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Encyclopedia of Food and Health (Hardcover)

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The Encyclopedia of Food and Health provides users with a solid bridge of current and accurate information spanning food production and processing, from distribution and consumption to health effects. The Encyclopedia comprises seven volumes, each containing comprehensive, thorough coverage, and a writing style that is succinct and straightforward. Users will find this to be a meticulously organized resource of the best available summary and conclusions on each topic. Written from a truly international perspective, and covering of all areas of food science and health in nearly 700 articles, with extensive cross-referencing and further reading at the end of each chapter, this updated encyclopedia is an invaluable resource for both research and educational needs.

  • Identifies the essential nutrients and how to avoid their deficiencies
  • Explores the use of diet to reduce disease risk and optimize health
  • Compiles methods for detection and quantitation of food constituents, food additives and nutrients, and contaminants
  • Contains coverage of all areas of food science and health in nearly 700 articles, with extensive cross-referencing and further reading at the end of each chapter

The Encyclopedia of Food and Health provides a solid bridge of current and accurate information, spanning from food production and processing, to distribution, consumption and health effects. The Encyclopedia comprises seven volumes and every article is thorough in its coverage, the writing is succinct and straightforward, and the work presents the reader with the best available summary and conclusions on each topic. The Encyclopedia is easy to use and meticulously organised, constituting an invaluable reference tool for every scientist working on food and health. Edited and written from a truly international perspective, the Encyclopedia contains near 700 articles covering all areas of food science and health, and with extensive cross-referencing and further reading at the end of each article.

  • Identifies the essential nutrients and how to avoid their deficiency
  • Explores the use of diet to reduce disease risk and optimise health
  • Compiles methods for detection and quantitation of food constituents, food additives and nutrients, and contaminants
Number of Pages: 4350
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Nutrition
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Academic Pr
Language: English
Street Date: November 26, 2015
TCIN: 24002322
UPC: 9780123849472
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-9274
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