The Nutrition Desk Reference

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McGraw Hill Professional, 1997 - Health & Fitness - 663 pages
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... '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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Elizabeth Somer, M.A., R.D., is a nationally recognized nutrition expert & award-winning writer. She is a former consultant to "Good Morning America," a regular guest on "Later Today," a contributing editor to both "Shape" magazine & "Eating Well" & the author of six books. She lives in Salem, OR. Her website can be found at

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