Advances in Food and Nutrition Research

The book provides the latest advances on the identification and characterization of emerging bioactive compounds with putative health benefits.

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Author: Fidel Toldra

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128160497

Category: Science

Page: 230

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Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, Volume 87 provides updated information on nutrients in foods and how to avoid deficiency, especially the essential nutrients that should be present in the diet to reduce disease risk and optimize health. The book provides the latest advances on the identification and characterization of emerging bioactive compounds with putative health benefits. Chapters in this new release include discussions of the function and application of bioactive peptides from corn gluten meal, Dietary fatty acids and metabolic syndrome, the Microbial ecology of plant-based fermented foods and current knowledge on their impact on human health, and much more. Presents contributions and the expertise and reputation of leaders in nutrition Includes updated, in-depth, critical discussions of available information, giving readers a unique opportunity to learn Provides high-quality illustrations (with a high percentage in color) that give additional value

Analysis in Nutrition Research

The book summarizes various study designs in nutrition research, research hypotheses, the proper management of dietary data, and analytical methodologies, with a specific focus on how to interpret the results of any given study.

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Author: George Pounis

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128145579

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 408

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Analysis in Nutrition Research: Principles of Statistical Methodology and Interpretation of the Results describes, in a comprehensive manner, the methodologies of quantitative analysis of data originating specifically from nutrition studies. The book summarizes various study designs in nutrition research, research hypotheses, the proper management of dietary data, and analytical methodologies, with a specific focus on how to interpret the results of any given study. In addition, it provides a comprehensive overview of the methodologies used in study design and the management and analysis of collected data, paying particular attention to all of the available, modern methodologies and techniques. Users will find an overview of the recent challenges and debates in the field of nutrition research that will define major research hypotheses for research in the next ten years. Nutrition scientists, researchers and undergraduate and postgraduate students will benefit from this thorough publication on the topic. Provides a comprehensive presentation of the various study designs applied in nutrition research Contains a parallel description of statistical methodologies used for each study design Presents data management methodologies used specifically in nutrition research Describes methodologies using both a theoretical and applied approach Illustrates modern techniques in dietary pattern analysis Summarizes current topics in the field of nutrition research that will define major research hypotheses for research in the next ten years

Nutrition Research Methodologies

A new book in the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, Nutrition Research Methodologies addresses the rapidly advancing field of nutrition research.

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Author: Julie A. Lovegrove

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118554678

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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Nutrition Research Methodologies Edited by Julie A Lovegrove, Leanne Hodson, Sangita Sharma and Susan A Lanham-New A new book in the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, "Nutrition Research Methodologies" addresses the rapidly advancing field of nutrition research. It covers the diverse methodologies required for robust nutritional research to ensure thorough understanding of key concepts, both for students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and for scientists working in nutrition research. Combining theory with practical application, "Nutrition Research Methodologies" addresses both traditional research methods and new technologies, and focuses on a range of complex topics, including energy compensation, nutrient-gene interactions and metabolic adaptation. It also considers statistical issues as well as application of data to policy development. Provides the reader with the required scientific basics of nutrition research in the context of a systems and health approach Written specifically to meet the needs of individuals involved in nutrition research Combines the viewpoints of world-leading nutrition experts from academia and research with practical applications Accompanied by a companion website with a range of self-assessment material About the Editors: Professor Julie A Lovegrove, Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition and Institute for Cardiovascular Research, Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Reading, UK Associate Professor Leanne Hodson, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK Professor Sangita Sharma, Centennial Professor, Endowed Chair in Aboriginal Health, Professor of Aboriginal & Global Health Research, Aboriginal and Global Health Research Group, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada Professor Susan A Lanham-New, Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Biosciences and Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, UK With website: A supporting companion website featuring illustrations and self-assessment questions is available at www.wiley.com/go/lovegrove/nutritionresearch Other books in the Nutrition Society Textbook Series: "Clinical Nutrition, Second Edition" ISBN: 978-1-4051-6810-6 "Sport and Exercise Nutrition " ISBN: 978-1-4443-3468-5 "Nutrition and Metabolism, Second Edition " ISBN: 978-1-4051-6808-3 "Introduction to Human Nutrition, Second Edition " ISBN: 978-1-4051-6807-6 "Public Health Nutrition" ISBN: 978-0-632-05627-9 For further information, companion material for use with these textbooks, and full details of how to purchase them, visit: www.wiley.com/go/nutritionsociety

Trends in Nutrition Research

This work talks about the taking in and use of food and other nourishing material by the body.

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Author: Tony P. Starks

Publisher: Nova Publishers

ISBN: 1594544913

Category: Medical

Page: 154

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This work talks about the taking in and use of food and other nourishing material by the body. Nutrition is a 3-part process. First, food or drink is consumed. Second, the body breaks down the food or drink into nutrients. Third, the nutrients travel through the bloodstream to different parts of the body where they are used as fuel and for many other purposes. To give the body proper nutrition, a person has to eat and drink enough of the foods that contain key nutrients. This new book examines new research in this field which is belatedly receiving the proper attention.

