Handbook of Nutrition and Diet

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CRC Press, Aug 16, 2000 - Medical - 816 pages
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This handbook of nutrition and diet provides information on food nutrients and their functions; food safety and distribution; food composition, consumption and utilization; adequacy of diet; and the nutritional management of diseases and disorders. It also discusses the effects of nutrition and diet on diseases of the bones, teeth, hair, kidneys, liver and nervous system.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Water
13
Carbohydrates
25
Lipids
43
Proteins
63
Vitamins
75
Minerals
121
Energy
159
Hormonal Regulation of Food Intake
425
Nutrient Evaluation and Analysis Methodology
437
Dietary Allowances and Goals
451
Diet Therapy and Clinical Nutrition
473
Diet Cholesterol and Heart Disease
503
Diet Nutrition and Cancer
537
Diet Obesity and Diabetes
565
Diet and Health of Bones Teeth Skin and Hair
595

Health and Dietetic Foods
175
Foods of Plant Origin
195
Foods of Animal Origin
243
Potential Proteins Fats and Oils
271
Food Processing and Preservation
291
Food Additives and Nutrification
309
Food Labeling and Quality Assurance
321
Food Safety
331
Food Transportation Storage and Marketing
349
Adequacy of Diet
363
Digestion Absorption Metabolism and Excretion
401
Diet and Diseases of the Liver and Kidneys
627
Diet and Gastrointestinal Diseases
655
Diet and Inherited Metabolic Disorders
679
Dietary Management of Underweight Babies
689
Diet and Alcoholic Disorders
699
Diet and Some Minor Disorders
711
Diet and Nervous System Disorders
729
Diet and Mental Health
747
Human Dietetics and Health An Integrated Approach
755
Index
779
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