Nutrition Almanac (5th Edition)
This fifth edition of Nutrition Almanac provides comprehensive yet user-friendly information on the constituents of foods and beverages, and the role of nutrients and nutrition in health and disease. As the public becomes more conscious of what's in the foods...
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This fifth edition of Nutrition Almanac provides comprehensive yet user-friendly information on the constituents of foods and beverages, and the role of nutrients and nutrition in health and disease. As the public becomes more conscious of what's in the foods we eat, and turns to herbal or organic foods, and nutritional supplements, they seek reliable information about our foods. This work gives objective information of foods and beverages, provides extensive coverage of connections between nutrition and disease, and supplies detailed charts on nutrition functions of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and other food constituents.
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