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Food and Nutrition : Food and Health Systems in Australia and New Zealand - Mark Wahlqvist

Food and Nutrition

Food and Health Systems in Australia and New Zealand

By: Mark Wahlqvist (Editor)

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Mark Wahlqvist's Food and Nutrition is widely regarded as the most authoritative introduction to nutrition and dietetics in the region. It provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition needs at different life stages, the biochemistry of foods, dietary disorders, and the social, political, and environmental contexts of food production and consumption. This third edition has been completely revised and significantly expanded to encompass recent developments in nutritional science, technology, and policy. It includes new material on genetics, regulation, food production, the importance of birth weight, lifestyle, and cancer, and the implications of climate change for food production, safety, and availability. Chapters are extensively illustrated with data and diagrams. With chapters from leading nutritionists, Food & Nutrition is an indispensable student text and a valuable professional reference.

About the Author

Mark Wahlqvistis is a member of the World Health Organization Nutrition Advisory Committee and president of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences.

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    1 Introduction..2 Evaluating nutrition information..3 Social approaches..4 Nutrition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples..5 Food security..6 Food supply..7 Public health nutrition..8 Food composition and processing..9 Food microbiology..10 Risks, additives, contaminants and toxicants..11Developments in food production..12 Food law..13 Contemporary food use..14 Food energy..15 Carbohydrates..16 Fats..17 Protein..18 Digestion..19 Vitamins..20 Minerals..21 Water..22 Pregnancy and lactation..23 Infant nutrition..24 Childhood and adolescence..25 Nutrition for sport..26 Nutrition in adulthood..27 Nutrition for maturity and ageing..28 Nutrition and genes..29 Nutrition for bone and dental health..30 Obesity..31 Disordered eating..32 Cardiovascular disease..33 Diabetes..34 Alcohol-related diseases..35 Malnutrition..36 Immune function..37 Cancer..38 Food sensitivities..39 Mental health..40 Iodine and thyroid function..41 Nutrition assessment..42 Nutritional standards..43 Health promotion..44 Dietary advice and food guidance systems

    ISBN: 9781741758979
    ISBN-10: 1741758971
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 808
    Published: 1st February 2011
    Publisher: Allen & Unwin
    Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 19.0  x 4.3
    Weight (kg): 1.57
    Edition Number: 3