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A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition By David A. Bender (University College, London)

A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition
by David A. Bender (University College, London)

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This leading dictionary contains over 6,150 entries covering all aspects of food and nutrition, diet and health. With jargon-free definitions and useful appendix material, including RDA lists, it is an essential A-Z for anyone studying, teaching or working with food and nutrition and for those who want to know more about the food they are eating.
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A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition by David A. Bender (University College, London)

This leading dictionary contains over 6,150 entries covering all aspects of food and nutrition, diet and health. Jargon-free definitions make this a valuable dictionary that clearly explains even the most technical of nutritional terms. From absinthe to zymogens, it covers types of food (including everyday foods and little-known foods, e.g. payusnaya), nutritional information, vitamins, minerals, and key scientific areas including metabolism and genomics. This new and fully revised edition features many entry-level web links, updated and conveniently accessible via the Dictionary of Food and Nutrition companion website, providing relevant extra information. Expanded appendices contain a wealth of useful material, including Recommended Daily Allowance lists. An essential A-Z for nutritionists, food manufacturers, caterers, health-care students, food science/technology students, and anyone who has an interest in, or enjoys, food and wants to find out more about what they eat.

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About David A. Bender (University College, London)



David A. Bender is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, at University College London.

Table of Contents


INTRODUCTION; DICTIONARY; APPENDICES; Units of measurement; Estimated average requirements for energy; The vitamins; US/Canadian Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) and Acceptable Intakes (AI), 1997-2001; EU Population Reference Intakes (PRI) of nutrients, 1993; UK Reference Intakes (RNI), 1991; Recommended Nutrient Intakes (RNI) for vitamins, FAO 2001; Food additives permitted in the EU

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GOR003861464
A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition by David A. Bender (University College, London)
David A. Bender (University College, London)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2009-01-29
608
0199234876
9780199234875
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