Nishinari and S. Gao -- Chapter 4. Seed Polysaccharide Gums / Steve W. Cui, Shinya Ikeda, and Michael N.A. Eskin -- Chapter 5. Microbial Polysaccharides / Ioannis Giavasis and Costas G. Biliaderis -- Chapter 6. Chitosan as a Dietary Supplement and a Food Technology Agent / Riccardo A.A. Muzzarelli and Corrado Muzzarelli -- Chapter 7. Arabinoxylans: Technologically and Nutritionally Functional Plant Polysaccharides / Marta S. Izydorczyk and Costas G. Biliaderis -- Chapter 8. Carbohydrates and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease / Gunilla Önning -- Chapter 9. Carbohydrates and Obesity / Gail Woodward-Lopez, Dana E. Gerstein, Lorrene D. Ritchie, and Sharon E. Fleming -- Chapter 10. Dietary Carbohydrates and Risk of Cancer / Joanne Slavin -- Chapter 11. The Role of Carbohydrates in the Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes / Kaisa Poutanen, David Laaksonen, Karin Autio, Hannu Mykkänen, and Leo Niskanen -- Chapter 12.Carbohydrates and Mineral Metabolism / David D. Kitts Chapter 13. Dietary Carbohydrates as Mood and Performance Modulators / Larry Christensen -- Chapter 14. Carbohydrates and Gastrointestinal Tract Function / Barbara O. Schneeman -- Chapter 15. Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Synbiotics: Functional Ingredients for Microbial Management Strategies / G.C.M. Rouzaud -- Chapter 16. Potential Use of Carbohydrates as Stabilizers and Delivery Vehicles of Bioactive Substances in Foods / Pirkko Forssell, Päivi Myllärinen, Piia Hakala, and Kaisa Poutanen -- Chapter 17. Food Regulations: Health Claims for Foods Fortified with Carbohydrates or Other Nutraceuticals / Jerzy Zawistowski.
- 2014 CRCnetBASEedited by Leah Coles, PhD.Part 1. The connection between nutrition and health -- part 2. Functional foods : the connection between health and food science.
- 2012 CRCnetBASEedited by Mohammed H. Moghadasian, N.A. Michael Eskin."Drawn from the latest clinical and experimental information, this book covers products enriched with phytosterols, n-3 fatty acids, garlic extract naturally occurring antioxidants, folic acid, CLA, as well as fibers and flavonoids. It describes the connection between diets, dietary habits, and cardiovascular diseases. It also explains how functional food ingredients and nutraceuticals can mitigate cardiovascular disorders. The authors examine recent technologies for generating novel food products enriched with cardiovascular protective dietary agents. They include experimental and clinical evidence of various ingredients"--Provided by publisher.
- 2014 Wileyedited by Athapol Noomhorm, Imran Ahmad, and Anil Anal.I Fundamentals of Functional Food Processing -- 1. Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals and Probiotics as Functional Food Components / Athapol Noomhorm, Anil Kumar Anal, Imran Ahmad -- 2. Bioactive Components in Foods / Anil Kumar Anal, Kishore K. Kumaree, Mridula Thapa -- II Major Sources of Functional Foods -- 3. Processing Effects on Functional Components in Cereals and Grains / Binod K. Yadav, J. Jerish Joyner -- 4. Tropical Fruits / Mandeep Kaur, H.K. Sharma -- 5. Bioactive Compounds in Meat and their Functions / Punchira Vongsawasdi, Athapol Noomhorm -- 6. Bioactive Materials Derived from Seafood and Seafood Processing By-products / Ratih Pangestuti, Se-Kwon Kim -- 7. Food Processing By-products as Sources of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals / Nina Karla M. Alparce, Anil Kumar Anal -- 8. Functionality of Non-starch Polysaccharides (NSPs) / Kelvin K.T. Gob, Ramesh Kumar, Shen-Siung Wong -- 9. Resistant Starch: Properties, Preparations and Applications in Functional Foods / Taslima Ayesha Aktar Nasrin, Anil Kumar Anal -- 10. Isoflavones -- Extraction and Bioavailability -- Khoomtong Atcharaporn, Pananun Thawunporn, Buddhi Lamsal -- III Processing Effects on the Functional Components during Product Development -- 11. Thermal and Non-thermal Processing of Functional Foods / Jiraporn Sripinyowanich Jongyingcharoen, Imran Ahmad -- 12. Changes of Properties and Functional Components of Extruded Foods / Vilai Rungsardthong -- 13. Recent Advances in Applications of Encapsulation Technology for the Bioprotection of Phytonutrients in Complex Food Systems / Alisha Tuladhar, Anil Kumar Anal -- 14. The Effect of Irradiation on Bioactive Compounds in Plant and Plant Products / Nantarat Na Nakornpanom, Porntip Sirisoontaralak -- 15. Nanoparticles and Nanoemulsions / Anges Teo, Kelvin K.T. Goh, Sung Je Lee -- IV Health Benefits and Bioavailability of Functional Foods -- 16. Pharmacology and Health Benefits of Bioactive Food Sources / Maushmi S. Kumar, Shruti Mishra -- 17. Potential Cardio-protective Effects of Functional Foods / Eman M. Alissa, Gordon A. Ferns.
- 2012 ScienceDirect2012 ClinicalKey[edited by] Josef Neu ; consulting editor, Richard A. Polin.Overview of digestion and absorption / Josef Neu -- Maturation of motor function in the preterm infant and gastroesophageal reflux / Anna Marla Hibbs -- Development of gastrointestinal motility reflexes / Sudarshan Rao Jadcherla -- Development of the intestinal mucosal barrier / Allan Walker and Camilia Martin -- The developing intestinal microbiome and its relationship to health and disease / Josef Neu -- The developing intestine as an immune organ / Patricia Lin -- The developing gastrointestinal tract in relation to autoimmune disease, allergy, and atopy / Outi Vaarala -- What are the controversies for basic intestinal development and where will the field be moving in the future? / Josef Neu -- Nutritional requirements of the very-low-birthweight infant / Patti Thureen and William Hay Jr. -- Controversies in neonatal nutrition : macronutrients and micronutrients / Frank R. Greer -- Regulation of protein synthesis and proteolysis in the neonate by feeding / Tracy Gautsch Anthony and Susan Hazels Mitmesser -- Lipids for neonates / Sheila M. Innis -- Human milk feeding of the high-risk neonate / Christina Valentine -- Nutritional requirements for the neonate : what are the controversies and where will the field be moving in the future? / Josef Neu -- Necrotizing enterocolitis / Josef Neu -- Special nutrition of the surgical neonate / Tom Jaksic -- Controversies in short bowel syndrome / Marc Rhoads -- Neonatal cholestasis / Joel Andres -- The neonatal gastrointestinal tract as a conduit to systemic inflammation and developmental delays / Josef Neu and James Wynn -- Adult consequences of neonatal and fetal nutrition : mechanisms / Robert Lane -- Technologies for the evaluation of enteral feeding readiness in premature infants / Josef Neu -- What are the controversies for these clinical conditions and where will the field be moving in the future? / Josef Neu.
- 2012 CRCnetBASEedited by Gerard E. Mullin, Laura E. Matarese, Melissa Palmer."Presents the nutritional consequences and considerations of digestive disorders. Examines the role of nutrition in gastrointestinal and liver disease, including alcoholic and nonalcoholic liver disease, viral hepatitis, cirrhosis, malabsorption, colorectal disease, transplantation, pancreatitis, and inflammatory bowel disease. Includes chapters on food allergy and intolerance, the effects of medicinal plants, and the role of fiber in the gastrointestinal tract. Addresses the challenges of managing nutritional issues for hospitalized patients, and covers eating disorders and ethical issues."--Excerpted from abstract provided by publisher.
- 2007 CRCnetBASEedited by John E. Morley, David R. Thomas.1. The aging society and nutrition epidemiology / Shailaja Pulisetty and John E. Morley -- 2. Molecular theories of aging and nutritional interventions / H.J. Armbrecht -- 3. The role of nutrition in the prevention of age-associated diseases / John E. Morley -- 4. Obesity in older adults / Gary A. Wittert -- 5. Sarcopenia and cachexia / John E. Morley and Matthew T. Haren -- 6. Immunity and nutrition / Chantri Trinh -- 7. Nutritional requirements in older adults / David R. Thomas -- 8. Energy balance / John E. Morley -- 9. Water metabolism / David R. Thomas and John E. Morley -- 10. Vitamin disorders / Ramzi R. Hajjar and Zeina Nahhas -- 11. Trace elements / John E. Morley -- 12. Nutritional assessment in older persons / David R. Thomas -- 13. Geriatric assessment and its interaction with nutrition / Julie K. Gammack -- 14. Nutritional assessment in the European community / Juergen Martin Bauer and Dorothee Volkert -- 15. The oral cavity and nutrition / Nathalia Garcia and D. Douglas Miley -- 16. Management of protein-energy undernutrition in older adults / David R. Thomas -- 17. Prescription for enteral nutrition / Zareen Syed and Syed H. Tariq.
- 2016Few challenges facing the global community today match the scale of malnutrition, a condition that directly affects one in three people. Malnutrition manifests itself in many different ways: as poor child growth and development; as individuals who are skin and bone or prone to infection; as those who are carrying too much weight or whose blood contains too much sugar, salt, fat, or cholesterol; or those who are deficient in important vitamins or minerals. Malnutrition and diet are by far the biggest risk factors for the global burden of disease: every country is facing a serious public health challenge from malnutrition. The economic consequences represent losses of 11 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) every year in Africa and Asia, whereas preventing malnutrition delivers $16 in returns on investment for every $1 spent. The world's countries have agreed on targets for nutrition, but despite some progress in recent years the world is off track to reach those targets. This third stocktaking of the state of the world's nutrition points to ways to reverse this trend and end all forms of malnutrition by 2030.
