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Encyclopedia of human nutrition

Author: Andrew Prentice; Lindsay Allen; Benjamin Caballero
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, Oxford [England] : Academic Press, 2014. ©2013 [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition].; Third editionView all editions and formats
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The 4-volume Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the previous award-winning version and reflects the scientific advances in the field of human nutrition. It presents the latest understanding on a wide range of nutrition-related topics including food safety, weight management, vitamins, bioengineering of foods, plant based diet and raw foods among others.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
4 volumes : illustrations (some color)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Prentice; Lindsay Allen; Benjamin Caballero
ISBN: 9781784023973 1784023973
OCLC Number: 871187117
Notes: Previous edition: Amsterdam; London: Elsevier Academic Press, 2005.
A-Z.
Awards: Winner of Doody's Core Titles 2013 2013
Description: 1 online resource (246 entries) : 549 images
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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