A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

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OUP Oxford, Jan 29, 2009 - Reference - 608 pages
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This leading dictionary contains over 6,150 entries covering all aspects of food and nutrition, diet and health. Jargon-free definitions make this a valuable dictionary that clearly explains even the most technical of nutritional terms. From absinthe to zymogens, it covers types of food (including everyday foods and little-known foods, e.g. payusnaya), nutritional information, vitamins, minerals, and key scientific areas including metabolism and genomics.This new and fully revised edition features many entry-level web links, updated and conveniently accessible via the Dictionary of Food and Nutrition companion website, providing relevant extra information. Expanded appendices contain a wealth of useful material, including Recommended Daily Allowance lists.An essential A-Z for nutritionists, food manufacturers, caterers, health-care students, food science/technology students, and anyone who has an interest in, or enjoys, food and wants to find out more about what they eat.
 

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Contents

Introduction
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y

H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
Z
Units of measurement
Estimated average requirements for energy
The vitamins
USCanadian Recommended Dietary Allowances and Acceptable Intakes 19972001
EU Population Reference Intakes of nutrients 1993
UK Reference Nutrient Intakes 1991
Recommended Nutrient Intakes for vitamins FAO 2001
Food additives permitted in the EU
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