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Vegetables and Fruits

Nutritional and Therapeutic Values, 1st Edition

By Thomas S. C. Li

CRC Press

304 pages

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The modern synthetic diet, formulated to appeal to our inherent attraction to sugar, salt, fats, and calories at the expense of nutrition, leaves us over-fed and under-nourished. A considerable portion of chronic human diseases, including diabetes and heart disease, appear to be related largely to a diet that is inadequate in the essential vitamins

Table of Contents

Introduction. Nutritional and Therapeutic Values of Vegetables. Nutritional Values of Vegetables. Flavonoid, Isoflavone, and Carotenoid Contents in Vegetables. Nutritional and Therapeutic Values of Fruits. Nutritional Values of Fruits. Vegetables and Fruits Used to Protect Health.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED060000
MEDICAL / Nutrition
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science