Exploring the Nutrition and Health Benefits of Functional Foods

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Jun 132018

Health and nutrition have become global focal points as the population continues to grow exponentially. While providing food for the global population is crucial, it is also necessary to provide options that are nutritious in order to promote healthier lifestyles around the world.

Exploring the Nutrition and Health Benefits of Functional Foods provides a comprehensive overview of how dietary nutrition can impact peoples lives, prevent disease, and maintain an overall healthier lifestyle. Highlighting theoretical and practical attributes of different functional foods and how they are utilized globally, this book is an essential reference for researchers, academics, students, policy makers, government officials, and technology developers.

About the Author
Hossain Uddin Shekhar, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Zakir Hossain Howlader, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Yearul Kabir, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Brain Food: How to Eat Smart and Sharpen Your Mind

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May 302018

We often talk about how our diets affect our fitness – but we don’t discuss how they affect the hungriest organ in the body, the brain. And it has surprising dietary needs that differ from the rest of our body.

Brain Food uses cutting-edge research to highlight the connection between nutrition and our brain’s health, busting through pseudoscience and demonstrating how we can all change our diet most effectively. Based partly on her own discoveries, and using emerging science, for example on the connection between the brain and the gut, Dr Lisa Mosconi, an expert in both neuroscience and nutrition, reveals the foods and drinks that can prevent dementia, stress, cognitive decline and memory loss – no matter how old we are.

Innovative and timely, and with accompanying brain-boosting recipes and lists of what to eat and what to avoid, Brain Food provides the ultimate plan for maximising our brain power.





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Healing with Vitamins: Straight from Nature, Backed by Science-The Best Nutrients to Slow, Stop, and R everse Disease

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May 282018

Vitamins and minerals are the very essence of human existence. Getting enough of these essential nutrients could be one’s best insurance against illness.

What’s more, a large and growing body of nutrition research suggests that in therapeutic dosages, certain vitamins and minerals may slow and perhaps reverse the disease process. The trick is getting the right nutrients in the right amounts—too little won’t have any effect, and too much could do more harm than good. Healing with Vitamins offers complete nutrient prescriptions for 90 common health concerns, including allergies, depression, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, insomnia, and migraines. It also includes:

• important information on controversial supplements such as beta carotene and vitamin E
• helpful guidelines for choosing the most effective supplements
• the lowdown on medications that can deplete key vitamins and minerals
• condition-specific food remedies that can support the healing process
• in-depth instructions for using supplements safely

Every recommendation draws on the very latest findings from the front lines of nutrition science, plus the knowledge and insight of preeminent physicians, dietitians, and nutrition experts. Healing with Vitamins cuts through the overwhelming choices of supplements and tells readers what to take, in what amount, and how, for optimal therapeutic benefit.





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The Gut Microbiome: Exploring the Connection Between Microbes, Diet, and Health

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May 282018

This accessibly written, comprehensive summary of research findings on the gut microbiome and its implications for health and disease—a topic of growing interest and concern—serves as an essential resource for teachers and students.

• Presents the most recent gut microbiome research in a way that is accessible to students interested in biological sciences and nutrition studies

• Includes engaging sidebars and case studies that serve to better illustrate the connections between gut microbiota, human physiology, and chronic disease

• Provides insight into the role of nutrition in shaping the gut microbiota and suggestions for improving human health





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2-Week Turnaround Diet Cookbook: Jump-Start Weight Loss with More Than 150 Meals

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May 282018

With Prevention’s 2-Week Turnaround Diet Cookbook, you can eat your favorite foods, lose weight, have more energy and feel great!

To jump-start your weight loss and maximize your overall results, just follow the targeted exercises included in the 2-Week Turnaround Diet Cookbook. These exercises will help you burn fat faster than ever … tighten and firm up trouble spots … tone up your muscles for a firm, sexy look … and help your clothes fit looser and more comfortably.

By eating great foods like Seared Tuna with Avocado Salsa, Chicken and Green Bean Shepherd’s Pie, Frozen Cinnamon Latte, and following targeted exercises, you can lose weight FAST–just as thousands of people have already done on Prevention’s 2-Week Total Body Turnaround program.





