A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition / Edition 2

A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition / Edition 2

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by David A. Bender
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198609612

ISBN-13: 9780198609612

Pub. Date: 03/01/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


This dictionary is ideal for anyone who enjoys food and would like a handy, non-technical guide to the terms they encounter on food labels, in advertising, or in the media. All entries are fully revised for this brand new second edition. Food dishes from around the world are included, from accoub and fair maids to mushy peas and…  See more details below

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This dictionary is ideal for anyone who enjoys food and would like a handy, non-technical guide to the terms they encounter on food labels, in advertising, or in the media. All entries are fully revised for this brand new second edition. Food dishes from around the world are included, from accoub and fair maids to mushy peas and zakusa. With 6,000 entries on all aspects of food,nutrition, diet and health, the dictionary is invaluable to consumers, cooks, and a range of students and practitioners of catering, home economics, food technology, and health care. Ten appendices list food additives, vitamins, and nutrients, and clear guidance is also included on which foods are good sources of major nutrients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198609612
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Series:
Oxford Paperback Reference Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 5.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
Dictionary1
Appendices
IUnits of measurement571
IIEstimated average requirements for energy572
IIIThe vitamins573
IVUS/Canadian Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) and Acceptable Intakes (AI), 1997-2001574
VEU Population Reference Intakes (PRI) of nutrients, 1993575
VIUK Reference Nutrient Intakes (RNI), 1991576
VIIRecommended Nutrient Intakes (RNI) for vitamins, FAO 2001577
VIIIFood additives permitted in the EU578

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