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Handbook of fertility : nutrition, diet, lifestyle and reproductive health / edited by Ronald Ross Watson.

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Subject: Fertility, Human > Social aspects > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Fertility, Human > Nutritional aspects > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Reproductive health > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Reproductive Health.
Genre: Electronic book.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780128009932
  • ISBN: 0128009934
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier : [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: References.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Section A: Overview on fertility; Section B: Bariatric surgery, obesity, and fertility; Section C: Exercise and lifestyle in fertility; Section D: Nutrition and reproduction; Section E: Nutrition and lifestyle in in vitro fertilization; Section F: Nutrition, lifestyle, and male fertility; Acknowledgments; Section A -- Overview on fertility; Chapter 1 -- Perceptions of Environmental Risks to Fertility; Introduction; Infertility -- Definitions, Manifestations, and Risk Factors; Lifestyle and Infertility; Body Weight.
TobaccoAlcohol; Caffeine; Sexually Transmitted Infections; Summary; Environmental Disruption of Reproductive Health; Human Exposure; Summary; Risk Perception; Environmental Risk Perception; Gender and Risk Perception; Race/Ethnicity and Risk Perception; Population-Based Environmental Risk Perception Studies; Summary; Risk Perception of Environmental Risks to Fertility; Preconception: Adolescents and Young Adults; General Public: Childless Adults and Parents; Occupationally Exposed: Agricultural Workers; Summary; Mitigation of Environmental Risks to Fertility; Barriers to Risk Mitigation.
Public Health Approaches to InfertilitySummary; Conclusions; References; Chapter 2 -- Paternal smoking as a cause for transgenerational damage in the offspring; Introduction; Tobacco smoke; Genetic, epigenetic, and other transmissible factors; Quality control of paternal germ cells, post-fertilization repair of sperm DNA damage; Conclusions; References; Chapter 3 -- Impact of Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy on Conception and Fetal Health through Serum Folate Levels; Introduction; General knowledge on folate; Smoking and pregnancy; Maternal Smoking and Neonatal Serum Folate Levels.
Neonatal Serum Folate Levels in Preterm InfantsSmoking During Pregnancy May Associate with Asthma or Recurrent Wheezing in Children Through Serum Folate Levels; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4 -- The Effect of Maternal Metabolic Health and Diet on the Follicular Fluid Composition and Potential Consequences for ... ; Introduction; Metabolic health related composition of ovarian follicular fluid and its relation to oocyte and embryo quality parameters; Biochemical Parameters in the Follicular Fluid; Total Protein; Urea; C-reactive Protein; Follicular Fluid Parameters Related to Lipid Metabolism.
CholesterolCarnitine; Follicular Fluid Parameters Related to Carbohydrate Metabolism; Hormonal Parameters in the Follicular Fluid; Insulin; Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1; Fatty Acids in the Ovarian Follicular Fluid; Fatty Acid Changes Through Diet; Fatty Acid Changes Through Adverse Metabolic Health; The effect of elevated NEFA concentrations on oocyte and embryo quality; Elevated NEFA Concentrations: Consequences for Cumulus, Granulosa, and Theca Cells; Elevated NEFA Concentrations: Consequences for the Oocyte; Elevated NEFA Concentrations: Consequences for the Resultant Embryo; Conclusions.
Summary: Handbook of Fertility: Nutrition, Diet, Lifestyle and Reproductive Health focuses on the ways in which food, dietary supplements, and toxic agents, including alcohol and nicotine affect the reproductive health of both women and men. Researchers in nutrition, diet, epidemiology, and endocrinology will find this comprehensive resource invaluable in their long-term goal of understanding and improving reproductive health. This book brings together a broad range of experts researching the different aspects of foods and dietary supplements that promote or detract from reproductive health.
Source of Description Note: Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 4, 2015).
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