Nutrition : Maintaining and improving health, Fourth edition, Paperback / softback Book

Nutrition : Maintaining and improving health, Fourth edition Paperback / softback


The fourth edition of Nutrition: maintaining and improving health continues to offer wide-ranging coverage of all aspects of nutrition, including: Nutritional assessmentEpidemiological and experimental methods used in nutrition researchSocial aspects of nutritionThe science of food as a source of energy and essential nutritientsVariation in nutritional needs and priorities at different stages of the life-cycleHospital malnutritionThe use of dietary supplements and functional foodsCompletely updated, this accessible textbook offers a comprehensive guide to the roles of diet in causing, preventing, and even treating chronic disease and maintaining good health.

The importance of improving health is a guiding principle throughout the book and is underpinned by health promotion theory. This is essential reading for all nutrition and dietetics students, including those studying nutrition modules as part of food science, catering, or health care courses.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 608 pages, 85 two-colour line drawings
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Dietetics & nutrition
  • ISBN: 9781444142464



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