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Title:
Human nutrition and dietetics.
Author:
Ralph, A. (Ann)
Edition:
Tenth edition / edited by J.S. Garrow, W.P.T. James, A. Ralph.
Publication Information:
Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xii, 900 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Previous ed.: 1993.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780443056277
Format :
Book

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Central Library TX551 .D34 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

This classic textbook covers the entire field of nutrition. Written by a large number of expert contributors, it contains comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the subject: physiology of nutrition, foods and their composition, dietary requirements in health, and nutritional management of disease.


Table of Contents

Historical Perspective
Composition of the Body
Energy Intake and Expenditure
Fuels of the Tissues
Carbohydrates
Proteins
Fats
Alcohol: Its Metabolism and Effects
Energy Balance
Water and Monovalent Electrolytes
Bone Mineral
Iron, Zinc and Other Trace Elements
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Vitamin C and B Vitamins
Human Genetics
Food
Food Composition Tables and Nutritional Databases
Methods and Validity of Dietary Assessment
Cereals and Cereal Products
Vegetables, Fruits, Fungi and their Products
Meat, Fish, Eggs and Novel Proteins
Milk and Milk Products: Fats and Oils
Beverages, Herbs and Spices
Food Processing
Pathogenic Agents in Food
Food Toxicity and Phytoprotectants
Consumer Protection
Diet and Physiological Status
Pregnancy and Lactation
Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence
Nutrition and Aging
Athletics
Clinical Nutrition
Nutritional Cupport in Sepsis and Trauma
Famine Relief
Severe Malnutrition
Obesity
Nutritional Management of Diseases of the Gut
Nutrition and the Liver
Nutrition and Dietary Advice for Diabetes
The Iodine Deficiency Disorders
Clinical Nutrition and Bone Disease
Dietary Factors and Dental Diseases
Diseases of Kidney and Urinary Tract
Diseases of Heart and Circulation
Diet in Relation to the Nervous System
Skin, Hair and Nails
Nutrition and the Immune System
Diet and Cancer Prevention
Feeding the Pre-Term Infant
Inherited Metabolic Diseases
Nutritional Management of Alcohol-Related Disorders
Eating Disorders, Drug-Diet Interactions
Policy and a Prudent Diet

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