Diet Quality: An Evidence-based Approach, Volume 1 by Victor R. PreedyDiet Quality: An Evidence-based Approach, Volume 1 by Victor R. Preedy

Diet Quality: An Evidence-based Approach, Volume 1

byVictor R. PreedyEditorLan-Anh Hunter, Vinood B. Patel

Paperback | August 23, 2016

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Diet quality is a broad term that encapsulates both perceived and actual practices, personal preferences and cultural diversity. Measuring dietary quality can be problematic and includes investigating food types, the number or size of portions or their frequency. Diet quality may also be related to the type of food being ingested, snacking and other eating habits. Manufactured beverages and fast food may also be included as well as microbiological quality and attempts to improve single food items such as meats or vegetables. In this book,Diet Quality: An Evidence-Based Approach,Volume 1all of the major facets of diet quality in relation to health outcomes are covered. This important new text includes methods for determining diet quality while adopting a holistic approach to impart information on the major areas of concern or knowledge.

Chapters link in measurable indices of health such as obesity, pregnancy outcomes, cancer and cancer outcomes, and mortality. This book represents a diverse set of subject matters and seeks to fill a gap in the literature at a time when there is an increasing awareness that well being is associated with the qualitative nature of diets. Contributors are authors of international and national standing and emerging fields of science are incorporated.Diet Quality: An Evidence-Based Approach, Volume 1is a useful new text designed for nutritionists, dietitians, clinicians, epidemiologist, policy makers and health care professionals of various disciplines.

Victor R. Preedy, PhD, DSc, FRCPath, FSB, FRSPH, FRSCKings College London, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences, School of Medicine, London, UKLan-Anh Hunter, BSc MBBS DRCOG DFFP MRCGPRosemead Surgery, Maidenhead, Berkshire, UKVinood B. Patel, BSc (Hons), PhDUniversity of Westminster, Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Life Scie...
Title:Diet Quality: An Evidence-based Approach, Volume 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:325 pagesPublished:August 23, 2016Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:149394259X

ISBN - 13:9781493942596


Table of Contents

Part 1: Introductory Chapters

Chapter 1 - Diet Quality: setting the scene - Najeeba F. Alamir and Victor R. Preedy

Chapter 2 - Food Intake and Food Preference - Stephanie Stein, Elizabeth Lamos, Michael Quartuccio, Sruti Chandraskaran, Nicole Ionica and Nanette Steinle

Chapter 3 - An evidence-based approach to the nutritional quality of home meals: Exploring emotional reinforcement and attachment style as underlying mechanisms - Ji Lu, Aida Faber and Laurette Dubé

Chapter 4 - Diet Quality and its Potential Cost Savings - Clare Collins, Alexis Hure, Tracy Burrows and Amanda Patterson

Part 2: Reproduction, Pregnancy and Women

Chapter 5 - Reproduction, Pregnancy and Women: Diet quality and dysmenorrheal - Khalid K. Abdul-Razzak, Bayan A. Obeidat, Nehad M. Ayoub, Mudhaffar I. Al-Farras and Ahmed A. Jaradat

Chapter 6 - Maternal diet quality and pregnancy outcomes - Clara L. Rodríguez-Bernal, Marisa Rebagliato, Leda Chatzi, Clara Cavero Carbonell, Carmen Martos and Ferran Ballester

Chapter 7 - Diet quality in pregnancy: a focus on requirements and the protective effects of the Mediterranean Diet - Miguel Mariscal-Arcas, Celia Monteagudo and Fátima Olea-Serrano

Chapter 8 - Maternal dietary counseling and children's diet quality - Márcia Regina Vitolo,

Maria Laura da Costa Louzada and Fernanda Rauber

Chapter 9 - Diet quality, micronutrient intakes and economic vulnerability of women - Liv Elin Torheim and Mary Arimond

Part 3: Life Stages: Children and Seniors

Chapter 10 - Interventions to improve dietary quality in children - Melanie Hingle

Chapter 11 - Free fruit for school children to improve food quality - Elling Bere and Knut-Inge Klepp

Chapter 12 - Diet quality in childhood: impact on growth - Guo Cheng and Anette E. Buyken

Chapter 13 - Diet Quality, in relation to TV viewing and Video Games playing - George Antonogeorgos and Demosthenes Panagiotakos

Chapter 14 - Parental Perceptions and childhood dietary quality: who holds the reigns? - Kristi B. Adamo and Kendra E. Brett

Chapter 15 - Convenience foods and dietary quality in children - Ute Alexy

Chapter 16 - Nutritional education of Secondary Education students and diet quality - María Isabel Martinez-Martinez and Jose Martinez-Raga

Chapter 17 - Diet Quality and Older Adults: Special Considerations - Alice Lichtenstein

Part 4: Foods and Dietary Components

Chapter 18 - Mediterranean Diet and Dietary Sodium Intake - Paul Farajian and Antonis Zampelas

Chapter 19 - Nutritional Quality of Foods: Sweet Potato - Hoang Van Chuyen and Jong-Bang Eun

Chapter 20 - Cooking and diet quality: a focus on meat - Cristina M. Alfaia, Anabela F. Lopes and José A. M. Prates

Chapter 21 - The quality of orange juice - Luciano Cinquanta and Marisa Di Matteo

Chapter 22 - Whole Grains and Diet - Satya S. Jonnalagadda