Nutrition: A Reference Handbook by David A. Bender

Nutrition: A Reference Handbook

byDavid A. Bender, Arnold E. Bender

Hardcover | March 10, 1996

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This book provides in a single volume, all of the nutritional information that is likely to be required by anyone working in the fields of diet and health, food, and nutrition. It consists principally of tables of data, suitably annotated, with notes on the interpretation of the datapresented. The information presented here has never previously been available in a single reference work, but has been scattered in a wide variety of sources, including the literature on nutrition, food science and technology, labelling legislation, biochemistry, physiology, clinical medicine andpaediatrics. In each section the information is arranged in order of increasing detail or complexity, so that it is easy to find a simple answer to a question, and reading further reveals more detailed information. All terms are clearly defined and the non-specialist reader has been considered throughout. Thebook includes a comprehensive index and has been extensively cross-referenced. A full bibliography refers the reader to original research literature. The information is arranged in the following sections: *body composition and anthropometry *growth and development *energy nutrition and physiology *overweight and obesity *protein-energy malnutrition *macronutrients *carbohydrates (including non-starch polysaccharides), fats, proteins-including overviews of metabolic pathways micronutrients: vitamins and minerals-including metabolic functions, requirements, reference intakes, deficiency diseases etc *food additives and contaminants *food composition and labelling legislation *glossary

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David A. Bender is at University College, London. Arnold E. Bender is at University of London.
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Title:Nutrition: A Reference HandbookFormat:HardcoverDimensions:612 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.5 inPublished:March 10, 1996Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0192623680

ISBN - 13:9780192623683

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Table of Contents

List of tablesList of figuresPrefaceThe historical development of nutritional conceptsBody compositionGrowth and developmentReference intakes, dietary goals and nutrition labelling of foodsEnergy balance and overview of metabolismPhysiology of feeding and digestionCarbohydratesLipids: fats and oilsAlcohol and alcoholic beveragesProtein nutritionOvernutrition: problems of overweight and obesityWorld food supplies and protein-energy malnutritionVitamin A and carotenesVitamin D, calcium and phosphorusVitamin E and seleniumVitamin KThiamin (Vitamin B1)Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)Vitamin B6Folate and vitamin B12Vitamin CBiotin, pantothenic acid and other organic compoundsIronMineral nutritionFood processingAdverse reactions to foodsSystematic classification of foodsMiscellaneous tablesReferences cited in the textIndex

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provides an ideal source of nutrition information for both the generalist working in nutrition and nutrition students