Primary and Secondary Preventive Nutrition by Adrianne BendichPrimary and Secondary Preventive Nutrition by Adrianne Bendich

Primary and Secondary Preventive Nutrition

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Cutting-edge review articles by leading international physicians and researchers illuminate the role of diet, dietary factors, and nutrients in optimizing health and reducing the risk of specific disease conditions in both healthy individuals and those with pre-existing conditions. These experts present balanced reviews of the latest research on the role of nutrition in preventing and slowing the progression of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, renal disease, obesity, osteoporosis, osteoarthtitis, and autoimmune disease. They also provide new insights of great value to the consumer on the effects of soy, fiber, and retinoids, as well as on the contrasting effects of trans- vs long chain fatty acids. Each chapter concludes with the authors' reader-friendly assessment of the current state of the science, as well as clear recommendations based on the totality of clinical evidence. Up-to-date and authoritative, Primary and Secondary Preventive Nutrition constitutes the single most comprehensive resource for health professionals seeking to improve individual health outcomes through nutrition. It provides balanced, well documented answers to the most frequently asked questions concerning preventive nutrition and a sound basis for discussing the public health implications of preventive nutrition strategies and their effects on health care costs.
Title:Primary and Secondary Preventive NutritionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:479 pagesPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617371734

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Table of Contents

Part I. IntroductionPreventive Nutrition: Historic Perspective and Future Economic OutlookJ. Michael McGinnis and Nancy D. ErnstPart II. CancerVitamin Supplements and Cancer Risk: Epidemiologic Research and RecommendationsRuth E. Patterson, Alan R. Kristal, and Marian L. NeuhouserSoy and Cancer PreventionDavid B. Fournier, John W. Erdman, Jr., and Gary B. GordonMicronutrients as Intermediate Biomarkers in Chemotherapy and Enhancement for Certain Cancer TreatmentsWolfgang J. IssingPart III. Cardiovascular/Renal Disease, Diabetes, and ObesityHealth Effects of Trans Fatty AcidsSusanne H. F. Vermunt and Ronald P. MensinkAntioxidant Vitamins and AtherosclerosisHoward N. Hodis, Wendy J. Mack, and Alex SevanianOxidative Stress and Antioxidants in Type 2 DiabetesSrivevi Devaraj and Ishwarlal JialalHyperhomocysteinemia, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular DiseaseEllen K. Hoogeveen and Kenneth J. RothmanGenetic and Environmental Influences on ObesityDavid B. Allison, Patty E. Matz, Angelo Pietrobelli, Raffaella Zannolli, and Myles S. FaithObesity and Insulin Resistance in Childhood and AdolescenceErik Bergström and Olle HernellCan Childhood Obesity Be Prevented?Christine L. WilliamsObesity and Chronic Disease: Impact of Weight ReductionHenry I. Frier and Harry L. GreeneMeal Replacement Products and Fat Substitutes in Weight Control and MaintenanceAllan Geliebter, Amy Funkhouser, and Steven B. HeymsfieldPart IV. Growth, Immunity, and InfectionRole of Long-Chain Polyunstaturated Fatty Acids in Infant Growth and DevelopmentBerthold Koletzko and Tamás DecsiVitamin A-Related Childhood Blindness, Mortality, and Morbidity: Interventions for PreventionBarbara A. UnderwoodPolyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Autoimmune DiseasesAndrea BelluzziPart V. Bone DiseasesOsteoarthritis: Role of Nutrition and Dietary Supplement InterventionsTimothy E. McAlindonCalcium Requirements During Treatment of Osteoporosis in Women: Calcium Supplements Alone and in Association with Antiresorptive Drugs in OsteoporosisClaudia A. Pereda and Richard EastellPart VI. Critical Issues for the 21st CenturyPreventive Nutrition Issues in Ethnic and Socioeconomic Groups in the United StatesShiriki K. Kumanyika and Susan M. Krebs-SmithMicronutrient Deficiencies: First Link in a Chain of Nutritional and Health Events in Economic CrisesMartin W. Bloem and Ian Darnton-HillAlcohol: The Balancing ActWilliam E. M. LandsHealth Claims for Foods and Dietary Supplements in the United States and JapanAnnette DickinsonIncorporating Preventive Nutrition into Medical School CurriculaClaudia S. Plaisted and Steven H. ZeiselPreventive Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle: A Cost-Effective Approach to Improved HealthAdrianne Bendich and Richard J. DeckelbaumPart VII. Nutrition-Related ResourcesBooks Related to Primary and Secondary Preventive NutritionWebsites of Interest

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"This new text synthesizes a wealth of information on what is and what is not known about the benefits of nutritional strategies for the primary and secondary prevention of disease and the promotion of health. It could not be more timely. . .[it] helps establish the present state of knowledge, and thereby advances the art and science of preventive nutrition."-Foreword by Alfred Sommer, MD, MHS, Dean of the School of Hygiene and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD"The research reviews are rigorous, balanced and critical. . .many of the chapters in this book are well worth reading. Reading the chapters as a whole is an interesting experience, taken together, they make a strong case for the importance of plant-based diets to health...the book is a useful reference."-American Journal of Clinical Nutrition