Human Nutrition

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Elsevier Health Sciences UK, Oct 4, 2010 - Medical - 760 pages
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This 12th edition of Human Nutrition has been fully updated by a renowned team of international experts to ensure to ensure authoritative content and a global perspective. It provides a comprehensive resource for all those in the field of nutrition and other health sciences.



Comprehensive coverage of nutrition in one, concise volume with additional material and interactive exercises on website.

A similar logical chapter structure throughout and textbook features in each chapter - learning objectives, key point summaries and text boxes - facilitate learning and revision.

Incorporates latest research, for example on organic foods and sustainable agriculture.

Team of contributors of international repute from 11 countries guarantees authoritative text.
  • New chapter on dietary reference values N
  • New section on electrolytes and water balance
  • Expanded section on HIV
  • Website:

    • updating between editions
    • online-only chapters on food commodities, e.g. cereals, vegetables and fruit, meat, fish, egg, milk and milk products
    • online examples of calculations and interactive exercises.


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