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Nutrition Almanac : Nutrition Almanac - John D. Kirschmann

Paperback Published: 21st December 2006
ISBN: 9780071436588
Number Of Pages: 384

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Take charge of your well-being, improve your health, feel younger, and live longer

The Nutrition Almanac offers you reliable information based on the latest scientific discoveries as well as an expanded section on essential vitamins and minerals and their amazing benefits. All the nutritional information you need is here, so enhancing and maintaining good health is easy!

Eat better. Live longer.

  • Learn how what you eat can affect more than 100 common ailments
  • Discover rich sources of vitamins and minerals in foods at your supermarket
  • Understand the difference between good fats and bad fats
  • Get practical information on the benefits of antioxidants and phytonutrients in food
  • Find out which food ingredients and additives to avoid
About the Author

John D. Kirschmann has helped millions of people live longer, healthier lives through proper nutrition.

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Prefacep. ix
Nutrition and Health
Digestionp. 3
Absorptionp. 5
Metabolismp. 7
Nutrients
Macronutrients: Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteinsp. 11
Micronutrients: Vitamins, Minerals, and Waterp. 21
Special Functions of Nutrientsp. 86
Foods, Beverages, and Supplementary Foods
Foodsp. 94
Beveragesp. 109
Supplementary Foodsp. 111
Ailments and Other Stressful Conditions
Abscessp. 118
Accidents, Shock, and Surgeryp. 119
Acnep. 120
Adrenal Exhaustionp. 121
AIDSp. 121
Alcoholismp. 124
Allergiesp. 127
Alzheimer's Diseasep. 129
Anemiap. 130
Aneurysmp. 132
Arteriosclerosis, Atherosclerosis, Angina, and Coronary Heart Diseasep. 132
Arthritisp. 134
Asthmap. 136
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disordersp. 137
Autismp. 138
Backachep. 138
Baldness (Alopecia)p. 139
Beriberip. 140
Bone Abnormalitiesp. 140
Bronchitisp. 141
Bruisesp. 142
Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)p. 142
Burnsp. 142
Bursitisp. 143
Cancerp. 143
Cataractsp. 146
Celiac Diseasep. 147
Chicken Poxp. 148
Cholesterol Level, Highp. 148
Cirrhosis of the Liverp. 150
Coldsp. 151
Colitis and Crohn's Diseasep. 152
Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)p. 153
Constipationp. 153
Croupp. 154
Cystic Fibrosisp. 154
Cystitis (Bladder Infection)p. 155
Dandruffp. 156
Deafnessp. 156
Depression/Bipolar Mood Disorderp. 157
Dermatitisp. 159
Diabetesp. 160
Diarrheap. 162
Diverticulitisp. 162
Dizziness/Vertigop. 163
Ear Infection/Earachep. 163
Eating Disordersp. 164
Eczemap. 165
Edema (Fluid Retention)p. 165
Emphysemap. 166
Endometriosisp. 167
Environmental Pollutionp. 168
Epilepsyp. 168
Eye Disordersp. 169
Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)p. 171
Feverp. 172
Flatulence (Intestinal Gas)p. 173
Flu (Influenza)p. 174
Fracture (Broken Bone)p. 174
Gallbladder Disordersp. 175
Gallstonesp. 175
Gastritisp. 176
Glaucoma/Age-Related Macular Degenerationp. 177
Goiterp. 178
Goutp. 178
Hair Problemsp. 179
Halitosisp. 179
Hangoversp. 180
Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis)p. 180
Headachep. 181
Heart Disease/Cardiovascular Diseasep. 182
Hemophiliap. 184
Hemorrhoids (Piles)p. 184
Hepatitisp. 185
Hernia/Hiatal Herniap. 185
Herpes Simplex I and IIp. 186
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)p. 187
Hyperthyroidismp. 188
Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)p. 189
Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure)p. 189
Hypothyroidismp. 190
Indigestion (Dyspepsia)p. 191
Infectionsp. 191
Infertility/Impotencep. 192
Inflammatory Conditionsp. 193
Kwashiorkorp. 194
Leg Cramp and Charley Horsep. 195
Liver Disordersp. 195
Measlesp. 196
Meniere's Syndromep. 196
Menopausep. 197
Mental Illness and Schizophreniap. 198
Mononucleosisp. 200
Mouth and Tongue Disordersp. 201
Multiple Sclerosisp. 201
Muscle Weakness and Disordersp. 203
Muscular Dystrophyp. 204
Myasthenia Gravisp. 205
Nail Problemsp. 205
Nausea and Vomitingp. 206
Nephritis (Bright's Disease)p. 206
Neuritisp. 206
Osteoporosis (Brittle Bones)p. 207
Overweight and Obesityp. 208
Parkinson's Diseasep. 211
Pellagrap. 212
Pernicious Anemiap. 212
Phlebitisp. 212
Pneumoniap. 213
Poliop. 213
Pregnancyp. 214
Premenstrual Syndromep. 215
Prostatitis and Prostate Enlargementp. 216
Pruritus Anip. 217
Psoriasisp. 217
Pyorrhea (Periodontal Disease)p. 218
Rhinitisp. 218
Rickets and Osteomalaciap. 218
Sciaticap. 219
Scurvyp. 219
Shingles (Herpes Zoster)p. 219
Sinusitisp. 220
Skin Problemsp. 220
Sore Throatp. 224
Stressp. 224
Strokep. 225
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)p. 226
Sunburnp. 227
Swollen Glandsp. 228
Syndrome X (Metabolic Syndrome)p. 228
Tics, Tremors, Twitches, and Tourette's Syndromep. 229
Tonsillitisp. 229
Tooth and Gum Disorders, Gingivitis, and Periodontitisp. 229
Ulcersp. 230
Underweightp. 231
Vaginitisp. 232
Varicose Veins and Spider Veinsp. 232
Venereal Disease/Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)p. 233
Worms and Intestinal Parasitesp. 234
Food Lists
Foods with Pharmacological Activityp. 239
Acid- and Alkaline-Forming Foodsp. 239
Rich Food Sources of Nutrientsp. 239
Tables of Food Measurements and Composition
Weights and Measuresp. 251
Abbreviations and Symbols Used in the Tablesp. 252
Recommended Dietary Intake Chartp. 252
Tables of Food Compositionp. 256
Food Groupsp. 256
Bibliographyp. 351
Indexp. 359
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ISBN: 9780071436588
ISBN-10: 0071436588
Series: Nutrition Almanac
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 21st December 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.0 x 20.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 6
Edition Type: Revised