Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Human Nutrition and Dietetics


By (author) J.S. Garrow, By (author) W.Philip T. James, By (author) Alan Ralph

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  • Format: Paperback | 912 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 277mm x 47mm | 2,241g
  • Publication date: 28 October 1999
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0443056277
  • ISBN 13: 9780443056277
  • Edition: 10, Revised
  • Edition statement: 10th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 143 ills.

Product description

This classic textbook covers the whole field of nutrition. Written by a large team of expert contributors it contains comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the subject: physiology of nutrition, foods and their composition, dietary requirements in health and nutritional management of disease.

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Table of contents

PHYSIOLOGY * Historical Perspective * Composition of the Body * Energy Intake and Expenditure * Fuels of the Tissues * Carbohydrates * Proteins * Fats * Alcohol: Its Metabolism and Effects * Energy Balance * Water and Monovalent Electrolytes * Bone Mineral * Iron, Zinc and Other Trace Elements * Fat-Soluble Vitamins * Vitamin C and B Vitamins * Human Genetics * FOOD * Food Composition Tables and Nutritional Databases * Methods and Validity of Dietary Assessment * Cereals and Cereal Products * Vegetables, Fruits, Fungi and their Products * Meat, Fish, Eggs and Novel Proteins * Milk and Milk Products: Fats and Oils * Beverages, Herbs and Spices * Food Processing * Pathogenic Agents in Food * Food Toxicity and Phytoprotectants * Consumer Protection * DIET AND PHYSIOLOGICAL STATUS * Pregnancy and Lactation * Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence * Nutrition and Aging * Athletics * CLINICAL NUTRITION * Nutritional Cupport in Sepsis and Trauma * Famine Relief * Severe Malnutrition * Obesity * Nutritional Management of Diseases of the Gut * Nutrition and the Liver * Nutrition and Dietary Advice for Diabetes * The Iodine Deficiency Disorders * Clinical Nutrition and Bone Disease * Dietary Factors and Dental Diseases * Diseases of Kidney and Urinary Tract * Diseases of Heart and Circulation * Diet in Relation to the Nervous System * Skin, Hair and Nails * Nutrition and the Immune System * Diet and Cancer Prevention * Feeding the Pre-Term Infant * Inherited Metabolic Diseases * Nutritional Management of Alcohol-Related Disorders * Eating Disorders, Drug-Diet Interactions * Policy and a Prudent Diet