Nutrition and Diet in Menopause, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1627033734
  • ISBN-13: 9781627033732
  • DDC: 618.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 469 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Nutrition and Diet in Menopause is a single comprehensive source that will provide readers with an understanding of menopause.  Holistic in its approach, this volume is divided into five sections covering psychological, endocrine and lifestyle factors, metabolism and physiology, bone and nutrition, cancer and nutrition, cardiovascular factors and dietary supplements in menopause.  In-depth chapters review the potential long term consequences of menopause on the overall health of women, not only at the physical level including hot flushes (flashes) , alterations to the genitourinary system, skin changes, decreased cardiovascular functions, hypertension, headache, back pain, and constipation.  Written by international leaders and trendsetters, Nutrition and Diet in Menopause is essential reading for endocrinologists, cardiologists, nutritionists and all health care professionals who are interested in women's health. 

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Editor Page.
About Series Editor.
About Volume Editors.
1: Overview and General Aspects.
2: An Overview of the Extent and Nature of Menopause and Its Physiological Basis.
3: Body Composition and Menopausal Transition: A Bioanthropological Perspective.
4: Menopause-Related Physiological Changes and Their Possible Control Through Diet and Exercise.
5: The Role of Polyphenols in Menopause.
6: Bone and Muscle.
7: Intestinal Calcium Absorption Efficiency in Women and the Influence of Menopause.
8: Calcium Absorption from Fortified Soymilk in Osteopenic Postmenopausal Women.
9: Postmenopausal Homocysteine, Vitamin B12, Folate Levels and Bone Metabolism: A Focus on Fractures.
10: Antioxidant Vitamins and Carotenoids Associated with Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopause Female Subjects: Japanese Perspectives.
11: Soy Protein Isoflavones and Their Effect on Bone in Postmenopausal Women.
12: S-Equol, a Natural Metabolite of Soy Daidzein, for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms and Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women.
13: Tofu in Menopause Therapy and Prevention.
14: Dietary Phytoestrogens in Preventing Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women: Italian Aspects.
15: Curcumin and Its Potential Effects on the Development of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis.
16: Menopause and Sarcopenia: Dietary and Nutritional Aspects.
17: Cardiovascular System, Metabolism and Cancer.
18: Effects of Flaxseed on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Menopause.
19: Magnesium Metabolism in Menopause.
20: Effect of Folic Acid Supplementation in Postmenopausal Women.
21: Use of Diet and Myoinositol in Postmenopausal Women: A New Approach to the Metabolic Syndrome.
22: Leptin and Obesity in Ovarian Dysfunction in Menopause.
23: Fat and Fat Distribution in Menopause: Chinese Aspects.
24: Nutrition and Breast Cancer in Premenopausal and Postmenopausal Women in Uruguay.
25: Obesity, Nutrition, and Cancer in Menopause: European Perspectives.
26: Vitamin D and the Menopause: A Focus on Apoptosis in Cancer.
27: Gynecological Malignancies and Diet in Menopause: From the Biological and Epidemiological Viewpoints.
28: Psychological Aspects and Cognitive Function.
29: The Psychology of the Menopause: The Experiences During the Transition and Individual Conceptualization of Menopause.
30: Cognitive Decline in Menopause.
31: An Overview of Menopausal Dietary Supplements and Cognition.
32: Black Cohosh for the Menopausal Transition: Issues of Safety and Efficacy.
33: Preclinical Studies: Implications for Human Health.
34: Animal Models of Menopausal Metabolism.
35: Phytoestrogen α-Zearalanol in an Animal Model of Menopause.
36: Flaxseed and Bone Health in Animal Models of Menopause.
37: Flavonoids of Herba Epimedii and Bone Metabolism in Experimental Ovarian Deficiency.
38: Dietary Plant Maslinic Acid in Ovariectomy Model of Menopause.
39: Interlinking Diet, Nutrition, Menopause and Recommended Resources.