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Published: 26 January 2012

720 Pages | 150 photographs and illustrations


ISBN: 9780199566341

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Essentials of Human Nutrition

Fourth Edition

Edited by Jim Mann and Stewart Truswell

  • Written by international experts in the field, bringing a high-calibre, global orientation to the content
  • Describes the aspects of nutrition essential to the understanding and practice of human nutrition
  • Integrates evidence from the molecular, organismal, and population level to promote the practical application of nutritional science in metabolic, clinical, and public health nutrition
  • Beyond the nutrients themselves, coverage includes major issues such as chronic disease and nutritional crises

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters on Genes and Nutrition and Sustainability of Food Supplies
  • Enhanced coverage of the B vitamins and obesity
  • Several new case studies on topics such as diabetes, trans fatty acids, and whether people really need to take extra vitamin C

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