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Title Optimizing women's health through nutrition / edited by Lilian U. Thompson, Wendy E. Ward.

Imprint Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  613.04244 Op7 2008    ---  Available
Description xvii, 454 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Need to optimize the health of women / Lilian U. Thompson and Wendy E. Ward -- Sex-specific biology of the gastrointestinal tract / Marianne J. Legato -- Adolescence / Nicole Larson ... [et al.] -- Premenopause / Paula Skidmore and Aedin Cassidy -- Pregnancy and lactation / Lisa A. Houghton and Deborah L. O'Connor -- Menopause and midlife / Stacie E. Geller, Marci Goldstein Adams, and Laura Studee -- Obesity and weight management / Peter Clifton -- The metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes mellitus / Janet A. Vogt and Thomas M.S. Wolever -- Cardiovascular disease / Alice H. Lichtenstein and Nirupa R. Matthan -- Breast and ovarian cancer / Bette J. Caan and Cynthia A. Thomson -- Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis / Wendy E. Ward -- Rheumatoid arthritis / Lisa K. Stamp and Leslie G. Cleland -- Irritable bowel syndrome / Gerald E. Mullin and Linda A. Lee -- Eye health / Jennifer Evans -- Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia / Pasqualina Perrig-Chiello, Sara Hutchison, and Hannes B. Staehelin -- Depression and psychiatric disorders / Christina P.C. Borba and David C. Henderson -- Eating disorders / Richard E. Kreipe and Sophie Bucher Della Torre -- Oral health / Peter C. Fritz and Wendy E. Ward -- Conclusion: what we know, and where do we go from here / Lilian U. Thompson and Wendy E. Ward.
Subject Women -- Nutrition.
Women -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects.
Nutrition -- Sex differences.
Sex factors in disease.
Nutrition Physiology.
Diet Therapy.
Disease -- etiology.
Sex Factors.
Women's Health.
Added Author Thompson, Lilian U.
Ward, Wendy E.
ISBN 1420043005 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781420043006 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101309782
NZ1 11454973

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