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Nutrition, Health and Disease

A Lifespan Approach

Langley-Evans, Simon


3. Auflage September 2021
416 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-71751-5
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In this newly revised third edition of Nutrition, Health and Disease, acclaimed researcher and Professor of Human Nutrition Simon Langley-Evans delivers an easy-to-read and student-friendly textbook on the changing demands for nutrients made by the body throughout the human lifespan.

* Thorough introductions to lifespan nutrition, maternal nutrition prior to conception, pregnancy, and fetal nutrition's relationship to disease later in life
* Practical discussions of lactation and infant feeding, nutrition during childhood, nutrition during adolescence, and nutrition in the adult years
* Explores vegetarian, vegan, kosher, and other alternative diets, as well as dieting for weight loss in adults, gender and nutrition, macro- and micronutrients, and a background on nutritional epidemiology and statistics
* Access to an updated student companion website with additional resources

Perfect for nutrition and dietetics students, as well as newly qualified nutrition and dietetics professionals, this foundational textbook will also earn a place on the bookshelves of other healthcare students and professionals who seek a one-stop reference on the impact that nutrition has on health and disease.

Simon Langley-Evans is Head of the School of Biosciences and Professor of Human Nutrition in the Faculty of Science at the University of Nottingham, UK. He obtained his first degree in Biochemistry with Microbiology from Royal Holloway and Bedford New College; his PhD from the University of Southampton, and a DSc from the University of Nottingham. He is the author of over 200 peer-reviewed research papers and book chapters in the area of lifespan nutrition.

S. Langley-Evans, University of Nottingham, UK