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The Nutrition and Health Dictionary
     

The Nutrition and Health Dictionary

by P. Russell, David Ed. Russell
 

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This practical reference provides the most recent information availabl e on every type of nutrient, including carbohydrates, fats, proteins, lipids, water and electrolytes, minerals and trace elements, and fat a nd water soluble vitamins. Entries examine the foods themselves, as we ll nutritional contents, chemical and biochemical structures, and meta bolic

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This practical reference provides the most recent information availabl e on every type of nutrient, including carbohydrates, fats, proteins, lipids, water and electrolytes, minerals and trace elements, and fat a nd water soluble vitamins. Entries examine the foods themselves, as we ll nutritional contents, chemical and biochemical structures, and meta bolic pathways. A visually impressive volume, the text is enhanced wit h tables, formulae, diagrams, and illustrations. An extensive system o f cross references illustrates the relationships of additives, natural toxins, and food processing to health and disease. The entries presen t detailed caloric and nutrient information on individual foods, inclu ding grains, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, meats, fish, eggs, dairy product, oils and fats, herbs, spice, and beverages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780412989810
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
12/31/1995
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.08(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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