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Foods and Nutrition

Author Name : KG Ahuza, Prem Nath, KRM Swamy ,PB Gaddagimath


  • Publisher : Studium Press India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Edition : 1st
  • ISBN 13 : 978-93 -80012-20-9
  • Page no : 498
  • Publication Year : 2010

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This book is a compilation of the research works of many scholarly, untiring research scientists, some working all their lives to trace healing values in human foods. The phytochemicals, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and other unlimited nutrients available in the foods do help humankind to keep the diseases like high blood pressure, heart diseases, stroke, diabetes, cataract, arthritis, cancers and other non-communicable diseases at bay It is a fact, human beings lag in nutritional awareness. Though, there is strong evidence that diet can reverse the course of several diseases like heart disease, cataract, diabetes and even cancers, still human beings continue with poor and unhealthy eating habits. The therapeutic values of plant foods, such as vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, herbs, spices and other foods like dairy products, fluids and meats are brought to light. The value of the important nutrients, may lead to the basis for nutritional education lacking at present. Hope, this book brings awareness and adds to the knowledge of children and students. Vegetables, herbs, fruits, food grains, nuts and beans, have always been essential to human body. They form the basis of daily diet, providing flavour, aroma, health benefits and protection against diseases and disorders. The book is designed primarily for the common person and the students, to create awareness about the importance of nutrition in the diet.
Title Foods and Nutrition
Table of Content The body of the book consists of four chapters’ viz., Introduction, Nutrition, Foods, and Final Words. Under the chapter Foods, there are 11 sections covering important foods such as Vegetables, Fruits, Grains / Cereals, Legumes / Pulses, Nuts, Seeds, Herbs and Spices, Fluids, Dairy Products, Fats, Oils and Sugars, Meat Poultry and Fish. Under Foods, for each crop / food item, information on scientific name and common names, a brief introduction covering its origin and distribution, as we know it / uses, and nutritional value / functional value, are furnished. A good number of references and figures are mentioned at the end.
Page No. 498
Author's Name KG Ahuza, Prem Nath, KRM Swamy ,PB Gaddagimath
Publisher Studium Press India Pvt. Ltd.
Year Of Publication 2010
ISBN 10 No
ISBN 13 978-93 -80012-20-9
About The Book No
Binding type No
Book Size(len) No
Series No
book size(hei) 9.7
Book size width 6.4
Edition 1st

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