Nutritional Health: Strategies for Disease Prevention / Edition 2

Nutritional Health: Strategies for Disease Prevention / Edition 2

by Norman J. Temple
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588294544

ISBN-13: 9781588294548

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Now going into its third much-expanded edition, the highly praised Nutritional Health: Strategies for Disease Prevention has been brought fully up to date to include all the new thinking and discoveries that have the greatest capacity to improve human health and nutritional advancement. About half the new edition will be revised and updated from the

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Now going into its third much-expanded edition, the highly praised Nutritional Health: Strategies for Disease Prevention has been brought fully up to date to include all the new thinking and discoveries that have the greatest capacity to improve human health and nutritional advancement. About half the new edition will be revised and updated from the second edition while the other half will consist of major revisions of previous chapters or new subjects. Like the two previous editions the book will consist of general reviews on various topics in nutrition, especially those of much current interest.

The authors provide extensive, in-depth chapters covering the most important aspects of the complex interactions between diet, its nutrient components, and their impacts on disease states, and on those health conditions that increase the risk of chronic dieases. Up to date and comprehensive, Nutritional Health: Strategies for Disease Prevention, Third Edition offers physicians, dietitians, and nutritionists a practical, data-driven, integrated resource to help evaluate the critical role of nutrition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588294548
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Series:
Nutrition and Health Series
Edition description:
2nd ed.
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
7.27(w) x 10.34(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

1Impact of nutritional epidemiology1
2Challenges in research in nutritional epidemiology25
3The nutrition transition is speeding up : a global perspective37
4Medical nutrition therapy for diabetes : prioritizing recommendations based on evidence49
5Diet and the prevention of type 2 diabetes77
6Diet and the control of blood lipids91
7Diet and blood pressure : moving beyond preoccupation with salt to composite dietary patterns111
8Fish, n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, and cardiovascular disease133
9Diet and cancer prevention151
10Health benefits of phytochemicals in whole foods173
11Herbs as useful adjuncts to manage chronic diseases189
12What are the health implications of alcohol consumption?211
13Diet in the prevention and treatment of obesity223
14Diets and exercise programs for weight loss239
15The developmental origins of chronic disease in adult life261
16Trends in dietary guidelines around the global village285
17Marketing dietary supplements for health and profit299
18Optimizing nutrition for exercise and sports313
19Novel foods : today's functional foods marketplace347
20Functional foods : a critical appraisal363
21Use of biotechnology to improve food production and quality373
22Food industry and political influences on American nutrition387
23Population nutrition, health promotion, and government policy397
24Dietary intake, cardiovascular disease, and sociodemographic characteristics413
25Core concepts in nutritional anthropology425
26Nutrition on the Internet439

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