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CVD: Diet, nutrition and emerging risk factors (2005, 400pp)
This extremely important new book is the comprehensive and authoritative independent consensus report of the BNF’s Task Force on Cardiovascular Disease. Timely and essential, this book comprises the comprehensive and authoritative independent report of the British Nutrition Foundation’s Task Force on effects of the diet on cardiovascular disease, chaired by Professor Keith Frayn.
Cardiovascular Disease provides core information for a wide range of health professionals, as well as those involved in food formulation in the food industry.The recommendations made in the final sections of this cutting-edge book should be considered by all those involved in this vitally important subject.
Contents includes: History and definitions; common concepts; risk factors including lipid-related factors, inflammation-related factors, coagulation-related factors, oxidative stress, homocysteine, vascular dysfunction, adipocyte-related factors, and maternal and fetal nutrition; public health issues; conclusions, recommendations and answers to commonly asked questions.
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