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Food and nutrition : Australasia, Asia and the Pacific

Author: Mark L Wahlqvist
Publisher: St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edition of the introductory text on nutrition and dietetics, now includes information on the Asia Pacific region.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark L Wahlqvist
ISBN: 1864482206 9781864482201
OCLC Number: 38389070
Awards: Short-listed for Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing 1997 (Australia)
Description: 568 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Pt. I. EVOLUTION, CULTURE AND FOOD --
1. Human history and food / Mark L. Wahlqvist --
2. Anthropological and sociological approaches to understanding food, eating and nutrition / Patricia A. Crotty --
3. Industrialisation and urbanisation / Richard S.D. Read --
5. Recent developments in food technologies / David R. Briggs and Louise B. Lennard --
5. What is food? / David R. Briggs and Mark L. Wahlqvist --
Pt. II. CONTEMPORARY FOOD USE --
6. Food supply systems / Gwyn P. Jones --
7. Trends in the available food supply / Ingrid H.E. Rutishauser --
8. Current food consumption / Ingrid H.E. Rutishauser --
Pt. III. FOOD COMPOSITION, PROCESSING, REGULATION AND SAFETY --
9., 10. & 11. Food composition ; Food processing ; Food preparation / Gwyn P. Jones --
12. Food microbiology and food poisoning / David R. Briggs and Louise B. Lennard --
13. & 14. Naturally occurring toxicants and food contaminants ; Food additives / David R. Briggs --
15. Real and perceived risks in food / David R. Briggs and Louise B. Lennard --
16. Food law, regulation and surveillance in Australia / David R. Briggs --
17. Food law and regulation: an international perspective / David R. Briggs and Louise B. Lennard --
Pt. IV. THE BIOLOGY OF FOOD COMPONENTS --
18., 19. & 20. Food energy and energy expenditure ; Digestion of food ; Protein / Richard S.D. Read --
21., 22. & 23. Carbohydrates ; Fats ; Dietary fibre and resistant starch / Gwyn P. Jones --
24. Vitamins and vitamin-like compounds / Mark L. Wahlqvist --
25. & 26. Minerals ; Water / Gwyn P. Jones --
Pt. V LIFESPAN NUTRITION --
27., 28. & 29. Pregnancy and lactation ; Infant nutrition ; Childhood and adolescence / Ingrid H.E. Rutishauser --
30. Foods, physical activity and sport / Richard S.D. Read and Antigone Kouris-Blazos --
31. Survival nutrition / Richard S.D. Read and Gwyn P. Jones --
32. Requirements in maturity and ageing / Mark L. Wahlqvist --
Pt. VI. FOODS AND DISEASE --
33. Genetic individuality, diet and disease / Mark L. Wahlqvist --
34. Protein energy malnutrition / Madeleine Ball --
35. Overweight and obesity / Richard S.D. Read and Antigone Kouris-Blazos --
36. Eating disorders / Richard S.D. Read --
37., 38. & 39. Atherosclerotic vascular disease and hypertension ; Diabetes ; Alcohol and alcohol related diseases / Madeleine Ball --
40. & 41. Nutrition, infection and immune function ; Nutrition and cancer / Mark L. Wahlqvist --
42. Nutrition and osteoporosis / Mark L. Wahlqvist and Naiyana Wattanapenpaiboon --
43. Food sensitivities / David R. Briggs and Louise B. Lennard --
44. Nutritional disease related to poverty, famine and organic disease / Madeleine Ball --
45. & 46. Nutritional problems related to cultural and environmental transition ; Nutrition and health problems related to substance abuse and medications / Mark L. Wahlqvist --
Pt. VII. NUTRITION MONITORING AND SURVEILLANCE --
47., 48. & 49. Monitoring food and nutrition status at the population level ; Assessment of nutritional status in the individual ; Nutritional standards of reference / Ingrid H.E. Rutishauser --
Pt. VIII. PRIMARY HEALTH CARE AND NUTRITION --
50. Health promotion and nutrition / Patricia A. Crotty --
51. Nutrition in primary health care / Madeleine Ball and Iain Robertson --
52. Dietary advice and food guidance systems / Mark L. Wahlqvist and Antigone Kouris-Blazos --
Pt. IX. FOOD PRODUCTION AND THE ENVIRONMENT --
53. & 54. Food, population and development ; Sustainable environments / Richard S.D. Read --
55. Food and nutrition policies / Mark L. Wahlqvist
Responsibility: edited by Mark L. Wahlqvist.

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