Handbook of Nutrition and Food is an encyclopedic book. It is edited by Carolyn D. Berdanier. This eBook is an excellent book on food and nutrition. It contains more than 1600 pages. Handbook of Nutrition and food has an initial table of tables. These table actually show the food constituents like Carbohydrates, sugars, fats, protein etc. Their content in different foods and related data is listed in the tables. Among the tables there are different parts.
The second part of handbook of nutrition and food is dedicated to metabolism. Then we have comparative nutrition. It deals with the difference in nutritional requirements of various species. Part 4 has chapters related to the nutritional needs. These needs may be during pregnancy or lactation. It also has a diet overview and guidelines for a complete life cycle. Different diets during different stages of life are mentioned. Handbook of Nutrition and Food also contains dietary guidelines and food guidance. These guidelines are in the form of nutritional labeling and monitoring. Dietetics is also linked in this eBook. Medical nutritional evaluation of patients is described. Energy and nutrient consumption is also explained.
Handbook of Nutrition and Food also describes the steps to calculate body composition, frame size, skin folds etc. BMI, BMR and other terms are listed like any other book of nutrition. Energy assessment and thermogenesis is given emphasis in Handbook of Nutrition and Food. Part six deals with modified diets. There are diets in modified form that can control allergies. Different diseases can be prevented by them. Clinical nutrition and nutritional therapies also make a part of Handbook of Nutrition and Food.
This book covers every aspect of nutrition in detail and hence is highly recommended as a textbook. Given below are the details of the third edition.
Handbook of Nutrition and Food
Editor: Carolyn D. Berdanier
The reviews are totally self written and judicious. Download links should be taken from internet.