CRC Desk Reference for Nutrition
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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Recommended Dietary Allowances for nutrients needed by humans of different ages
Conversion factors for values in clinical chemistry SI units
General formulas for calculating body fatness from skinfold measurements
Hormones directly involved in the stress response
Sweetening agents Sugar substitutes
Some potentially poisonous agents
Drugs that influence vitamin
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