Nutrition and Health

Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy

Editors: Lammi-Keefe, Carol J., Couch, Sarah C., Kirwan, John P. (Eds.)

  • Fully updated and revised new edition
  • Written by leaders in the fields of diet and nutrients
  • Formatted in a user friendly style 
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About this book

​This easy to use text provides practitioners and researchers with a global view of current and emerging issues concerned with successful pregnancy outcomes and approaches that have been successful or show promise in ensuring a successful pregnancy.  The fully updated and revised second edition expands its scope with topics not covered in the first edition including pregnancy and military service; sleep disorders during pregnancy; the gut microbiome during pregnancy and the newborn; requirement for vitamin D in pregnancy; the environment—contaminants and pregnancy; preeclampsia and new approaches to treatment; health disparities for whites, blacks, and teen pregnancies;  depression in pregnancy—role of yoga; safe food handling for successful pregnancy outcome;  relationship of epigenetics and diet in pregnancy; caffeine during pregnancy; polycystic ovary syndrome;  US Hispanics and preterm births; celiac disease and pregnancy; cannabis use during pregnancy.

The second edition of Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy will be a valuable resource for clinicians and other healthcare professionals who treat and counsel women of child-bearing age and pregnant women.

About the authors

Carol J. Lammi-Keefe, PhD

Alma Beth Clark Professor

School of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Adjunct Professor

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA 

USA


Sarah C. Couch, PhD, RD 

Professor and Vice Chair

Graduate Program Director

Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

University of Cincinnati 

Cincinnati, OH  

USA


John P. Kirwan, MSc, PhD, FACSM

Executive Director

George A. Bray, Jr. Endowed Super Chair in Nutrition

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Baton Rouge, LA

USA 

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Table of contents (22 chapters)

  • Body Composition in Pregnancy

    Broskey, Nicholas T. (et al.)

    Pages 3-29

  • Iron Requirements and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

    O’Brien, Kimberly O. (et al.)

    Pages 31-49

  • Iodine Requirements in Pregnancy

    Lee, Sun Y. (et al.)

    Pages 51-69

  • Vitamin D in Pregnancy and Lactation: A New Paradigm

    Hollis, Bruce W. (et al.)

    Pages 71-88

  • Vegetarian Diets in Pregnancy

    Mangels, Ann Reed

    Pages 89-108

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eBook 107,09 €
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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Hardcover 135,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-90986-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy
Editors
  • Carol J. Lammi-Keefe
  • Sarah C. Couch
  • John P. Kirwan
Series Title
Nutrition and Health
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-90988-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-90988-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-90986-8
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XLIII, 445
Number of Illustrations and Tables
15 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
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