The Benefits of Vegetarianism
Discusses the benefits of a vegetarian diet, including nutrition and health. Presents a general background, and the constituent elements in a vegetarian diet, and its capacity to meet the nutritional daily requirements for an individual.
Examines diet, exercise & other non-medical means to prevent & rehabilitate cardiovascular problems.
Discusses the pharmacology of bowel disorders and the medications used to treat these disorders and other gastrointestinal conditions. The paper covers normal function of the lower digestive tract, gastrointestinal disorders, bowel diseases, pancreatitis, obesity, weight loss. Explains the noral function of the lower digestive tract.
Definition, health significance, types, screening, effect on atherosclerosis, diet, treatment, role of age, human & animal studies.
THE ELDERLY AND NUTRITION.
Discusses evaluating nutrition for the elderly population. Issue of mindset of the elederly, as well as availability of food, vitamins and supplements. Problem of the institutionalized elderly who have an inadequate intake of specific nutrients. Food habits. Measures to build up the daily nutrient intake of the elderly and increase awareness of proper nutrition.
Chemical compounds with an unpaired electron & their role as biochemical mediators & cause of diseases.
CANCER & NUTRITION.
How diet can help control & prevent cancer. Risk factors, immune system, research, protein, carbohydrates, fiber, lipids, free radicals, vitamins & minerals, more.