Nutrition : Maintaining and Improving Health

Publication Year: 2012

Edition: 4

Authors/Editor: Webb, Geoffrey

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 978-1-44-414246-4

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Essential reading for all nutrition and dietetics students, including those studying nutrition modules as part of food science, catering or health care courses

The fourth edition continues to offer wide-ranging coverage of all aspects of nutrition, including: nutritional assessment; epidemiological and experimental methods used in nutrition research; social aspects of nutrition; the science of food as a source of energy and essential nutritients; variation in nutritional needs and priorities at different stages of the life-cycle; hospital malnutrition; and the use of dietary supplements and functional foods.

Completely 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.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: CRC Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Webb, Geoffrey
ISBN: 978-1-44-414246-4
Nutrition & Dietetics
Language: English
Edition: 4
Pages: 608
Year: 2012