Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention
Victor R. Preedy, Ronald Ross Watson
Academic Press, Mar 31, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 1226 pages
The use of nuts and seeds to improve human nutritional status has proven successful for a variety of conditions including in the treatment of high cholesterol, reduced risk of Type-2 Diabetes, and weight control. Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention is a complete guide to the health benefits of nuts and seeds. This book is the only single-source scientific reference to explore the specific factors that contribute to these potential health benefits, as well as discussing how to maximize those potential benefits.
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