Introduction to Nutrition and Health Research

While this book is primarily aimed at masters and doctoral level students and beginning researchers, it will also have strong appeal for teachers, technicians and counselors.

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Author: Eunsook T. Koh

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781461514015

Category: Science

Page: 367

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Introduction to Nutrition and Health Research aims to fill a critical gap in dietetics, nutrition and health education literature by providing a comprehensive guide to conducting research and understanding the research of others. Using actual articles, this book teaches how researchers identified problems; how they framed those problems; and how they reported, interpreted and implemented their findings. Step by step, the chapters cover an overview of the process, statistical and measurement concepts, types of research (including experimental, quasi-experimental, descriptive, and qualitative research), how to present results and computer techniques for data analysis. While this book is primarily aimed at masters and doctoral level students and beginning researchers, it will also have strong appeal for teachers, technicians and counselors.

Nutrition and Diet Research

This book presents and discusses current research in the study of nutrition and diet, with a particular focus on appetite and weight loss programs.

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Author: Tsisana Shartava

Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 1612091318

Category: Medical

Page: 239

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This book presents and discusses current research in the study of nutrition and diet, with a particular focus on appetite and weight loss programs. Topics discussed include phytochemicals for the control of human appetite and body weight; the metabolism of dietary flavonoids; weight loss programs; wine consumption and health and the importance of the in vitro genotoxicity evaluation of food components.

Metabolomics as a Tool in Nutrition Research

Metabolomics as a Tool in Nutrition Research provides a review of the uses of metabolomics in nutritional research.

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Author: J-L Sebedio

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781782420927

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 268

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Metabolomics is a multidisciplinary science used to understand the ways in which nutrients from food are used in the body and how this can be optimised and targeted at specific nutritional needs. Metabolomics as a Tool in Nutrition Research provides a review of the uses of metabolomics in nutritional research. Chapters cover the most important aspects of the topic such as analysis techniques, bioinformatics and integration with other ‘omic’ sciences such as proteomics and genomics. The final chapters look at the impact of exercise on metabolomic profiles and future trends in metabolomics for nutrition research.

Personalized Nutrition

Everyone interested in the future of personalized medicine and nutrition or agriculture, as well as researchers in academia, government and industry will find this publication of the utmost interest for their work.

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Author: Artemis P. Simopoulos

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 9783805594271

Category: Medical

Page: 180

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Awareness of the influence of our genetic variation to dietary response (nutrigenetics) and how nutrients may affect gene expression (nutrigenomics) is prompting a revolution in the field of nutrition. Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics provide powerful approaches to unravel the complex relationships among nutritional molecules, genetic variants and the biological system. This publication contains selected papers from the '3rd Congress of the International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics' held in Bethesda, Md., in October 2009. The contributions address frontiers in nutrigenetics, nutrigenomics, epigenetics, transcriptomics as well as non-coding RNAs and posttranslational gene regulations in various diseases and conditions. In addition to scientific studies, the challenges and opportunities facing governments, academia and the industry are included. Everyone interested in the future of personalized medicine and nutrition or agriculture, as well as researchers in academia, government and industry will find this publication of the utmost interest for their work.

Proposed Program for Expanded Research in Food and Nutrition

Abstract: In 1963, the USDA's research program in food and nutrition was funded at less than $2 million; the increases proposed for the following 3 year period included an increase of professional staff from 80 to 148, expansion of existing ...

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Author: United States. Agricultural Research Service

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924003533225

Category: Food

Page: 26

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Abstract: In 1963, the USDA's research program in food and nutrition was funded at less than $2 million; the increases proposed for the following 3 year period included an increase of professional staff from 80 to 148, expansion of existing facilities at Beltsville, and construction of 3 new laboratories in other parts of the country raising the cost of $9 million. Programs to be implemented were investigations of fat in the diet, nutritional adequacy, nutrient utilization, consumer research, aging, food composition, nutrient content, and processing effects. The case for expanded research facilities and funds is supported by USDA history, descriptions of projects in process, and definition of future directions.

Opportunities in the Nutrition and Food Sciences

But there is much more to be learned. This new volume identifies the most promising opportunities for further progress in basic and clinical research in the biological sciences, food science and technology, and public health.

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Author: Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309048842

Category: Medical

Page: 328

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Thanks to increased knowledge about nutrition, many threats to human health have been curbed. But there is much more to be learned. This new volume identifies the most promising opportunities for further progress in basic and clinical research in the biological sciences, food science and technology, and public health. The committee identifies cross-cutting themes as frameworks for investigation and offers a history of nutrition and food science research with nine case studies of accomplishments. The core of the volume identifies research opportunities in areas likely to provide the biggest payoffs in enhancing individual and public health. The volume highlights the importance of technology and instrumentation and covers the spectrum from the effects of neurotransmitters on food selection to the impact of federal food programs on public health. The book also explores the training of nutrition and food scientists. This comprehensive resource will be indispensable to investigators, administrators, and funding decisionmakers in government and industry as well as faculty, students, and interested individuals.

