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The Gale encyclopedia of diets [electronic resource] : a guide to health and nutrition / Kristin Key, editor.

Key, Kristin, (editor.). Gale Group. (Added Author).
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Subject: Nutrition > Encyclopedias.
Diet > Encyclopedias.
Health > Encyclopedias.

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  • ISBN: 9781414498874 (electronic book)
  • ISBN: 141449887X (electronic book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (2 v. (xviii, 1282 p.)) : col. ill., col. maps.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Gale/Cengage Learning, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: v. 1. A-L -- v. 2. M-Z.
Summary: Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.

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