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Encyclopedia of Foods: A Guide to Healthy Nutrition

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The Encyclopedia of Foods: A Guide to Healthy Nutrition is a definitive resource for what to eat for maximum health as detailed by medical and nutritional experts. This book makes the connection between health, disease, and the food we eat.
The Encyclopedia describes more than 140 foods, providing information on their history, nutrient content, and medical uses.
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Hardcover, 516 pages
Published December 13th 2001 by Academic Press (first published November 29th 2001)
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Okay, I don't know how to rate this book because it's not truly an encyclopedia. I liked the last section (the encyclopedia section) with the entries on individuals foods. It's a good reference tool. Like, if you want to eat foods only in season then you can look up blueberries, for instance, and find out when they are in season. I found it to be very basic information, but unbalanced throughout the whole thing. It is as if the editors simultaneously dumbed it down and added too many specific de ...more
Very basic nutrition information. Solid but only basic. I like that they include individual foods but I wished they had expanded on the health benefits of the various foods.
This book lists a variety of fruits and vegetables and explains the health benefits of each.
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