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Cover for Introduction.

This book chapter provides an introduction on the association between nutrition and behaviour, and also provides a historical perspective of food, food beliefs and behavioural outcomes.

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nutrition and behavior: a multidisciplinary approach.

This book aims to provide scientific evidence and to promote further research and discussions on the association between nutrition and behaviour. Specific topics discussed in the 15 chapters of the book are as follows: (i) introduction; (ii) concepts and models in nutrition and behaviour; (iii)...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Concepts and models in nutrition and behavior.

This book chapter reviews concepts that present the linkages between nutrition and behaviour, including certain behavioral phenomena may be conceptualized as directly affecting nutrition, as well as certain nutritional variables that affect behaviour. The chapter also describes the scientific...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Research methods and analytic strategies.

This book chapter outlines the most common approaches to conducting research in the area of nutrition and behaviour, specifically correlational approaches, which are used to generate hypotheses about the manner in which certain nutrition and behaviour variables are related, and experimental...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Direct effects of nutrition on behavior: brain-behavior connections.

This book chapter specifically reviews and discusses the structure and development of the central nervous system; the role of nutrients (including lipids, fatty acids, macronutrients and micronutrients) in brain development; polyunsaturated fatty acids and early behaviour; essential fatty acids and ...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Short-term effects of nutrition on behavior: neurotransmitters.

This book chapter describes the ways in which nutrients may alter neurotransmitter synthesis and activity, and then examines how these alterations may modify behaviour. The neurotransmitters discussed in the chapter include serotonin, acetylcholine, dopamine, norepinephrine and tyrosine.

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of chronic and acute forms of undernutrition.

This book chapter focuses on the behavioural consequences of protein energy malnutrition (PEM). It specifically discusses the features of PEM; the effects of PEM on brain development and behaviour in rats; the effects of PEM on early human development; the behavioural effects of severe malnutrition ...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for B vitamins, the central nervous system, and behavior.

This book chapter describes the roles of several of the B vitamins - thiamin (B1), niacin (B3), pyridoxine (B6), folate (B9), and cobalamin (B12) - in the functioning of the central nervous system, and in human behaviour and development. In addition, a brief discussion of dietary reference values...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Minerals, the central nervous system, and behavior.

This chapter focuses on the biological function of minerals including sodium, potassium and calcium, as well as the trace minerals iron, zinc and iodine, and their effects on the central nervous system and behaviour. For the trace minerals iron, zinc and iodine, the chapter discusses the specific...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bio-behavioral and psychosocial influences on food selection.

This book chapter explores how major biological variables such as sex, age, genetic background, and disease influence the nutrition-behaviour paradigm. A specific section of the chapter features hedonic reactions to foods; in addition, the chapter specifically discusses genetic taste...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter