CRC Desk Reference for Nutrition

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CRC Press, Dec 29, 1997 - Medical - 384 pages
The CRC Desk Reference for Nutrition concisely defines hundreds of terms used in nutrition science, providing quick answers to questions encountered by physicians, nurses, dietitians, physical therapists, pharmacists, and students in their day-to-day work and research. Reflecting the hybrid nature of nutrition science, the book collects terms from biochemistry, molecular biology, and other related disciplines in one convenient volume. In the CRC Desk Reference for Nutrition key information on nutrition topics from Additives to Vitamins is alphabetized, summarized, tabulated, and illustrated. This time-saving source of new facts, ideas, and terminology in nutrition science is a much-needed reference for everyone in this field.
 

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Contents

Recommended Dietary Allowances for nutrients needed by humans of different ages
284
Conversion factors for values in clinical chemistry SI units
293
General formulas for calculating body fatness from skinfold measurements
310
Hormones directly involved in the stress response
314
Sweetening agents Sugar substitutes
318
Some potentially poisonous agents
330
Vitamins
350
Drugs that influence vitamin
353
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