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Author Griffiths, Ray (Nutritional therapist), author

Title Mitochondria in health and disease : personalized nutrition for healthcare practitioners / Ray Griffiths
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
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Contents Intro; Mitochondria in Health and Disease, part of Personalized Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine for Healthcare Practitioners series by Ray Griffiths; Foreword by Lorraine Nicolle; Disclaimer; Abbreviations; Part I. Mitochondrial Functions: The Doorway to Understanding the Body as a Whole; 1. What Are Mitochondria?; 2. Enabling Evolution; 3. Energy Production; 4. Mitochondrial Dynamics; 5. Maintaining Allostasis; 6. Acetyl-CoA: A Vital Energy Source and Controller of a Cell; 7. Synthesizing Cellular Components; 8. Ketone Metabolism; 9. Altering Immune Function
10. Creating Short Bursts of Rapid Energy11. Calcium Storage and Regulation; 12. Apoptosis: Programmed Cell Death; 13. Haeme Production; 14. Supporting Kidney Detoxification and Hormone Synthesis; 15. Health, Toxicity and Hormesis; Part II. The Influence of Mitochondria in Disease; 16. Diets to Support Mitochondrial Function; 17. Laboratory Tests and Biomarkers Related to Mitochondrial Function; 18. Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes; 19. Hypertension; 20. Heart Disease; 21. Cholesterol Metabolism; 22. Autoimmune Disease: The Emerging Field of Immunometabolism; 23. Fatigue
24. Neurodegeneration25. Cancer; 26. Osteoarthritis; 27. Osteoporosis; 28. Chronic Pain; 29. Depression; 30. Autism Spectrum Disorders; Final Word; Appendix 1: Table of Fat Types; Appendix 2: Nutrient Dosage Ranges from Research Studies; Glossary; References; Subject Index; Author Index; Blank Page
Summary As the body's energy suppliers, the mitochondria have a serious impact on our health. This practical, evidence-based guide shows how to monitor mitochondrial function, and use personalized nutrition to optimise mitochondrial health. Included is a plethora of practical tools for facilitating diagnoses and treatments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Mitochondria -- physiology.
Mitochondrial Diseases -- diet therapy.
Adenosine Triphosphate -- physiology.
Mitochondria -- metabolism.
Mitochondria -- pathology.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017041141
ISBN 0857012886
9780857012883 ()