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Human nutrition : a health perspective

Author: Mary E Barasi
Publisher: London : Arnold ; New York : Distributed in the United States by Oxford University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Presents an introduction to the basic principles of nutrition, together with its application through the life cycle and in a variety of life situations. This book includes topics such as food  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary E Barasi
ISBN: 0340810254 9780340810255
OCLC Number: 51964232
Description: xi, 403 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: The study of nutrition and food habits Chapter 2: What are the influences on eating habits? Chapter 3: Basics of a healthy diet Chapter 4: The nutrients in food and their role in health Chapter 5: Fats Chapter 6: Carbohydrates Chapter 7: Energy needs Chapter 8: Energy balance Chapter 9: Vitamins Chapter 10: Minerals electrolytes and fluid Chapter 11: The application of nutritional knowledge Chapter 12: Infants, children and adolescents Chapter 13: Adults and the elderly population Chapter 14: Diet and coronary heart disease Chapter 15: Diet and cancer Chapter 16: Challenges to nutritional status Chapter 17: Optimizing Nutrition Chapter 18: Public Health Nutrition and Health Promotion
Responsibility: Mary E. Barasi ; illustrations by Megan Morris.
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"A well-presented, reader-friendly format. Ideal for use in course units on Diet and Health, Social Nutrition, Food and Health and Health Care and Public Health." -Ms J. Thompson, Bradford and Ilkley Read more...

 
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