The Nutrition Desk Reference
... 'The Nutrition Desk Reference' remains a unique combination of nutrition basics and current research. It offers, in a fully documented format for the health professional and the general public ... New material include: full treatment of beta-carotene as an independent nutrient; antioxidants and their major role in disease prevention; the remarkable field of phytochemicals; controversial research studies and what they really mean; and a new section on emotional disorders, fatigue and yeast infections ... Vital information ... on nutrition basics; nutritional components of cancer, heart disease and all major disease states; dietary goals and how to eat for health and longevity.
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The Medium of Life
Proteins and Amino Acids
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