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About this product
- Author(s)John J. B. Anderson,Marilyn C. Sparling
- PublisherApple Academic Press Inc.
- Date of Publication12/06/2014
- GenreMedicine: General
- Place of PublicationOakville
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintApple Academic Press Inc.
- Content Note14 black & white illustrations, 61 black & white tables
- Weight521 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
- Table Of ContentsWhat is a Mediterranean Diet? Common Components in Diverse Dietary Patterns Promote Health and Long Life Dietary Patterns of the Mediterranean Nations: Then and Now Critical Nutrients in Foods of Mediterranean Nations Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Cardiovascular Diseases and the Metabolic Syndrome Diet-Related Cancers and Other Diseases Introduction to the Health Benefits of Mediterranean-Style Dietary Patterns High Consumption of Monounsaturated Fat and Low Consumption of Saturated Fat High Consumption of Fruits, Vegetables, and Legumes High Consumption of Whole Grains Moderate Consumption of Nuts and Seeds Moderate Consumption of Fish and Seafood Low Consumption of Meats and Low-to-Moderate Consumption of Poultry and Eggs Low Consumption of Milk and Moderate Consumption of Cheese and Yogurt Moderate Consumption of Alcohol High Consumption of Herbs, Spices, and Garlic Moving Toward a Mediterranean-Style Diet in Your Own Life Eat like a Mediterranean: Enjoy Your Food, Be Healthy, and Feel Good Research and Other Articles on Mediterranean Diets Appendix A: Fiber Content of Foods in Common Portions Appendix B: Recipes Appendix C: Books on Mediterranean Foods and Cooking Appendix D: Websites Appendix E: Glossary of Terms Used in Text Index
- Author BiographyJohn J. B. Anderson, BA, MAT, MA, PhD, has been on the faculty of the Department of Nutrition in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill since 1972. He has a bachelor's degree in history from Williams College, a master's degree in education from Harvard University, a master's degree in biology from Boston University, and a doctorate in physical biology (biochemistry) from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. His research career has centered on the linkages among nutrients, hormones, lifestyle factors, and bone health. He has published several books and written approximately 150 scientific articles. He is currently on the editorial boards of several journals, including the British Journal of Nutrition, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Osteoporosis International, and Nutrition Research. Marilyn C. Sparling, BS, MA, MPH, RD , LDN, is a registered and licensed dietitian recently retired from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, where she was a clinical dietitian in the outpatient endocrinology division. She graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a master's degree in public health, focusing on nutrition. She is a long-time professional member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Diabetes Association. She has coauthored several journal articles on nutrition and health. During her tenure at Duke, she became a certified diabetes educator (CDE), worked as a member of a multidisciplinary medical care team, and provided nutrition education and counseling in osteoporosis, diabetes, lipid disorders, and other chronic medical conditions.
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