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Biodiversity Food And Nutrition

Author : Danny Hunter
ISBN : 9780429638268
Genre : Nature
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This book examines the challenges and impacts of poor diets and nutrition from current food systems and the potential contribution of biodiversity and ecosystem services in addressing these problems. There is a strong need for a multi-level, cross-sectoral approach that connects food biodiversity conservation and sustainable use to address critical problems in our current food systems, including malnutrition. Building on research from the Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition Project (BFN), which aims to better link biodiversity, diets and nutrition, the book presents a multi-country, cross-sectoral analysis of initiatives that have promoted local food biodiversity in four countries: Brazil, Kenya, Turkey and Sri Lanka. This book offers a comprehensive summary of the BFN Project results in each of the four countries along with lessons learned and how this work could be upscaled or applied in other regions. It argues that the strategic promotion and use of food biodiversity is critical in uniting attempts to address conservation, nutrition and livelihood concerns. The book is structured around chapters and case studies encompassing the BFN Project with specific experiences related by partners who played key roles in the work being done in each country. By offering a comparative view capable of furthering dialogue between the respective countries, it is also meant to connect the individual cases for a “greater than the sum of its parts” effect. This means consideration of how localized activities can be adapted to more countries and regions. Therefore, the book addresses global issues with a foot planted firmly in the grounded case study locations. This book will be of great interest to policymakers, practitioners and NGOs working on food and nutrition, as well as students and scholars of agriculture, food systems and sustainable development.
Category: Nature

Clinical Nutrition

Author : Demetre Labadarios
ISBN : 9783805574198
Genre : Medical
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Scientists from the fields of biochemistry, body composition, intensive care, medicine, nutrition, pediatrics, physiology, and surgery provided the 17 papers that were first presented at the 2001 workshop (exact date not noted). They discuss the administration of nutritional support, in particular, the questions of timing, composition, and clinical settings of such support in light of emerging evidence about the immunomodulatory effects of specific nutrients and their influence on the inflammatory response. Specific topics include fatty acids and gene expression related to inflammation, intravenous supply of functional lipid components, the contribution of trace elements to the efficacy of nutritional support, and signaling factors for gut adaptation. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Medical

Impacts Of Agriculture On Human Health And Nutrition Volume Ii

Author : Ismail Cakmak
ISBN : 9781848260948
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Impacts of Agriculture on Human Health and Nutrition is a component of Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme on Agriculture on Human Health and Nutrition provides the essential aspects and a number of issues of importance in human life: Global Prevalence of Micronutrient Malnutrition and Impacts on the Health of Children; Community-Centered Food-Based Strategies for Alleviating and Preventing Malnutrition; Influence of Mineral Fertilizers on Nutritional Quality of Staple Food Crops; Molecular Genetic Approaches to Improve the Nutritional Quality of Staple Food Crops; Nutritional Consequences of Using Organic Agricultural Methods in Developing Countries which are then expanded into multiple subtopics, each as a chapter. These two volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.

Animal By Products Abps Origins Uses And European Regulations

Author : Raffaella Leoci
ISBN : 9788897683476
Genre : Science
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In theory, about 95% of one animal is usable. The remaining 5% is processing losses. From that 95%, about 55% (on average) of the animal is used for edible products and the remaining 45% is inedible by-products. The world production of ABPs derived from the meat and animal production industries is approximately 60 million tons per year. It has been estimated that more than 10 million tons of products not destined for direct human consumption, derived from healthy animals, are produced in the EU every year.A lot of ABPs are commonly used in important productive sectors, such as in the pharmaceutical, feed, wool and leather industries but, notwithstanding, new technologies have widened the possible use of ABPs and derived products. Consequently a wide range of ABPs are not utilized and are destined to disposal. Further studies are required to hone accuracy and to find and define the appropriate application for the countless substances present in the animal reproductive organs.
Category: Science

