Fish and Fish Oil in Health and Disease Prevention

Fish and Fish Oil in Health and Disease Prevention

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Fish and Fish Oil in Health and Disease Prevention provides an authoritative review of the role of fish and fish oil intake in the promotion of human health. This up-to-date volume provides a complete examination of intake patterns as well as research evidence of intake in disease prevention and treatment.

Readers will gain knowledge ranging from the current state of fish and fish oil intake, their health promoting effects and influences on individual response, how they influence development and health maintenance through the life cycle, and their role in disease prevention and treatment. This book is an invaluable resource for all researchers working to understand the relationship between fish and human health. It is a valuable reference for nutritionists, dietitians, and health care providers.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 380 pages
  • 216 x 276 x 22.35mm | 1,270g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128028440
  • 9780128028445

Table of contents

I: Fish and fish oil intake and recommendations

Chapter 1: Fish Intake in the United States

Chapter 2: Fish and Fish Oil in the Mediterranean Diets

Chapter 3: Recommended Intake of Fish and Fish Oils Worldwide

Chapter 4: Pregnant Women and Consumption of Fish: Where are We?

Chapter 5: Bioavailability of Lipids in Fish and Fish Oils

Chapter 6: Fish Oils in Human Nutrition: History and Current Status

II: Fish and fish oil nutrition in the life cycle

Chapter 7: Omega 3 Fatty Acids Counterbalance Actions of Omega-6 Fatty Acids

Chapter 8: Fish Consumption During Pregnancy and Anthropometric Measures at Birth

Chapter 9: Fish Oil and The Retinopathy of Prematurity

Chapter 10: Fish Oil for Physical Performance in Athletes

Chapter 11: Fish Intake and Strength in the Elderly

Chapter 12: Fish and Fish Oil for the Aging Brain

III: Fish and fish oils in health promotion and disease prevention and treatment

Chapter 13: Farmed Fish: A Valuable Source of Lipid Based Nutrients

Chapter 14: Fish and Fish Oil and the Metabolic Syndrome

Chapter 15: Dietary and Supplemental Long-Chain N3 Fatty Acids and Incident Type 2 Diabetes

Chapter 16: Seafood Consumption and Fasting Leptin and Ghrelin in Overweight and Obese

Chapter 17: Fish/Fish Oil Intake and Inflammatory Biomarkers, Endothelial Function

Chapter 18: Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Chapter 19: Salmon and Vascular Risk in Young Healthy Subjects

Chapter 20: Fish and Fish Oil for Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes

Chapter 21: Fish Consumption and Heart Rate Variability

Chapter 22: Fish and Fish Oil and Lipoprotein Particle Number and Size

Chapter 23: Fish, Fish Oil, and Liver Cancer

Chapter 24: Brain, Fish Oil-Enriched Diet, and Sphingolipids

Chapter 25: Liver Disease and Parenteral Fish Oil

Chapter 26: Fish Oil Supplementation and Cancer Cachexia

Chapter 27: Utilization of Fish Oil for the Prevention and Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

Chapter 28: Dietary Fish Oil Protects Against Gentamicin, Cisplatin, Uranyl Nitrate, and Nitric Oxide Donor/Metabolite-Induced Nephrotoxicity and Oxidative Damage in Rat Kidney

IV: Unique sources

Chapter 29: Seafood Proteins and Human Health

Chapter 30: Metabolic Effects of Krill Oil

Chapter 31: Risks and Possible Health Effects of Raw Fish Intake
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About Susan Raatz

Susan Raatz, PhD, MPH, RD is a Research Nutritionist at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, Grand Forks, North Dakota; she is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and a Scientist (adjunct) at the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, in Fargo, North Dakota. Dr. Raatz completed a BS in Dietetics at Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, an MS in Nutrition at Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan, an MPH in Epidemiology and a PhD in Human Nutrition at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Dr. Raatz is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Fellow of The Obesity Society and she serves as an assistant editor for Lipids, a journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. She has had an extensive career in clinical nutrition practice and in the performance of nutrition research. Prior to her current position at the USDA, Dr. Raatz was a research nutritionist in the General Clinical Research Center at the University of Minnesota and an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. Her current research focuses on the role of dietary macronutrient distribution in the promotion of optimal health and the prevention of chronic diseases including the evaluation of fish and fish oil intake in satiety. Dr. Raatz has a particular interest in the effect of fish and fish oil intake on human health and disease prevention and she has worked with fish oil supplementation and bioavailability, intake of farmed salmon, and dietary intake of fish and fish oil for disease prevention. Doug Bibus, MS, PhD is founder and President of Lipid Technologies, LLC, an analytical and consulting group that focuses on fatty acid and lipid analysis and integration of lipid nutrition in biotech and food applications. Dr Bibus is considered one of the top omega 3 experts in the world. He studied under and collaborates with Dr. Ralph T. Holman, who coined the term "omega 3" and discovered the metabolism and definitive essentiality nature of omega 3. His research interests include the role of essential fatty acids in human and animal nutrition, the role of omega 3 fatty acids in the down regulation of the inflammatory response and the application of fatty acids in the treatment of disease. Other ongoing research has or is examining the role of omega 3 and fatty acid nutrition and its implications in the treatment of depression, schizophrenia, Tourette's syndrome, cystic fibrosis, Crohn's disease, heart disease, arthritis, critically injured and adult respiratory distress patients and in patients with autoimmune disorders. Dr. Bibus has also recently developed an Omega 3 blood test to identify levels of omega 3 in the blood. Dr. Bibus is a member of the American Oil Chemists' Society, the American Chemical Society, the Society for Critical Care Medicine and the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids. He has been the recipient of the American Oil Chemists' Honored Student Award and a two-time winner of the American Chemical Society's Award in Analytical Chemistry. Doug is also a board member for the American Oil Chemists' Society and also serves on that society's Foundation board. In addition to presenting at numerous professional meetings, Dr. Bibus is a sought after lecturer and author in the area of human and animal health. He holds a BS from Mankato State University, Mankato, Minnesota; an MS in nutrition and a PhD in nutritional biochemistry from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Dr. Bibus also serves on the faculty of The Center for Spirituality and Healing at University of Minnesota.
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