Manual of Nutrition (12th edition)

ISBN: 9780112431169

Providing a comprehensive and in depth guide to nutrition science - this manual easily explains the roles of nutrients in the body, the foods that provide them and effects of cooking and processing.

The importance of a variety of foods in the diet is covered as well as helpful advice on meals and planning a healthy balanced diet. In addition to this the manual includes information on the safety aspects of vitamins and minerals and is complemented by useful tables detailing the nutrient composition of common foods.