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Encyclopedia of human nutrition

Author: Benjamin Caballero; Lindsay Allen; Andrew Prentice
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Elsevier Academic Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"This encyclopedia contains signed articles with bibliographies written by an international group of distinguished academics, research scientists, and food-industry professionals. The alphabetical entries cover the scientific, political, and social aspects of nutrition. Among the subjects included are individual nutrients and foods, anatomy and physiology, nutritional therapy for diseases and conditions, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Encyclopedia of human nutrition.
Oxford : Elsevier/Academic Press, [2013]
(OCoLC)855332743
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Caballero; Lindsay Allen; Andrew Prentice
ISBN: 9780123848857 0123848857
OCLC Number: 828743402
Language Note: Text in English.
Awards: Winner of Doody's Core Titles 2013 2013
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Sample Table of Contents For Complete Table of Contents, visit the microsite at www.elsevierdirect.com/HUN3 1. Adipose Tissue 2. Adolescents | Nutritional Problems 3. Adolescent requirements for growth and optimal health 4. Aging 5. Alcohol | Absorption, Metabolism and Physiological Effects 7. Alcohol | Effects of Consumption on Diet and Nutritional Status 8. Aluminum 9. Amino Acids | Chemistry and Classification 10. Amino Acids | Metabolism 11. Amino Acids | Specific Functions 13. Antioxidants | Intervention Studies 16. Appetite | Physiological and Neurobiological Aspects 17. Appetite | Psychobiological and Behavioral Aspects 18. Arthritis 19. Ascorbic Acid | Physiology, Dietary Sources and Requirements 20. Ascorbic Acid | Deficiency States 21. Asthma 22. Behavior 23. Beverages 24. Bioavailability 25. Biofortification 26. Biotin 27. Body Composition 29. Bone | Nutritional Aspects 30. Brain and Nervous System 31. Breast Feeding 32. Burns Patients 33. Caffeine 34. Calcium 36. Cancer | Epidemiology and Associations Between Diet and Cancer 37. Cancer | Epidemiology of Gastrointestinal Cancers Other Than Colorectal Cancers 38. Cancer | Epidemiology of Lung Cancer 39. Cancer | Dietary Management 40. Cancer | Carcinogenic Substances in Food 41. Carbohydrates | Chemistry and Classification 42. Carbohydrates | Regulation of Metabolism
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Benjamin Caballero, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA ; edited by Benjamin Caballero, Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice.

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