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Cover for The role of companion animals in supporting human patients with non-communicable diseases.

The epidemiology, prevalence, risk factors and the role of companion animals in helping people with cardiovascular diseases, obesity and depression are presented.

Author(s)
Turner, D. C.; Hediger, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the endocrine pancreas and equine metabolic syndrome.

This chapter discussed regulation of glucose metabolism in horses and on the clinical aspects, diagnosis, epidemiology, management and risk factors of diseases affecting its balance such as diabetes mellitus, equine metabolic syndrome, insulin dysregulation, insulin resistance, and...

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trees, well-being and urban greening.

Trees have a positive impact on human health and well-being through multiple services including carbon sequestration, timber production, places for recreation, shade to protect from heat and air purification. However, an estimated 15 billion trees are cut down each year (based on 2000-2015 trends), ...

Author(s)
Milner, A.; Harris, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reshaping agriculture to reduce obesity.

This chapter provides an overview of the global burden of the growing obesity epidemic and reviews regional trends in macronutrient availability. It then presents drivers of food overconsumption and explains the likely contribution of agriculture to the growing obesity epidemic in low- and...

Author(s)
Ecker, O.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quality of life of animals in veterinary medical practice.

This chapter examines the complex concept of quality of life. An emphasis is placed on the practical application of QOL for animals. This chapter likewise suggest how veterinary surgeons, and animal owners, might better assess and improve animals' QOL. Arguably, QOL is/or should be the single most...

Author(s)
Yeates, J. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indigenous food systems: contributions to sustainable food systems and sustainable diets.

Indigenous food systems are remarkable reservoirs of unique cultural knowledge grounded in historical legacy and spirituality that acknowledge the inextricable link of people with their sustainably managed resources. These sustainable food systems can provide essential understanding about...

Author(s)
Kuhnlein, H.; Eme, P.; Larrinoa, Y. F. de
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agriculture for improved nutrition: seizing the momentum.

This book highlights the important links between agriculture and nutrition, both direct and indirect, both theoretical and practical. It explores these relationships through various frameworks, such as value chains, programmes and policies, as well as through diverse perspectives, such as gender....

Author(s)
Fan, S.; Yosef, S.; Pandya-Lorch, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book
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Cover for Green tea catechins for the prevention of colorectal tumorigenesis: from bench to bed.

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a serious healthcare problem worldwide. Thus, effective prevention strategies are urgently required. The removal of adenomatous polyps, which are precancerous CRC lesions, may reduce the risk of CRC. Green tea catechins (GTCs) inhibit cell proliferation and induce...

Author(s)
Shimizu, M.; Moriwaki, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Preventive effects of green tea and its components on obesity.

Obesity is a cause of metabolic syndrome in humans, and its increase is a serious social problem in Japan. Recently, the intake of green tea and its components has been found to suppress obesity. Basic research using mice has shown that fat accumulation can be suppressed by the oral administration...

Author(s)
Sayama, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of tea galloyl catechins on the reduction of body fat.

Obesity due to the accumulation of abdominal visceral fat causes hyperglycemia, high blood pressure, and lipid profile abnormalities and it increases the risk of coronary heart disease and cerebrovascular disease. A 12-week randomized double-blind placebo-controlled interventional study was...

Author(s)
Kakuda, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter

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