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Author Desai, B. B., 1941-

Title Handbook of nutrition and diet / Babasaheb B. Desai
Published New York : Marcel Dekker, 2000


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  613.2 Des/Hon  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 797 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Food science and technology ; 103
Food science and technology (Marcel Dekker, Inc.) ; 103
Contents Pt. I. Food Nutrients and Their Functions. 1. Introduction. 2. Water. 3. Carbohydrates. 4. Lipids. 5. Proteins. 6. Vitamins. 7. Minerals. 8. Energy -- Pt. II. Foods from Producers to Consumers. 9. Health and Dietetic Foods. 10. Foods of Plant Origin. 11. Foods of Animal Origin. 12. Potential Proteins, Fats, and Oils. 13. Food Processing and Preservation. 14. Food Additives and Nutrification. 15. Food Labeling and Quality Assurance. 16. Food Safety. 17. Food Transportation, Storage, and Marketing -- Pt. III. Food Composition and Utilization. 18. Adequacy of Diet. 19. Digestion, Absorption, Metabolism, and Excretion. 20. Hormonal Regulation of Food Intake. 21. Nutrient Evaluation and Analysis Methodology. 22. Dietary Allowances and Goals -- Pt. IV. Nutritional Management of Diseases. 23. Diet Therapy and Clinical Nutrition. 24. Diet, Cholesterol, and Heart Disease. 25. Diet, Nutrition, and Cancer. 26. Diet, Obesity, and Diabetes. 27. Diet and Health of Bones, Teeth, Skin, and Hair. 28. Diet and Diseases of the Liver and Kidneys. 29. Diet and Gastrointestinal Diseases. 30. Diet and Inherited Metabolic Disorders. 31. Dietary Management of Underweight Babies. 32. Diet and Alcoholic Disorders. 33. Diet and Some Minor Disorders. 34. Diet and Nervous System Disorders. 35. Diet and Mental Health. 36. Human Dietetics and Health: An Integrated Approach
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available as an electronic book via the World Wide Web to institutions affiliated with netLibrary, Inc
Subject Diet -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nutrition -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
LC no. 00040479
ISBN 0824703758 alkaline paper
0585361894 electronic bk