Following in the tradition of its popular predecessors, the CRC Desk Reference for Nutrition, Third Edition explains hundreds of terms commonly used in medicine, food science, metabolism, physiology, and nutrition. Thoroughly updated and expanded to reflect major advances over the past decade, this reference lists entries alphabetically and cross-r
Absorption. Additives. Amino Acids. Anemia. Apoptosis. Ascorbic Acid. Biotin. Carbohydrate. Choline. Contamination of food with metals. Cytokines. Diabetes mellitus. Drug-nutrient interactions. Eicosanoids. Energetics. Fatty acids. Folacin (Folic acid). Food intake regulation. Gluconeogenesis. Glycogen. Inununoactive bacterial endotoxins. Kwashiorkor. Lesion-causing bacterial toxins. Lipids. Lipoproteins. Malnutrition. Medicinal plants. Membrane-affecting bacterial toxins. Minerals. Niacin (B.). Normal clinical values for blood. Obesity. Oxidation. Pantothenic acid. Poisonous plants. Proteins. Protein synthesis. Pyridoxine. Riboflavin. SI units. Subunit bacterial toxins. Thiamin. Types of antinutritives. Vitamin A. Vitamin B. Vitamin D. Vitamin E. Vitamin K.