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The Hidden Cause of Acne: How Toxic Water Is Affecting Your Health and What You Can Do about It, 2nd Edition

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May 202018

An investigation into the root cause of the modern acne epidemic–fluoride–and how to remove it from your diet and lifestyle for clear, healthy skin

• Chronicles the existing acne research to reveal fluoride was behind the rise of teenage acne in the mid-20th century and the dramatic increase in adult acne today
• Details how to avoid fluoridated foods and beverages as well as other common sources of fluoride, such as pesticides, pharmaceuticals, and household products
• Explains how to displace fluoride stored in your bones and other tissues through nutrition and the careful use of iodine

According to a recent study, over 20 percent of men and 35 percent of women experience acne after the age of 30. At the same time, remote indigenous societies–such as the Inuit before they “moved to town” in the 1960s–experience no acne at all, even among their teenagers. Many things have been cited as causing acne, from sugar, chocolate, or pizza to dirty pillowcases, hormones, or genetics, but none of these “causes” have been able to explain the majority of acne cases, nor why chronic acne is on the rise.





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Discovering Nutrition, 5th edition

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May 192018

Written for non-majors, Discovering Nutrition, Fifth Edition introduces students to the fundamentals of nutrition with an engaging and personalized approach. The text focuses on teaching behavioral change, personal decision making, and up-to-date scientific concepts in a number of innovative ways. Students will learn practical consumer-based nutrition information using the robust, interactive learning tools and study aids highlighted throughout the text. The Fifth Edition incorporates a new feature, Culture Corner, which introduces individuals within a variety of cultures, and discusses their nutritional customs and behaviors. It also examines the latest discoveries and dietary guidelines and empahsises how our nutritional behaviors influence lifelong personal health and wellness.
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Healthy Eating: The Big Mistake

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May 182018

This book is an investment in your life-long health. Dr Verner Wheelock brings the food scientist’s eagle eye to the conflicting nutritional messages you receive from governments, doctors, dietitians and the media. This book: – Dissects the original scientific evidence upon which official dietary guidelines are based; – Busts accepted myths about ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cholesterol; – Demonstrates that low-fat, high-carb diets have actually compounded the obesity crisis; – Examines the effect that big industry, bad science and arrogance have had on the nation’s health; – Shows how the widely-accepted dietary advice for diabetes, cholesterol, cancer, Alzheimer’s and obesity is just plain wrong. Dr Wheelock’s exposé will make you think twice about accepting official dietary recommendations at face value. His review of recent research has shown that taking an alternative approach can have a positive effect on health and wellbeing – the results speak for themselves!
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Feeding the Bump: Nutrition and Recipes for Pregnancy

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May 172018

Divided chronologically into pre-conception, first, second, and third trimesters and post-partum/breast feeding, Feeding the Bump provides women with all the information they need about their own and their unborn child’s nutritional requirements and the best way to fulfill them. It is packed with useful information and nutrition tips, including tried and true remedies for common complaints such as morning sickness and heartburn, along with more than 100 easy-to-follow and absolutely delicious recipes. This is a must-have resource for all women wanting to maximize their unborn child’s health, and their own, through what they eat.





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Medical Nutrition Therapy Simulations

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May 162018

Through a combination of simulated medical records and online decision-tree modules, Medical Nutrition Therapy Simulations guides students through clinical experiences that allow them to practice their critical thinking skills. These simulations acclimate students to the routine and rigors of the average clinical rotation in which they’re expected to do all of the following:

– Conduct a complete nutrition assessment of a patient
– Collect, analyze, and interpret data
– Set priorities for nutrition care plans
– Document conclusions about complex problems

The 10 simulation scenarios included in this text outline the details of cases relating to congestive heart failure, diabetes, liver disease, and other critical conditions. These simulations can be used in role-play activities with preceptors or with actors, as well as with high- or low-fidelity simulation robots.

Each new copy of this text also includes access to 10 online decision-tree modules that are focused on the same topics as the in-text simulation scenarios. In these decision-tree modules, each decision the student makes impacts the outcome of the patient’s treatment, encouraging the student to improve their ability to make decisions effectively and reliably.

A comprehensive resource unlike anything currently available, Medical Nutrition Therapy Simulations provides a perfect environment to practice and prepare for clinical rotations.

Each new copy of Medical Nutrition Therapy Simulations is accompanied by an access code that unlocks 10 decision-tree modules that cover the following topics:

– Celiac disease
– Congestive heart failure
– Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
– Type 1 diabetes mellitus
– Type 2 diabetes mellitus
– Liver disease
– Lung cancer
– Pancreatitis
– Renal failure
– Wound care

These modules mimic real-life clinical situations in which choices or outcomes of treatment are uncertain and are determined by the choices made by the practitioner. Each module features three decision points that determine the final outcome for the patient.





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