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Flour and Breads and Their Fortification in Health and Disease Prevention by Victor R. Preedy (Editor); Ronald Ross Watson (Editor); Vinood Patel (Editor)
Call Number: TX595.F5F64 2019
Publication Date: 2019-02-28
Flour and Breads and Their Fortification in Health and Disease Prevention, Second Edition, presents the healthful benefits of flours and flour products and guides the reader on how to identify opportunities for improving health through the use of flour and fortified flour products. The book examines flour and bread related agents that affect metabolism and other health-related conditions, explores the impact of compositional differences between flours, including differences based on country of origin and processing technique, and includes methods for the analysis of flours and bread-related compounds in other foods. This revised, updated edition contains new research on diverse flours with an emphasis on nutrients and nutraceuticals as supplements, thus making this content a timely reference for both nutritionists and food scientists.
Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal Disease, an Issue of Gastroenterology Clinics of North America by Andrew Ukleja
Call Number: RC801.N97 2018
Publication Date: 2018-02-12
Several new scientific developments in the area of nutrition and an increasing interest in the nutritional interventions in gastrointestinal diseases justify a timely issue on on Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal Disease. The articles in this issue are very relevant to our readers because diet and nutritional therapy positively affect various bodily functions, reduce the risk of disease progression, and optimize outcomes in patients with gastrointestinal disorders. Expert authors have written reviews devoted to the following topics: Malnutrition in GI disorders; Detection and nutritional assessment; Enteral feeding: Access and its complications; Parenteral nutrition: Indications, access and complications; Nutritional aspects of acute pancreatitis; Nutritional therapy in chronic pancreatic; Nutritional interventions in chronic intestinal pseudoobstruction and scleroderma; The role of diet in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome; and Nutritional considerations in celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Readers will have a complete clinical understanding of best practices and outcomes for the gastroenterologist managing GI diseases.
Plant-Based Sports Nutrition by D. Enette Larson-Meyer; Matt Ruscigno
Publication Date: 2019-06-28
In Plant-Based Sports Nutrition, registered dietitians Enette Larson-Meyer and Matt Ruscigno combine decades of evidence-based research with personal experience working with--and as--vegan and vegetarian athletes to offer you a reliable and complete explanation of how, when, and why you need to plan your nutrient intake to maximize nutrition and get the best results. They will help you make smart decisions about properly fueling your body so you have the energy and stamina to boost your training and excel during competition. Learn how to get proper amounts of all essential macronutrients, vitamins, and minerals, taking into account your personal caloric needs. Understand nutrient timing and relative energy deficiency syndrome (RED-S) as well as how to meet protein and amino acid requirements while doing light, moderate, or intense training for your sport. Get information on keto diets, tips for optimizing bone health and iron intake, and instructions for making your own fluid-replacement beverage.
Trends in Personalized Nutrition by Charis M. Galanakis (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-05-23
Trends in Personalized Nutrition explores the topic of personalized nutrition from multiple angles, addressing everything from consumer acceptance, to policies and cognitive dissonance. Sections in the book cover epigenetics, nutrigenomics, predicting glycemic response, and metabolomics and the role of bacteria. In addition, the book explores diet, obesity and personalized nutrition for athletes, women, and infants and children, along with a section on the role of modern technology in the promotion of personalized nutrition. Nutritionists, food technologists, food chemists, new product developers, academics, and researchers and physicians working in the field of nutrition will find this to be a great reference. Addresses consumer acceptance, policies and cognitive dissonance in nutrition Discusses epigenetics, nutrigenomics, how to predict glycemic response, and metabolomics and the role of bacteria Explores diet and obesity Considers personalized nutrition for athletes, women, infants and children Contemplates the role of modern technology in personalized nutrition
Sarcopenia by Dominique Meynial-Denis (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-08-30
Sarcopenia: Molecular, Cellular, and Nutritional Aspects describes the progressive loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength, defined by Rosenberg in 1997 as a hallmark of aging and referred to as "sarcopenia." As life expectancy continues to increase worldwide, sarcopenia has become a major public health issue. The condition worsens in the presence of chronic diseases accelerating its progression. Sarcopenia is not considered to be "a process of normative aging" but according to the International Classification of Disease, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), as a disease. As sarcopenia is an ineluctable process, prevention and management are the only options to promote healthy aging; these actions should perhaps be taken during youth. This book features information collected from pioneers or experts on human aging from around the globe, including Europe, Brazil, Canada, Japan and the United States. It is a valuable source of information for nutritional scientists, medical doctors, sports scientists, food scientists, dietitians, students in these fields, and for anyone interested in nutrition. We hope this book provides a better understanding of sarcopenia which inevitably occurs with aging without weight loss. Moreover, this book will supply information outlining strategies to prevent or limit muscle wasting due to normal aging in order to promote successful aging.