Preventive Nutrition

The Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals

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ISBN: 978-1-60327-541-5 (Print) 978-1-60327-542-2 (Online)

Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxviii

  2. Global Issues

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-22

      Public Health Benefits of Preventive Nutrition

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      Pages 23-49

      Health Economics of Preventive Nutrition

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      Pages 51-78

      Econutrition: Preventing Malnutrition with Agrodiversity Interventions

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      Pages 79-123

      Nutrition in the Age of Polypharmacy

  3. Cancer Prevention

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 125-125

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      Pages 127-143

      Diet and Childhood Cancer: Preliminary Evidence

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      Pages 145-174

      Prevention of Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers

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      Pages 175-194

      Factors in the Causation of Female Cancers and Prevention

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      Pages 195-218

      The Role of Nutrition and Diet in Prostate Cancer

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      Pages 219-246

      Dietary Supplements and Cancer Risk: Epidemiologic Research and Recommendations

  4. Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 247-247

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      Pages 249-271

      N-3 Fatty Acids from Fish and Plants: Primary and Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

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      Pages 273-284

      Cardiovascular Effects of Trans Fatty Acids

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      Pages 285-323

      Antioxidant and B-vitamins and Atherosclerosis

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      Pages 325-334

      B Vitamins in the Prevention of Cognitive Decline and Vascular Dementia

  5. Diabetes and Obesity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 335-335

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      Pages 337-370

      The Women's Health Initiative: Lessons for Preventive Nutrition

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      Pages 371-387

      Role of Nutrition in the Pathophysiology, Prevention, and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes and the Spectrum of Cardiometabolic Disease

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      Pages 389-417

      Nutrition, Metabolic Syndrome, and Diabetes in the Senior Years

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      Pages 419-432

      Adipokines, Nutrition, and Obesity

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      Pages 433-439

      Diet, Obesity, and Lipids: Cultural and Political Barriers to Their Control in Developing Economies

  6. Prevention of Major Disabilities; Improvement in Health Outcomes

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      Pages 441-441

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      Pages 443-469

      Diet, Osteoporosis, and Fracture Prevention: The Totality of the Evidence

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      Pages 471-499

      Gastric Acid Secretions, Treatments, and Nutritional Consequences

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