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Editors: Claudia Wilson and Melinda Morree
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It is well-known that diets high in vegetables are associated with lower rates of chronic diseases and cancers. Vegetables provide a good source of nutrients and dietary fiber which are essential for various bodily functions. Throughout the world, though, reported vegetable consumption is well below the recommended levels set by the World Health Organization. In this book, the authors present current research in the study of vegetable consumption and health. Topics discussed include food insecurity and vegetable consumption; quality control for pesticide residues in olives and olive oil; pest management of cruciferous crops in China; availability and utilization of traditional vegetables; cucumbers as a source of biological active substances and vegetable consumption by older adults in Japan. (Imprint: Nova)


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Chapter 1 - Food Insecurity and Vegetable Consumption (pp. 1-20)
Authors / Editors: (Stephanie Grutzmacher, Susan Gross, Ashley Munger, Morgan State University, Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Public Health Program, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and others)

Chapter 2 - Quality Control for Pesticide Residues in Olives and Olive Oil (pp. 21-44)
Authors / Editors: (Antonio Ruiz-Medina, Eulogio J. Llorent-Martínez, Department of Physical and Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Experimental Sciences, University of Jaén, Campus Las Lagunillas, Jaén, Spain)

Chapter 3 - Human Photosynthesis (pp. 45-64)
Authors / Editors: (Arturo Solís-Herrera, María del Carmen Arias Esparza, Ruth Isabel Solís-Arias, Paola Eugenia Solís-Arias, Martha Patricia Solís-Arias, Human Photosynthesis Study Center, Pulgas Pandas Sur, Aguascalientes, México)
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Chapter 4 - Development and Implementation of Environmentally Benign Approaches for Integrated Pest Management of Cruciferous Crops in China (pp. 65-86)
Authors / Editors: (Minsheng You, Youming Hou, Guang Yang, Geoff Gurr, Institute of Applied Ecology, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuhzou, China, and others)

Chapter 5 - Availability and Utilization of Traditional Vegetables: A Case Study of Rural Xhosa Households (pp. 87-100)
Authors / Editors: (T.P. Dweba, M.A. Mearns, Department of Agriculture, Animal Health and Human Ecology, University of South Africa, Unisa, South Africa, and others)

Chapter 6 - The Uncanning Power of Emotional Bonds: Exploring the Role of Nostalgic Foods in Latinas’ Eating Behaviors and Health (pp. 101-110)
Authors / Editors: (Anahí Viladrich, Ming-Chin Yeh, Department of Sociology, Queens College & the Graduate Center, The City University of New York, Flushing, New York, USA, and others)

Chapter 7 - Cucumber as a Source of Biological Active Substances (pp. 111-124)
Authors / Editors: (Hisashi Kato-Noguchi, Ho Le Thi, Department of Applied Biological Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki, Kagawa, Japan)

Chapter 8 - Nitrogen Nutrition and Amino Acid Metabolism in Cucumber (pp. 125-138)
Authors / Editors: (Ryota Tanemura, Takuji Ohyama, Niigata Agricultural Research Institute, Horticultural Research Center, Faculty of Agriculture, Niigata University, Japan)

Chapter 9 - Safety Concerns Regarding Certain Herbs Used on the Largest U.S. - Mexico Border (pp. 139-145)
Authors / Editors: (Armando González-Stuart, University of Texas at El Paso, USA)

Chapter 9 - Vegetable Consumption by Older Adults in Japan (pp. 147-152)
Authors / Editors: (Andy H. Lee, Fumi Hirayama, School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia, and others)

   Series:
      Nutrition and Diet Research Progress
      Food and Beverage Consumption and Health
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012 1st Quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - R) 161pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-941-2
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