The Mediterranean Diet: An Evidence-based Approach by Victor R. Preedy

The Mediterranean Diet: An Evidence-based Approach

byVictor R. PreedyEditorRonald Ross Watson

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The Mediterranean Diet offers researchers and clinicians a single authoritative source which outlines many of the complex features of the Mediterranean diet: ranging from supportive evidence and epidemiological studies, to the antioxidant properties of individual components. This book embraces a holistic approach and effectively investigates the Mediterranean diet from the cell to the nutritional well-being of geographical populations. This book represents essential reading for researchers and practicing clinicians in nutrition, dietetics, endocrinology, and public health, as well as researchers, such as molecular or cellular biochemists, interested in lipids, metabolism, and obesity.



  • Presents one comprehensive, translational source for all aspects of how the Mediterranean diet plays a role in disease prevention and health
  • Experts in nutrition, diet, and endocrinology (from all areas of academic and medical research) take readers from the bench research (cellular and biochemical mechanisms of vitamins and nutrients) to new preventive and therapeutic approaches
  • Features a unique section on novel nutraceuticals and edible plants used in the Mediterranean region

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Victor R. Preedy BSc, PhD, DSc, FRSB, FRSPH, FRCPath, FRSC is a senior member of King's College London. He is also Director of the Genomics Centre and a member of the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine.Professor Preedy has longstanding academic interests in substance misuse especially in relation to health and well being. He is a me...
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Title:The Mediterranean Diet: An Evidence-based ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:698 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2018Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:012810306X

ISBN - 13:9780128103067

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Table of Contents

Section 1: The Mediterranean diet: concepts and general aspects

Section 2: Components of the Mediterranean diet

Section 3: Health and nutritional aspects of the Mediterranean diet; with subsections on Metabolism; Metabolic Syndrome; Obesity and Diabetes; Cardiovascular Disease; Cancer; Brain and Behaviour; Immunology; Life Stages; Organs and Applications; and Adverse Effects

Section 4: Novel nutraceuticals and edible plants used in the Mediterranean region

58 chapters total