Nutrition And Diet In Menopause by Caroline J. Hollins MartinNutrition And Diet In Menopause by Caroline J. Hollins Martin

Nutrition And Diet In Menopause

byCaroline J. Hollins MartinEditorRonald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy

Paperback | August 23, 2016

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Nutrition and Diet in Menopauseis a single comprehensive source that will provide readers with an understanding of menopause. Holistic in its approach, this volume is divided into five sections covering psychological, endocrine and lifestyle factors, metabolism and physiology, bone and nutrition, cancer and nutrition, cardiovascular factors and dietary supplements in menopause. In-depth chapters review the potential long term consequences of menopause on the overall health of women, not only at the physical level including hot flushes (flashes) , alterations to the genitourinary system, skin changes, decreased cardiovascular functions, hypertension, headache, back pain, and constipation. Written by international leaders and trendsetters,Nutrition and Diet in Menopauseis essential reading for endocrinologists, cardiologists, nutritionists and all health care professionals who are interested in women's health.

Title:Nutrition And Diet In MenopauseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:469 pagesPublished:August 23, 2016Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1493959840

ISBN - 13:9781493959846


Table of Contents

Part 1. Overview and general aspects

Chapter 1. An overview of the extent and nature of menopause and its physiological basis

Chapter 2. Body composition and menopausal transition: a bioanthropological perspective

Chapter 3. Menopause-related physiological changes and their possible control through diet and exercise

Chapter 4. The role of polyphenols in the menopause

Part 2. Bone and muscle

Chapter 5. Intestinal Calcium Absorption Efficiency in Women and the Influence of Menopause

Chapter 6. Calcium absorption from fortified soymilk in osteopenic postmenopausal women

Chapter 7. Postmenopausal homocysteine, vitamin B12, folate levels and bone metabolism: a focus on fractures

Chapter 8. Antioxidant vitamins and carotenoids associated with bone mineral density in post-menopause female subjects: Japanese perspectives

Chapter 9. Soy protein isoflavones and their effect on bone in postmenopausal women

Chapter 10. S-equol, a Natural Metabolite of Soy Daidzein, for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms and Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women

Chapter 11. Tofu in menopause therapy and prevention

Chapter 12. Dietary Phytoestrogens in Preventing Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women: Italian Aspects

Chapter 13. Curcumin and its potential effects on the development of postmenopausal osteoporosis

Chapter 14. Menopause and Sarcopenia: Dietary and Nutritional Aspects

Part 3: Cardiovascular system, metabolism and cancer

Chapter 15. Effects of Flaxseed on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Menopause

Chapter 16. Magnesium Metabolism in Menopause

Chapter 17. Effect of Folic Acid Supplementation in Post-Menopausal Women

Chapter 18. Use of diet and myo-inositol in postmenopausal women: a new approach to the metabolic syndrome

Chapter 19. Leptin and obesity in ovarian dysfunction in menopause

Chapter 20. Fat and Fat Distribution in Menopause: Chinese Aspects

Chapter 21. Nutrition and breast cancer in pre- and post-menopausal women in Uruguay

Chapter 22. Obesity, Nutrition and Cancer in Menopause: European Perspectives

Chapter 23. Vitamin D and the menopause: a focus on apoptosis in cancer

Chapter 24. Gynecological malignancies and diet in menopause: From the biological and epidemiological viewpoints

Part 4: Psychological Aspects and Cognitive Function

Chapter 25. The psychology of the menopause: the experiences during the transition and individual conceptualization of menopause

Chapter 26. Cognitive Decline in Menopause

Chapter 27. An overview of menopausal dietary supplements and cognition

Chapter 28. Black Cohosh for the Menopausal Transition: Issues of Safety and Efficacy

Part 5: Preclinical studies: implications for human health

Chapter 29. Animal models of menopausal metabolism

Chapter 30. Phytoestrogen α-zearalanol in an animal model of menopause

Chapter 31. Flaxseed and Bone Health in Animal Models of Menopause

Chapter 32. Flavonoids of Herba Epimedii and bone metabolism in experimental ovarian deficiency

Chapter 33. Dietary Plant Maslinic Acid in Ovariectomy Model of Menopause

Chapter 34. Interlinking Diet, Nutrition, the Menopause and Recommended Resources

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"This book provides current data-driven resources of the science behind the nutritional strategies in the treatment and prevention of the adverse effects of menopause. . appropriate for any healthcare professional working with this population. . It contains detailed tables and figures as well as key points at the beginning of each chapter and definitions of terms. All chapters also end with a conclusion that highlights major findings. This is a comprehensive resource on medical practice guidelines for helping menopausal women maintain optimal nutrition and health." (Donna Prost, Doody's Book Reviews, November, 2013)