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Nutritional Health / Edition 1

Nutritional Health / Edition 1

by Ted Wilson, Norman J. Temple

ISBN-10: 0896038645

ISBN-13: 9780896038646

Pub. Date: 12/29/2009

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Product Details

Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
Nutrition and Health Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
0.81(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Series Introductionvii
1Nutrition Advocacy for Better Health1
2Population Nutrition, Health Promotion, and Government Policy13
3Calcium Intake and the Prevention of Chronic Disease: From Osteoporosis to Premenstrual Syndrome31
4Sodium and Other Dietary Factors in Hypertension51
5Proper Nutritional Habits for Reducing the Risk of Cancer59
6Health Benefits of Soy Isoflavones75
7Antioxidants in Health and Disease89
8Dietary Antioxidants and Protection from Coronary Heart Disease101
9Dietary Fat, Blood Lipids, and Coronary Heart Disease Risk121
10Current Theories Regarding the Influence of Diet and the Control of Obesity135
11Homocysteine, Diet, and Cardiovascular Disease151
12Medical Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes: What Are the Unanswered Questions?167
13Health Aspects of Fish and n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids from Plant and Marine Origin195
14Optimizing Nutrition for Exercise and Sport207
15Health Promoting Herbs as Useful Adjuncts to Prevent Chronic Diseases237
16Fetal Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease in Adult Life253
17Impact of Nutritional Epidemiology269
18Use of Biotechnology to Improve Food Production and Quality289
19Nutrition on the Internet299
20Nutrition in the 21st Century315

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