Virtually everyone will find the Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition easy to use—from the experienced researcher requiring a specific piece of information to the general reader who needs an overview of a new and unfamiliar topic. The work is highly structured and cross-referenced, and leads the reader to the required information as quickly and as intuitively as possible. Of the more than 270 articles, each offers "links" to related articles and also lists "Further Reading Topics," directing the reader to important texts in that area.
The Encyclopedia takes a truly international approach where relevant. It details various national conventions and standards and explains nutritional policy differences between the developed and developing world. Nutritionists, clinical nutritionists, dietitians, and allied health workers are sure to benefit and make great use of this resource.
* Presents more than 270 articles on human nutrition from "Adaptive Responses to Malnutrition" to "Zinc"
* Uses an award-winning index system introduced in the Encyclopaedia of Food Science, Food Technology, and Nutrition
* Written in a style accessible to the researcher or layperson with almost any background
* Each article lists related texts, helping the reader to customize his or her research