- 2015 SpringerRajkumar Rajendram, Victor R. Preedy, Vinood B. Patel, editors.This text is the first published volume for health professionals and advanced students that examines the biochemistry, clinical nutrition, and therapeutic aspects of glutamine. Drs. Rajendram, Preedy, and Patel are experts in their respective fields and have gathered an august list of contributors that represent the medical profession as well as the academic research community. Glutamine in Clinical Nutrition provides a timely, comprehensive, evidence-based review on the literature that presents the application of current nutritional knowledge by physicians and dietitians and incorporates emerging fields of science and important discoveries. Notable topics include coverage on manganese toxicity and the glutamine-glutamate cycle, glutamine supplementation in HIV, glutamine addiction of cancer cells, glutamine supplementation during major surgery and in intensive care, and glutamine concerns with regards to sepsis, trauma, diabetes, and other diseases. The final chapter provides a wealth of information on web-based resources and suggested readings for the health provider. Written by authors of international and national standing, leaders in the field and trendsetters, Glutamine in Clinical Nutrition is essential reading for nutritionists and dietitians, public health scientists, physicians, epidemiologists, policy makers, and health care professionals of various disciplines.
- 2011 SpringerVictor R. Preedy, Ronald Ross Watson, Colin R. Martin, editors."In this book the editors aim to disseminate important data pertaining to the modulatory effects of foods and nutritional substances on behavior and neurological pathways and visa versa. This ranges from the neuroendocrine control of feeding to the effects of disease on the brain. The importance of this book pertains to the fact that food is an essential component of cultural heritage but the effects of perturbations in the food-cognitive axis can be quite profound. The complex inter-relationship between neuropsychological processing, diet and beharioural outcome is explored within the context of the most contemporary psychobiological research in the area. This comprehensive psychobiologically and pathology-themed text examines the broad spectrum of diet, behavioural and neuropsychological interactions from normative function to occurrences of severe and enduring psychopathology. The editors have taken a scientific and objective stand and included chapters that scrutinize the relationships between the brain, behaviour, food and nutrition in a scientific and rational way"--Preface.
- 2009 Springeredited by Connie Watkins Bales and Christine Seel Ritchie ; foreword by Nancy S. Wellman.
- 2015 Springeredited by Connie Watkins Bales, Julie L. Locher, Edward Saltzman.This is the new and fully revised third edition of the well-received text that is the benchmark book in the field of nutrition and aging. The editors (specialists in geriatric nutrition, medical sociology, and clinical nutrition, respectively) and contributors (a panel of recognized academic nutritionists, geriatricians, clinicians, and other scientists) have added a number of new chapters and have thoroughly updated the widely acclaimed second edition. This third edition provides fresh perspectives and the latest scientific and clinical developments on the interaction of nutrition with age-associated disease and provides practical, evidence-based options to enhance this at-risk population?s potential for optimal health and disease prevention. Chapters on a wide range of topics, such as the role of nutrition in physical and cognitive function, and coverage of an array of clinical conditions (obesity, diabetes, heart failure, cancer, kidney disease, osteoporosis), compliment chapters on food insecurity, anti-aging and nutritional supplements, making this third edition uniquely different from previous editions. Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Aging, Third Edition, is a practical and comprehensive resource and an invaluable guide to nutritionists, physicians, nurses, social workers and others who provide health care for the ever-increasing aging population.
- 2013 SpringerMandy L. Corrigan, Arlene A. Escuro, Donald F. Kirby, editors.Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Stroke is a comprehensive reference on nutrition for the multidisciplinary team caring for stroke patients. Targeting physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical dietitians, and advanced allied health and medical students, this volume provides an introduction on the different types of stroke, associated risk factors, and uniquely featured global perspectives on stroke. In addition to discussing stroke risk factors, the book expands upon treatment and management from the acute care setting through rehabilitation, captures the lifespan of patients affected by stroke.
- 2007 CRCnetBASEGregory D. Miller, Judith K. Jarvis, Lois D. McBean ; National Dairy Council.The importance of milk and milk products in the diet -- Dairy foods and cardiovascular health -- Dairy foods and cancer -- Dairy foods and bone health -- Dairy foods and oral health -- Dairy foods and a healthy weight -- Lactose digestion -- Contribution of dairy foods to health throughout the lifecycle.
- 2012 Springeredited by Victor R. Preedy.[Part 1] Introduction -- 1. The Skin: an introduction / N. B. Silverberg -- [Part 2] General aspects of skin, nutrition and diet -- 2. Gut bacteria and skin health / R. Iizuka -- 3. The fatty acids and the skin: a focus on the n-6 family of unsaturated fatty acids / H. S. Hansen -- 4. Role of vitamin B6 in skin health and diseases / N. Kato -- 5. Antioxidants and skin: an overview / Y. Wu, H.-D. Chen, Y.-H. Li, X.-H. Gao and V. R. Preedy -- [Part 3] Micronutrients -- 6. The Skin and vitamin D / D. D. Bikle -- 7. Vitamin C, gene expression and skin health / T. L. Duarte and I. F. Almeida -- 8. Strategies for vitamin E transdermal delivery / S. Trombino -- 9. Vitamin E chemistry, biological activity and benefits on the skin / R. Cassano -- 10. Dietary tocotrienol and UVB-induced skin damage / K. Yamashita -- 11. Zinc and skin health: an overview / H. K. Bangash and A. Sethi -- 12. Iron and skin health: iron stimulates skin function / T. Hirobe -- [Part 4] Nutraceuticals and skin -- 13. Skin photoprotection and nutraceuticals: an overview / P. Morganti -- 14. Effect of flaxseed- and borage oil ingestion on skin conditions / U. Heinrich -- 15. Dietary red ginseng and skin protection / Y. Cho -- 16. Dietary grape seed proanthocyanidins and skin cancer / S.K. Katiyar -- 17. Olive oil as a skin protector / M. Viola -- 18. Protective effect of garlic in skin cancer / T. Saha -- 19. Pre- and probiotics for human skin / J. Krutmann -- 20. Curcumin (turmeric) and its evolving role in skin health / A. Sethi -- 21. Protective effects of vitamin C derivatives on skin atrophy caused by Sod1 deficiency / T. Shimizu -- [Part 5] Skin cancer, nutrition and diet -- 22. Omega-3 Fatty acids and non-melanoma skin cancer / H.S. Black -- 23. Skin cancer and folate metabolism / M. Laing -- 24. Vitamin D and skin cancer / R.S. Mason -- [Part 6] Specific skin conditions in relation to diet and nutrition -- 25. Acne and nutrition / C.C. Zouboulis -- 26. Food allergy and atopic dermatitis / S.S. Lee -- 27. Fructo-oligosaccharides and skin inflammation / K. Sonoyama.
- v. 1-2, 2013 Springervol. 2 SpringerVictor R. Preedy, Rajaventhan Srirajaskanthan, Vinood B. Patel, editors.
- 2012 SpringerVictor R. Preedy, editor.Growth is one of the human bodys most intricate processes: each body part or region has its own unique growth patterns. Yet at the individual and population levels, growth patterns are sensitive to adverse conditions, genetic predispositions, and environmental changes. And despite the bodys capacity to compensate for these developmental setbacks, the effects may be far-reaching, even life-long. The Handbook of Growth and Growth Monitoring in Health and Disease brings this significant and complex field together in one comprehensive volume: impact of adverse variables on growth patterns; issues at different stages of prenatal development, childhood, and adolescence; aspects of catch-up growth, endocrine regulation, and sexual maturation; screening and assessment methods; and international perspectives. Tables and diagrams, applications to other areas of health and disease, and summary points help make the information easier to retain. Together, these 140 self-contained chapters in 15 sections [ok?] cover every area of human growth, including:Intrauterine growth retardation.Postnatal growth in normal and abnormal situations.Cells and growth of tissues.Sensory growth and development.Effects of disease on growth.Methods and standards for assessment of growth, and more. The Handbook of Growth and Growth Monitoring in Health and Disease is an invaluable addition to the reference libraries of a wide range of health professionals, among them health scientists, physicians, physiologists, nutritionists, dieticians, nurses, public health researchers, epidemiologists, exercise physiologists, and physical therapists. It is also useful to college-level students and faculty in the health disciplines, and to policymakers and health economists.
- 2014 CRCnetBASEeditors, Yashwant Vishnupant Pathak, Jayant N. Lokhande."Reviewing the health applications of selected metallic elements and the inorganic, organic, and bio-chemistry underlying the formulation of metallonutraceuticals, this comprehensive work provides a detailed description of the fundamentals and end-use applications of a series of metals vital to the metabolic and nutritional activities of human beings. Assuming a basic understanding of the role of metals in human physiology, it addresses various production issues including scaling up, processing, and automation from different scientific perspectives, as well as FDA regulations, institutional regulations, and ethics for industrial operations and corporate transactions"--Provided by publisher.
- v. 1-2, 2009-2011. CRCnetBASE, Access restricted to Stanford communityv. 2, 2011 CRCnetBASEedited by Yashwant Pathak.v. 1. Ingredients, formulations, and applications -- v. 2. Scale-up, processing and automation
- 2007 CRCnetBASEedited by Robert E.C. Wildman.
- 2007 CRCnetBASEeditors, Carolyn D. Berdanier, Johanna Dwyer, and Elaine B. Feldman.