Nutrition And Bone Health

Author : Michael F. Holick
ISBN : 9781493920013
Genre : Medical
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This newly revised edition contains updated versions of all of the topics that were in the first edition and has been substantially expanded with an additional 5 chapters. Each chapter includes information from the most up-to-date research on how nutritional factors can affect bone health, written with an evidence-based focus and complete with comprehensive references for each subject. Nutrition and Bone Health, second edition covers all aspects of nutrition and the skeleton, from the history and fundamentals, to the effects of macronutrients, minerals, vitamins, and supplements, and even covers the effects of lifestyle, the different life stages, and nutrition-related disorders and secondary osteoporosis. New chapters include HIV & AIDs and the skeleton, celiac disease and bone health, and nutrition and bone health in space. Nutrition and Bone Health, second edition is a necessary resource for health care professionals, medical students, graduate students, dietitians, and nutritionists who are interested in how nutrition affects bone health during all stages of life.
Category: Medical


Author : Otto Zeller
ISBN : IND:32000009701584
Genre : Periodicals
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Category: Periodicals

Books In Print

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ISBN : UOM:39015071097961
Genre : American literature
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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.
Category: American literature

Clinical Nutrition

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ISBN : UOM:39015012387133
Genre : Diet therapy
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Category: Diet therapy

The Climacteric In Perspective

Author : M. Notelovitz
ISBN : 9789400941458
Genre : Medical
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The Fourth International Congress on the Menopause was held in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA in October - November 1984. It was different from the previous meetings held under the auspices of the International Menopause Society in three respects: the duration of the Congress was extended to five days, plenary sessions were held on each day, and the scope of the subject matter was expanded to provide a total or holistic overview of the subject - hence the theme for the Congress 'Climacteric Medicine and Science: A Societal need. ' In recent years there has been an increased interest in the menopause and middle year aging by scientists and clinicians in fields as diverse as anthropology, urodynamics, nutrition and exercise physiology, while 'newer' issues in clinical medicine, such as osteoporosis prevention and management, attracted specialists in nuclear immaging techniques and internal medicine. Over 120 invited speakers plus numerous contributors to the free communication, special lectures and the poster sessions provided a virtual cornucopia of information on the menopause, that has indeed brought a newer perspective to a subject previously the domain of a single specialty, the gynecologist, and dominated by a single therapy, estrogen replacement.
Category: Medical

The Journal Of Nutrition

Author :
ISBN : UOM:39015009984900
Genre : Diet
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Vols. 7-42 include the Proceedings of the annual meeting of the American Institute of Nutrition, 1st-9th, 11th-14th, 1934-1942, 1947-1950 (1st-8th, 1934-1941, issued as supplements to the journal).
Category: Diet

Index Of Conference Proceedings

Author : British Library. Document Supply Centre
ISBN : STANFORD:36105115205242
Genre : Conference proceedings
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Nutrition And Fitness

Author : Artemis P. Simopoulos
ISBN : 9783805572118
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This is the second of two volumes presenting the proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness. The papers in this volume consist of reviews as well as new data recommending new approaches for the prevention of chronic disease, taking into consideration the essential features of ancestral human existence - particularly during the Paleolithic period - during which the human genome was programmed. Western diets and current patterns of physical activity lead to imbalances in essential fatty acids and physical inactivity that promote obesity, insulin resistance, and variation in mood and mental health. Data are presented on the different effects of fatty acids on human metabolism, on the regulation of lipid metabolism during exercise, on the metabolic effects of endurance exercise, on mood and its relationship to physical activity and nutrition, and on the immune system. Moreover, it is clear that physical activity ensures nutritional well-being in the elderly. The application of this knowledge is essential to both Western cultures and societies in transition.
Category: Health & Fitness

Mass Rearing Of Juvenile Fish

Author : International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
ISBN : UCSD:31822009213398
Genre : Fish-culture
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Category: Fish-culture

Actes Du Symposium

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ISBN : WISC:89077348738
Genre : Fisheries
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Category: Fisheries

Meat Poultry

Author :
ISBN : CORNELL:31924059612709
Genre : Meat industry and trade
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Category: Meat industry and trade