Medical Foods From Natural Sources

Author: Meera Kaur
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 038779378X
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This chapter enumerates the shelf-life and sensory evaluation studies conducted
on these enteral foods. Shelf-life is an important property of a food that interests
everyone in the food chain – from manufacturer to consumer. Because shelf-life
of a food product is associated with consumer safety and satisfaction, precisely
evaluating the shelf-life of a medical food is important to optimize patients' safety,
satisfaction, and clinical outcome. Information relating to shelf-life is also critical
to ...

Food Safety Handbook

Author: Ronald H. Schmidt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471210641
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DEFINITION OF ISSUES Medical foods, also known as enteral formulas used to
feed hospitalized patients or foods for those with rare diseases, have been an
important achievement in science and medicine over the past 50 years. It has
been estimated that there are more than 5 million patients on these types of foods
in the United States and that these foods have a market value exceeding $1
billion (Frost and ...

Regulating Health Foods

Author: Jill E Hobbs
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1783474726
Size: 47.60 MB
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In addition to dietary supplements, the USA recognizes two additional categories
of foods: medical foods and food for special dietary use. Medical foods are
defined as a food product that is manufactured to be consumed or administered
under the supervision of a physician and is intended for the specific dietary
management of a disease or condition for which distinctive nutritional
requirements, based on recognized scientific principles, are established by
medical evaluation (Orphan ...

Health Care Food Service Systems Management

Author: Catherine F. Sullivan
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780834209213
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MANAGERIAL ROLES In medical food service, the diverse, complex managerial
roles and responsibilities are subject to both external and internal influences. In
Michigan, the director of a medical food service must meet qualifications and
guidelines estab"shed by the state department of health, federal guidelines *
Participation in Medicare and Medicaid programs, and *dards of the Joint
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Joint Commission).
Director of ...

Functional And Medical Foods With Bioactive Compounds

Author: Danik M. Martirosyan
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781483983394
Size: 59.35 MB
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The book showcases the numerous ideas and contributions made in the field of functional foods and chronic diseases, demonstrating the current progress and evolution that will undoubtedly change the lives of millions of people

Contractile Proteins Advances In Research And Application 2012 Edition

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions
ISBN: 1481605445
Size: 80.72 MB
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The objective was to determine if a specially formulated medical food, high in
leucine and protein, stimulates muscle protein synthesis acutely in individuals
with cancer to a greater extent than a conventional medical food. A randomized,
controlled, double-blind, parallel-group design was used in 25 patients with
radiographic evidence of cancer. Patients were studied before their cancer
treatment was started or 4 weeks after their treatment was completed or halted.
The fractional rate ...

Seafood Choices

Author: Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309133869
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The information provided in this book will benefit food technologists, food manufacturers, nutritionists, and those involved in health professions making nutritional recommendations.

Medical Genetics

Author: Lynn B. Jorde
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323188354
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Breast milk contains too much phenylalanine to be used as the only source of
nutrients. Therefore, many infants are fed an expensive low-phenylalanine
formula that is available only by prescription, a medical food.* Small quantities of
breast milk can be mixed with the formula, although the breast milk must be
pumped and carefully titrated to avoid giving the infant too much phenylalanine.
Serum phenylalanine levels are measured frequently, and adjustments must be
made to the diet ...


Author: Stephen L. DeFelice
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824701079
Size: 15.47 MB
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Based on a recent international conference, this breakthrough resource examines the present status of research on nutraceuticals - foods or food parts that offer medical-health benefits, including the prevention or treatment of disease.

Food As Medicine

Author: Guru Dharma Singh Khalsa
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439107591
Size: 54.44 MB
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Dr. Khalsa begins by setting readers on the right nutritional path -- regardless of their current eating habits -- and explains how to go organic, how to use natural organic juices and foods as medicine, and how special-food diets can help ...