Pediatric Nutrition Handbook
The Academy, 1985 - Children - 421 pages
Intended for practicing clinicians needing a reference guide on the requirements and metabolism of specific nutrients, methods of assessing nutritional status, and the nutrition support of healthy infants and children. This edition is reorganized and expanded to reflect the growth of information in clinical nutrition sciences during the past ten years. One new chapter describes advances in food technology and novel foods or ingredients of the future. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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