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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Vitamins and Minerals in Health and Nutrition.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©1990
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||1 online resource (240 pages).|
|Contents:||Micronutrient therapy (including nutrition and cancer, heart disease, allergies and ageing)--
Diet and nutrition (including diet for children and adults)--
Vitamins (covering both water and fat-soluble vitamins)--
Minerals and trace elements--
Essential fatty acids--
|Series Title:||Woodhead Publishing in food science, technology, and nutrition, 11.|
This book is an excellent introduction to the increasingly complex field of nutrition and health for food technologists and health professionals. It includes individual entries for all major vitamins, minerals and trace elements. Information is provided on nutritional medicine and cell protective mechanisms, together with the role of vitamins, minerals, trace elements and essential fatty acids in treating and preventing disorders.