Summary: ''The Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health, Second Edition is the authoritative A-to-Z guide to all aspects of nutrition and maintaining a healthful diet. This thoroughly revised, comprehensive resource presents the findings of the latest research in the field: the health benefits and dangers of foods; diseases and health disorders related to nutrition; processed foods and their side effects; food allergies; eating disorders; and much more. Topics include: body mass index; cance ...show morer prevention and diet; cardiovascular disease; cholestrol-lowering drugs; essential nutrients; ephedra (Ephedra sinica); fiber and disease prevention; low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL); meat contaminants; milk and lactose intolerance; and Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA).'' ''Concise and extensively cross-referenced, The Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health, Second Edition is the one-stop guide to the mass of nutritional information available today.''--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 03
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