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Published: 31 March 2005

928 Pages | 223 halftones & line illus.

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195171693

Bookseller Code (05)

Principles of Nutritional Assessment

Second Edition

Rosalind S. Gibson

This is a comprehensive text on the methods - dietary, anthropometric, laboratory and clinical - of assessing the nutritional status of populations and of individuals in the hospital or the community. This Second Edition incorporates recent data from national nutritional surveys in the US and Europe; the flood of new information about iron, vitamin A and iodine; the role of folate in preventing neural tube defects; the use of HPLC techniques and enzyme assays; improvements in data handling; and many other developments.

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