Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition

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9780122266942: Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition

This encyclopedia provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human nutrition, including clinical applications. Most of the chapters represent brand new expositions of the field, yet the Encyclopedia also includes relevant sections from the Encyclopaedia of Food Science, Food Technology, and Nutrition, which have been revised, updated, and rewritten, plus that reference work's award-winning index system. Virtually everyone will find the Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition easy to use--from the experienced researcher requiring a specific piece of information to the general reader who needs an overview of a new and unfamiliar topic. The work is highly structured and cross-referenced, and leads the reader to the required information as quickly and as intuitively as possible. Of the more than 270 articles, each offers links to related articles and also lists Further Reading Topics, directing the reader to important texts in that area. The Encyclopedia takes a truly international approach where relevant. It details various national conventions and standards and explains nutritional policy differences between the developed and developing world. Nutritionists, clinical nutritionists, dietitians, and allied health workers are sure to benefit and make great use of this resource.

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"Easy to find one's way around, meticulously organized, and written from a truly international perspective." -- Tecnica Molitoria

"In my opinion, this is an excellent reference work, comprehensive and comprehensible...It will become a popular and well-used reference work in libraries, and be of great use to lecturers and students of food in general. However, it also provides readers who have a much wider range of interests with a valuable source of information. A work to be recommended." -- K.D.A. Taylor in Food Chemistry

"The present work must now be considered the definitive encyclopedia in the field...There are several features that make this encyclopedia easy to use. There is generous use of "see" references in the body of the Encyclopaedia...Another helpful feature is that in the long, segmented articles, bibliographies appear after the appropriate segment, instead of at the end...The level of detail is exceptional." -- Journal of Agricultural & Food Information

"With almost 5000 pages of text it is hard not to find what you want in this absolutely brilliant encyclopedia...None can compare with the wealth of information provided here...The Encyclopaedia is likely to be a valuable addition to any library." -- BNF Nutrition Bulletin

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