Dairy In Human Health And Disease Across The Lifespan by Ronald Ross WatsonDairy In Human Health And Disease Across The Lifespan by Ronald Ross Watson

Dairy In Human Health And Disease Across The Lifespan

byRonald Ross WatsonEditorRobert J Collier, Victor R. Preedy

Hardcover | June 21, 2017

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Dairy in Human Health and Disease across the Lifespanaddresses the contribution of milk to the human diet and health throughout the life span. This comprehensive book is divided into three sections and presents a balanced overview of dairy's impact on nutrition from infancy to adulthood. Summaries capture the most salient points of each chapter, and the book provides coverage of dairy as a functional food in health and disease.

  • Presents various dairy products and their impact on health specific to various stages in the lifespan
  • Provides information to identify which food and diet constituents should be used as dietary supplements based on modification of health and nutrition
  • Incorporates contributions from an international team of authors with varying areas of expertise related to dairy and nutrition
Ronald Ross Watson PhD is a professor of Health Promotion Sciences in the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. He was one of the founding members of this school serving the mountain west of the USA. He is a professor of Family and Community Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of Arizon...
Title:Dairy In Human Health And Disease Across The LifespanFormat:HardcoverDimensions:490 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 21, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128098686

ISBN - 13:9780128098684


Table of Contents

A. Milk and its components in infant and childhood nutrition for improved health

1. Health benefits of bovine colostrum in children and adults

2. The role of mfg-e8 in neonatal inflammation

3. Impact of bovine milk whey proteins and peptides on gastrointestinal, immune, and other systems

4. The role of fats in milk and dairy products in nutrition and health from infancy to adulthood

5. Human milk oligosaccharides and health promotion through the gut microbiome

6. Dairy products and obesity in children and adolescents

7. World milk production and socio-economic factors effecting its consumption

8. The benefits of alpha-lactalbumin in early childhood

9. Foodborne pathogens in milk and dairy products: genetic characterization and rapid diagnostic approach for food safety of public health importance

10. Using fortified milk as a vehicle for nutrients: from infancy to senescence

11. Cow's milk consumption and child growth

B. Macro components and nutrients in dairy and their implications for human health and disease in young adults

12. The relevance of biogenic amines in dairy products

13. Benefits of lactobacillus helveticus fermented milk in sports and health

14. Whey protein and diabetes

15. B vitamins in cow milk: their relevance to human health special issue

16. Fermented dairy foods and cardiovascular risk

C. Milk and its products in human senior health and disease post menopause and seniors

17. Bioactive lipids in dairy fat

18. Effect of milk and dairy products on the components of the metabolic syndrome

19. Recent advances in dairy ingredients and cardiovascular diseases with special reference to milk fat components

20. Does dairy food have effects on cardiovascular disease and cardiometabolic risk?

21. Dairy consumption and age-related vascular dysfunction

22. Milk and fermented milk products in alleviation of aging pathophysiology

23. Emotional and sensory evaluation of cheese: the effect of health labels

24. Milk proteins: precursors of antioxidative peptides and their health benefits

25. Nutraceutical properties of dairy bioactive peptides

26. Fermented milks and cancer

27. Mold-ripened and raw milk cheeses: production, risks and benefits to human health

28. Benefits of whey proteins on human health

29. Kefir as a functional dairy product

30. Milk and chronic-degenerative diseases: main components and potential mechanisms

31. Lactase persistence, milk intake, and risk of ischemic heart disease and type 2 diabetes

32. The influence of dairy consumption on the risk of type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and impaired glucose tolerance or insulin resistance: a review of cohort and intervention studies.

33. Dairy products and chronic diseases evidence from population studies

34. Dairy intake during the adolescence period and risk of prostate- and breast cancer

35. Nutritional properties of milk lipids: specific function of the milk fat globule