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Breastfeeding

Felicity Savage King, Jennifer N. Nielsen and Pooja Pandey Rana.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics. 11578 words.

This chapter explains the importance of exclusive breastfeeding for the infant’s first 6 months of life. Breast milk contains all the nutrients and water a baby needs in an easily digested...

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Buying food

Ann Burgess and Helena Pachón.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics. 2838 words.

This chapter aims to enable readers to help households to budget, and know which local foods to buy. It does so by presenting a simple methodology to calculate the minimum weekly cost of a...

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Cancer and leukaemia

Joan Webster-Gandy.

Edited by Angela Madden and Michelle Holdsworth.

in Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

P ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dietetics. 4112 words.

Cancer: introduction and dietary guidelines to minimize risk - Effects of cancer on nutritional status - Nutritional management in cancer - Other dietary approaches to cancer treatment - ...

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Cardiovascular disease

Joan Webster-Gandy.

Edited by Angela Madden and Michelle Holdsworth.

in Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

P ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dietetics. 5635 words.

Classification, prevalence, and contributing causes - Cardioprotective diet - Familial hypercholesterolaemia - Heart failure - Refsum's disease - Stroke/cerebrovascular accident - ...

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Cognitive Function and Memory Loss

Lionel H. Opie.

in Living Longer, Living Better

February 2011; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Dietetics. 10053 words.

Chapter 7 discusses cognitive function and memory loss, including the hippocampus, neurotransmitters, causes of memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, normal aging changes, and steps to maintain...

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Current dietary patterns in the UK

Joan Webster-Gandy.

Edited by Angela Madden and Michelle Holdsworth.

in Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

P ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dietetics. 657 words.

Current dietary patterns

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Diabetes

Joan Webster-Gandy.

Edited by Angela Madden and Michelle Holdsworth.

in Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

P ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dietetics. 6047 words.

Classification and prevalence - Contributing causes and clinical consequences - Key priorities for management - Goals and principles of dietary management - Diet and insulin - Diet and...

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Diabetes—overview and nutritional management

Chittaranjan Yajnik and Shilpa Joshi.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics. 2591 words.

This chapter gives an overview of type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes and their management. It explains what diabetes and insulin resistance are, the risk factors, and the dangers....

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Diet before and during pregnancy

Joan Webster-Gandy.

Edited by Angela Madden and Michelle Holdsworth.

in Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

P ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dietetics. 4329 words.

Pre- and peri-conceptional nutrition in women - Dietary reference values and dietary guidelines during pregnancy - Vitamin and mineral supplements in pregnancy - Food safety in pregnancy - ...

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Dietary reference values and food-based dietary guidelines

Joan Webster-Gandy.

Edited by Angela Madden and Michelle Holdsworth.

in Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

P ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dietetics. 2443 words.

Dietary reference values - Food-based dietary guidelines -

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