Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition

Hardcover | June 29, 2011

EditorVictor R. Preedy

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This book disseminates current information pertaining to the modulatory effects of foods and other food substances on behavior and neurological pathways and, importantly, vice versa. This ranges from the neuroendocrine control of eating to the effects of life-threatening disease on eating behavior. The importance of this contribution to the scientific literature lies in the fact that food and eating are an essential component of cultural heritage but the effects of perturbations in the food/cognitive axis can be profound. The complex interrelationship between neuropsychological processing, diet, and behavioral outcome is explored within the context of the most contemporary psychobiological research in the area. This comprehensive psychobiology- and pathology-themed text examines the broad spectrum of diet, behavioral, and neuropsychological interactions from normative function to occurrences of severe and enduring psychopathological processes. This book addresses limitations in other works that may individually look at a one-way or unidirectional relationship between food and behavior. It examines, in the context of bidirectional relationship at multiple levels, the connection between food and behavior. For example, it examines at both preclinical and clinical levels, from genes to populations, (a) how components in food will affect our behavior and sensory responses and (b) how our behavior and sensory responses affect what foods we eat, their pattern of consumption, and so on. In other words it truly bridges the transdisciplinary divide. The book consists of approximately 100 chapters (it is anticipated that chapters will be added to the current roster), conveniently divided into seven sections representing the various subdisciplines and speciality areas, namely:General aspectsEating and food choiceMental tasks and performance: influence of diet Obesity and dietingEating disordersOrganic pathologies and interrelationships with eatingChanging eating behavior and attitudes

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This book disseminates current information pertaining to the modulatory effects of foods and other food substances on behavior and neurological pathways and, importantly, vice versa. This ranges from the neuroendocrine control of eating to the effects of life-threatening disease on eating behavior. The importance of this contribution t...

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Handbook of Behavior, Food and NutritionVictor R. PreedyRonald Ross Watson Colin R. Martin, editorsFew phenomena-if any-are as universal and fulfilling as eating. And few bonds are as intricate and personal as our relationship with food: our choices and preferences, our phobias and aversions, the sensory and emotional experience of eat...

Victor R. Preedy, PhD. DSc, PRIPH, FRSH, FIBiol, FRCPath, is Director of the Genomics Centre and Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at King's College London. He is on the editorial advisory board of Journal of Cellular Pathology, Frontiers in Bioscience, and Drug and Alcohol Dependence. H...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:3667 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 29, 2011Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387922709

ISBN - 13:9780387922706

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1. General, normative aspects and overviews.- 1.1 General and normative aspects: evolutionary and genetic.- 1.2 General and normative aspects: sensory.- 1.3 General and normative: endocrine and neuroendocrine.- 1.4 General and normative aspects: neurological.- 1.5 General and normative aspects: behavioural and psychological.- 1.6 General and normative aspects: physiological.- 1.7 General and normative aspects: feeding and eating.- 1.8 General and normative aspects: food choice, selection and preferences .- 1.9 General and normative aspects: appetite.- 1.10 General and normative aspects: fatty acids .- 2. Pathological and abnormal aspects.- 2.1 Pathology and abnormal aspects: genetic.- 2.2 Pathology and abnormal aspects: sensory.- 2.3 Pathology and abnormal aspects: endocrine and neuroendocrine.- 2.4 Pathology and abnormal aspects: neurological.- 2.5 Pathology and abnormal aspects: behavioural and psychological.- 2.6 Pathology and abnormal aspects: physiological.- 2.7 Pathology and abnormal aspects: feeding and eating.- 2.8 Pathology and abnormal aspects: food choice, selection and preferences .- 2.9 Pathology and abnormal aspects: appetite .- 2.10 Pathology and abnormal aspects: lipids.- 2.11 Pathology and abnormal aspects: miscellaneous topics .- 3. Specific conditions and diseases.- 3.1 Pregnancy.- 3.2 Developmental, children and adolescents.- 3.3 Starvation and nutrient deficiency .- 3.4 Anorexia nervosa.- 3.5 Bulimia nervosa and night eating syndrome.- 3.6 Metabolic syndrome and non-obese-overweight.- 3.7 Obesity .- 3.8 Diabetes.- 3.9 Nutrient excess and toxicity .- 3.10 Ageing and Dementia.- 3.11 Alcohol.- 3.12 Quality of Life.- 3.13 Body image.- 4. Changing eating behaviour and attitudes.- 4.1 The young and adolescents.- 4.2 Adults and the elderly.- 4.3 Other general or specific conditions .- 5. Selective methods