- 2014 CRCnetBASEedited by Carolyn D. Berdanier, Johanna T. Dwyer, David Heber."Beginning with an overview of food and food constituents, the book outlines current nutrient analysis systems, techniques for data analysis, and food labeling. The book reviews nutrition science including terminology, biochemistry, nutrient-nutrient interactions, and comparative nutrition. There is a detailed assessment in section three on nutritional needs throughout the lifecycle. It highlights exercise and the value of vegetarian diets in health promotion and disease prevention. Section four considers issues surrounding nutritional assessment, screening, and monitoring tools including questionnaires, and anthropometric-, psychological-, and energy-assessments--Provided by publisher.
- 2007 SpringerRichard D. Semba.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.
- 2009 CRCnetBASEedited by Ronald Ross Watson.Nutrition and electrolytes in the elderly / Marthe J. Moseley -- Vitamins and health in older persons / David R. Thomas -- Undernutrition and refeeding in elderly subjects / Patrice Brocker and Stéphane M. Schneider -- Nutrition and the geriatric surgery patient / Sheldon Winkler, Meredith C. Bogert, and Charles K. Herman -- The role of micronutrients in preventing infections in the elderly / Alia El-Kadiki -- Antioxidants and heart disease / Vijaya Juturu and Vidyasagar Sriramoju -- Cardiometabolic syndrome, diabetes and oxidative stress : focus on the aging population / Hussein Naji Yassine and Craig S. Stump -- Calcium and vitamin D in aging populations / Zhao Chen and Jeffrey Stanaway -- Lipid absorption in aging / Laurie Drozdowski ... [et al.] -- Caffeine and the older person / Hilary A. Wynne -- Vitamin K and health in the aged / Jennifer Truong and Sarah L. Booth -- The role of diet in slowing or accelerating aging / Saeed Hosseini and Reza Ghiasvand -- Nutrition and cancer prevention : an overview / Elaine B. Trujillo and John A. Milner -- Potential role of resveratrol in preventing inflammation and diseases associated with obesity and aging / Kathleen LaPoint and Michael K. McIntosh -- Health benefits of phytochemicals for older adults / Giuliana Noratto ... [et al.] -- Management of insulin resistance with Chinese herbs / Jianping Ye and Jun Yin -- Nutritional antioxidants and prevention of cataract / William G. Christen -- Herbal treatment of ischemia / Baowan Lin -- Can fruit and vegetable consumption oppose the negative health effects of tobacco? / Eliane Kellen and Geertruida E Bekkering -- Weight loss in elderly people / Aránzazu Aparicio ... [et al.] -- Food intake regulation and aging / Roger B. McDonald and Jessica Coppola.
- 2009 SpringerLarry C. James, John C. Linton, editors.This title discusses obesity and shows how it is a major risk factor for a variety of cardiovascular, cardiopulmonary, endocrinologic, metabolic, musculoskeletal, and behavioral disorders.
- 2007 SpringerShiriki Kumanyika, Ross C. Brownson, editors ; foreword by David Satcher.Why obesity prevention? -- What is obesity? Definitions matter -- Descriptive epidemiology of obesity in the United States -- Costs of obesity -- Obesity prevention concepts and frameworks -- Consumer perspectives and consumer action -- The role of government in preventing obesity -- Planning and the built environment -- The food industry role in obesity prevention -- Media, marketing and advertising and obesity -- Global context of obesity -- Organizational change for obesity prevention-perspectives, possibilities and potential pitfalls -- Community-based approaches to obesity prevention: the role of environmental and policy change -- Health care system approaches to obesity -- Workplace approaches to obesity prevention -- Obesity prevention in school and group child care settings -- Individual behavior change -- Obesity risk factors and prevention in early life: pre-gestation through infancy -- Obesity prevention during preschool and elementary school-age years -- Obesity prevention during preadolescence and adolescence -- Obesity prevention during adulthood -- Obesity prevention: charting a course to a healthier future.
- 2007 CRCnetBASEedited by Julia Cooper, Urs Niggli and Carlo Leifert.Introduction / C. Leifert -- History and concepts of food quality and safety in organic food production and processing / U. Niggli -- Nutritional quality of foods / C.J. Seal and K. Brandt -- Quality assurance, inspection and certification of organic foods / B. van Elzakker and J. Neuendorff -- A new food quality concept based on life processes / J. Bloksma, M. Norholt, M. Huber, G-J. van der Burgst and L. van de Vijver -- Food consumers and organic agriculture / E. Oughton and C. Ritson -- Effects of organic and conventional feeding regimes and husbandry methods on the quality of milk and dairy products / R.F. Weller, C.L. Marley and J.M. Moorby -- Effects of organic husbandry methods and feeding regimes on poultry quality / H. Hirt and E. Zeltner -- Quality in organic, low-input and conventional pig production / A. Sundrum -- Organic livestock husbandry methods and the microbiological safety of ruminant produciton systems / F. Deiz-Gonzalez -- Reducing antibiotic use for mastitis treatment in organic dairy production systems / P. Klocke, M. Walkenhorst, and G. Butler -- Reducing anthelmintic use for the control of internal parasites in organic livestock systems / V. Maurer, P. Hördegen and H. Hertzberg -- Alternative therapies to reduce enteric bacterial infections and improve the microbiological safety of pig and poultry production systems / B. Biavati, C. Santini, C. Leifert -- Dietary exposure to pesticides from organic and conventional food production systems / C. Benbrook -- Levels and potential healty impacts of nutritionally relevant phytochemicals in organic and conventional food production systems / E.A.S. Rosa, R.N. Bennett and A. Aires -- Improving the quality and shelf life of fruit from organic production systems / F.P. Weibel and T. Alföldi -- Strategies to reduce mycotoxin and fungal alkaloid contamination in organic and conventional cereal production systems / U. Köpke, B. Thiel and S. Elmholt -- Reducing copper-based fungicide use in organic crop production systems / R. Ghorbani and S. Wilcockson -- Pre-harvest strategies to ensure the microbiological safety of fruit and vegetables from manure-based production systems / U. Köpke, J. Krämer and C. Leifert -- Post-harvest strategies to reduce enteric bacteria contamination of vegetable, nut and fruit products / G.S. Johanssen -- Fair trade : a basis for adequate producers' incomes, farm reinvestment and quality and safety focused production / M. Bourlakis and C. Vizard -- Development of quality assurance protocols to prevent GM-contamination of organic crops / R.C. Van Acker, N. McLean and R.C. Martin -- Integration of quality parameters into food safety focused HACCP systems / K. Brandt, L. Lück, U. Kjœrnes, G.S. Wyss, and A. Hartvig Larsen.
- 2008 CRCnetBASEedited by Glenn R. Gibson, Marcel Roberfroid.Endocrinology of the gastro-intestinal tract and modulation of satiety: specific focus on glucagon like peptide-1 / R. Burcelin & P.D. Cani -- Prebiotics and modulation of gastrointestinal peptides / P.D. Cani, R. Burcelin & C. Knauf -- Designing studies and rodent models for studying prebiotics for colorectal cancer prevention / N.J. Emenaker & J.A. Milner -- Colorectal cancer prevention: the role of prebiotics / A. Umar, N.J. Emenaker & J.A. Milner -- Prebiotics and reduction of risk of carcinogenesis: review of experimental and human data / A. Klinder, M. Glei & B.L. Pool-Zobel -- Prebiotics and cancer therapy / H.S. Taper & M.B. Roberfroid -- Pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel diseases / F.Hoentjen & L. A. Dieleman -- Prebiotics in inflammatory bowel diseases / F. Guarner -- Prebiotics and infant nutrition / Y. Vandenplas ... [et al.] -- Prebiotics and nutrition in the elderly: the concept of healthy aging / I.R. Rowland & C. Gill -- Prebiotics and animal nutrition / J. Van Loo -- Food applications of prebiotics / A. Franck -- Prebiotics and food safety / G. Pascal -- Concluding remarks / G.R Gibson & M.B. Roberfroid. General introduction: prebiotics in nutrition / M.B Roberfroid -- Gastrointestinal microflora and interactions with gut mucosa / A.L. Wells, D.M.A. Saulnier, and G.R. Gibson -- Prebiotics: concept: definition, criteria, methodologies, and products / M.B. Roberfroid -- The prebiotic effect: review of experimental and human data / S. Kolida and G.R.Gibson -- Effects of prebiotics on mineral absorption: mechanisms of action / I.J. Griffin & S.A. Abrams -- Prebiotics and the absorption of minerals, a review of experimental and human data / K.M. Hawthorne & S.A. Abrams -- Immune functions and mechanisms in the gastrointestinal tract / A. Dubert-Ferrandon, D.S. Newburg & W.A. Walker -- Prebiotics and the immune system: review of experimental and human data / S. Seifert & B. Watzl -- Triacylglycerols and cholesterol metabolism / M.Beylot, F. Forcheron & D. Letexier -- Prebiotics and lipid metabolism: review of experimental and human data / N.M. Delzenne & A.M. Neyrinck --
- 2014 CRCnetBASEedited by Janos Zempleni, John W. Suttie, Jesse F. Gregory III, Patrick J. Stover.Chapter 1. Vitamin A : nutritional aspects of retinoids and carotenoids / A. Catherine Ross and Earl H. Harrison -- chapter 2. Vitamin D / Wei Zheng and Dorothy Teegarden -- chapter 3. Vitamin K / John W. Suttie -- chapter 4. Vitamin E / Maret G. Traber -- chapter 5. Niacin / James B. Kirkland -- chapter 6. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) / John Thomas Pinto and Richard Saul Rivlin -- chapter 7. Thiamine / Lucien Bettendorff -- chapter 8. Pantothenic acid / Robert B. Rucker and Kathryn Bauerly -- chapter 9. Vitamin B6 / Shyamala Dakshinamurti and Krishnamurti Dakshinamurti -- chapter 10. Biotin / Donald M. Mock -- chapter 11. Folate / Lynn B. Bailey, Vanessa da Silva, Allyson A. West, and Marie A. Caudill -- chapter 12. Vitamin B12 / Ralph Green and Joshua W. Miller -- chapter 13. Choline / Xinyin Jiang, Jian Yan, and Marie A. Caudill -- chapter 14. Ascorbic acid / Carol S. Johnston, Francene M. Steinberg, and Robert B. Rucker -- chapter 15. Vitamins, bioactive food compounds, and histone modifications / Janos Zempleni, Elizabeth L. Cordonier, Scott R. Baier, and Jing Xue -- chapter 16. Vitamin-genome interactions / Patrick J. Stover.
