Encyclopedia of Nutrition Research


George T. Hardy (Editor)

Series: Nutrition and Diet Research Progress
BISAC: HEA017000

This new book presents and discusses current research in the study of nutrition. Topics discussed include appetite control; central inhibitory mechanism controlling water and sodium intake; the validity of nutritional assessment; child dietary intake; nutrition and diabetes mellitus type 1; vegetable and food consumption; elder fruit juices and plant vitamin antioxidants and their influence on the human diet. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Ghrelin: A Peptide Involved In The Control Of Appetite
(Carine De Vriese, Jason Perret And Christine Delporte—Laboratory of Biological Chemistry and Nutrition, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium) pp.1-48

Appetite Control- The role of central and gut neuropeptides
(Sarika Arora——Department of Biochemistry, G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India) pp.48-106

Central inhibitory mechanism controlling water and sodium intake
(José Vanderlei Menani, Laurival Antonio De Luca Jr, Patrícia Maria de Paula,Carina Aparecida Fabrício de Andrade, Lisandra Brandino de Oliveira, Daniela Catelan Ferreira da Silva.—Department of Physiology and Pathology, School of Dentistry, São Paulo State University, SP, Brazil, and others) pp.107-136

Cachexia: disruption in appetite regulation in need of a successful intervention
(Mark D. DeBoer——University of Virginia School of Medicine Charlottesville, VA.) pp.137-154

Clinical holistic medicine: A sexological approach to eating disorders
(Søren Ventegodt, Katja Braga, Isack Kandel and Joav Merrick——The Quality of Life Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark, and others)pp.155-174

Making sense of what is healthy for you: Children’s and adults’ evaluative categories of food
(Simone P. Nguyen and Mary Beth McCullough—University of North Carolina Wilmington, and others) pp.175-188

The Validity of Nutritional Assessment: Current Status
(Christopher N. Ochner, Eva M. Conceição, & Olga Gorlova, New York Obesity Research Center, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and Universidade do Minho, Department of Psychology) pp.189-196

Methodological Research Concerning the Accuracy of Children’s Dietary Recalls
(Suzanne Domel Baxter, University of South Carolina, Institute for Families in Society, Columbia, SC, Caroline H. Guinn, University of South Carolina, Institute for Families in Society, Columbia, SC, James W. Hardin, University of South Carolina, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Columbia, SC, et al)pp.197-258

Contemporary Assessment of Child Dietary Intake in the Context of the Obesity Epidemic
(Anthea M Magarey, Annabelle M Wilson, Emma Goodwin, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park, South Australia) pp.259-284

The Use of Composite Scores
(Angeliki Papadaki and Manolis Linardakis, Preventive Medicine and Nutrition Clinic, Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece)pp.285-354

(Da-Hong Wang, Michiko Kogashiwa, Keiki Ogino, Department of Public Health, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan and Department of Food and Nutrition, Faculty of Human Services, Okayamagakuin University, Okayama, Japan) pp.355-360

Nutrition and Diabetes Mellitus Type 1: A Brief Overview
(Abdullah Al-Abdulhadi & Rossana Salerno-Kennedy, School of Medicine, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland) pp.361-370

Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 and Eating Disorders: A Brief Overview
(Steven Laragh & Rossana Salerno-Kennedy, School of Medicine, University College Cork, Ireland)pp.371-376

Use of Mid-Upper Arm Circumference As A Measure of Nutritional Status and its Relationship with Self Reported Morbidity Among Adult Bengalee Male Slum Dwellers of Kolkata, India
(Raja Chakraborty, Kaushik Bose, and Samiran Bisai, Dinabandhu Mahavidyalaya, Bongaon, West Bengal, India, Department of Anthropology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India)pp.377-386

Food Safety of Products of Vegetable Origin
(Adriano G. da Cruz, Eduardo H. de M. Walter, Anderson de S. Sant´ana, Luz Maria Paucar-Menacho, Verônica O. Alvarenga, Jose A. F. Faria, Maria Cristina Antun Maia, Departament of Food Technology, State University of Campinas, Brazil and others) pp.387-418

Dietary Intake of Potentially Toxic Elements from Vegetables
(M. Azizur Rahman, H. Hasegawa, Ismail M. M. Rahman, M. Mahfuzur Rahman, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University, Japan, and others) pp.419-444

Determinants of Vegetable and Fruit Consumption among Mexican Children and their Parents
(Ana Bertha Pérez-Lizaur, Martha Kaufer-Horwitz, Maite Plazas, Magdalena Vázquez,
Mónica Pérez Lizaur, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, and others) pp.445-464

Vegetable Intake as a Preventive Measure against Type 2 Diabetes and Cancer
(Nurgul Fitzgerald, PhD, RD, Niyati Parekh, PhD, RD, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and others) pp.465-484

Elder Fruit Juices: Properties, Consumption, and Nutrition
(J.E. Vlachojannis, A. Schieber, S. Chrubasik, Department of Orthodontics, Columbia University, NYC and others) pp.485-498
(Shunquan Lin, College of Horticulture, South China Agricultural Univ., China) pp.499-510

Plant Vitamin Antioxidants and their Influence on the Human Diet
(José M. Palma, Francisco J. Corpas, Luis A. del Río, Departamento de Bioquímica, Biología Celular y Molecular de Plantas, Estación Experimental del Zaidín, CSIC, Granada) pp.511-522

Kids Choice Program Improves Two Weight Management Behaviors in School Children
(Helen M. Hendy, PhD, Keith E. Williams, PhD, Thomas S. Camise, M.Ed, Deirdre Rahn, BS, Courtney Costigan, BS, Scott Gaskins, BS, Christina Moye, BS, Penn State University, Schuylkill Campus, Pennsylvania and others) pp.523-532

Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among Mid-Age and Older Women in Australia
(Zumin Shi, Julie Byles, Research Centre for Gender, Health and Ageing, The University of Newcastle) pp.533-552

A Qualitative Comparison of Fruit and Vegetable Concepts and Knowledge between Preschoolers and their Primary Care Providers and Childcare Providers
(Sheila Fleischhacker, Loyola Univ. Chicago, School of Law, Chicago, IL, Katherine Cason, Dept. of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC, Cheryl Achterberg, Ames, IA) pp.553-570

Index pp.571-615

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