Description - Nutrition and Arthritis by Margaret Rayman
Arthritis affects millions of people throughout the world and while its treatment is usually medicinal or surgical, there exists a large body of evidence concerning the positive effects of nutritional input on the condition. This important title thoroughly reviews the available studies and data, providing a clear, concise and user friendly reference manual. Coverage includes the types, aetiology and importance of arthritic conditions, risk factors diagnosis and clinical features, pharmacological treatment, nutritional adequacy and current dietary approaches to the treatment of arthritis, the influence of exclusion, elemental, vegan and vegetarian diets, the role of micronutrients and the use of n-3 fatty acids, glucosamine sulphate, chondroitin and other supplements in the treatment of arthritic conditions. This title is an essential purchase for all those concerned with arthritis and its treatment.
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(241mm x 172mm x 15mm)
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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Author Biography - Margaret Rayman
Dr Margaret Rayman is Reader (Associate Professor) in Nutritional Medicine and Course Director of the Nutritional Medicine Masters Programme in the School of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Alison Callaghan is Senior Dietician at Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, Kent, UK