The Handy Nutrition Answer Book

BARNES-SVARNEY, Patricia & . 400p. appendix. bibliog. glossary. illus. index. photos. Visible Ink. 2015. Tr $21.95. ISBN 9781578594849; ebk. ISBN 9781578595532.
Gr 8 Up—Readers will find information on a plethora of topics in this one-stop source for all things nutrition: vitamins, food allergens, what foods were eaten in different historical periods, preservation methods, DNA vs. RNA, food labeling, artificial sugars, gluten sensitivity, and more. The authors offer the latest scientific evidence and theories available and point users to helpful online resources, such as The handy index makes looking up specific subjects easy.
VERDICT A useful book, ideal for high school, college, or even adult sections public libraries.

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