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Nutrition and Health
edited by Tanya Carr

This landmark publication covers the major topics relating to nutritional aspects of health. Chapters within this important book cover vital health issues, including details of the links between diet and cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancer, diabetes and osteoporosis.

Further chapters within Nutrition and Health cover important nutritional issues, for example managing the human gut flora, vegetarianism and the role of phytoprotectants.

Each chapter has been written by a well-known expert, and the whole has been drawn together and carefully edited, providing an important reference resource for the future.

All health professionals interested or involved in nutrition and the impact of nutrition on health should have a copy of this book on their shelves, as should libraries in all medical schools, and universities and research establishments where nutrition, dietetics and food science are studied and taught.

Contents

Introduction

  1. Diet For The Prevention Of Heart Disease: How Far Are We?
  2. Should We Eat Foods Or Bits Of Foods? - Relevance To Cardiovascular Disease
  3. A Brief Review Of The Impact Of Dietary Polyphenols On Cardiovascular Disease
  4. Significance Of Cholesterol Absorption: Inhibitory Role Of Plant Sterols And Stanols
  5. Soya And The Fda Health Claim: Prevention Of Cardiovascular Diseases
  6. Nutritional Determinants Of Plasma Homocysteine: Implications For Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease
  7. Dietary Strategies To Prevent And Treat Obesity
  8. Physical Activity, Exercise And Weight Control: Movement For Management?
  9. Cognitive-Behavioural Interventions For Obesity
  10. Aspects Of Fetal Origins Of Disease
  11. Plant Based Diets: Findings From The Oxford Vegetarian Study And Other Prospective Studies Of Vegetarians
  12. Review Of Diet And Cancer: What Is The Evidence?
  13. Micronutrients, Phytoprotectants And Mechanisms Of Anticancer Activity
  14. Dietary Intervention Studies And Cancer Prevention
  15. Diabetes: Familial, Genetic Or Lifestyle?
  16. Dietary Control Of Diabetes
  17. Management Of The Human Gut Flora For Improved Health
  18. Diet And Osteoporosis: Where Are We Now?
  19. Behaviour Change Counselling
  20. Health Claims- Can They Offer Hope For Consumers As Well As 'Hype' For Industry?
  21. The Role Of The Media
  22. Primary Health Care Professionals - Working Together In The Community

Appendices
LC-PUFAs: Their Role in Maternal and Infant Nutrition
Soya in Women's Health
Index

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Nutrition and Health
edited by Tanya Carr
2002 • 188 pages • $168.95 + shipping
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