Nutritional Concerns of Women

Title

Nutritional Concerns of Women

Files

Description

Women's health and nutrition concerns have moved to the forefront of research with the mandate by the National Institutes of Health to include women in formerly male-only studies assessing responses to diet and disease. This second edition of a popular and highly praised resource provides new research results that detail the prevalence of and different manifestations of diseases in women.

With more contributions by leading authorities, Nutritional Concerns of Women, Second Edition updates the knowledge base of nutrition and health interactions unique to women through the life cycle. It includes new chapters on obesity, diabetes, thyroid diseases, and musculoskeletal and rheumatic diseases. Additionally, it covers societal influences, nutrition in the adolescent female, menopause, and vegetarianism. This new, awaited edition also examines the roles that gender and culture play on nutrition.

ISBN

0849313376

Publication Date

2004

Publisher

CRC Press

City

Boca Raton, FL

Keywords

Women, Nutrition, Health and hygene

Disciplines

Human and Clinical Nutrition | Nutrition

Comments

2nd edition