- 2007 CRCnetBASEedited by Janos Zempleni ... [et al.].Vitamin A: nutritional aspects of retinoids and carotenoids / A. Catharine Ross and Earl H. Harrison -- Vitamin D / Anthony W. Norman -- Vitamin K / John W. Suttie -- Vitamin E / Maret G. Traber -- Bioorganic mechanisms important to coenzyme functions / Donald B. McCormick -- Niacin / James B. Kirkland -- Riboflavin (vitamin B2) / Richard S. Rivlin -- Thiamine / Chris J. Bates -- Pantothenic acid / Robert B. Rucker and Kathryn Bauerly -- Vitamin B6 / Shyamala Dakshinamurti and Krishnamurti Dakshinamurti -- Biotin / Donald M. Mock -- Folic acid / Lynn B. Bailey -- Cobalamin (vitamin B12) / Ralph Green and Joshua W. Miller -- Choline / Timothy A. Garrow -- Ascorbic acid / Carol S. Johnston -- Vitamin-dependent modifications of chromatin: epigenetic events and genomic stability / James B. Kirkland ... [et al.] -- Accelerator mass spectrometry in the study of vitamins and mineral metabolism / Fabiana Fonseca de Moura, Betty Jane Burri, and Andrew J. Clifford -- Dietary reference intakes for vitamins / Suzanne P. Murphy and Susan I. Barr.
- 2014 ScienceDirectedited by Tsugikazu Komoda.The HDL Handbook: Biological Functions to Clinical Implications brings laboratory research in HDL from bench to bedside in this needed resource for researchers and clinicians studying cholesterol, lipids, epidemiology, biochemistry, molecular medicine, and pathophysiology of cardiovascular diseases. In addition, researchers and clinicians working with an aging population, corporate researchers, post-doctorates; medical students and graduate students will find this publication useful because the scope of coverage includes basic science, genetics, epidemiology, and treatment of HDL cholesterol as well as potential targets to modify HDL cholesterol. Provides bench-to-bedside coverage of HDL with thorough coverage of basic science, genetics, epidemiology, and treatment Presents a complete update with six new chapters on the latest advances in HDL cholesterol research with international perspective New chapters on proteomics, clinical impact of LCAT in HDL metabolism, and an in-depth discussion of potential targets to modify HDL provide a translational reference for clinicians.
- 2015 Kargereditors, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Maria Makrides, Andrew M. Prentice.Adolescent health globally : issues and challenges / Patton, G.C.; Sawyer, S.M. -- Preconception care and nutrition interventions in low- and middle-income countries / Bhutta, Z.A.; Lassi, Z.S. -- Adolescent health and nutrition in the US and Canada : an overview of issues and determinants / Cidro, J.; Suleman, S.; Leslie, K.; Amaria, K.; Hartman, B.; Thompson, G.; Freeman, J.; Bismila, Z.; Bismila, V.; Moore, E.; Morgan, R.; Alebraheem, Z.; Kaufman, M. -- Nutrition challenges and issues of relevance to adolescents in low- and middle-income countries / Prentice, A.M. -- Social determinants of health in adolescents and young women's health and nutrition : current evidence / Fatusi, A.O.; Bello, B. -- Platforms for delivery of adolescent-friendly health care / Sawyer, S.M.; Patton, G.C. -- Polycystic ovary syndrome in young women : issues and consequences / Norman, R.J.; Moran, L.J. -- Obesity, prediabetes, and diabetes in adolescents and women : evidence-based interventions / Lassi, Z.S.; Bhutta, Z.A. -- Interventions before and during pregnancy to minimize the risks of an overweight pregnancy / Dekker Nitert, M.; Matusiak, K.; Barrett, H.L.; Callaway, L.K. -- Understanding drivers of dietary behavior before and during pregnancy in industrialized countries / Malek, L.; Umberger, W.; Zhou, S.J.; Makrides, M.
- 2011 Kargervolume editor, Artemis P. Simopoulos.
- 2016 Kargervolume editors, Hans K. Biesalski, Robert E. Black.
- 2015 SpringerArnold von Eckardstein, Dimitris Kardassis, editors.Preface -- Part 1. Physiology of HDL -- Part 2. Pathology of HDL -- Part 3. Possible Indications and Target Mechanisms of HDL Therapy -- Part 4. Treatments for Dyslipidemias and Dysfunction of HDL.
- 2010 SpringerErnst J. Schaefer, editor.Introduction to high-density lipoprotein, dyslipidemia, and coronary heart disease -- Regulation of ApoA-I gene expression and prospects to increase plasma ApoA-I and HDL levels -- High density lipoprotein particles -- The kinetics and remodeling of HDL particles: lessons from inborn errors of lipid metabolism -- HDL structure, function, and anti-inflammatory properties -- Human apolipoprotein A-I deficiency -- Human apolipoprotein A-I mutants -- ATP binding cassette A1 transporter function and Tangier disease -- The role ABCG1 in cellular cholesterol efflux: relevance to atherosclerosis and endothelial function -- In vitro studies and mass flux of cholesterol between serum and macrophages -- Genetic LCAT deficiency: molecular diagnosis, plasma lipids, and atherosclerosis -- Human cholesteryl ester transfer protein in human HDL metabolism -- The HDL receptor SR-BI -- Genetic loci influencing plasma high density lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations in humans -- Nutritional and lifestyle factors and high-density lipoprotein metabolism -- Effects of ethanol intake on high density lipoprotein metabolism in humans -- Effects of estrogen on HDL metabolism -- Effects of niacin on HDL metabolism -- Effects of statins on HDL metabolism -- Therapeutic regulation of high-density lipoprotein transport in the metabolic syndrome -- Effects of cholesterol ester transfer protein inhibition on HDL metabolism -- HDL infusion therapy -- High-density lipoproteins, dyslipidemia, and heart disease: past, present, and future.
- 2014 CRCnetBASEedited by Laid Boukraa.Ch. 1. Honey : an ethnomedicine / Yuva Bellik and Lad̐ Boukra ́-- ch. 2. Honey in Ayurvedic medicine / Surya Prakash and Ratna Rao -- ch. 3. Biochemistry and physicochemical properties of honey / Sevgi Kolayli ... [et al.] -- ch. 4. Healing properties of honey / Lad̐ Boukra ́-- ch. 5. Importance of botanical origin of honeys / Sad́ Aissat and Hama Benbarek -- ch. 6. Leptospermum (Manuka) honey : accepted natural medicine / Yasmina Sultanbawa -- ch. 7. Honey in burn and wound management / Lad̐ Boukra ́-- ch. 8. Honey for gastrointestinal disorders / Fatiha Abdellah and Leila Ait Abderrahim -- ch. 9. Honey for cardiovascular diseases / Tahira Farooqui and Akhlaq A. Farooqui -- ch. 10. Honey for diabetic ulcers / Hasan Ali Alzahrani -- ch. 11. Honey in pediatrics / Juraj Majtan -- ch. 12. Honey and cancer : a sustainable parallel relationship particularly for developing nations / Nor Hayati Othman -- ch. 13. Honey and bee products for animal health and wellness / Lad̐ Boukra ́-- ch. 14. Honey-based formulations and drug purposes / Sad́ Aissat ... [et al.] -- ch. 15. Modern methods of analysis applied to honey / Satyajit D. Sarker and Lutfun Nahar -- ch. 16. Mad honey : the reality / Abd¿lkadir Gunduz and Faik Ahmet Ayaz -- ch. 17. Honey as a nutrient / Md. Ibrahim Khalil and Nadia Alam -- ch. 18. Honey in the food industry / Yuva Bellik and Mokrane Iguerouada -- ch. 19. Culinary uses of honey / Oktay Yildiz, H¿seyin Sahin, and Sevgi Kolayli.
- 2015Alisha Coleman-Jensen, Matthew P. Rabbitt, Christian Gregory, Anita Singh.An estimated 86.0 percent of American households were food secure throughout the entire year in 2014, meaning that they had access at all times to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members. The remaining households (14.0 percent) were food insecure at least some time during the year, including 5.6 percent with very low food security, meaning that the food intake of one or more household members was reduced and their eating patterns were disrupted at times during the year because the household lacked money and other resources for food. The change in food insecurity overall from the prior year (from 14.3 percent in 2013) was not statistically significant. The cumulative decline in food insecurity from 2011 (14.9 percent) to 2014 (14.0 percent) was statistically significant. The prevalence rate of very low food security was essentially unchanged from 5.6 percent in 2013 and 5.7 percent in 2011 and 2012. Children and adults were food insecure in 9.4 percent of households with children in 2014, essentially unchanged from 9.9 percent in 2013 and 10.0 percent in 2011 and 2012. In 2014, the typical food-secure household spent 26 percent more on food than the typical food-insecure household of the same size and household composition. Sixty-one percent of all food-insecure households participated in one or more of the three largest Federal food and nutrition assistance programs during the month prior to the 2014 survey.
