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Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition

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  • Coverage Dates: 1999
  • Update Frequency: Annual
  • Audience: Student, research

  • The Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition presents the physiological aspects of nutrient and energy requirements by different population groups; measurement of dietary intake and nutritional status; nutrient composition of the main food groups; associations between diet, lifestyle and disease; clinical applications of nutrition to improve health; topical issues relating to the food processing industry; influences on food choice and eating behaviour; nutritional guidelines and public health policies in both developed and developing countries; international aspects of food labelling, and a range of related topics in between these key subject areas. This edition updates the Encyclopaedia of Food Science, Food Technology and Nutrition.

    A list of 'Further Reading' at the end of each entry, includes review articles and key papers. A cross-referencing 'Related Topics' section directs the reader to other entries within the encyclopedia which contain additional information.

    Access: On campus and remote
    Database provider: Elsevier

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