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Designed for nutrition courses that include a personal diet and activity analysis, Personal Nutrition Profile, Second Edition, provides students with the tools they need to examine and change their personal eating and activity habits. Used in conjunction with any nutrition text, this manual helps students better understand the effects of their diet and activity habits on their overall health. Not only does the text prompt students to examine their personal health risks and lifestyle choices, but it shows them simple, effective ways of changing problem behaviors. Updates to the Second Edition include MyPyramid, the 2005 Dietary Guidelines, and current DRIs.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Barbara J. Mayfield
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2005-10
File: 113 Pages
ISBN-13: 0763738956

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This book provides students with the tools they need to examine and change their personal eating and activity habits.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Barbara J. Mayfield
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2003
File: 119 Pages
ISBN-13: 0763723282

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Personalized nutrition involves the formulation of individualized nutritional recommendations to promote and maintain health based on an individual's genetic makeup and other unique intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Implementing personalized nutrition plans for individuals with certain diseases or who are in danger of developing health conditions could help control the onset and severity of symptoms. Personalized Nutrition as Medical Therapy for High-Risk Diseases offers a practical guide for physicians seeking to provide tailored dietary recommendations to their patients with disease treatment, modulation and prevention in mind. The book focuses on the biological mechanisms of specific diseases and provides evidence for how personalized nutrition positively impacts them. It explores conditions including cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, hypercholesteromia, diabetes, obesity, Crohn's disease, as well as multiple pediatric, renal and psychological disorders. Features: · Includes case studies that document how people respond differently towards food depending on their genetic structure and other factors. · Discusses genome wide association studies (GWIMS) to understand the interplay between genetic susceptibility and dietary interactions. · Provides users information to effectively implement personalized nutrition into practice. · Identifies possible challenges to the implementation of personalized nutritional interventions in a clinical setting. This book is for medical practitioners and will also appeal to researchers and students.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Nilanjana Maulik
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2020-04-18
File: 348 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781351621830

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Nutrition is personal. Knowledge is power. PERSONAL NUTRITION helps students turn knowledge into the power to make changes and live smarter. Created to help students be smarter consumers, PERSONAL NUTRITION builds the scientific foundation of nutrition through an accessible narrative and application. The functional presentation of vitamins and minerals provides students with a meaningful context for understanding their importance in maintaining good health. By engaging students through practical examples and exercises, the content empowers them with the knowledge and tools to make smart decisions regarding their personal nutrition and health. Updated with 2010 Dietary Guidelines and new learning objectives, the Eighth Edition presents current information in a format that focuses students on the most important topics. PERSONAL NUTRITION motivates students to become informed consumers and to make changes in their everyday life starting now. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Marie Boyle
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2012-06-14
File: 608 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781133712497

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Become a smarter consumers with PERSONAL NUTRITION, Ninth Edition. Engaging and accessible, Boyle provides a solid grounding in fundamental nutritional principles and how to apply them to make informed, healthy choices. The Ninth Edition is thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research, recommendations, and current trends and issues. It also features new and revised illustrations, photographs, examples, and learning objectives to make material even more timely, relevant, and compelling for today’s learners. The text is also now supported by MindTap, the most engaging and customizable online solution in nutrition that combines readings, multimedia, assessments, activities, and access to Diet & Wellness Plus. Overall, Boyle offers meaningful context, real-world examples, and practical advice to help students make smart decisions regarding their own nutrition and health. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Marie A. Boyle
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2015-01-01
File: 608 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305445925

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From one person to the next, optimal health is governed by a huge array of minor genetic differences. When modulated by a variety of food bioiactives, these differences result in changes in gene expression and subsequent phenotypic expression. Combining biomedical and social science with contributions from leaders in both fields, Personalized Nutrition: Principles and Applications illustrates molecular, physiological, epidemiological, and public health aspects with examples from major diseases and discusses the behavioral, ethical, and consumer perspectives that will influence a successful introduction of personalized nutrition. Divided into three sections, the book answers pertinent questions crucial to the mainstream acceptance of personalized nutrition: to what extent is this personal diet-and-health relationship practically valid? how can nutrition science demonstrate this? And what is the proposition of stakeholders in society, including the consumer? The book begins with an overview of the state-of-the-science in nutrigenomic technologies including transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics. It covers the use of genomics technology for a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in major diet-related chronic disorders such as chronic inflammation, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and obesity. Section two compares the practices and opinions of scientists, food companies, consumers, competitive athletes, and health care providers on the subject of personalized nutrition. It reviews marketing potential, consumer attitudes, and the ethical issues surrounding personalized advice. The final section focuses on humanitarian concerns related to developing countries and calls for international efforts to develop best practices, collaboration, and dataset sharing. The authors also consider ongoing innovations in food technology, nutrigenomics, and food delivery systems.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Frans Kok
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2007-08-24
File: 304 Pages
ISBN-13: 1420009176

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This convenient journal provides plenty of space to record daily food and beverage intake, including the nutritional value of food consumed, and features sections to document physical activity, vitamins and supplements, energy level, and more.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Alex A. Lluch
Publisher: WS Publishing Group
Release: 2009-11-01
File: 276 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781934386644

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On December 5, 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine hosted a public workshop titled Nutrigenomics and the Future of Nutrition in Washington, DC, to review current knowledge in the field of nutrigenomics as it relates to nutrition. Workshop participants explored the influence of genetic and epigenetic expression on nutritional status and the potential impact of personalized nutrition on health maintenance and chronic disease prevention. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

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Genre: Medical
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
Release: 2018-08-27
File: 154 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780309477642

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This book is a brief, no chemistry introduction to nutrition that emphasizes how to eat and stay healthy. Readers are shown how to evaluate nutrition claims and information as well as how to assess and adjust their personal nutrition habits and practices. The book is very consumer-oriented. A personal and practical approach includes scorecards that allow readers to rate their own diets and Consumer Tips that provide practical suggestions for how to shop, eat out, etc. Fully revised Food Pyramid, labeling guidelines, antioxidants, phytochemicals, food safety, healthful ethnic cuisines, and more.

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Genre: Nutrition
Author: Marie Ann Boyle
Publisher:
Release: 1992
File: 390 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:49015001465146

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Genre: Food
Author: Deborah Katz
Publisher:
Release: 1976
File: 213 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015000206725

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