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Published: 26 June 2014

128 Pages | Approximately 10 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199681921

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Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction

David Bender

Very Short Introductions

  • A short account of the basic principles of human nutrition
  • Considers the type of nutrition required for a healthy diet
  • Explores the topic of over- and under-nutrition in relation to issues of obesity and malnutrition
  • Looks at the usefulness and safety of vitamins, minerals, and food supplements
  • Includes a glosary of the key terms
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over six million copies sold worldwide

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