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The New Complete Book of Food, Second EditionThe New Complete Book of Food, Second Edition
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The New Complete Book of Food, Second Edition

Everything readers need to know about food—in more than 300 entries.

Praise for the previous hardcover edition:
"…an excellent quick-reference tool.”—
SKU: IB-9780816077113

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Everything readers need to know about food—in more than 300 entries.

Praise for the previous hardcover edition:
"…an excellent quick-reference tool.”—Booklist

"A valuable book for those who want to understand the medical and physical makeup of food."—Making Scents

A 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:

  • Nutritional Profile
  • About the Nutrients in This Food
  • The Most Nutritious Way to Serve This Food
  • Diets That May Restrict or Exclude This Food
  • Buying This Food
  • Storing This Food
  • Preparing This Food
  • What Happens When You Cook This Food
  • How Other Kinds of Processing Affect This Food
  • Medical Uses and/or Benefits
  • Adverse Effects Associated with This Food
  • Food/Drug Interactions.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-7711-3
ISBN-10 816077118
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series ---
Author Carol Ann Rinzler; Introduction by Jane E. Brody; Foreword by Manfred Kroger, Ph.D.
Publication Date 5/1/2009
Book's Binding Paperback
Imprint Checkmark
Specifications Index. Appendix. Bibliography. Cross-references.
Available Formats Print

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