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Published: 13 April 2017

720 Pages


ISBN: 9780198752981

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Essentials of Human Nutrition

Fifth Edition

Edited by Jim Mann and Stewart Truswell

  • Contributions from an international team of experts have been carefully edited to make Essentials of Human Nutrition the most complete and student-friendly introduction to the subject
  • Chapters cover a broad range of disciplines, to help students develop a complete understanding of the subject
  • Inter-chapter links help students see connections between different topics and build up a coherent picture of the subject as a whole
  • Explains the impact of nutritional principles applied in practice- for example, in the context of sports and healthcare

New to this Edition:

  • Coverage of new topics, including: evidence-based nutrition, food fortification, and dietary patterns
  • Brand new chapters on implementing dietary recommendations, dietary patterns, food systems, and food in hospitals
  • Chapter on water, electrolytes, and acid-base balance; genes, nutrition, and disease risk; food toxicity and safety; nutritional crises; nutrition and cancer; feeding infants and toddlers; food habits; and nutritional recommendations for the general population have all been completely re-written by new authors
  • Expanded discussion of Vitamin D, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes

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