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Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health

Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2010-04-06
ISBN : 0080958540
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Bioactive Foods in Health Promotion: Probiotics and Prebiotics brings together experts working on the different aspects of supplementation, foods, and bacterial preparations, in health promotion and disease prevention, to provide current scientific information, as well as providing a framework upon which to build clinical disease treatment studies. Since common dietary bacterial preparations are over-the-counter and readily available, this book will be useful to the growing nutrition, food science, and natural product community that will use it as a resource in identifying dietary behavioral modifications in pursuit of improved health as well as for treatment of specific disease, as it focuses on the growing body of knowledge of the role of various bacteria in reducing disease risk and disease. Probiotics are now a multi-billion-dollar, dietary supplement business which is built upon extremely little research data. In order to follow the 1994 ruling, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with the support of Congress is currently pushing this industry to base its claims and products on scientific research. Research as shown that dietary habits need to be altered for most people whether for continued or improved good health. The conclusions and recommendations from the various chapters in this book will provide a basis for those important factors of change by industry with new uses. Animal studies and early clinical ones will lead to new uses and studies. Particularly the cutting edge experimental and clinical studies from Europe will provide novel approaches to clinical uses through their innovative new studies. Feature: Heavy emphasis on clinical applications (benefits and/or lack thereof) as well as future biomedical therapeutic uses identified in animal model studies Benefits: Focused on therapies and data supporting them for application in clinical medicine as complementary and alternative medicines Feature: Key insights into gut flora and the potential health benefits thereof. Benefit: Health scientists and nutritionists will use this information to map out key areas of research. Food scientists will use it in product development. Feature:Information on pre-and probiotics as important sources of micro-and macronutrients Benefit: Aids in the development of methods of bio-modification of dietary plant molecules for health promotion. Feature: Coverage of a broad range of bacterial consituents Benefits: Nutritionists will use the information to identify which of these constituents should be used as dietary supplements based on health status of an individual Feature: Science-based information on the health promoting characteristics of pre-and probiotics Benefits: Provides defense of food selections for individual consumption based on health needs and current status Feature: Diverse international authoring team experienced in studying prebiotics and probiotics for medical practice Benefits: Unusally broad range of experiences and newly completed clinical and animal studies provides extended access to latest information

Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health

Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2009-11-24
ISBN : 9780080877877
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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While everyone knows fruits and vegetables are beneficial to good health, it's increasingly seen as important to know which ones can be effective in treating specific illnesses. For example, which are good for cardiac care? Which can help combat and treat asthma? What are the safety concerns to be aware of when using herbs in combination with traditional medicines? Diet and nutrition are vital keys to controlling or promoting morbidity and mortality from chronic diseases, and the multitude of biomolecules in dietary fruits and vegetables play a crucial role in health maintenance. They may, therefore, be more effective and certainly could have different actions beyond nutrients however this science is still evolving. This book brings together experts working on the different aspects of supplementation, foods, and plant extracts, in health promotion and disease prevention. Their expertise and experience provide the most current knowledge to promote future research. Dietary habits need to be altered, for most people and the conclusions and recommendations from the various chapters in this book will provide a basis for that change. The overall goal of this book is to provide the most current, concise, scientific appraisal of the efficacy of key foods and constituents medicines in dietary plants in preventing disease and improving the quality of life. While vegetables have traditionally been seen to be good sources of vitamins, the roles of other constituents have only recently become more widely recognized. This book reviews and often presents new hypotheses and conclusions on the effects of different bioactive components of the diet, derived particularly from vegetables, to prevent disease and improve the health of various populations. * Identify bioactive fruit and vegetable options for prevention or treatment of illness * Moves from general overview to disease specific applications providing a framework for further research and deeper understanding * Includes discussion of issues and challenges, permitting critical analysis and evaluation

