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Nutrition health and disease : a lifespan approach / Simon C. Langley-Evans.

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Subject: Nutrition > Textbooks.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Growth and Development > physiology.
Nutrition Assessment.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781118907146
  • ISBN: 1118907140
  • ISBN: 9781118907153
  • ISBN: 1118907159
  • ISBN: 9781119180432
  • ISBN: 1119180430
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2015.

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General Note: Preceded by Nutrition : a lifespan approach / Simon Langley-Evans. 1st ed. 2009.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction to lifespan nutrition -- Before life begins -- Pregnancy -- Fetal nutrition and disease in later life -- Lactation and infant feeding -- Nutrition and childhood -- Nutrition and adolescence -- The adult years -- Nutrition, ageing, and the elderly -- Appendix : An introduction to the nutrients.
Summary: Bringing together key topics in basic science, clinical nutrition, and public health, Nutrition, Health and Disease is an easy-to-read, student-friendly textbook which clearly demonstrates how the bodys demand for nutrients changes throughout life, and thus the variety of ways in which nutrition and diet affect health and disease. The second edition of this successful text includes: Expanded introductory material to ensure a firm grasp of key concepts; New content on vegetarian, vegan, kosher and other alternative diets; Dieting in adults; Gender and nutrition; Macro- and micronutrients; A range of new diagrams to support visual learners; Background on nutritional epidemiology and statistics. Nutrition, Health and Disease: A Lifespan Approach is an ideal resource for the range of material a student or newly-qualified nutrition or dietetics professional needs to know. - Publisher.
Source of Description Note: Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
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