Dictionary of Food Ingredients is a concise, easy-to-use resource, covering over 1,000 food ingredients and additives, including natural ingredients, FDA-approved artificial ingredients, and compounds used in food processing. Organized alphabetically, definitions cover functionality, chemical properties, and applications, and thorough cross referencing allows readers to follow related and similar ingredients. A section based on the Code of Federal Regulations lists food ingredients according to their US approval status, and a bibliography pinpoints further information. New to this edition are 'Ingredient Categories,' which groups principal ingredients by function and describes the characteristics and applications of each group, and E numbers for ingredients. In addition, the book will be thoroughly updated with new information on existing ingredients and newly approved ingredients.The 'Dictionary' is an unparalleled source of information, providing practical, scientific, and regulatory information on every important ingredient and category. This will be of value to food scientists, ingredient suppliers, dietitians, extension specialists, and students.
This best-selling introduction to medical terminology text is flexible enough to be used in a traditional or a self-instructional course format. Suited for students of all levels in the allied health professions, this text provides the appropriate amount of detail needed to learn the basics of medical terminology. This Third Edition also includes a new chapter on Cancer Medicine and a user-friendly CD-ROM that includes interactive flashcards, crossword puzzles, and additional exercises.
The third edition of Nutrition and Diet Therapy continues to be the only self-instructional nutrition and diet therapy book on the market. This unique approach is perfect for courses in which there is a need for a self-paced approach with student progress checks so that readers can work at their own pace. The inclusion of posttests facilitates distance learning. All of the book's modules have been updated to reflect the most current information and research available on normal and therapeutic nutrition. Nutrition and Diet Therapy is an invaluable resource to students (LPN/LVN), dietetic technicians (DTR), dietetic assistants, and others for whom nutrition and diet therapy is required or enco...
New edition of a text for students beginning their education in health care. Coverage includes an overview of the health care system in the US its history, categories of services, and financing. Individual chapters are devoted to various professions, with description of work environments and trends,