Fruits Vegetables and Herbs

Fruits  Vegetables  and Herbs Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2016-04-23
ISBN : 0128029897
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs: Bioactive Foods in Health Promotion brings together experts from around the world working on the cutting edge of research on fruit, vegetables, and herbs in health promotion. Offering a timely, concise, scientific appraisal of the efficacy of key foods to prevent disease and improve the quality of life, Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs: Bioactive Foods in Health Promotion provides valuable evidence-based conclusions and recommendations. This reference text will encourage further research on the potential benefits of fruits and vegetables in health and disease prevention, providing a basis for possible dietary modifications by the government and the public. Provides insight on bioactive constituents found in fruits and vegetables that can be further studied to improve health and disease resistance or incorporated into other food products and used as alternative medicines and dietary supplements Includes valuable information on how fruits are important sources of bioflavonoids and nonnutritive bioactives that modify body functions Offers a conclusion or summary of evidence at the end of each chapter to enhance understanding of new approaches in the field

Probiotics Prebiotics and Synbiotics

Probiotics  Prebiotics  and Synbiotics Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2015-09-23
ISBN : 0128023716
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Synbiotics: Bioactive Foods in Health Promotion reviews and presents new hypotheses and conclusions on the effects of different bioactive components of probiotics, prebiotics, and synbiotics to prevent disease and improve the health of various populations. Experts define and support the actions of bacteria; bacteria modified bioflavonoids and prebiotic fibrous materials and vegetable compounds. A major emphasis is placed on the health-promoting activities and bioactive components of probiotic bacteria. Offers a novel focus on synbiotics, carefully designed prebiotics probiotics combinations to help design functional food and nutraceutical products Discusses how prebiotics and probiotics are complementary and can be incorporated into food products and used as alternative medicines Defines the variety of applications of probiotics in health and disease resistance and provides key insights into how gut flora are modified by specific food materials Includes valuable information on how prebiotics are important sources of micro-and macronutrients that modify body functions

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Diabetes

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Diabetes Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2012-11-06
ISBN : 0123971535
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The role of diet in the prevention, control and treatment of diabetes continues to provide significant opportunity for non-pharmaceutical interventions for many of the over 20 million people who live with this disease. Looking beyond traditional dietary controls may lead to more effective, cost efficient, and flexible options for many patients. Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Diabetes is the only available scientific resource focused on exploring the latest advances in bioactive food research, and the potential benefit of bioactive food choice on the diabetic condition. Written by experts from around the world, it presents important information that can help improve the health of those at risk for diabetes and diabetes related conditions using food selection as its foundation. Focuses on the role of bioactive foods in addressing pre-diabetes symptoms, their potential to complement other treatments for those suffering from diabetes and diabetic-related obesity and other health issues Documents foods that can affect metabolic syndrome and ways the associated information could be used to understand other diseases that share common etiological pathways Includes insights from experts from around the world, providing global perspectives and options based on various regional foods

Probiotics Prebiotics and Synbiotics

Probiotics  Prebiotics  and Synbiotics Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-06-17
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Related Inflammatory Diseases

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Related Inflammatory Diseases Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-01-26
ISBN : 0128138211
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Inflammatory Diseases, Second Edition is a valuable scientific resource that focuses on the latest advances in bioactive food research and the potential benefit of bioactive food choice on arthritis. Written by experts from around the world, the book presents important information that can help improve the health of those at risk for arthritis and related conditions using food selection as its foundation. Serves as a starting point for in-depth discussions in academic settings Offers detailed, well-documented reviews outlining the ability of bioactive foods to improve and treat arthritis Includes updated research on the global epidemic of diabetes Updated with current research on antioxidant flavonoids, anti-Inflammatory natural foods, ginger and the effects of beef on inflammation Documents foods that can affect metabolic syndrome and ways the associated information could be used to understand other diseases that share common etiological pathways

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Related Inflammatory Diseases

