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Nutrition : Maintaining and Improving Health

Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 4
Authors/Editor: Webb, Geoffrey
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 978-1-444-14246-4
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Essential reading for all nutrition and dietetics students, including those studying nutrition modules as part of food science, catering or health care courses

The fourth edition continues to offer wide-ranging coverage of all aspects of nutrition, including: nutritional assessment; epidemiological and experimental methods used in nutrition research; social aspects of nutrition; the science of food as a source of energy and essential nutritients; variation in nutritional needs and priorities at different stages of the life-cycle; hospital malnutrition; and the use of dietary supplements and functional foods.

Completely updated, this accessible textbook offers a comprehensive guide to the roles of diet in causing, preventing and even treating chronic disease and maintaining good health. The importance of improving health is a guiding principle throughout the book and is underpinned by health promotion theory.

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  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Webb, Geoffrey
  • ISBN: 978-1-444-14246-4
  • Specialty:
    Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 4
  • Pages: 608
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2012

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