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Diet and Exercise in Cystic Fibrosis

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Diet and Exercise in Cystic Fibrosis, a unique reference edited by distinguished and internationally recognized nutritionist and immunologist Ronald Ross Watson, fills the gap in the current dietary modalities aimed at controlling cystic fibrosis. Using expert evaluation on the latest studies of the role of food and exercise in lifelong management of cystic fibrosis, this valuable resource shows how to maintain intestinal, hepatic, and pulmonary high quality function for improving quality of life for those with ...
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Overview

Diet and Exercise in Cystic Fibrosis, a unique reference edited by distinguished and internationally recognized nutritionist and immunologist Ronald Ross Watson, fills the gap in the current dietary modalities aimed at controlling cystic fibrosis. Using expert evaluation on the latest studies of the role of food and exercise in lifelong management of cystic fibrosis, this valuable resource shows how to maintain intestinal, hepatic, and pulmonary high quality function for improving quality of life for those with cystic fibrosis. A helpful tool for researchers and clinicians alike, this reference helps refine research targets, and provides the beginning of a structured dietary management scheme for those with cystic fibrosis.
  • Provides a detailed resource that reviews the health problems occurring in Cystic Fibrosis relative to dietary, complementary, and alternative therapies
  • Contains expert evaluation on the role of foods and exercise for lifelong management of Cystic Fibrosis to maintain intestinal, hepatic, and pulmonary high quality function for improved quality of life
  • Defines and evaluates various nutritional and dietary approaches to the unique problems of those with Cystic Fibrosis
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780128000519
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 8/28/2014
  • Pages: 396
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Ronald R. Watson, Ph.D., attended the University of Idaho but graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, with a degree in chemistry in 1966. He earned his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Michigan State University in 1971. His postdoctoral schooling in nutrition and microbiology was completed at the Harvard School of Public Health, where he gained 2 years of postdoctoral research experience in immunology and nutrition.

From 1973 to 1974 Dr. Watson was assistant professor of immunology and performed research at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at the Indiana University Medical School from 1974 to 1978 and associate professor at Purdue University in the Department of Food and Nutrition from 1978 to 1982. In 1982 Dr. Watson joined the faculty at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in the Department of Family and Community Medicine of the School of Medicine. He is currently professor of health promotion sciences in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health.

Dr. Watson is a member of several national and international nutrition, immunology, cancer, and alcoholism research societies. Among his patents he has one on a dietary supplement; passion fruit peel extract with more pending. He continues to do research in animals and in clinical trials on dietary supplements and health including studies using omega-3 fatty acids in heart disease prevention and therapy. For 30 years he was funded by Wallace Research Foundation to study dietary supplements in health promotion. Dr. Watson has edited more than 110 books on nutrition, dietary supplements and over-the-counter agents, and drugs of abuse as scientific reference books. He has published more than 500 research and review articles.

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Table of Contents

Section A. OVERVIEW OF NUTRITION AND DIETS IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS 1. Nutrition for pregnant cystic fibrosis patients 2. Disordered eating and body image in cystic fibrosis 3. Neonatal screening and nutrition/growth in cystic fibrosis: A review 4. CF Nutrition: Outcomes, Treatment Guidelines and Risk Classification 5. Clinical, nutritional and spirometry in cystic fibrosis 6. Family mealtimes and children with cystic fibrosis 7. Disturbed sleep behaviors and melatonin in sleep dysfunction and treatment of cystic fibrosis 8. Age at diagnosis and disease progression of cystic fibrosis 9. Lactoferrin and cystic fibrosis airway infection B. VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY AND SUPPLEMENTATION IN GROWTH AND HEALTH IN CHILDREN WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS 10. Vitamin D bioavailability in cystic fibrosis 11. Cystic fibrosis and Vitamin D 12. Specialty Foods for Children with Cystic Fibrosis 13. The Effects of Caffeine, Alcohol, and Tobacco in Cystic Fibrosis 14. Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiency in Cystic Fibrosis 15. Can light provide a vitamin D supplement in cystic fibrosis? 16. Pediatric cystic fibrosis children and fat-soluble vitamins C. VITAMIN DEFICIENCY, ANTIOXIDANTS, AND SUPPLEMENTATION IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS PATIENTS 17. Vitamin supplements: a role in cystic fibrosis patients? 18. Nutrition oxidative stress and patients with cystic fibrosis 19. Vitamin A Supplementation Therapy for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis 20. The Emergence of Polyphenols in the Potentiation of Treatment Modality in Cystic Fibrosis 21. Chronic infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa in an animal model of oxidative stress: Lessons for patients with Cystic Fibrosis 22. Vitamin K in cystic fibrosis 23. Vitamin K and cystic fibrosis D. MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES ASSOCIATED WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS: ROLE OF NUTRITION AND FOOD 24. Insulin, body mass and growth in young cystic fibrosis patients 25. Low glycemic index dietary interventions in cystic fibrosis 26. Insulin resistance in cystic fibrosis: Management E. DIGESTIVE ENZYMES, PRO-BIOTICS AND FOOD IN TREATMENT OF INTESTINAL DYSFUNCTION 27. Cystic fibrosis and celiac disease 28. Probiotic supplementation, pulmonary exacerbations in patients with cystic fibrosis F. NUTRITION AND PULMONARY FUNCTION IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS PATIENTS 29. CYSTIC FIBROSIS RELATED DIABETES: LUNG FUNCTION AND NUTRITIONAL STATUS 30. Eating Disorders and Disturbed Eating Attitudes and Behaviors Typical in CF 31. Buteyko: Better Breathing = Better Health G. NUTRITION AND LIVER AND OTHER ORGANS OF CYTIC FIBROSIS PATIENTS 32. The pancreatic duct ligated pig model for patients suffering from exocrine pancreatic insufficiency- studies on vitamin A and E status H. EXERCISE AND BEHAVIOR IN MANAGEMENT OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS 33. Exercise testing in CF, the what and how 34. Mechanism of exercise limitation in cystic fibrosis: A literature update of involved mechanisms 35. Assessing Physical Activity Levels using Questionnaires and Diaries 36. Motivating physical activity: Skills and Strategies for Behavior Change 37. Diet, food and nutrition and exercise in cystic fibrosis 38. Personalizing Exercise Programs for CF patients I. FAT AND LIPID METABOLISM IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS 39. Unsaturated fatty acids in cystic fibrosis: metabolism and therapy 40. Essential fatty acid deficiency in cystic fibrosis: malabsorption or metabolic abnormality? 41. Persistent fat malabsorption in cystic fibrosis 42. Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cystic Fibrosis

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