Nutrition Almanac / Edition 3

Nutrition Almanac / Edition 3

by John D. Kirschmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070349126

ISBN-13: 9780070349124

Pub. Date: 09/01/1989

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The Nutrition Almanac offers you reliable information based on the latest scientific discoveries as well as an expanded section on essential vitamins and minerals and their amazing benefits. All the nutritional information you need is here, so enhancing and maintaining good health is easy!

Eat Better. Live Longer: Learn how what you eat can affect more than 100

Overview

The Nutrition Almanac offers you reliable information based on the latest scientific discoveries as well as an expanded section on essential vitamins and minerals and their amazing benefits. All the nutritional information you need is here, so enhancing and maintaining good health is easy!

Eat Better. Live Longer: Learn how what you eat can affect more than 100 common ailments, Discover rich sources of vitamins and minerals in foods at your supermarket, Understand the difference between good fats and bad fats, Get practical information on the benefits of antioxidants and phytonutrients in food, Find out which food ingredients and additives to avoid.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070349124
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/01/1989
Edition description:
3rd ed
Pages:
340

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
Nutrition and Health
Digestion     3
Absorption     5
Metabolism     7
Nutrients
Macronutrients: Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins     11
Micronutrients: Vitamins, Minerals, and Water     21
Special Functions of Nutrients     86
Foods, Beverages, and Supplementary Foods
Foods     94
Beverages     109
Supplementary Foods     111
Ailments and Other Stressful Conditions
Abscess     118
Accidents, Shock, and Surgery     119
Acne     120
Adrenal Exhaustion     121
AIDS     121
Alcoholism     124
Allergies     127
Alzheimer's Disease     129
Anemia     130
Aneurysm     132
Arteriosclerosis, Atherosclerosis, Angina, and Coronary Heart Disease     132
Arthritis     134
Asthma     136
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders     137
Autism     138
Backache     138
Baldness (Alopecia)     139
Beriberi     140
Bone Abnormalities     140
Bronchitis     141
Bruises     142
Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)     142
Burns     142
Bursitis     143
Cancer     143
Cataracts     146
Celiac Disease     147
Chicken Pox     148
Cholesterol Level, High     148
Cirrhosis of the Liver     150
Colds     151
Colitis and Crohn's Disease     152
Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)     153
Constipation     153
Croup     154
Cystic Fibrosis     154
Cystitis (Bladder Infection)     155
Dandruff     156
Deafness     156
Depression/Bipolar Mood Disorder     157
Dermatitis     159
Diabetes     160
Diarrhea     162
Diverticulitis     162
Dizziness/Vertigo     163
Ear Infection/Earache     163
Eating Disorders     164
Eczema     165
Edema (Fluid Retention)     165
Emphysema     166
Endometriosis     167
Environmental Pollution     168
Epilepsy     168
Eye Disorders      169
Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)     171
Fever     172
Flatulence (Intestinal Gas)     173
Flu (Influenza)     174
Fracture (Broken Bone)     174
Gallbladder Disorders     175
Gallstones     175
Gastritis     176
Glaucoma/Age-Related Macular Degeneration     177
Goiter     178
Gout     178
Hair Problems     179
Halitosis     179
Hangovers     180
Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis)     180
Headache     181
Heart Disease/Cardiovascular Disease     182
Hemophilia     184
Hemorrhoids (Piles)     184
Hepatitis     185
Hernia/Hiatal Hernia     185
Herpes Simplex I and II     186
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)     187
Hyperthyroidism     188
Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)     189
Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure)     189
Hypothyroidism     190
Indigestion (Dyspepsia)     191
Infections     191
Infertility/Impotence     192
Inflammatory Conditions     193
Kwashiorkor     194
Leg Cramp and Charley Horse     195
Liver Disorders     195
Measles     196
Meniere's Syndrome     196
Menopause     197
Mental Illness and Schizophrenia     198
Mononucleosis     200
Mouth and Tongue Disorders     201
Multiple Sclerosis     201
Muscle Weakness and Disorders     203
Muscular Dystrophy     204
Myasthenia Gravis     205
Nail Problems     205
Nausea and Vomiting     206
Nephritis (Bright's Disease)     206
Neuritis     206
Osteoporosis (Brittle Bones)     207
Overweight and Obesity     208
Parkinson's Disease     211
Pellagra     212
Pernicious Anemia     212
Phlebitis     212
Pneumonia     213
Polio     213
Pregnancy     214
Premenstrual Syndrome     215
Prostatitis and Prostate Enlargement     216
Pruritus Ani     217
Psoriasis     217
Pyorrhea (Periodontal Disease)      218
Rhinitis     218
Rickets and Osteomalacia     218
Sciatica     219
Scurvy     219
Shingles (Herpes Zoster)     219
Sinusitis     220
Skin Problems     220
Sore Throat     224
Stress     224
Stroke     225
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)     226
Sunburn     227
Swollen Glands     228
Syndrome X (Metabolic Syndrome)     228
Tics, Tremors, Twitches, and Tourette's Syndrome     229
Tonsillitis     229
Tooth and Gum Disorders, Gingivitis, and Periodontitis     229
Ulcers     230
Underweight     231
Vaginitis     232
Varicose Veins and Spider Veins     232
Venereal Disease/Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)     233
Worms and Intestinal Parasites     234
Food Lists
Foods with Pharmacological Activity     239
Acid- and Alkaline-Forming Foods     239
Rich Food Sources of Nutrients     239
Tables of Food Measurements and Composition
Weights and Measures     251
Abbreviations and Symbols Used in the Tables      252
Recommended Dietary Intake Chart     252
Tables of Food Composition     256
Food Groups     256
Bibliography     351
Index     359

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