ABC of Nutrition

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 15, 2010 - Medical - 152 pages
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This well established ABC has been updated with new charts, illustrations and guidelines on aspects of nutrition which affect heart disease, blood pressure, chronic diseases such as diabetes and some types of cancer. The book also contains the most current nutritional recommendations for pregnancy and infant feeding as well as advice for children and adults young and old. With chapters covering nutritional deficiencies in both developing and affluent countries as well as eating disorders and obesity, this latest edition has worldwide relevance.
 

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Contents

1 Reducing the risk of coronary heart disease
1
2 Diet and blood pressure
10
3 Nutritional advice for some other chronic diseases
15
4 Nutrition for pregnancy
20
5 Infant feeding
24
6 Children and adolescents
32
7 Adults young and old
37
8 Malnutrition in developing countries
43
11 Overweight and obesity
69
12 Measuring nutrition
78
13 Therapeutic diets
87
14 Food poisoning
94
15 Food sensitivity
108
16 Processing food
113
17 Nutritional support
120
18 Some principles
125

9 Other nutritional deficiencies in affluent communities
52
10 Vitamins and some minerals
59

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