Nutrition and Fitness: Metabolic Studies in Health and Disease 4th International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, Athens, May 2000

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This is the second of two volumes of proceedings from a May 2000 conference on nutrition and fitness held in Athens. Topics of the 13 papers include an evolutionary foundation for health promotion; energy balance, food and exercise; insulin resistance; regulation of lipid metabolism during exercise; mood, physical activity and nutrition; exercise, immunology and nutrition; physical activity and nutritional well-being in the elderly; physical activity and health in communities undergoing epidemiological transition; increasing obesity, coronary heart disease and diabetes in the Indian urban middle class; fatty acid composition in African foods and human brain evolution; designed eggs containing conjugated linoleic acid and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids; and exercise and preventative cardiology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Table of Contents

Conference Organization
Declaration of Olympia on Nutrition and Fitness
The Hippocratic Concept of Positive Health in the 5th Century B.C. and in the New Millennium 1
An Evolutionary Foundation for Health Promotion 5
Energy Balance, Food and Exercise 13
Insulin Resistance. Influence and Diet and Physical Activity 26
Regulation of Lipid Metabolism during Exercise 44
Metabolic Aspects of Endurance Exercise 55
Mood, Its Relationship to Physical Activity and Nutrition 73
Exercise, Immunology and Nutrition 89
Role of Physical Activity in Ensuring Nutritional Well-Being in the Elderly 102
Role of Physical Activity for Health in Communities Undergoing Epidemiological Transition 110
Rising Incidence of Obesity, Coronary Heart Disease and Diabetes in the Indian Urban Middle Class. Possible Role of Genetic and Environmental Factors 127
Fatty Acid Composition and Energy Density of Foods Available to African Hominids. Evolutionary Implications for Human Brain Development 144
Designed Eggs Containing Conjugated Linoleic Acid and Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids 162
Exercise and Preventive Cardiology. A 34-Year Odyssey 183
Author Index 193
Subject Index 194
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