Nutrition Almanac

ISBN-10: 0071436588
ISBN-13: 9780071436588
Edition: 6th 2007 (Revised)
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Description: This popular reference book provides simple, sensible and accurate nutrition information for an eager audience of health-conscious readers. This edition also has coverage of herbal medicine and alternative treatments such as homeopathy.

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Book details

List price: $21.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 1/11/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

This popular reference book provides simple, sensible and accurate nutrition information for an eager audience of health-conscious readers. This edition also has coverage of herbal medicine and alternative treatments such as homeopathy.

Preface
Nutrition and Health
Digestion
Absorption
Metabolism
Nutrients
Macronutrients: Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins
Micronutrients: Vitamins, Minerals, and Water
Special Functions of Nutrients
Foods, Beverages, and Supplementary Foods
Foods
Beverages
Supplementary Foods
Ailments and Other Stressful Conditions
Abscess
Accidents, Shock, and Surgery
Acne
Adrenal Exhaustion
AIDS
Alcoholism
Allergies
Alzheimer's Disease
Anemia
Aneurysm
Arteriosclerosis, Atherosclerosis, Angina, and Coronary Heart Disease
Arthritis
Asthma
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders
Autism
Backache
Baldness (Alopecia)
Beriberi
Bone Abnormalities
Bronchitis
Bruises
Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)
Burns
Bursitis
Cancer
Cataracts
Celiac Disease
Chicken Pox
Cholesterol Level, High
Cirrhosis of the Liver
Colds
Colitis and Crohn's Disease
Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
Constipation
Croup
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystitis (Bladder Infection)
Dandruff
Deafness
Depression/Bipolar Mood Disorder
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis
Dizziness/Vertigo
Ear Infection/Earache
Eating Disorders
Eczema
Edema (Fluid Retention)
Emphysema
Endometriosis
Environmental Pollution
Epilepsy
Eye Disorders
Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
Fever
Flatulence (Intestinal Gas)
Flu (Influenza)
Fracture (Broken Bone)
Gallbladder Disorders
Gallstones
Gastritis
Glaucoma/Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Goiter
Gout
Hair Problems
Halitosis
Hangovers
Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis)
Headache
Heart Disease/Cardiovascular Disease
Hemophilia
Hemorrhoids (Piles)
Hepatitis
Hernia/Hiatal Hernia
Herpes Simplex I and II
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure)
Hypothyroidism
Indigestion (Dyspepsia)
Infections
Infertility/Impotence
Inflammatory Conditions
Kwashiorkor
Leg Cramp and Charley Horse
Liver Disorders
Measles
Meniere's Syndrome
Menopause
Mental Illness and Schizophrenia
Mononucleosis
Mouth and Tongue Disorders
Multiple Sclerosis
Muscle Weakness and Disorders
Muscular Dystrophy
Myasthenia Gravis
Nail Problems
Nausea and Vomiting
Nephritis (Bright's Disease)
Neuritis
Osteoporosis (Brittle Bones)
Overweight and Obesity
Parkinson's Disease
Pellagra
Pernicious Anemia
Phlebitis
Pneumonia
Polio
Pregnancy
Premenstrual Syndrome
Prostatitis and Prostate Enlargement
Pruritus Ani
Psoriasis
Pyorrhea (Periodontal Disease)
Rhinitis
Rickets and Osteomalacia
Sciatica
Scurvy
Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
Sinusitis
Skin Problems
Sore Throat
Stress
Stroke
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Sunburn
Swollen Glands
Syndrome X (Metabolic Syndrome)
Tics, Tremors, Twitches, and Tourette's Syndrome
Tonsillitis
Tooth and Gum Disorders, Gingivitis, and Periodontitis
Ulcers
Underweight
Vaginitis
Varicose Veins and Spider Veins
Venereal Disease/Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Worms and Intestinal Parasites
Food Lists
Foods with Pharmacological Activity
Acid- and Alkaline-Forming Foods
Rich Food Sources of Nutrients
Tables of Food Measurements and Composition
Weights and Measures
Abbreviations and Symbols Used in the Tables
Recommended Dietary Intake Chart
Tables of Food Composition
Food Groups
Bibliography
Index

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