Handbook of Nutrition and Food

Handbook of Nutrition and Food

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With a clear and concise format, Handbook of Nutrition and Food presents the quantitative and qualitative data and information needed by nutritionists, dieticians, and health care professionals. It proceeds from human development to body systems and disease to micro/macro nutrients and concludes with nutrition counseling and community nutrition. Sections include interpretive text to help you understand the background and use of the material. Presenting information covering biochemistry, macronutrients, micronutrients, disease, and applied dietetics, the book includes: Extensive bibliographic entries All necessary mathematical formulae Comprehensive tabular data State-of-the-art molecular implications ABOUT THE EDITOR: Carolyn D. Berdanier, Ph.D. is Professor Emerita at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, where she served as Head of the Department of Foods and Nutrition. After eleven years in this position, she stepped down to resume research full time. Her work has been supported by NIH, USDA, and various other organizations concerned with nutrition. She is a member of the American Society for Nutritional Sciences, the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, the American Diabetes Association, and several honorary societies. She has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Nutrition, FASEB Journal, Nutrition Research, and Biochemical Archives. Current interests include studies on the role of nutrients in the control of mitochondrial gene expression. In addition to Handbook of Nutrition and Food, Dr. Berdanier has written, edited, and co-edited several bestselling books for CRC Press, including the Advanced Nutrition titles and CRC Desk Reference for Nutrition.Several data sets that may not be available on the web can be found in this section. Table 1.2 provides the sugar content of selected foods in 100 g portions. This may ... Those that are very rich sources, i.e., honey or table sugar (sucrose), of course will have a very high value, yet one would not consume this much in a single food under most circumstances. ... That teaspoon of sugar might weigh 8 grams.

Title:Handbook of Nutrition and Food
Author:Carolyn D. Berdanier
Publisher:CRC Press - 2001-10-30


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