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- 2016 SpringerEnzo Grossi, Fabio Pace, editors ; foreword by Reinhold Stockbrugger.1. Advances in the comprehension of the diet as a magic bullet to prevent cancer of the gastrointestinal system -- 2. How a gastroenterologist interprets the mediterranean diet -- 3. The gut microbiota and obesity in humnas -- 4. Gut-brain axis: a new revolution to understand the pathogenesis of autism and other severe neurological diseases -- 5. Does diet still retain a value in gastrointestinal pathology? -- 6. Diet as therapy for IBD? -- 7. Diverticular diseases and western diet: another metropolitan legend? -- 8. How much fat does one need to eat to get a fatty liver? a dietary view of NAFLD -- 9. Tasters, supertasters, genes and environment: how dietary choices influence our health -- 10. From food map to FODMAP in irritable bowel syndrome -- 11. The role of diet in counteracting gastroparesis -- 12. How the precious role of wine in mediterranean diet is mediated by the gastrointestinal tract -- 13. Why overweight/obesity leads to GERD.
- 2015Summer 2014 yielded good news for the Summer Nutrition Programs and for low-income children. Last summer marked the largest increase in children eating summer meals since July 1993, the third year of growth in the programs. During July 2014, the Summer Nutrition Programs served nearly 3.2 million children, an increase of 215,000 (7.3 percent) from 2013.
- 2014 CRCnetBASEedited by Bharat B. Aggarwal, David Heber.Chapter 1. Evolution of innate and adaptive immunity / David Heber and Bharat B. Aggarwal -- chapter 2. Cellular mechanisms of cytokine activation / David Heber and Bharat B. Aggarwal -- chapter 3. Cellular lipids and inflammation / David Heber and Susanne Henning -- chapter 4. Biomarkers of inflammation and the Western diet / David Heber and Susanne Henning -- chapter 5. Phytochemicals and immune function / David Heber -- chapter 6. Genetic and environmental modifiers of immune function / David Heber -- chapter 7. Cancer and inflammation / David Heber -- chapter 8. Abdominal obesity : pathophysiology and related metabolic complications / Ana F.T.A. Junqueria and Caroline M. Apovian -- chapter 9. Type 2 diabetes and inflammation / Zhaoping Li and David Heber -- chapter 10. Heart disease and inflammation / Kaveh Daniel Navab -- chapter 11. Chronic kidney disease and inflammation / Karl J. Neff and Carel Le Roux -- chapter 12. Alzheimer's disease and inflammation / Stephen T. Chen and Gary W. Small -- chapter 13. Nutrition in autoimmunity : a focus on systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis / Maureen McMahon -- chapter 14. Asthma and inflammation / Andre Nel and David Heber -- chapter 15. Muscle and immune function / Anthony Thomas and David Heber -- chapter 16. Approaches to reducing abdominal obesity / Zhaoping Li and David Heber -- chapter 17. Barriers to fruit and vegetable consumption and practical strategies for increasing fruit and vegetable intake / Susan Bowerman -- chapter 18. Healthy fats and oils : balancing omega-3 and omega-6 acids in tissues / Bill Lands -- chapter 19. Spices and dietary supplements with anti-inflammatory activity / Bharat B. Aggarwal and David Heber.
- 2008 Springeredited by Bernard Faye and Yuriy Sinyavskiy.
- 2013 Kargereditors, Maria Makrides, Juan B. Ochoa, Hania Szajewska.Arginine and asthma / C.R. Morris -- Changes in arginine metabolism during sepsis and critical illness inÿchildren de betue, C.T.I. / N.E.P. Deutz -- Arginine deficiency caused by myeloid cells : importance, identification and treatment / J.B. Ochoa -- Glutamine supplementation in neonates : is there a future? / J. Neu -- Insulin in human milk and the use of hormones in infant formulas / R. Shamir, N. Shehadeh -- Diet, gut enterotypes and health : is there a link? / F.D. Bushman, J.D. Lewis, G.D. Wu -- Understanding immunomodulatory effects of probiotics / B. Pot, B. Folign, C. Daniel, C. Grangette -- Transforming growth factor and intestinal inflammation : the role of nutrition / F.M. Ruemmele, H. Garnier-Lenglin -- Microbiota modulation: can probiotics prevent/treat disease inÿpediatrics? -- / H. Szajewska -- Membrane composition and cellular responses to fatty acid intakes and factors explaining the variation in response / C. Agostoni, P. Ris, F. Marangoni -- Docosahexaenoic acid and its derivative neuroprotectin D1 displayÿneuroprotective properties in the retina, brain and centralÿnervous system / N.G. Bazan, J.M. Calandria, W.C. Gordon -- Branched-chain fatty acids in the neonatal gut and estimated dietary intake in infancy and adulthood / R.R. Ran-Ressler, R.P. Glahn, S. Bae, J.T. Brenna -- Clinical overview of effects of dietary long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids during the perinatal period / S.A. Scholtz, J. Colombo, S.E. Carlson -- Dietary n-3 LC-PUFA during the perinatal period as a strategy to minimize childhood allergic disease / M. Makrides, A.W. Gunaratne, C.T. Collins.
- 2015 Kargereditors, Rémy F. Meier, B. Ravinder Reddy, Peter B. Soeters.Basics in clinical medical nutrition / Meier, R.F., Forbes, A. -- Macronutrient metabolism in starvation and stress / Soeters, P.B. -- Noncaloric benefits of carbohydrates / Reddy, B.R. -- Biological value of protein / Moore, D.R., Soeters, P.B. -- Enteral nutrition : whom, why, when, what, and where to feed? / Reddy, B.R. -- Management of the metabolic syndrome and the obese patient with metabolic disturbances : South Asian perspective / Misra, A., Bhardwaj, S. -- Nutritional issues in the short bowel syndrome : total parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition and the role of transplantation / O'Keefe, S.J.D. -- Nutrition in cancer / Ravasco, P. -- Nutritional therapy for critically ill patients / Martindale, R.G., Warren, M., Diamond, S., Kiraly, L. -- Perioperative nutritional intervention : where are we? / Hoos, T., Warren, M., Martindale, R.G. -- Health economics in medical nutrition : an emerging science / Nuijten, M. -- Nutrition, frailty, cognitive frailty, and prevention of disabilities with aging / Vellas, B., Secher, M., Gillette, S.
- 2011 SpringerPranee Liamputtong, editor.Infant feeding beliefs and practices across cultures: an introduction -- Managing the lactating body: the breastfeeding project in the age of anxiety -- Attitudes to breastfeeding -- The imperative to breastfeed: an Australian perspective -- Infant feeding and the problems of policy -- Shifting identities: social and cultural factors that shape decision-making around sustaining breastfeeding -- Breastfeeding under the blanket: exploring the tensions between health and social attitudes to breastfeeding in the United States, Ireland, and the United Kingdom -- Breastfeeding beliefs and practices among employed women: a Thai cultural perspective -- Good mothers and infant feeding practices among women in Northern Thailand -- Breastfeeding in sub-Saharan Africa: still the best despite the risk of HIV -- Infant feeding in the era of HIV: challenges and opportunities -- Facing competing cultures of breastfeeding: the experience of HIV-positive women in Burkina Faso -- Fluid boundaries: multiple meanings of the illness 'moto' in Northern Malawi -- From traditional to optimal breastfeeding practices: selected cases from Central and Southern Africa -- Hoki kit e ukaipo: reinstating Maori infant care practices to increase breastfeeding rates -- Infant feeding in indigenous Australian communities -- Breastfeeding, vertical disease transmission and the volition of medicines in Malawi -- Infant feeding beliefs and practices in Islamic societies: focusing on rural Turkey -- Early initiation of breastfeeding and its beneficial effects in Japan -- Socio-cultural factors influencing feeding patterns within 6 months postpartum in rural Vietnam -- Infant feeding following migration: attitudes and practices of women born in Turkey and Vietnam after migration to Australia.
- Inflammation, advancing age and nutrition : research and clinical interventions. First edition. [1st ed.]2014 ScienceDirectedited by Irfan Rahman, Debasis Bagchi.The book provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of the concepts of cellular and molecular aspects, models, environmental factors, and lifestyle involved in premature aging. Additionally, it examines how functional food, dietary nutraceuticals or pharmacological compounds can reverse inflammation and premature aging based on personalized medicine. This book is a valuable resource for health professionals, scientists and researchers, nutritionists, health practitioners, students and for all those who wish to broaden their knowledge in the allied field.
- 2014 CRCnetBASEeditor, Ah-Ng Tony Kong.Section I. Inflammation, oxidative stress, nutritional phytochemicals, and cancer -- section II. Signal transduction, molecular targets, and biomarkers of dietary cancer-preventive phytochemicals -- section III. In vivo absorption and pharmacokinetics of nutritional phytochemicals -- section IV. Vitamins A, D, and E cancer prevention and clinical perspective -- section V. Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids -- section VI. Flavonoids and polyphenols -- section VII. Garlic organosulfur compounds and crucifer glucusinolates -- section VIII. Selenium, herbal medicines, alpha lipoic acid, and cancer prevention -- section IX. Epigenetics and chronic inflammation.
