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Nutrition, foods

  • Eat Like a Championby Jill Castle

    AMACOM 2015; US$ 12.95

    Kids have their own nutritional needs?especially athletic kids. Yet most young athletes aren't eating properly to compete. Even if they're on a "healthy" diet, it's often supplemented by convenient but empty calories that are actually slowing them down. Fortunately, with the right nutrition, young athletes can increase their energy, bolster their... more...

  • Foods that Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Presentby Christopher Cumo

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 100.00

    Written with the needs of students in mind, Foods That Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Present presents nearly 100 entries on foods that have shaped history?fascinating topics that are rarely addressed in detail in traditional history texts. In learning about foods and their importance, readers will gain... more...

  • The Zero-Mile Diet Cookbookby Carolyn Herriot

    Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 29.95

    In her bestselling book The Zero-Mile Diet (Harbour, 2010), gardening activist Carolyn Herriot inspired readers to put organic homegrown fruits and vegetables on the table, using time-saving, economical and sustainable methods. Now Herriot is back with even more ideas to cook up fresh food from the garden throughout the year. The Zero-Mile Diet... more...

  • Food Guide for Women's Soccerby Gloria Averbuch; Nancy Clark

    Meyer & Meyer Sport 2015; US$ 14.30

    This handy "how-to" food guide addresses the nutrition questions and concerns of soccer athletes of all ages and abilities to help them achieve success with energy to spare. Soccer athletes are hungry for good nutrition information. They have lots of food questions: ? What should I eat before a game? ? What about sports drinks? ? How much... more...

  • Modifying Food Textureby Jianshe Chen; Andrew Rosenthal

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 235.00

    Modifying Food Texture, Volume 1: Novel Ingredients and Processing Techniques discusses texture as an important aspect of consumer food acceptance and preference, and the fact that specific consumer groups, including infants, the elderly, and dysphagia patients require texture-modified foods. Topics covered include ingredients and processing... more...

  • Modifying Food Textureby Jianshe Chen; Andrew Rosenthal

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 215.00

    Modifying Food Texture, Volume 2: Sensory Analysis, Consumer Requirements and Preferences explores texture as an important aspect of consumer food acceptance and preference, specifically addressing the food textural needs of infants, the elderly, and dysphagia patients. This volume covers the sensory analysis of texture-modified foods, taking... more...

  • Food Science and Human Nutritionby G. Charalambous

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 93.95

    This volume brings together 63 papers dealing with chemical, biochemical, sensory, microbiological, nutritional, technological and analytical aspects of foods for human consumption. The information presented is of considerable interest to all researchers, analysts, nutritionists, manufacturers, packagers, etc., involved in the perennial effort to gain... more...

  • The Political Language of Foodby Joe Abisaid; Jennifer Adams; Melissa Boehm; Samuel Boerboom; Samuel Boerboom; Kathy Brady; Cristin A. Compton; Leda Cooks; Ellen Gorsevski; Casey Ryan Kelly; Justin Killian; Megan A. Koch; Amy Pason; Jessica Prody

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99

    This edited collection explores how food language is political. The contributors examine the production of food language in conjunction with historical social movements, food labeling practices, illustrations of social class, as well as corporate and bureaucratic language. more...

  • Compromise Cakeby Nancy Spiller

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 15.95

    After her mother's death in 2007, Nancy Spiller discovered her mother's teaching credential buried in a recipe box. Her mother had taught for only one year before marrying and having four children. Spiller realized that she had probably been her mother's best and only student in the kitchen. Compromise Cake explores Spiller's life in the suburbs... more...

  • Handbook of Mineral Elements in Foodby Miguel de la Guardia; Salvador Garrigues

    Wiley 2015; US$ 299.95

    Mineral elements are found in foods and drink of all different types, from drinking water through to mothers? milk. The search for mineral elements has shown that many trace and ultratrace-level elements presented in food are required for a healthy life. By identifying and analysing these elements, it is possible to evaluate them for their specific... more...