Fox and Cameron's Food Science, Nutrition & Health

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CRC Press, Mar 31, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 336 pages
The seventh edition of this classic book has been entirely revised and updated by one of the leading professors of human nutrition in the UK. Written in a clear and easy-to-read style, the book deals with a wide range of topics, from food microbiology and technology to healthy eating and clinical nutrition. It also tackles the more difficult area o
 

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Contents

Food and its functions
1
Enzymes and digestion
11
Food eating health and disease
23
Nutrient dietary requirements and reference values
34
Obesity in the twentyfirst century
39
Fats oils and lipids
45
Milk and dairy products
76
Carbohydrates
88
Water and beverages
168
Mineral elements
186
Vitamins and other bioactive food constituents
198
Fruits nuts and vegetables
219
Methods of cooking
235
Diet and health
249
Food spoilage and preservation
270
Toxins foodborne infections and food hygiene
286

Carbohydraterich foods
106
Amino acids and proteins
132
Proteinrich foods
152
Food contaminants 8211 adulterants and additives
297
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Michael E. J. Lean MA MB BChir MD FRCP is Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Glasgow, Consultant Physician at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, and Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Human Nutrition, University of Colorado Health Sciences Centre, USA. He is also Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Research for the Food Standards Agency (London), and was non-executive Director of the Health Education Board for Scotland for eight years.

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