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Nutrients, Stress and Medical Disorders, Hardback Book

Nutrients, Stress and Medical Disorders Hardback

Edited by Shlomo Yehuda, David I. Mostofsky

Part of the Nutrition and Health series


A benchmark survey of current clinical findings on the complex interactions between diet, stress, and mental health, and their impact on disease states.

The authors give special attention to the influence of stress on physical health, mental health, and cognitive function, including the critical effects of maternal nutritional status and stress levels on fetal physical and mental development, the role of lipids in the development and treatment of depression, the role of fish oil in the development of aggressive behaviors, and the consequences of obesity on stress and the development of eating disorders.

Additional chapters examine the effects of stress on chronic disorders, women, and cardiac function, and the influence of inflammation on diet, neurological functions, disease incidence, and cognitive functions.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 438 pages, 62 Illustrations, black and white; XIV, 438 p. 62 illus.
  • Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Dietetics & nutrition
  • ISBN: 9781588294326



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