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Related Inflammatory Diseases Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2012-10-22
ISBN : 0123977657
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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While diet has long been recognized as having potential to alleviate symptoms of inflammatory diseases including arthritis, lupus and fibromyalgia, research indicates that specific foods offer particular benefits in preventing or mitigating specific symptoms. Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Inflammatory Diseases is the only available resource focused on exploring the latest advances in bioactive food research written for the scientist or professional audience. The only single-volume resource for scientists and professionals seeking information on how bioactive foods may assist in the treatment of inflammatory disease Includes coverage of probiotics, prebiotics, and polyphenols Convenient, efficient and effective source that allows reader to identify potential uses of compounds – or indicate those compounds whose use may in fact be of little or no health benefit Documents foods that can affect inflammatory disease and ways the associated information could be used to understand other diseases, which share common etiological pathways

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Related Inflammatory Diseases

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Related Inflammatory Diseases Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2012
ISBN : 012397156X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Antioxidant flavonoids for arthritis treatment : Human and animal models / S.G. Somasundaram, B. Oommen -- Inflammation in arthritis / N.J. Correa-Matos, S.B. Vaghefi -- Effects of beef on inflammation affecting arthritis / A.E. Galena -- Contribution of bioactive foods and their emerging role in immunomodulation, inflammation, and arthritis / N. Khan ... [et al.] -- Curcumin and joint health : From traditional knowledge to clinical validation / S. Togni, G. Appendino -- Dried plum and bone health / B.J. Smith, E. Rendina, E.A. Lucas -- The alkaline way : Integrative management of rheumatoid arthritisand other autoimmune conditions / R. Jaffe -- Marine omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and rheumatoid arthritis / P.C. Calder -- Diet modulated inflammation in chronic disease : An overview / G. Egger -- Food supplements and immune function in humans / J. Romeo ... [et al.] -- Natural antioxidants and resistance to infection / M.A. Puertollano ... [et al.] -- The effects of flavonoids on ...

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2012-10-22
ISBN : 0123965403
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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One major example of the synergy of bioactive foods and extracts is their role as an antioxidant and the related remediation of cardiovascular disease. There is compelling evidence to suggest that oxidative stress is implicated in the physiology of several major cardiovascular diseases including heart failure and increased free radical formation and reduced antioxidant defences. Studies indicate bioactive foods reduce the incidence of these conditions, suggestive of a potential cardioprotective role of antioxidant nutrients. Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease investigates the role of foods, herbs and novel extracts in moderating the pathology leading to cardiovascular disease. It reviews existing literature, and presents new hypotheses and conclusions on the effects of different bioactive components of the diet. Addresses the most positive results from dietary interventions using bioactive foods to impact cardiovascular disease Documents foods that can affect metabolic syndrome and other related conditions Convenient, efficient and effective source that allows readers to identify potential uses of compounds – or indicate those compounds whose use may be of little or no health benefit Associated information can be used to understand other diseases that share common etiological pathways

Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention

Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention Book
Author : Juana Frías,Cristina Martínez-Villaluenga,Elena Peñas
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2016-09-12
ISBN : 0128025492
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention is the first scientific reference that addresses the properties of fermented foods in nutrition by examining their underlying microbiology, the specific characteristics of a wide variety of fermented foods, and their effects in health and disease. The current awareness of the link between diet and health drives growth in the industry, opening new commercial opportunities. Coverage in the book includes the role of microorganisms that are involved in the fermentation of bioactive and potentially toxic compounds, their contribution to health-promoting properties, and the safety of traditional fermented foods. Authored by worldwide scientists and researchers, this book provides the food industry with new insights on the development of value-added fermented foods products, while also presenting nutritionists and dieticians with a useful resource to help them develop strategies to assist in the prevention of disease or to slow its onset and severity. Provides a comprehensive review on current findings in the functional properties and safety of traditional fermented foods and their impact on health and disease prevention Identifies bioactive microorganisms and components in traditional fermented food Includes focused key facts, helpful glossaries, and summary points for each chapter Presents food processors and product developers with opportunities for the development of fermented food products Helps readers develop strategies that will assist in preventing or slowing disease onset and severity

