Nutrition Science.

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New Age International, Jan 1, 2006 - 438 pages
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This Book Explains Our Natural Requirements And The Nutritive Value Of The Various Foods We Consume. Carbohydrates, Proteins And Lipids Are Discussed In Detail. Minerals, Both Micro And Macro, Are Highlighted. Both Fat And Water Soluble Vitamins Alongwith The Vital Role Of Water Are Emphasized. Each Food Category Is Explained Systematically In Terms Of Its Functions, Absorption And Metabolism, Recommended Dietary Allowance And Sources.The Book Further Explains Energy Metabolism, Kinds Of Malnutrition And Various Disorders Arising From Specific Nutritional Deficiency. Prevention And Treatment Of Such Disorders Are Also Explained. The Book Would Serve As A Comprehensive Text For Students Pursuing Home Science, Medicine, Nursing And Allied Courses. It Would Also Serve As An Authoritative And Useful Reference Source For General Readers.
 

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Absolute rubbish.
According to the book a dosa has more calories that masala dosa
and also 2 idlis have more calories that masala dosas.
What rubbish!!

Contents

Introduction to Nutrition Science 110
1
Recommended Dietary Allowances 1120
11
Carbohydrates 2143
21
Lipids 4464
44
xiv
65
Undernutrition 90105
90
Proteins 106124
106
Protein Energy Malnutrition 125141
125
Micro Minerals Iodine 180193
180
Folic Acid and Vitamin BI2 274286
274
Vitamin B Pantothenic Acid Biotin and Vitamin C 287301
287
Antioxidants 302316
302
Water and Electrolyte Balance 317327
317
Assessment of Nutritional Status 328350
328
National Nutrition Policy and Programmes of Tenth Five Year Plan 351357
351
Role of International and National Agencies in Combating Malnutrition 358373
358

Macro Minerals 142161
142
Micro Minerals Iron 162179
162
Computers in Management of Nutrition Practice 374386
374
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