Pocket Atlas of Nutrition (Paperback)
  • Pocket Atlas of Nutrition (Paperback)

Pocket Atlas of Nutrition (Paperback)

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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 09/03/2005
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With obesity and diabetes assuming alarming epidemic proportions, diet and
nutrition are in the spotlight more than ever before. It has never been more
important for health care professionals to be well informed, not only about the
latest developments, but also about the scientific facts. The Pocket Atlas of
Nutrition is an accessible guide to all aspects of nutrition, from basic
chemistry to the most recent dietary guidelines.


More than 150
easy-to-understand, full-color plates
A comprehensive list of nutrients,
including for each its composition, effect, function, occurrence and daily
requirements, as well as recommended intake
An extensive listing of all
vitamins, minerals, trace elements as well as non-nutritive substances with
their function and interaction
Accessible discussions of special diets as well
as nutritional recommendations for various medical conditions and throughout the
life course, e.g. for pregnant women or athletes
Up-to-date coverage of
food-related diseases, including BSE, genetically modified foods, food quality,
food allergies, and functional foods

We are bombarded by new information and
claims about nutrition every day. The Pocket Atlas of Nutrition -- concise,
practical, and designed for quick reference -- is an ideal basic guide for
professionals and interested lay readers alike.

Publisher: Thieme Publishing Group
ISBN: 9783131354815
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 124 x 191 x 16 mm

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