Functional and Bioactive Properties of Food

Functional and Bioactive Properties of Food Book
Author : Nebojsa Ilic,Diego A. Moreno
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2018
ISBN : 9783038973553
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Diet and nutrition are key tools in promoting health and reducing the comorbidities of chronic diseases. There are thousands of biomolecules in fruits, vegetables, wild and medicinal plants, other land and marine organisms, which can exert functional and health-promoting effects through bioactivity beyond nutrition. From the enormous amount of knowledge generated from different natural bioactive ingredients present in foods, we are aiming to bring together experts working in different fields of food, nutrition, and health, in order to work on this Special Issue, with a comprehensive collection of papers to gain insight into the most promising bioactive compounds in different foods, to improve the preservation of bioactivity during the food processing chain, and to provide scientific evidence of the efficacy of key bioactives in foods in preventing disease and improving health and wellbeing.

Asian Berries

Asian Berries Book
Author : Gengsheng Xiao,Yujuan Xu,Yuanshan Yu
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-12-17
ISBN : 1000259668
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As consumers look to natural foods to promote health and well-being, their focus has been on foods with recognized health properties. Natural health products with rich antioxidant and high free radical scavenging activity such as Asian berries currently draw the interest of scientific researchers, whose goal is to evaluate Asian berries’ nutritional and health-promoting properties. Collected in one source, Asian Berries: Health Benefits covers a wide array of different Asian berries, their properties, potential health benefits, and possible uses. Asian berries are well-known traditional nutritional foods and herbal medicinals as well as valuable nourishing tonic, which has been used for thousands of years in Asian countries. They are traditionally employed as herbal medicinals from ancient times. Recently, Asian berries widely marketed as health foods have become increasingly popular in the Western world because of their health-promoting properties. This book explores a wide array of possibilities and benefits that come from Asian berries. Key Features: Defines chemical, biochemical properties, bioactive components and health benefits of Asian berries Details postharvest storage technology and processing technology development Explains utilization of Asian berries by-products Discusses Asian berries functional foods as well as food safety issues Complete with 18 chapters written by experts in their field, Asian Berries: Health Benefits serves as an excellent reference for anyone interested in the science and technology of bioactive components from Asian berries as health-promoting foods.

Asian Berries

Asian Berries Book
Author : Gengsheng Xiao,Yujuan Xu,Yuanshan Yu
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-12-11
ISBN : 1000259765
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As consumers look to natural foods to promote health and well-being, their focus has been on foods with recognized health properties. Natural health products with rich antioxidant and high free radical scavenging activity such as Asian berries currently draw the interest of scientific researchers, whose goal is to evaluate Asian berries’ nutritional and health-promoting properties. Collected in one source, Asian Berries: Health Benefits covers a wide array of different Asian berries, their properties, potential health benefits, and possible uses. Asian berries are well-known traditional nutritional foods and herbal medicinals as well as valuable nourishing tonic, which has been used for thousands of years in Asian countries. They are traditionally employed as herbal medicinals from ancient times. Recently, Asian berries widely marketed as health foods have become increasingly popular in the Western world because of their health-promoting properties. This book explores a wide array of possibilities and benefits that come from Asian berries. Key Features: Defines chemical, biochemical properties, bioactive components and health benefits of Asian berries Details postharvest storage technology and processing technology development Explains utilization of Asian berries by-products Discusses Asian berries functional foods as well as food safety issues Complete with 18 chapters written by experts in their field, Asian Berries: Health Benefits serves as an excellent reference for anyone interested in the science and technology of bioactive components from Asian berries as health-promoting foods.

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Liver and Gastrointestinal Disease

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Liver and Gastrointestinal Disease Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2012-10-22
ISBN : 0123977649
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Liver and Gastrointestinal Disease provides valuable insights for those seeking nutritional treatment options for those suffering from liver and/or related gastrointestinal disease including Crohn’s, allergies, and colitis among others. Information is presented on a variety of foods including herbs, fruits, soy and olive oil. This book serves as a valuable resource for researchers in nutrition, nephrology, and gastroenterology. Addresses the most positive results from dietary interventions using bioactive foods to impact diseases of the liver and gastrointestinal system, including reduction of inflammation, improved function, and nutritional efficiency Presents a wide range of liver and gastrointestinal diseases and provides important information for additional research Associated information can be used to understand other diseases, which share common etiological pathways

