Foods and Dietary Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Older Adults

Foods and Dietary Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Older Adults focuses on the ways in which food and dietary supplements affect the major health problems of aging adults. Researchers in nutrition, diet, epidemiology, and aging studies, as well as healthcare providers who work with elderly patients will use this comprehensive resource as a tool in their long-term goal of preventing and treating chronic disease within the elderly. This book brings together a broad range of experts working on the different aspects of foods and dietary supplements (vitamins, herbs, plant extracts, etc.) in health promotion and disease prevention. They have contributed chapters which define a range of ways in which foods, nutriceuticals, and dietary supplements prevent disease and promote health in older adults. They begin by reviewing the medicinal role of foods, herbal, and dietary supplements in health promotion in older adults, as well as some of the most commonly used supplements in elder "self-medication." They review the most recent studies of how foods, herbal, and dietary supplements are effective in the prevention and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other obesity associated diseases in older adults. Then they consider alcohol, other drugs, and plant based drugs of abuse which can adversely affect the health of older adults. Lastly, they consider foods and dietary supplements in gene regulation in older adults. Investigates the important nutritional requirements of the aging population in health and in relation to various acute and chronic diseases Explores the nutritional effects of botanical extracts and components that can have important health promotion benefits, and risks, to ensure safe consumption Reviews studies of common diseases within the aging population including cancer, cardiovascular, metabolic, and infectious diseases that can alter the intake of foods, supplements, and/or requirements for various nutrients Investigates the mechanisms of action of components of foods and dietary supplements, in particular gene activation and epigenetics

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  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 398 pages
  • ISBN : 0124186866
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Foods and Dietary Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Older Adults

Foods and Dietary Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Older Adults
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 January 2015
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Foods and Dietary Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Older Adults focuses on the ways in which food and dietary supplements affect the major health problems of aging adults. Researchers in nutrition, diet, epidemiology, and aging studies, as well as healthcare providers who work with elderly patients will use this comprehensive resource as a tool in their long-term goal of preventing and treating chronic disease within the elderly. This book brings together a broad range of experts

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
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  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Food Forum
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 29 November 2010
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  • Author : National Academy of Sciences,Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 January 1992
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  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 February 2017
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  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Commission on Life Sciences,Committee on Diet and Health
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 January 1989
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 January 2017
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  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 September 2014
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Nutritional supplement research concerning brain health and neurological disease is becoming an important focus. While nutritional supplements are very popular for general health and well being, the effectiveness of common supplements and their impact on general brain health and for the treatment or prevention of neurological disease is not clearly understood. This comprehensive introduction to bioactive nutraceuticals for brain and neurological provides a foundation review for research neuroscientists, clinical neurologists, pharmacology researchers and nutrition scientists on what we know now

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  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 February 1988
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