The Nutrition Desk Reference
A vital resource for the many people discovering that managing their health is both more effective and more affordable than relying on the medical industry to cure avoidable illnesses, "The Nutrition Desk Reference" is the only book of its kind to offer nutrition basics and current research that is both applicable for health care professionals and laypersons. First time in trade paper. Tables, charts & illustrations.
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Proteins and Amino Acids
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