# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "Nutrition"

• (2010-08-31)
No clear consensus on the role of higher protein intakes has emerged, in spite of many decades of research. Protein unambiguously increases urinary calcium losses, which is completely attributable to the dietary acid load ...

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• (1990)
Experiments were conducted to examine effects of different diets and regimens on gastrointestinal toxicity induced by methotrexate (MTX) in rats. Toxicity was determined by severity of anorexia and incidence of diarrhea ...

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• (2015-01-21)
The work described in this dissertation is focused on two major areas: the biological effects of ultrasound and ultrasound contrast agents, and nutritional interventions to inhibit the development of atherosclerosis. Ultrasound ...

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• (2011-09-07)
This dissertation encompasses three chapters that explore determinants of parental investments in their children’s health and education in developing countries. Below are the individual abstracts for each chapter. Chapter ...

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• (2014-09-16)
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer in the United States. Approximately 90% of colon cancer deaths arise from cancer metastasis, the process by which primary tumors invade into and start to proliferate ...

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• (2015-01-21)
Effective use of nutrition information is an important method of preventing or managing diet-related diseases. However, it is difficult to effectively communicate information to those in need when decision making occurs. ...

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• (1990)
For the first time, a procedure has been developed for the isolation of intact $\alpha$- and $\beta$-carotene binding carotenoprotein from carrot chromoplasts. Initial attempts to isolate and purify this protein from spinach ...

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• (2014-01-16)
Collaborative research into the different aspects of a child’s lifestyle to address concerns of obesity and sedentary behavior is not conclusive. It is imperative to address major influences for lifestyle behaviors such ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Nutrition is known to influence the division of labor in advanced eusocial insects such as the honey bee, but it is not known whether differences in nutrition can influence the social behavior of primitively eusocial insects ...

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