- 2007 CRCnetBASEedited by Mary J. Marian, Pamela Williams-Mullen, Jennifer Muir Bowers.Fundamentals of integrative nutrition / Cynthia A. Thomson and Robert Lutz -- Ayurveda: the mother of traditional medicine / Mari Clements -- Pregnancy and lactation / Amy A. Drescher, Deborah Pesicka, and Judith Shabert -- Infant and child health / Lisbeth Benoit -- Adolescence / Mary Marian, Richard Wahl, and John D. Mark -- Women's health / Pamela Echeverria and Jyotsna Sahni -- Men's health / Aaron W. Crawford -- Skeletal system and joint health / Lisa High ... [et al.] -- Cardiovascular disease / Ellen Augur and Mary Atkinson -- Nervous system / Ame Golaszewski and Leo McCluskey -- Upper gastrointestinal system / Andrea Avery and Pamela Williams -- Promoting small and large bowel health / Susan Roberts and Mary Krystofiak Russell -- Liver disease / Roschelle Heuberger -- Nutrition and the pancreas / M. Patricia Fuhrman ... [et al.] -- Immune system / Ellyn Silverman ... [et al.] -- Renal nutrition / Margaret Furtado and Carlos DaSilva -- Respiratory health / Jennifer Doley, Richard Berry, and Mary Marian -- Ear health / Duke Johnson -- Skin health / Jennifer Doley and Joseph Genebriera. Fundamentals of integrative nutrition / Cynthia Thomson and Robert Lutz -- Ayurveda: the mother of traditional medicine / Mary Clements -- Pregnancy and lactation / Amy Drescher and Judith Shabert -- Infancy & childhood / Lisbeth Benoit and Pamela Williams -- Adolescence / Mary Marian, Richard Wahl, and John D. Mark -- Women's health / Pam Echeverria and Jotysna Sani -- Men's health / Aaron Crawford -- Skeletal & joint health / Lisa High ... [et al.] -- Cardiovascular health / Ellen Augur and Mary Atkinson -- Nervous system / Ame Golaszewski and Leo McCluskey -- Upper gastrointestinal health / Andrea Avery and Pamela Williams -- Diseases of the small and large bowel / Susan Roberts and Mary Russell -- Liver health / Roschelle Heuberger -- Nutrition and the pancreas / M. Patricia Fuhrman ... [et al.] -- The immune system / Ellyn Silverman ... [et al.] -- Renal health / Margaret Furtado and Carlos DaSilva -- Respiratory health / Richard Berry -- Ear health / Duke Johnson -- Skin health / Jennifer Doley and Joseph Genebriera.
- 2016 SpringerMark A. Moyad.This book is designed to capture and clinically review the comprehensive database of clinical research articles that support and do not support the utilization of a variety of dietary supplements and other complementary medicines that physicians are exposed to in their daily practice. The growing list of CAM products that could interfere with surgery (anesthesia, bleeding, outcomes...) and/or conventional medicines is very large and is provided in each section of the book. Additionally, the list of dietary supplements that could be utilized to improve quality of life for breast cancer patients is also emphasized. The various sub-specialty groups in breast are adequately represented, which allows for a physician to rapidly and thoroughly investigate their topic of interest regardless of whether the topic is prevention, treatment, or a specific side effect of treatment. The practical nature of this book cannot be overstated. Chapters include a general overview of the CAM agent, whether or not it has data in medicine and oncology, and a list of potential drug interactions and specific clinical scenarios where it can be utilized or discouraged in the specialty. Each chapter also includes a rapid review A to Z table that covers the clinical take home points for each subject reviewed in each chapter.
- 2014 SpringerGerard E. Mullin, Lawrence J. Cheskin, Laura E. Matarese, editors.Integrative Weight Management: A Guide for Clinicians intends to educate physicians and nutritionists about the wide ranges of approaches to weight control from non-traditional sources. The options for weight management in conventional practices are limited to a small number of medications, a confusing array of dietary approaches and surgical procedures with their inherent risks and complications. Unfortunately medical practitioners are not exposed to nutrition and weight control principles during training and thus are reluctant to manage their patients weight control issues. This volume is structured into 4 sections: Introduction to Weight Management Disorders; Morbidity and Mortality of Obesity; Therapy of Obesity; and Integrative Medicine and Obesity. Integrative Weight Management: A Guide for Clinicians represents a powerful collaboration of dozens of leading experts in the fields of nutrition, weight management and integrative medicine who have managed countless numbers of patients and summarized the research from thousands of articles to create an up-to- date state of the art guide for healthcare practitioners, allied health professionals and public health authorities who manage those who are overweight/obese along with the associated metabolic consequences.
- 2014 CRCnetBASEeditor, Enrica Pessione."This book underlines the importance of reciprocal interactions between probiotics and humans in terms of stress induction, epigenetic control of cellular responses, oxidative status, bio-active molecules biosynthesis, moonlighting proteins secretion, endogenous toxins neutralization, and several other biological functions. It explores how these responses can affect metabolism and metabolic-related disorders, gutbrain axis balance, mood, inflammatory, allergic and anti-infective reactions, cancer, and ageing. The book explores how probiotics create a dynamic and "fluid" network of signals able to control the balance between healthy and altered human status"--Provided by publisher.
- 2013 Kargereditors, Robert E. Black, Atul Singhal, Ricardo Uauy.Country-level action to improve nutrition and health : the case of Chile in the last century / Jimenez, J. -- Global, regional, and country trends in underweight and stunting as indicators of nutrition and health of populations / Neufeld, L.M., Osendarp, S.J.M. -- Global distribution and disease burden related to micronutrient deficiencies / Black, R.E. -- Predicting the health effects of switching infant feeding practices for use in decision-making / Yarnoff, B.O., Allaire, B.T., Detzel, P. -- Addressing the double burden of malnutrition with a common agenda / Uauy, R., Garmendia, M.L., Corvalán, C. -- Summary on world nutrition situation / Uauy, R. -- Interventions to address maternal and childhood undernutrition : current evidence / Bhutta, Z.A., Das, J.K. -- Maternal nutrition interventions to improve maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes / Ramakrishnan, U., Imhoff-Kunsch, B., Martorell, R. -- Fetal growth restriction and preterm as determinants of child growth in the first two years and potential interventions / Christian, P. -- How can agricultural interventions contribute in improving nutrition health and achieving the MDGs in least-developed countries? / Dorward, A. -- Long-term consequences of nutrition and growth in early childhood and possible preventive interventions / Adair, L.S. -- Summary on evidence on interventions and field experiences / Black, R.E. -- The global epidemic of noncommunicable disease : the role of early-life factors / Singhal, A. -- Obesity and the metabolic syndrome in developing countries : focus on south Asians / Misra, A., Bhardwaj, S. -- Preventing atopy and allergic disease / Heine, R.G. -- Nutrition and chronic disease : lessons from the developing and developed world / Prentice, A.M. -- Summary on future perspectives / Singhal, A.
- 2015 Kargervolume editors, Philip C. Calder, Dan L. Waitzberg, Berthold Koletzko.Introduction to fatty acids and lipids / Burdge, G.C., Calder, P.C. -- Fatty acids, lipid emulsions, and the immune and inflammatory systems / Miles, E.A., Calder, P.C. -- Importance of fatty acids in the perinatal period / Demmelmair, H., Koletzko, B. -- Commercial lipid emulsions and all-in-one mixtures for intravenous infusion : composition and physicochemical properties / Driscoll, D.F. -- In vivo handling and metabolism of lipid emulsions / Carpentier, Y.A., Deckelbaum, R.J. -- Parenteral lipids : safety aspects and toxicity / Wanten, G.J.A. -- Intravenous lipids in preterm infants : impact on laboratory and clinical outcomes and long-term consequences / Vlaardingerbroek, H., Van Goudoever, J.B. -- Intravenous lipid emulsions in term infants : impact on laboratory and clinical outcomes and long-term consequences / Hartman, C., Shamir, R. -- Intestinal failure-associated liver disease and the use of fish oil-based lipid emulsions / Goulet, O.J. -- Intravenous lipids in adult surgical patients / Klek, S., Waitzberg, D.L. -- Intravenous lipids in adult intensive care unit patients / Hecker, M., Mayer, K. -- Intravenous fish oil in adult intensive care unit patients / Heller, A.R. -- Intravenous lipids in home parenteral nutrition / Pironi, L., Agostini, F., Guidetti, M. -- The complexity of prescribing intravenous lipid emulsions / Waitzberg, D.L., Matos de Miranda Torrinhas, R.S. -- Use of intravenous lipids : what do the guidelines say? -- Singer, P., Theilla, M., Cohen, J.
- 2003 CRCnetBASEVishwanath M. Sardesai.Also available: Print – 2003
- 2010 Springeredited by Shlomo Yehuda, David I. Mostofsky.
- 2012 SpringerGregory J. Anderson, Gordon D. McLaren, editors.Cellular iron metabolism -- Proteins of iron homeostasis -- Cellar iron physiology -- Regulation of iron metabolism in mammalian cells -- Concentrating, storing, and detoxifying iron: the ferritins and and hemosiderin -- Iron physiology -- Iron nutrition -- Intestinal iron absorption -- Plasma iron and iron delivery to the tissues -- Iron salvage pathways -- Molecular regulation of systemic iron metabolism -- Erythroid iron metabolism -- Iron and the reticuloendothelial system -- Iron and the immune system -- Disorders of iron homeostasis: anemias -- Iron deficiency -- Liabilities of iron deficiency -- Anemia of inflammation and chronic disease -- Disorders of red cell production and the iron-loading anemias -- Disorders of iron homeostasis: iron overload and related conditions -- Pathology of hepatic iron overload -- Hepatic pathobioogy of iron overload -- HFE-associated hereditary hemochromatosis -- Non-HFE hemochromatosis -- Miscellaneous iron-related disorders -- Iron and liver disease -- Neuropathology and iron: central nervous system iron homeostasis -- Iron metabolism in cancer and infection -- Clinical diagnosis and therapy -- Estimation of body iron stores -- Genetic testing for disorders of iron homeostasis -- Properties of therapeutically useful iron chelators -- Clinical use of iron chelators -- Model systems for studying iron homeostasis -- Mammalian models of iron homeostasis -- Yeast iron metabolism -- Zebrafish models of heme synthesis and iron metabolism.
