Special features of the dictionary include entries on 130 different diets; nutnnon therapy for more than 350 disorders including inborn errors of metabolism; 145 drugs and their effects on nutrition; and more than 150 nutritional products with their main uses and composition. Topics that are crucial to public health for the remainder of the 1990s into the next millennium are covered. Preventative diets for obesity and major degenerative diseases such as coronary heart disease hypertension diabetes mellitus and cancer are also included. Providing more than 3000 carefully selected entries including 380 ~ew terms and over 600 revised and expanded definitions the Fourth Edition of Nutrition & Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary far exceeds the coverage of nutrition found in standard medical dictionaries. Nutritionists physicians nurses other health care practitioners and students will find here the most thorough and current treatment of the subject available.
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