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Nutrition and the Eye A Practical Approach

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ISBN-10: 0750688165

ISBN-13: 9780750688161

Edition: 2006

Authors: Frank Eperjesi, Stephen Beatty

List price: $102.00
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Description:

Contemporary, current and clinical, this volume provides information on the effects of nutrition on vision. It separates the myths from reality and assists practitioners in their clinical procedures and allows them to provide information to patients which is backed up by evidence-based research.
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Book details

List price: $102.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Introduction to nutrition for vision scientists
Introduction and definitions
Optimal nutrition
Food groups and types
A healthy diet how much to eat?
Digestion, absorption and transport of foods
Bioavailability of foods
Measures of nutritional status
Nutrients and nutrient derivatives relevant to ocular health
Proteins
Lipids
Carbohydrates
Vitamins
Minerals and trace elements
Carotenoids
Oxidative stress and the eye
Nutrition and ocular senescence
Vitamin A deficiency
Vitamin C deficiency and ocular disease
Vitamin E deficiency
Retinitis pigmentosa
Nutrition and ocular senescence
Nutrition and malnutrition in the elderly
The ageing eye
Dry eye disorders
Glaucoma
Cataract
Age-related macular degeneration
Recent advances in research into nutrition-related eye health
Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS)
Carotenoids In Age-Related Eye Disease Study (CAREDS)
Lutein Antioxidant Supplementation Trial (LAST)
The Aston Randomized Controlled Trial (Aston RCT)
Celtic Age-Related Maculopathy Arrestation (CARMA) Study
Contraindications, adverse reactions and ocular nutritional supplements
Contraindications, adverse reactions and ocular nutritional supplements
Conclusions
Conclusions