Best diet books of all time
With growing concerns about the rising incidence of obesity, there is interest in understanding how the human appetite contributes to energy balance and how it might be affected by the foods we consume, as well as other cultural and environmental factors. Satiation, satiety and the control of food intake provides a concise and authoritative overview of these areas. Part one introduces the concepts of satiation and satiety and discusses how these concepts can be quantified. Chapters in part two focus on biological factors of satiation and satiety before part three moves on to explore food composition factors. Chapters in part four discuss hedonic, cultural and environmental factors of satiation and satiety. Finally, part five explores public health implications and evaluates consumer understanding of satiation and satiety and related health claims.
John E. Blundell
More free books Peptides in Energy Balance and Obesi – G. Fruhbeck
Obesity is one of the most relevant public health concerns today and it is now evident that body weight control is achieved through highly integrated physiological interactions like nutrient selection as well as being influenced by genetic and environmental factors. Moreover, energy balance regulation is a complex process aimed at maintaining constant energy stores. Presenting a […] Starch : Advances in Structure and Function – T.L. Barsby
Starch, in its many forms, provides an essential food energy source for the world's human population. It is therefore vital for manufacturers (and ultimately consumers) to have increased understanding of the granule synthesis and its behaviour in modern food processing. Starch: Advances in Structure and Function documents the latest research and opinion on starch structure and its […] Sustainable Protein Sources – Sudarshan Nadathur
Protein plays a critical role in human nutrition. Although animal-derived proteins constitute the majority of the protein we consume, plant-derived proteins can satisfy the same requirement with less environmental impact. Sustainable Protein Sources allows readers to understand how alternative proteins such as plant, fungal, algal, and insect protein can take the place of more costly […] Childhood Obesity : Prevalence, Pathophysiology, and Management – Rexford S. Ahima
This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has increased worldwide in recent decades. Obesity in childhood is associated with a wide range of serious health complications and an increased risk of premature illness and death later in life. This book presents childhood obesity trends across multiple demographics […] Guideline: Sugars Intake for Adults and Children – World Health Organization(WHO)
The objective of this guideline is to provide recommendations on the consumption of free sugars to reduce the risk of NCDs in adults and children, particularly focusing on the prevention and control of unhealthy weight gain and dental caries. This is in recognition of the rapidly growing epidemic of overweight and obesity around the globe and its role as a risk factor for several […] Cardiovascular Physiology in Exercise and Sport – Christopher Bell
Written by an eminent cardiovascular physiologist with a strong track record in dealing with issues related to exercise and environmental physiology, this text covers cardiovascular function from the exercise and human physiologist's viewpoint. It provides a solid foundation of knowledge of how the cardiovascular system responds and adapts to the challenges of exercise and […] Sound Asleep : The Expert Guide to Sleeping Well – Prof. Chris Idzikowski
All too many of us are not getting the quality or amount of sleep we need. Perhaps we have difficulty drifting off, or we lie awake in the small hours, or have problems with a restless partner, or with bad dreams, or with our work-sleep patterns if we are shiftworkers or early risers. The big question is, what can we do about such problems? Who can we turn to, for a sympathetic and […] Primal Diet Made Easy : Lose Weight, Get More Energy and Improve Your Overall Health – Brittany Samons
The Primal diet is an advanced food arrangement focused around the assumed eating methodology of ancient cave people. It is focused on a phrase "if a cave man didn't consume it, you shouldn't consume it." Since heredity have changed little since the beginning of horticulture, advanced people are adjusted to the eating regimen or weight control plans of the Primal period.
Best diet books of all time