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Author Lawrence, Glen D., 1948-

Title The Fats of Life : Essential Fatty Acids in Health and Disease / Glen D. Lawrence.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2010]

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 277 pages) : illustrations
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The dietary fat doctrine -- Lipid terminology, structure, and function -- Some dietary fats are essential -- Signals, messengers, and responses -- Oxidation and lipid peroxidation -- Atherosclerosis -- Risk factors in cardiovascular disease -- Lipid-lowering drugs -- Inflammation, anti-inflammatory drugs, and lipid mediators -- Cancer and immunity -- Neurological development, memory, and learning -- Functional disorders of the nervous system -- Neurodegenerative diseases -- Obesity : health consequences and dietary influences -- Dietary choices for comprehensive health.
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Subject Fatty acids in human nutrition.
Fatty acids in human nutrition.
Essential fatty acids -- Physiological effect.
Essential fatty acids -- Physiological effect.
Essential fatty acids.
Fatty Acids, Essential -- metabolism.
Dietary Fats -- metabolism.
Health Behavior.
Nervous System -- metabolism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Title Essential fatty acids in health and disease
Other Form: Print version: Lawrence, Glen D., 1948- Fats of life. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010 9780813546773 (DLC) 2009020397 (OCoLC)326466241
ISBN 9780813549194 (electronic book)
0813549191 (electronic book)
9780813546773 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
081354677X (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
Standard No. 9786612562419