Nutrition and Metabolism

Underlying Mechanisms and Clinical Consequences

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ISBN: 978-1-60327-452-4 (Print) 978-1-60327-453-1 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Genetics and Pathophysiology

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-7

      Nutrition and the Metabolic Syndrome: A Twenty-First-Century Epidemic of Obesity and Eating Disorders

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      Pages 11-39

      Genes and Gene–Environment Interactions in the Pathogenesis of Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

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      Pages 41-75

      Environmental Inputs, Intake of Nutrients, and Endogenous Molecules Contributing to the Regulation of Energy Homeostasis

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      Pages 77-106

      Central Integration of Environmental and Endogenous Signals Important in the Regulation of Food Intake and Energy Expenditure

  3. Public Health Perspective

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 106-106

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      Pages 107-122

      Insulin Resistance in States of Energy Excess: Underlying Pathophysiological Concepts

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      Pages 125-133

      Targeting Childhood Obesity Through Lifestyle Modification

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      Pages 135-147

      Diet and Physical Activity in the Prevention of Obesity

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      Pages 149-160

      Diet and Exercise in the Prevention and Management of the Metabolic Syndrome

  4. Nutrition Recommendations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 160-160

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      Pages 161-192

      Diet and Physical Activity in Cancer Prevention

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      Pages 195-207

      Food Guide Pyramids and the 2005 MyPyramid

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      Pages 209-220

      Nutrition Recommendations for the General Population: Where Is the Science?

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      Pages 221-244

      Nutrition Recommendations and Interventions for Subjects with Cardiovascular Disease

  5. Clinical Assessment and Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 244-244

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      Pages 245-260

      Medical Nutrition Therapy in the Treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

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      Pages 263-278

      Mediterranean Diet in Disease Prevention: Current Perspectives

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      Pages 279-288

      Lifestyle and Pharmacology Approaches for the Treatment of Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia

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      Pages 289-328

      Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Medical Management of Obesity and Diabetes

  6. Appendix

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 328-328

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      Pages 329-345

      Surgical Management of Obesity and Postoperative Care

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      Pages 347-368

      Long-Term Impact of Weight Loss on Obesity and Obesity-Associated Comorbidities

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      Pages 371-383

      Methods for Classifying, Diagnosing, and Monitoring Obesity

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      Pages 385-391

      Methods for Classifying, Diagnosing, and Monitoring Type II Diabetes

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