A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition by David A. Bender

A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

byDavid A. Bender

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This leading dictionary contains over 6,150 entries covering all aspects of food and nutrition, diet and health. Jargon-free definitions make this a valuable dictionary that clearly explains even the most technical of nutritional terms. From absinthe to zymogens, it covers types of food(including everyday foods and little-known foods, e.g. payusnaya) nutritional information, vitamins, minerals, and key scientific areas including metabolism and genomics.This new and fully revised edition features many entry-level web links, accessible via the Dictionary of Food and Nutrition companion website, providing relevant and up-to-date extra information. Expanded appendices contain a wealth of useful material, including Recommended Daily Allowance lists. An essential A-Z for nutritionists, food manufacturers, caterers, health-care students, food science/technology students, and anyone who has an interest in, or enjoys, food.

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David A. Bender teaches nutrition and biochemistry to sutdents of medicine as well as of biochemistry, health sciences, humans sciences, and nursing. With his late father Arnold E. Bender, he has written Food Tables and Food Labelling (OUP, 1986 and 1991) and Nutrition: A Reference Handbook (OUP, 1996). David A. Bender teaches nutriti...
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Title:A Dictionary of Food and NutritionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.05 inPublished:February 22, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199234876

ISBN - 13:9780199234875

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Table of Contents

IntroductionDictionaryAppendicesUnits of measurementEstimated average requirments for energyThe vitaminsUS/Canadian Recommended Dietry Allowances (RDA) and Acceptable Intakes (AI), 1997-2001EU Population Reference Intakes (PRI) of nutrients, 1993UK Reference Intakes (RNI), 1991Recommended Nutrient Intakes (RNI) for vitamins, FAO 2001Food additives permitted in the EU

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`Review from previous edition a book that will interest the 'edible and non-edible' fat people alike ... If you eat, then you should enjoy reading the Benders' new dictionary ... Enjoy!'Lipid Technology, November 1995