- 2007 Kargereditors, Carlo Agostoni, Oscar Brunser.Breastfeeding and complementary feeding of children up to 2 years of age / K.H. Brown -- Does breastfeeding protect from growth acceleration and later obesity? / A. Singhal -- Later effects of breastfeeding practice: the evidence / D. Turck -- Traditional foods vs. manufactured baby foods / E.L. Ferguson, N. Darmon -- Potential contaminants in the food chain: identification, prevention and issue management / F.P. Scanlan -- The microbiological risk / L. Morelli -- Cereal fortification programs in developing countries / S. Bulusu ... [et al.] -- Processed infant cereals as vehicles of functional components / M. Domelléf, C. West -- Functional ingredients in the complementary feeding period and long-term effects / C. Agostoni, E. Riva, M. Giovannini -- The influence of gluten: weaning recommendations for healthy children and children at risk for celiac disease / S. Guandalini -- Allergic infants: growth and implications while on exclusion diets / K. Laitinen, E. Isolauri -- Weaning infants with malnutrition, including HIV / N.W. Solomons -- Adverse effects of cow's milk in infants / E.E. Ziegler -- Whole cow's milk: why, what and when? / K.F. Michaelsen ... [et al.] -- Meat as an early complementary food for infants: implications for macro- and micronutrient intakes / N.F. Krebs -- Functional fermented milk products / O. Brunser, M. Gotteland, S. Cruchet.
- 2012 CRCnetBASE[edited by] Sampo Lahtinen, Arthur C. Ouwehand, Seppo Salminen, Atte von Wright."Updated with the substantial progress made in lactic acid and bacteria research since the third edition, this fourth volume discusses improved insights in genetics and new molecular biological techniques. Thoroughly reorganized, this book incorporates the recent changes in new molecular techniques and the mechanistic understanding of probiotic functionality. The book remains firmly grounded in the basics of lactic acid bacteria; their genetics and taxonomy, their application in food and feed preparation, their health properties, and the legal issues associated with their use"--Provided by publisher.
- 2007 Springeredited by Shayam S. Yadav, David L. McNeil and Philip C. Stevenson.
- 2013 Kargereditors, Luc J.C. van Loon, Romain Meeusen.Caffeine, exercise, and the brain / R. Meeusen, B. Roelands, L.L. Spriet -- Limits to human endurance : carnitine and fat oxidation / F.B. Stephens, S.D.R. Galloway -- Hydration during intense exercise training / R.J. Maughan, N.L. Meyer -- Intense exercise training and immune function / M. Gleeson, C. Williams -- Physiological and performance adaptations to high-intensity interval training / M.J. Gibala, A.M. Jones -- Effect of beta-alanine supplementation on high-intensity exercise performance / R.C. Harris, T. Stellingwerff -- Dietary protein for muscle hypertrophy / K.D. Tipton, S.M. Phillips -- The role of amino acids in skeletal muscle adaptation to exercise / N. Aguirre, L.J.C. van Loon, K. Baar -- National nutritional programs for the 2012 London Olympic Games : a systematic approach by three different countries / L.M. Burke, N. Meyer, J. Pearce.
- 2008 Springeredited by Peter J. Quinn and Xiaoyuan Wang.Offers an account of the properties of the classes of lipids that are located in the membranes of various cells. This title presents a balanced perspective of what is known about the function of these lipids in healthy cells and tissues and what consequences follow malfunctions in their synthesis and metabolism.
- 2015 Kargereditors, N.D. Embleton, J. Katz, E.E. Ziegler.
- 2013 SpringerRonald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy, Sherma Zibadi, editors.Magnesium is an essential mineral which is required for growth and survival of humans. Since magnesium is a mineral and not synthesizable it must be obtained through dietary foods and/or supplements. Magnesium in Human Health and Disease reviews the benefits of magnesium supplementation to reach recommended intakes as well as provides new research that suggests how reaching levels above the recommended intakes can promote health and treat various diseases. Magnesium deficiency can cause low serum potassium and calcium levels, retention of sodium, and low circulating levels of regulatory hormones. These changes in nutrients cause neurological and muscular symptoms such as tremor and muscle spasms. Further magnesium deficiency causes loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, personality changes and death from heart failure. Causes of magnesium deficiency include alcohol abuse, poorly controlled diabetes, excessive or chronic vomiting and/or diarrhea. Thus the effects of inadequate and deficient intakes or levels of magnesium is critical to health and are reviewed by the expert clinicians in this book. Magnesium in Human Health and Disease provides the most current research to support the potential benefits or lack thereof for normal and high supplementation with magnesium. Animal model research and early human trials are reviewed to document other disease states such as hypertension, cholesterol level, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease that would benefit from increased magnesium.
- 2011 Springeredited by Robert Jean Ferry.The twin epidemics of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) continue to affect an ever increasing number of children, adolescents, and young adults. Management of Pediatric Obesity and Diabetes provides healthcare trainees and professionals with practical, comprehensive, and contemporary approaches to the pediatric patient at risk for obesity, T2DM, and related conditions. A unique guide on the subject, this volume provides clinical paradigms for diagnosis and management of pediatric T2DM and related conditions, while succinctly describing state-of-the-art basic and clinical sciences underlying these problems. The chapters in this volume are independent and concise. Each chapter focuses on a key clinical issue or mechanism of disease. Providing practical, data-driven resources based upon the totality of the evidence, this important text helps the reader understand the basics of pediatric obesity and T2DM and implement strategies to prevent and treat obesity and diabetes in children and adolescents. Management of Pediatric Obesity and Diabetes provides health professionals across many areas of research and practice with up-to-date, well-referenced, and comprehensive evidence on identification, treatment, and prevention of these chronic, serious, metabolic diseases in children. This volume will serve the reader as the most authoritative resource in the field to date.
- 2015David H. Alpers, Beth E. Taylor, Dennis M. Bier, Samuel Klein.Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
- 2012 Kargervolume editors, Donald S. McLaren, Klaus Kraemer."Vitamin A plays a key role among the vitamins essential for healthy growth and development. Vitamin A deficiency disorders (VADD) are therefore an important part of general malnutrition that in the majority of cases leads to failure to thrive and underweight. Moreover, apart from adverse effects on health and survival in general, VADD can also lead to blindness, called xerophthalmia, and are also frequently accompanied by various infections. Last but not least, it has become evident that even mild degrees of VAD (and all other forms of nutritional deficiencies) have important adverse implications for health and are thus much more widespread than previously assumed. This publication systematically covers detailed and up-to-date information on every relevant aspect of VADD, with particular emphasis on providing an outline of their setting, nature, and significance. In addition to cutting-edge scientific information, the latest available data on the global occurrence of VAD from the World Health Organization is also included."--Publisher website.
- 2008 CRCnetBASEedited by Colin Barrow, Fereidoon Shahidi.Marine fisheries by-products as potential nutraceuticals: an overview / Se-Kwon Kim, Eresha Mendis, and Fereidoon Shahidi -- Omega-3 oils: sources, applications, and health effects / Fereidoon Shahidi -- Omega-3s and their impact on brain health / Genevieve Young and Julie Conquer -- Omega-3 fatty acids in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases through anti-inflammation and neuroprotection: a review of studies in animal models / Cai Song -- Microencapsulation of marine lipids as a vehicle for functional food delivery / Yulai Jin ... [et al.] -- Chitin and chitosan / Rosalee S. Rasmussen and Michael T. Morrissey -- Production of bioactive chitosan oligosaccharides and their potential use as nutraceuticals / Se-Kwon Kim, Niranjan Rajapakse, and Fereidoon Shahidi -- Glucosamine production and health benefits / Jaroslav A. Kralovec and Colin J. Barrow -- Functional and bioactive peptides from hydrolyzed aquatic food proteins / Hordur G. Kristinsson -- Marine-derived protein hydrolysates, their biological activities and potential as functional food ingredients: ace-inhibitory peptides derived from bonito / Hiroyuki Fujita and Masashi Yoshikawa -- Marine algal constituents / Yvonne V. Yuan -- Beneficial health effects of seaweed carotenoid, fucoxanthin / Kazuo Miyashita and Masashi Hosokawa -- The production and health benefits of astaxanthin / Miguel Olaizola -- Marine algae and polysaccharides with therapeutic applications / J. Helen Fitton, Mohammad R. Irhimeh, and Jane Teas -- Nutraceuticals and functional foods from marine microbes: an introduction to a diverse group of natural products isolated from marine macroalgae, microalgae, bacteria, fungi, and cyanobacteria / Adam M. Burja and Helia Radianingtyas -- Shark cartilage: potential for therapeutic application for cancer--review article / Kenji Sato ... [et al.] -- Calcium from fish bone and other marine resources / Won-Kyo Jung, Fereidoon Shahidi, and Se-Kwon Kim -- Immunoenhancing preparations of marine origin / Jaroslav A. Kralovec and Colin J. Barrow.
- 2013 Kargereditors, Jatinder Bhatia, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Satish C. Kalhan.Growth and nutrition during the fetal period and the first 24 months after birth are important determinants of development in early childhood. Optimal nutrition and health care of both the mother and infant during these first 1000 days of an infant's life are closely linked to growth, learning potential and neurodevelopment, in turn affecting long-term outcomes. Children with low birth weight do not only include premature babies, but also those with intrauterine growth restrictions who consequently have a very high risk of developing metabolic syndrome in the future. Epidemiology, epigenetic programming, the correct nutrition strategy and monitoring of outcomes are thus looked at carefully in this book. More specifically, two important nutritional issues are dealt with in depth: The first being the prevention of low birth weight, starting with the health of adolescent girls, through the pre-pregnancy and pregnancy stages and ending with lactation. The second point of focus concerns the nutritional follow-up and feeding opportunities in relation to dietary requirements of children with low birth weight.
