Nutrition: A Reference Handbook / Edition 1

Nutrition: A Reference Handbook / Edition 1

by Arnold E. Bender
     
 

ISBN-10: 0192623680

ISBN-13: 9780192623683

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book provides in a single volume all of the nutritional information that is likely to be needed by people working in the broad fields of diet and health, food and nutrition, in the form of an encyclopedic dictionary with comprehensive and clearly annotated tables of data, all citing the original literature sources.

Overview

This book provides in a single volume all of the nutritional information that is likely to be needed by people working in the broad fields of diet and health, food and nutrition, in the form of an encyclopedic dictionary with comprehensive and clearly annotated tables of data, all citing the original literature sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192623683
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
9.94(w) x 7.75(h) x 1.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
The historical development of nutritional concepts
Body composition
Growth and development
Reference intakes, dietary goals and nutrition labelling of foods
Energy balance and overview of metabolism
Physiology of feeding and digestion
Carbohydrates
Lipids: fats and oils
Alcohol and alcoholic beverages
Protein nutrition
Overnutrition: problems of overweight and obesity
World food supplies and protein-energy malnutrition
Vitamin A and carotenes
Vitamin D, calcium and phosphorus
Vitamin E and selenium
Vitamin K
Thiamin (Vitamin B1)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Vitamin B6
Folate and vitamin B12
Vitamin C
Biotin, pantothenic acid and other organic compounds
Iron
Mineral nutrition
Food processing
Adverse reactions to foods
Systematic classification of foods
Miscellaneous tables
References cited in the text
Index

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