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research

The latest important information for food scientists and nutritionists Peer-reviewed articles by a panel of respected scientists The go-to series since 1948

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Author:

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780123946492

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 262

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Advances in Food and Nutrition Research recognizes the integral relationship between the food and nutritional sciences and brings together outstanding and comprehensive reviews that highlight this relationship. Contributions detail scientific developments in the broad areas of food science and nutrition and are intended to provide those in academia and industry with the latest information on emerging research in these constantly evolving sciences. The latest important information for food scientists and nutritionists Peer-reviewed articles by a panel of respected scientists The go-to series since 1948

Diet Nutrition and Cancer

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Author: National Research Council

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309078535

Category: Medical

Page: 88

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Nutrition Education

Issues in nutrition education : an introduction -- Food choice and dietary change : implications for nutrition education -- Overview of nutrition education : facilitating why-to and how-to take action -- The foundations : increasing ...

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Author: Isobel R. Contento

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763738069

Category: Medical

Page: 491

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Issues in nutrition education : an introduction -- Food choice and dietary change : implications for nutrition education -- Overview of nutrition education : facilitating why-to and how-to take action -- The foundations : increasing awareness and enhancing motivation -- The foundations : facilitating the ability to take action -- The foundations : promoting environmental supports for action -- A procedural model for designing theory-based nutrition education : step 1 : analyzing issues and behaviors : specifying the focus of the program -- Step 2 : identifying potential mediators of program behaviors and actions -- Step 3 : selecting theory, educational philosophy, and program components -- Step 4 : linking behavioral theory to educational goals and objectives -- Step 5a : linking behavioral theory to strategies to address potential mediators of motivation to take action -- Step 5b : linking behavioral theory to strategies to address potential mediators of the ability to take action -- Step 5c : designing strategies to address potential environmental mediators of action -- Step 6 : designing the evaluation for theory-based nutrition education -- Communicating effectively in group settings -- Beyond groups : other media for nutrition education -- Working with different population groups -- Nutrition educators as change agents in the larger environment.

Food and Nutrition Research

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Author: Joint ARC/MRC Committee on Food and Nutrition Research

Publisher: Stationery Office Books (TSO)

ISBN: UCAL:B4338824

Category: Food

Page: 211

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Adolescent nutrition in West Africa A rapid review of the research evidence

Adolescence is an important period of physical and cognitive development during which optimal nutrition is crucial.

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Author: Verstraeten, Roosmarijn

Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page: 6

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Adolescence is an important period of physical and cognitive development during which optimal nutrition is crucial. It is an essential time for forming preferences and habits and a key window of opportunity for influencing adult health. In West Africa, while undernutrition rates remains high, there has also been a steady rise in overweight and obesity, and an increasing share of mortality and morbidity due to diet-related noncommunicable diseases (DR-NCDs) among adolescents. f concern is that adolescents are experiencing these diseases earlier in life than previous generations. It is crucial to address adolescents’ nutrition to prevent them from carrying malnutrition into adulthood and to protect their overall health later in life.

Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease

In its fourth edition, this text continues the tradition of incorporating new discoveries and methods related to this important area of research Generating and analyzing data that summarize dietary intake and its association with disease ...

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Author: Ann M. Coulston

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128029473

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1072

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Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease, Fourth Edition, is a compilation of current knowledge in clinical nutrition and an overview of the rationale and science base of its application to practice in the prevention and treatment of disease. In its fourth edition, this text continues the tradition of incorporating new discoveries and methods related to this important area of research Generating and analyzing data that summarize dietary intake and its association with disease are valuable tasks in treating disease and developing disease prevention strategies. Well-founded medical nutrition therapies can minimize disease development and related complications. Providing scientifically sound, creative, and effective nutrition interventions is both challenging and rewarding. Two new chapters on metabolomics and translational research, which have come to be used in nutrition research in recent years. The new areas of study are discussed with the perspective that the application of the scientific method is by definition an evolutionary process. A new chapter on Genetics and Diabetes which reviews the latest research on causal genetic variants and biological mechanisms responsible for the disease, and explores potential interactions with environmental factors such as diet and lifestyle. Includes all major "omics" – the exposome, metabolomics, genomics, and the gut microbiome. Expands the microbiota portions to reflect complexity of diet on gut microbial ecology, metabolism and health

Nutrition Education

The role of nutrition education is to address the numerous personal and environmental influences on food choices and assist individuals in practicing healthy behaviors.

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Author: Isobel R. Contento

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763775087

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 444

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The role of nutrition education is to address the numerous personal and environmental influences on food choices and assist individuals in practicing healthy behaviors. Nutrition Education, Second Edition provides students with a simple, straightforward model to easily design effective nutrition education. Using a six-step process, it integrates theory, research, and practice, providing advice on designing, implementing, and evaluating theory-based nutrition education.