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The Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health, Second Edition
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Robert Ronzio, Ph.D., C.N.S., F.A.I.C., with Kennedy Associates
  • From the Series: Library of Health and Living
  • Trim Size: 7-3/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816049661
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-4966-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $75.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 08/01/2003
  • Dewey Number: 613.2
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 736

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:
"...clear, concise and accurate...”—Booklist

“...[a] well-balanced guide...”—American Reference Books Annual

The Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health, Second Edition is an authoritative A-to-Z guide to all aspects of nutrition and maintaining a healthy diet.

Concise and extensively cross-referenced, this volume is the perfect one-stop guide to the often-confusing mass of nutritional information available today. More than 2,500 entries provide the essential information readers want to know about nutrition and good health. Coverage includes food ingredients such as vitamins, minerals, fats, carbohydrates, and proteins; the health benefits and dangers of foods; diseases and health disorders related to nutrition; processed foods and their side effects; the link between certain foods and cancer; food allergies; eating disorders; and much more. This edition is comprised of approximately 30 percent new material, including several new appendixes.

Specifications

Index. Appendixes. Bibliography. Cross-references.

About the Author(s)

Robert Ronzio, Ph.D., C.N.S., F.A.I.C. was a laboratory director of Biotics Research Corp. in Houston, TX and is now retired. He received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley and was a postdoctoral fellow at Tufts University Medical College and the University of Washington School of Medicine. A lecturer both nationally and internationally, he is the author of numerous journal articles and papers and has received many honors and awards, including an American Cancer Society Fellowship, a Research Career Development Award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and an Honorary Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University. Kennedy Associates draws on many years of experience in the publishing field and maintains a seasoned team of writing and editing professionals who are specialists in health and psychology. Founded by Carol Turkington, Kennedy Associates’s roster includes a core group of 12 writers. The organization has access to a nationwide network of experts in a wide variety of fields and has produced several series of books.

Reviews and Awards

"...recommended..."
American Reference Books Annual

"Ronzio's comprehensive encyclopedia provides a ready reference for current information about specific foods and nutrients...This edition includes a larger number of entries and updated text for more than 30 percent of the entries, reflecting the dramatic increase in nutrition research over the last decade...Recommended."
Choice

"The interested and perhaps confused health information consumer can turn with confidence to this encyclopedia...a one-stop introduction to nutrition...The book will be useful in all types of libraries serving sophisticated information consumers."


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