Diet and Exercise in Cystic Fibrosis

Diet and Exercise in Cystic Fibrosis

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Diet and Exercise in Cystic Fibrosis, a unique reference edited by distinguished and internationally recognized nutritionist and immunologist Ronald Ross Watson, fills the gap in the current dietary modalities aimed at controlling cystic fibrosis. Using expert evaluation on the latest studies of the role of food and exercise in lifelong management of cystic fibrosis, this valuable resource shows how to maintain intestinal, hepatic, and pulmonary high quality function for improving quality of life for those with cystic fibrosis. A helpful tool for researchers and clinicians alike, this reference helps refine research targets, and provides the beginning of a structured dietary management scheme for those with cystic fibrosis.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 396 pages
  • 216 x 276mm
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0128103191
  • 9780128103197

Table of contents

Section A. OVERVIEW OF NUTRITION AND DIETS IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS 1. Nutrition for pregnant cystic fibrosis patients 2. Disordered eating and body image in cystic fibrosis 3. Neonatal screening and nutrition/growth in cystic fibrosis: A review 4. CF Nutrition: Outcomes, Treatment Guidelines and Risk Classification 5. Clinical, nutritional and spirometry in cystic fibrosis 6. Family mealtimes and children with cystic fibrosis 7. Disturbed sleep behaviors and melatonin in sleep dysfunction and treatment of cystic fibrosis 8. Age at diagnosis and disease progression of cystic fibrosis 9. Lactoferrin and cystic fibrosis airway infection B. VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY AND SUPPLEMENTATION IN GROWTH AND HEALTH IN CHILDREN WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS 10. Vitamin D bioavailability in cystic fibrosis 11. Cystic fibrosis and Vitamin D 12. Specialty Foods for Children with Cystic Fibrosis 13. The Effects of Caffeine, Alcohol, and Tobacco in Cystic Fibrosis 14. Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiency in Cystic Fibrosis 15. Can light provide a vitamin D supplement in cystic fibrosis? 16. Pediatric cystic fibrosis children and fat-soluble vitamins C. VITAMIN DEFICIENCY, ANTIOXIDANTS, AND SUPPLEMENTATION IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS PATIENTS 17. Vitamin supplements: a role in cystic fibrosis patients? 18. Nutrition oxidative stress and patients with cystic fibrosis 19. Vitamin A Supplementation Therapy for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis 20. The Emergence of Polyphenols in the Potentiation of Treatment Modality in Cystic Fibrosis 21. Chronic infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa in an animal model of oxidative stress: Lessons for patients with Cystic Fibrosis 22. Vitamin K in cystic fibrosis 23. Vitamin K and cystic fibrosis D. MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES ASSOCIATED WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS: ROLE OF NUTRITION AND FOOD 24. Insulin, body mass and growth in young cystic fibrosis patients 25. Low glycemic index dietary interventions in cystic fibrosis 26. Insulin resistance in cystic fibrosis: Management E. DIGESTIVE ENZYMES, PRO-BIOTICS AND FOOD IN TREATMENT OF INTESTINAL DYSFUNCTION 27. Cystic fibrosis and celiac disease 28. Probiotic supplementation, pulmonary exacerbations in patients with cystic fibrosis F. NUTRITION AND PULMONARY FUNCTION IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS PATIENTS 29. CYSTIC FIBROSIS RELATED DIABETES: LUNG FUNCTION AND NUTRITIONAL STATUS 30. Eating Disorders and Disturbed Eating Attitudes and Behaviors Typical in CF 31. Buteyko: Better Breathing = Better Health G. NUTRITION AND LIVER AND OTHER ORGANS OF CYTIC FIBROSIS PATIENTS 32. The pancreatic duct ligated pig model for patients suffering from exocrine pancreatic insufficiency- studies on vitamin A and E status H. EXERCISE AND BEHAVIOR IN MANAGEMENT OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS 33. Exercise testing in CF, the what and how 34. Mechanism of exercise limitation in cystic fibrosis: A literature update of involved mechanisms 35. Assessing Physical Activity Levels using Questionnaires and Diaries 36. Motivating physical activity: Skills and Strategies for Behavior Change 37. Diet, food and nutrition and exercise in cystic fibrosis 38. Personalizing Exercise Programs for CF patients I. FAT AND LIPID METABOLISM IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS 39. Unsaturated fatty acids in cystic fibrosis: metabolism and therapy 40. Essential fatty acid deficiency in cystic fibrosis: malabsorption or metabolic abnormality? 41. Persistent fat malabsorption in cystic fibrosis 42. Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cystic Fibrosis
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About Ronald Ross Watson

Ronald Ross Watson PhD is a professor of Health Promotion Sciences in the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. He was one of the founding members of this school serving the mountain west of the USA. He is a professor of Family and Community Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of Arizona. He began his research in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health as a fellow in 1971 doing field work on vaccines in Saudi Arabia. He has done clinical studies in Colombia, Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and USA which provides a broad international view of public health. He has served in the military reserve hospital for 17 years with extensive training in medical responses to disasters as the chief biochemistry officer of a general hospital, retiring at a Lt. Colonel. He published 450 papers, and presently directs or has directed several NIH funded biomedical grants relating to alcohol and disease particularly immune function and cardiovascular effects including studying complementary and alternative medicines. Professor Ronald Ross Watson was Director of a National Institutes of Health funded Alcohol Research Center for 5 years. The main goal of the Center was to understand the role of ethanol-induced immunosuppression on immune function and disease resistance in animals. He is an internationally recognized alcohol-researcher, nutritionist and immunologist. He also initiated and directed other NIH-associated work at The University of Arizona, College of Medicine. Dr. Watson has funding from companies and non-profit foundations to study bioactive foods' components in health promotion. Professor Watson attended the University of Idaho, but graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, with a degree in Chemistry in 1966. He completed his Ph.D. degree in 1971 in Biochemistry from Michigan State University. His postdoctoral schooling was completed at the Harvard School of Public Health in Nutrition and Microbiology, including a two-year postdoctoral research experience in immunology. Professor Watson is a distinguished member of several national and international nutrition, immunology, and cancer societies. Overall his career has involved studying many foods for their uses in health promotion. He has edited 120 biomedical reference books, particularly in health and 450 papers and chapters. His teaching and research in foods, nutrition and bacterial disease also prepare him to edit this book. He has 4 edited works on nutrition in aging. He has extensive experience working with natural products, alcohol, exercise, functional foods and dietary extracts for health benefits and safety issues, including getting 12 patents. Dr. Watson has done laboratory studies in mice on immune functions that decline with aging and the role of supplements in delaying this process as modified by alcohol and drugs of abuse.
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