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Diabetes

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Diabetes Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-02-02
ISBN : 0128138238
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Diabetes, Second Edition is a valuable scientific resource that explores the latest advances in bioactive food research and the potential benefits of bioactive food choice on diabetic conditions. Written by experts from around the world, it presents important information that can help improve the health of those at risk for diabetes and diabetes related conditions using food selection as its foundation. This important resource for those involved in the dietary and nutritional care of diabetic patients is also ideal for researchers seeking information on alternative bioactive food-based solutions. Serves as a starting point for in-depth discussions in academic settings that can lead to revised and updated treatment options for diabetes Offers detailed, well-documented reviews outlining the ability of bioactive foods to improve and treat diabetes and obesity Includes updated research on the global epidemic of diabetes Presents global perspectives and coverage of regional foods

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2013
ISBN : 0123971551
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population presents scientific evidence of the impact bioactive foods can have in the prevention and mediation of age related diseases. Documents foods that can affect metabolic syndrome and ways the associated information could be used to understand other diseases, which share common etiological pathways.

Functional Foods Bioactive Compounds and Biomarkers

Functional Foods  Bioactive Compounds and Biomarkers Book
Author : Danik Martirosyan
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019-08-31
ISBN : 9781689792783
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Functional Food Center has held 27 successful International Conferences, including this one, since 2004. We take special interest in enabling the assimilation of scientific knowledge at our conferences under the series "Functional Foods and Chronic Diseases: Science and Practice." The 27th International Conference was held September 20th to September 21st, 2019 at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center of Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, USA. This conference was titled "Functional Foods, Bioactive Compounds and Biomarkers: Health Promotion and Disease Management"Main conference sessions include: Session 1. Opening and Keynote Session. Session 2: Functional Food Definition, Status, and RegulationSession 3: Functional foods, Bioactive Compounds and Nutrition for CancerSession 4. Bioactive Compounds and Biomarkers for Chronic Disorders: Session 5. Poster Session and ExhibitionSession 6: Nutrition, Functional Foods and Chronic Diseases. Session 7: Functional Foods, Metabolism and Diabetes. Session 8: Current Research and Development of New Functional Food Products: Session 9. Poster Session and ExhibitionPresented in this book are scientists, food manufacturers, and healthcare professionals who are committed to functional food research. They have brought together ideas and research to prevent and manage chronic illnesses in order to improve quality of life through the utilization of functional foods with bioactive compounds.Danik Martirosyan, PhD, President of Functional Food Center, Functional Food Institute, Dallas, TX, USA

Health of HIV Infected People

Health of HIV Infected People Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2015-04-30
ISBN : 0128011432
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Health of HIV Infected People: Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle with Antiretroviral Drugs provides basic and applied knowledge on the supportive roles of bioactive foods, exercise, and dietary supplements on HIV/AIDS patients receiving antiretroviral drugs. Approaches include the application of traditional herbs and foods aiming to define both the risks and benefits of such practices. Readers will learn how to treat or ameliorate the effects of chronic retroviral disease using readily available, cheap foods, dietary supplements, and lifestyle changes with specific attention to the needs of patients receiving antiretroviral drugs. This work provides the most current, concise, scientific appraisal of the efficacy (or lack thereof) of key foods, nutrients, dietary plants, and behavioral shifts in preventing and improving the quality of life of HIV infected infants and adults, while also giving the needed attention to these complex and important side effects. Covers the role of nutrients in the prevention and treatment of HIV-induced physiological changes in children undergoing HAART, including covers of omega-3 fatty acids, dietary fat intake, metabolic changes, and vitamin D Explores food and the treatment of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease in HIV infected patients, including fundamental coverage and recommendations for care Provides coverage of fitness and exercise regimens, physical activity, and behavioral and lifestyle changes on HIV infected individuals Gives careful attention to the specific nutritional needs of patients undergoing HAART therapy

New Scientist

New Scientist Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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