- 2012 SpringerEric Zacharias.Part 1. The Basics of a Mediterranean Diet -- Introduction -- History, Composition, Adherence Scores -- Part 2. Effects on Diseases -- Mechanisms of Action and Effects on Diseases -- Cardiovascular Diseases -- Alzheimer's Disease -- Cancer -- Arthritis, Allergies, and Immunologic Disorders -- Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome -- Part 3. Weight Loss and Obesity -- Weight, Obesity -- Part 4. Macronutrients -- Macronutrients in an Adherence Score: Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, and Alcohol -- Fats and Oils -- Carbohydrates -- Proteins -- Alcohol -- Part 5. Adopting a Mediterranean Diet -- Goal Is Success in Adoption -- Meal Plans -- Shopping List, Keep On Hand -- Resources -- Recipes.
- 2016 SpringerDonato F. Romagnolo, Ornella I. Selmin, editors.Part I: Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle in a World Context -- Updating the Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet: From the Heart to the Earth -- Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle in a Modern World Context -- Part II: Historical, Behavioral, and Geographical Perspective of the Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle -- Historical and Behavioral Perspectives of the Mediterranean Diet -- Historical Origins of the Mediterranean Diet, Regional Dietary Profiles and the Development of the Dietary Guidelines -- Implementing the Mediterranean Diet: a French Perspective and Comparisons with other Mediterranean Countries -- Part III: Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle for Health Promotion -- Mediterranean Oils and Fats, and Disease Risk -- Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease and Protection by the Mediterranean Diet -- Wine, Polyphenols and Cardioprotection -- Impact of Mediterranean Diet on Metabolic Syndrome -- Effects of Mediterranean Diet on the Metabolome -- Part IV: Aging and Cancer Risk -- The Value of the Mediterranean Diet for Older Adults: Emphasis on Obesity Interventions -- The Mediterranean Diet and Neurodegenerative Diseases -- The Mediterranean Diet and Breast Cancer -- Mediterranean Diet, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colon Cancer -- Epigenetics of Mediterranean Diet: Altering Disease Risk -- Part V: Building a Mediterranean-Like Pyramid -- Physical Activity and the Mediterranean Diet -- Mediterranean Diet and Biodiversity -- Food-Based Approaches for Achieving Nutritional Adequacy with the Mediterranean DASH, and USDA Food Patterns -- Building the Mediterranean Pyramid-Part A: Mediterranean Recipes -- Building the Mediterranean Pyramid-Part B: Balancing the Plate.
- 2014 CRCnetBASEJohn J.B. Anderson and Marilyn C. Sparling.Section 1. Mediterranean dietary patterns -- section 2. Protective health effects of the Mediterranean-style dietary pattern -- section 3. Eating the Mediterranean way.
- 2012 Kargereditors, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Richard F. Hurrell, Irwin H. Rosenberg.Global micronutrient deficiencies in childhood and impact on growth and survival : challenges and opportunities / Imdad, A.; Bhutta, Z.A. -- Micronutrients in the treatment of stunting and moderate malnutrition / Penny, M.E. -- Zinc requirements : assessment and population needs / Hambidge, K.M.; Miller, L.V.; Krebs, N.F. -- Role of zinc in child health and survival / Black, R.E.; Fischer Walker, C. -- Global burden and significance of multiple micronutrient deficiencies in pregnancy / Darnton-Hill, I. -- Intervention strategies to address multiple micronutrient deficiencies in pregnancy and early childhood / Imdad, A.; Bhutta, Z.A. -- Vitamin A supplementation, infectious disease and child mortality : a summary of the evidence / Thorne-Lyman, A.; Fawzi, W.W. -- Issues and controversies with vitamin A in childhood / Murgu¡a Peniche, M.T. -- Influence of inflammatory disorders and infection on iron absorption and efficacy of iron-fortified foods / Hurrell, R.F. -- Safety of iron fortification and supplementation in malaria-endemic areas / Brittenham, G.M. -- Are weaning infants at risk of iodine deficiency even in countries with established iodized salt Programs? / Zimmermann, M.B. -- Current challenges in meeting global iodine requirements / Eastman, C.J.; Jooste, P. -- Folate and vitamin B12 : function and importance in cognitive development / Troen, A.M. -- Pros and cons of increasing folic acid and vitamin B12 intake by fortification / Allen, L.H. -- Concluding remarks.
- 2012 CRCnetBASEedited by Ronald Ross Watson."This new edition presents information on how melatonin is synthesized and produced in the body as well as how this hormone affects several diseases. The book heavily focuses on prevention as well as treatment of various human disease states including behavior disorders, mental disorders, breast cancer, bone health, and gastrointestinal diseases. It covers the role of melatonin in the prevention of oxidative stress, mutagenesis, sun damage, ocular health, gut motility, and detoxification. It also presents mechanisms of melatonin action in humans including cell modulation, signaling mechanisms, protective effects, and melatonin receptors as well as its role as an antioxidant"--Provided by publisher.
- 2016 hunger report : the nourshing effect : ending hunger, improving health, reducing inequality. — Economic, medical/scientific, and regulatory aspects of clinical nutrition practice : what impacts what? (100)
- Elite young athlete — Melatonin in the promotion of health. 2nd ed. (100)
- Metabolic syndrome and complications of pregnancy : the potential preventive role of nutrition — Perinatal growth and nutrition (100)
- Persisting undernutrition in India : causes, consequences and possible solutions — Yeasts in food and beverages (60)
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A repository of medical knowledge from internal medicine, cardiology, genetics, pharmacy, diagnosis and management, basic sciences, patient care, and more.
Continuously expanding, all databases in the repository contain the latest editions of selected medical titles.MicroMedex: Premier pharmaceutical information source containing multiple databases and drug reference tools. Of particular value is DRUGDEX Evaluations, one of the most comprehensive drug sources available.DynaMed Plus is a clinical information resource used to answer questions quickly at the point-of-care. Easy-to-interpret Levels of Evidence help clinicians rapidly determine the quality of the available evidence. Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.A drug information resource containing: American Hospital Formulary System (AHFS), drug formulary for Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (LPCH) and Stanford Hospital & Clinics (SHC), Lexi-Drugs (adverse reactions, dosage and administration, mechanism of action, storage, use, and administration information), Lexi-Calc, Lexi-ID, Lexi-I.V. Compatibility (King Guide), Lexi-Interact, and Lexi-PALS.Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) contains coverage of nursing and allied health literature.A knowledge database that provides access to topic reviews based on over 6000 clinically relevant articles. The evidence-based content, updated regularly, provides the latest practice guidelines in 59 medical specialties.Provides critical assessments of systematic reviews compiled from a variety of medical journals.Selects from the biomedical literature original studies and systematic reviews that are immediately clinically relevant and then summarizes these articles in an enhanced abstract with expert commentary.
Multidisciplinary coverage of over 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences.
Includes cited reference searching, citation maps, and an analyze tool.
Features systematic reviews that summarize the effects of interventions and makes a determination whether the intervention is efficacious or not.
Cochrane reviews are created through a strict process of compiling and analyzing data from multiple randomized control trials to ensure comprehensiveness and reliability.Provides systematic coverage of the psychological literature from the 1800s to the present through articles, book chapters and dissertations.BMJ Clinical Evidence. A clinical information tool built around systematic reviews summarizing the current state of knowledge about prevention and treatment of clinical conditions.PIER (Physicians' Information and Education Resource) is a Web-based decision-support tool designed for rapid point-of-care delivery of up-to-date, evidence-based guidance for primary care physicians.Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) provides access to 300,000 controlled trials that have been identified the Cochrane Collaboration.Provides drug information targeted for patients.A continually updating drug monograph.The National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC): A comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents.MedlinePlus: A repository of health information from the National Library of Medicine. Links are from trusted sites. No advertising, no endorsement of commercial companies or productsLPCH CareNotes via MicroMedex: Patient education handouts customized by LPCH clinical staffMicromedex Lab Advisor: Evidence based laboratory test informationA drug database organized by generic name, trade name and drug class.LPCH / Stanford Hospital Formulary.A goldmine of trusted consumer health information from the world's largest medical library.A trusted source of expert advice for and about kids, providing the information necessary to help patients and parents understand their unique needs.Provides patient handouts from the American Academy of Family Physician.Access to the Stanford Health Library for patients.Lane provides access to over 5,000 eBooks many of which provide helpful background material that will prepare you to better tackle primary literature.
Largest, broadest eBook package; covers all sciences, as well as technology (including software), medicine, and humanities.
In addition to covering Wiley and Springer, MyiLibrary is also the only provider for Oxford and Cambridge University Press titles. No seat restrictions.A collection of biomedical books that can be searched directly by concept, and linked to terms in PubMed abstracts.
A web-based, decision support system for infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy. The database, updated weekly, currently includes 337 diseases, 224 countries, 1,147 microbial taxa and 306 antibacterial (-fungal, -parasitic, -viral) agents and vaccines.
Over 10,000 notes outline the status of specific infections within each country.
Provides online, full-text access to Springer's journal titles as well as journals from other publishers.
Subjects include: life sciences, chemical sciences, environmental sciences, geosciences, computer science, mathematics, medicine, physics and astronomy, engineering and economics. Also includes eBooks.Collection of over 8 thousand fulltext titles in engineering, math, and basic and applied biomedical research. Coverage is from 1967 to the present.A library of ebooks on a wide array of topics, digitized and made available online in conjunction with the original publishers.