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

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

by A. P. Simopoulos
     
 

ISBN-10: 3805572115

ISBN-13: 9783805572118

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Karger, S. Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783805572118
Publisher:
Karger, S. Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Conference Organization
Preface
Declaration of Olympia on Nutrition and Fitness
The Hippocratic Concept of Positive Health in the 5th Century B.C. and in the New Millennium1
An Evolutionary Foundation for Health Promotion5
Energy Balance, Food and Exercise13
Insulin Resistance. Influence and Diet and Physical Activity26
Regulation of Lipid Metabolism during Exercise44
Metabolic Aspects of Endurance Exercise55
Mood, Its Relationship to Physical Activity and Nutrition73
Exercise, Immunology and Nutrition89
Role of Physical Activity in Ensuring Nutritional Well-Being in the Elderly102
Role of Physical Activity for Health in Communities Undergoing Epidemiological Transition110
Rising Incidence of Obesity, Coronary Heart Disease and Diabetes in the Indian Urban Middle Class. Possible Role of Genetic and Environmental Factors127
Fatty Acid Composition and Energy Density of Foods Available to African Hominids. Evolutionary Implications for Human Brain Development144
Designed Eggs Containing Conjugated Linoleic Acid and Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids162
Exercise and Preventive Cardiology. A 34-Year Odyssey183
Author Index193
Subject Index194

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