Books in category Medical – Nutrition

  • Animal Models for Assessing Countermeasures to Bioterrorism Agents

    Animal Models for Assessing Countermeasures to Bioterrorism Agents
    Committee on Animal Models for Assessing Countermeasures to Bioterrorism Agents, Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council

    Animal Models for Assessing Countermeasures to Bioterrorism Agents evaluates how well the existing TMT-employed or candidate animal models reflect the pathophysiology, clinical picture, and treatment of human disease as related to the …

  • Dietary Reference Intakes

    Dietary Reference Intakes
    Institute of Medicine, Food and Nutrition Board, Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes

    Epidemiological evidence suggests that the consumption of fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of both cancer and cardiovascular disease, and it has been hypothesized that this is due in part to the presence of antioxidant compounds in …

  • Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population

    Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population
    Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy

    Written by experts from around the world, this volume provides important information that will not only assist in treatment therapies, but inspire research and new work related to this area.

  • Nutrition and Metabolism

    Nutrition and Metabolism
    Susan A. Lanham-New, Ian A. MacDonald, Helen M. Roche

    In this second edition of second title in the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, Nutrition and Metabolism has been revised and updated to meet the needs of the contemporary student.

  • Estimating Eligibility and Participation for the WIC Program

    Estimating Eligibility and Participation for the WIC Program
    National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on National Statistics

    This report reviews the methods used to estimate the national number of people eligible to participate in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) under full funding of the program.

  • YSM Body Bible

    YSM Body Bible
    Jodie Hedley-Ward, Kelli Johnson

    Written with the assistance of international figure champion and personal trainer Kelli Johnson, and endorsed by Terri Irwin, the YSM Body Bible is the book today’s busy mothers have been waiting for.

  • Planning a WIC Research Agenda

    Planning a WIC Research Agenda
    Institute of Medicine

    To guide its planning for the use of the $15 million allocated for WIC research, the Food and Nutrition Service of USDA asked the Institute of Medicine to conduct a two-day public workshop on emerging research needs for WIC.

  • Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies

    Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies
    Committee on Obesity Prevention Policies for Young Children, Institute of Medicine

    The book recommends that health care providers make parents aware of their child's excess weight early.

  • The Mediterranean Diet

    The Mediterranean Diet
    Antonia-Leda Matalas, Antonis Zampelas, Vassilis Stavrinos

    Divided into three sections, the book provides this information: Background: Learn about the history of the Mediterranean Diet and food patterns from the ancient Greeks through the present.

  • B Vitamins and Folate

    B Vitamins and Folate
    Victor R. Preedy

    Written by an expert team, this research compilation provides a fascinating insight into the scientific knowledge around these compounds for health and nutritional scientists.

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