Tag Archives: Nutrition

Micronutrients in Health and Disease

Kedar N. Prasad, “Micronutrients in Health and Disease” 
C R C | 2010 | ISBN: 1439821062 | 391 pages | PDF | 3,2 MB

Increased oxidative stress due to the production of excessive amounts of free radicals along with the effects of chronic inflammation play a major role in the initiation and progression of a host of disease states, ranging from cancer to posttraumatic stress disorder. In varying doses, micronutrients, including antioxidants, B vitamins, and minerals have shown to help ameliorate these effects. However, clinical studies using isolated micronutrients to combat these illnesses have proven that such limited therapy has produced inconsistent results. [Read more]

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Second Edition is an evidence-based guide that pres current and relevant information on breastfeeding and lactation blended with clinical suggestions for best outcomes. This essential reference includes reviews of literature, and covers the incidence, etiology, risk factors, prevention, prognosis and implications, interventions, expected outcomes, care plans, clinical algorithms, and more, pring clinicians a research-based approach to breastfeeding care. The Second Edition has been completely revised and updated to include hundreds of new references and expanded resources at the end of each chapter. It also includes new information on the anatomy of the nipple, new concepts on breastfeeding management such as biologic nurturing and ventral positioning, the newest research on sucking mechanics of infants, and a section on the late pre-term baby.

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Nutrition and Dietary Supplements in Disease Management

Jennifer R. Jamison MBBCh PhD EdD, “Clinical Guide to Nutrition and Dietary Supplements in Disease Management”
Churchill Livingstone | 2003 | ISBN: 0443071934 | 472 pages | PDF | 2,8 MB

RMIT Univ., Victoria, Australia. Offers a contemporary approach to the principles of nutrition therapy and herbal treatments. Demonstrates the biological plausibility of using supplements in clinical care, citing evidence from clinical trails. Lists diseases which can be impacted by nutritional therapies and cites real-life cases.

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Rice Diet Renewal

The Rice Diet Renewal: A Healing 30-Day Program for Lasting Weight Loss by Kitty Gurkin Rosati – Wiley; 1 edition | 2010 | ISBN: 0470525444 | English | 304 pages | PDF | 1.60 MB

From the author of the New York Times bestselling The Rice Diet Solution-a practical 30-day plan for inner healing and lasting weight loss

Since 1939, the world-renowned Rice Diet has been one of the most medically sound, effective, and sustainable weight loss programs, with 43% of participants maintaining their weight loss after six years. Now, building on the Rice Diet’s success, The Rice Diet Renewal goes beyond what you eat to help you heal the roots of the emotional, mental, and spiritual underpinnings that often get in the way of achieving and maintaining weight loss.

– Gives you the framework you need to break down the psychological and behavioral barriers to sustainable weight loss
– Presents a scientifically based 4-step foundation for Cleansing Your Body, Healing Your Heart, Empowering Your Mind, and Connecting with Your Spirit
– Offers the latest science needed to transcend a limiting diet perspective, to a sustainable dieta, a way of life that promotes optimal weight and health
– Gives you practical, active tools to meet weight-loss and health goals, such as music therapy, journaling, creative exercises like dream boards and other deep healing therapeutic approaches including emotional freedom technique (EFT)
– Includes inspiring stories of “Ricers” who have found weight-loss success, sometimes after years of failure with traditional diets
– Provides a 4-week menu of seasonal, organic, local foods, naturally low in saturated fat, sodium, and sugar, empowering you with the desire for conscious consumption

Going far deeper than diet, The Rice Diet Renewal empowers you to change the thoughts and beliefs that may have limited your weight-loss success in the past so that you can reach the weight, healing, and life goals you desire at last.

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Ultimate Nutrition Guide for Women

The Ultimate Nutrition Guide for Women: How to Stay Healthy with Diet, Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbs By Leslie Beck
Wiley | Pages: 480 | Date: 2003-03-21 | ISBN: 0471274267 | PDF | 16,3MB

Natural ways to improve your nutritional health.When it comes to health and nutrition, women have unique needs; they experience more health problems and visit the doctor more often than men. Women are also at particular risk for major nutrition-related health conditions, including heart disease and breast cancer.

Now, leading nutritionist Leslie Beck presents a comprehensive, complete guide to women’s nutritional health care, backed by the latest scientific research. The Ultimate Nutrition Guide for Women is written for all women–whether you want to stay well and lower your chances of disease or learn to manage your specific health condition through diet and supplements.

This book looks closely at how to manage the various health concerns of women–from migraines and anemia to polycystic ovary syndrome, fibro-myalgia, and urinary tract infections–with safe, natural methods. Beck outlines the symptoms, risk factors, and treatments or prevention strategies for the most common health conditions, then offers recommended dietary solutions, vitamin and mineral supplements, and herbal remedies. She explains how food affects your weight, energy levels, and the health of your body–and provides practical choices that will help women of all ages lay a foundation for better nutrition habits and long-lasting health.

Topics include:

Breastfeeding
Cervical dysplasia
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Depression
Eating disorders
Endometriosis
Fibrocystic breast conditions
Food sensitivities
High cholesterol
Hypoglycemia
Infertility
Insomnia
Migraines
Osteoporosis
Perimenopause
Pregnancy
Thyroid disease
Weight control

Acid Alkaline Balance Diet

The Acid Alkaline Balance Diet, Second Edition: An Innovative Program that Detoxifies Your Body’s Acidic Waste to Prevent Disease and Restore Overall Health
McGraw-Hill | 2010-03-22 | ISBN: 0071703373 | 256 pages | PDF | 1.5 MB

Uncover the Secret to Better Health to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease, Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases Acidic wastes from processed food and chemical additives have detrimental effects on the human body. When acidic wastes accumulate, they can cause organs to malfunction, causing degenerative diesease. The Acid Alkaline Balance Diet has helped thousands of people restore overall health by showing how to balance the body’s acid-alkaline to detoxify toxins based on metabolic type. This edition has now been fully revised and updated with new information on heavy metal foods, alternative treatments and supplements and continues to provide an easy-to-follow food combination and herbal therapy regimen.

This completely revised edition includes:

* New research about heavy metal foods and acid alkaline balance. Such as chelators that move metals from the bones to the brain where they are more destructive.
* Warning on potentially harmful effects of some nutritional supplements
* New research and alternative treatments for various health conditions caused by the body’s production of acidic waste

Forget the traditional acid-alkaline food lists. Discover how The Acid-Alkaline Balance Diet will help you lead a longer and healthier life.

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Diabetes Cookbook

Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies (For Dummies (Cooking))
Publisher: For Dummies | ISBN: 0764584502 | edition 2005 | PDF | 410 pages | 11,9 mb

These recipes transform the typical diabetic diet from bland and blah to “Mmmmmm!” and “Ahhhhh!” Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition is extensively updated with more than 100 new recipes from great restaurants and great chefs. You’ll discover taste-tempting dishes like Blueberry Almond Pancakes, BBQ Chicken Potato Hash, Beer Braised Pork, Sweet Potato Biscuits, and Chocolate Almond Biscotti. There’s loads of new information about diabetes and the role of diet in managing it, plus:
* Tips on how to fare well with restaurant or fast food fare
* Coverage of ethnic foods, including African-American, Chinese, Italian, French, Indian, Thai, and Mexican
* Info on popular diets, including South Beach, Atkins, Ornish, and others….

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