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Title Nutrition and well-being A to Z / Delores C.S. James, editor in chief
Published Detroit, Mich. : Macmillan Reference USA, [2004]
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
Contents v. 1. A-H -- volume 2. I-Z
Summary Examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national, and personal level. Analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health, and fitness in various countries at different times in history. Looks at the connections between diet and such diseases as beri-beri and scurvy, and the role nutrition plays in conditions such as weight and height increases, diabetes, and obesity. Historical as well as contemporary methods of treatment are presented from an international viewpoint. Also included are biographies of influential figures in the field of nutrition and medicine, dietary trends within various cultures, profiles of major organizations such as UNICEF and the World Health Organization, and much more
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Health -- Encyclopedias.
Nutrition -- Encyclopedias.
Health -- Encyclopedias.
Hygiène de vie.
Nutrition -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedia.
Computer network resources
Encyclopédie (Descripteur de forme)
Form Electronic book
Author James, Delores C. S., 1961-
ISBN 0028659902