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Lifetime lifestyles I: diet, the life course, and ageing

Gita Mishra, Marcus Richards, Seema Mihrshahi, and Alison Stephen

in A Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656516
eISBN:
9780191748042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656516.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Nutrition is considered important for healthy ageing, and dietary choice is a major determinant of nutritional exposure and therefore a potentially modifiable influence on healthy ageing. This ... More


Chemistry of alcoholic beverages

Laurence I. Peterson

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an overview of the chemistry of alcoholic drinks. An alcoholic drink, in addition to the alcohol and water that comprise at least 98% of the contents, contains naturally ... More


Uncovering Hidden Hunger

Aya Hirata Kimura

in Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451645
eISBN:
9780801467691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This introductory chapter focuses on the development projects in the final decade of the twentieth century aimed at preventing the lack of proper micronutrients—vitamins and minerals that are vital ... More


Bound by the Global and National: Indonesia’s Changing Food Policies

Aya Hirata Kimura

in Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451645
eISBN:
9780801467691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter focuses on Indonesia's micronutrient food policy. As micronutrients came to the forefront of nutrition policy in Indonesia in the 1990s, the government expanded vitamin A capsule ... More


Round and Round it Goes … Where it Stops, Nobody Knows

Claude A. Piantadosi

in Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162432
eISBN:
9780231531030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162432.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Since the early days of space exploration, sophisticated environmental control and life-support systems (ECLSS) have maintained a safe environment for astronauts. The ECLSS contains multiple ... More


Food, Nutrients, and Health: An Overview

George C. Davis and Elena L. Serrano

in Food and Nutrition Economics: Fundamentals for Health Sciences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199379118
eISBN:
9780190876609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379118.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 1 begins by covering key concepts in nutrition, including the function of nutrients and foods in overall health and the leading causes of death in the US. It then discusses the major ... More


Small intestinal disorders

Thomas Marjot

in Best of Five MCQS for the European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198834373
eISBN:
9780191933394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834373.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Gastroenterology

This chapter covers core curriculum topics relating to small intestinal disorders and malabsorption. This includes a discussion of key gut hormones involved in digestion and absorptive processes ... More


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