Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention
Victor R. Preedy, Ronald Ross Watson, Vinood B. Patel
Academic Press, 2011 - Medical - 1189 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. This complete guide to the health benefits of nuts and seeds 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.
* Organized by seed-type with detailed information on the specific health benefits of each to provide an easy-access reference for identifying treatment options
* Insights into health benefits will assist in development of symptom-specific functional foods
* Includes photographs for visual identification and confirmation
* Indexed alphabetically by nut/seed with a second index by condition or disease
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