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Nutrition : a health promotion approach

Nutrition : a health promotion approach

Author: Geoffrey P Webb
Publisher: London ; New York : Arnold, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Covering the whole field of nutrition, this book focuses on areas considered to be a priority for promoting health in industrialised countries. The new edition includes more on health promotion theory.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey P Webb
ISBN: 0340760699 9780340760697
OCLC Number: 47063153
Description: x, 470 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Pt. I. Concepts and principles. Changing priorities for nutrition education --
Food selection --
Methods of nutritional surveillance and research --
Dietary guidelines and recommendations --
Cellular energetics --
pt. II. Energy, energy balance and obesity. Introduction to energy aspects of nutrition --
Energy balance and its regulation --
Obesity --
pt. III. The nutrients. Carbohydrates --
Protein and amino acids --
Fat --
Vitamins and antioxidants --
The minerals --
pt. IV. Variation in nutritional requirements and priorities. Nutrition and the human life-cycle --
Nutrition as treatment --
Some other groups and situations --
pt. IV. The safety and quality of food. The safety and quality of food.
Responsibility: Geoffrey P. Webb.
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Covers various aspects of nutrition including nutritional epidemiology, social aspects of nutrition, and the microbiological safety of food as well as the more traditional aspects of food as a source  Read more...


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