The New Complete Book of Food A Nutritional, Medical, and Culinary Guide (Hardcover)
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Praise for the previous edition: ..".an excellent quick-reference tool."--Booklist"A valuable book for those who want to understand the medical and physical makeup of food."--Making ScentsA completely updated edition of the popular food guide, The New Complete Book of Food, Second Edition provides the nutritional, medical, culinary, and consumer information essential to planning a good diet and properly handling food. In more than 300 A-to-Z entries, this comprehensive resource catalogs the physical, chemical, and medical properties of food; their benefits and hidden dangers; how foods change when they are processed or cooked; how to properly select, prepare, and store food; and much, much more.Each entry has been revised and updated to reflect the most current information available about diet and nutrition. Most updates have been made to the Nutritional Profile, Medical Uses and/or Benefits, Adverse Effects Associated with This Food, and Food/Drug Interactions.Each entry covers:
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A completely updated edition of a popular food guide describes the nutritional qualities, storage, cooking, uses, benefits, and adverse effects for more than one hundred foods, from apples to zucchini. Simultaneous.A completely updated edition of a popular food guide describes the nutritional qualities, storage, cooking, uses, benefits, and adverse effects for more than one hundred foods, from apples to zucchini. Simultaneous.