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By David A Bender

Bender's Dictionary of meals and meals expertise, 7th version, is still the basic reference ebook for somebody drawn to meals, dietetics, foodstuff technological know-how, and meals expertise. the 1st variation used to be released forty years in the past and contained 2,000 entries. This 7th version now comprises over 5,000 succinct, authoritative definitions.The research of foodstuff and meals covers a variety of disciplines, together with: agriculture and horticulture, the body structure and biochemistry of foodstuff and metabolism, the applied sciences of nutrients processing, social sciences and the legislation, medical drugs, disorder prevention, and well-being promoting. a person enthusiastic about the research of food and nutrition expertise will necessarily locate articles and lectures that move the limits of person matters and use unusual terminology and jargon. Benders' Dictionary of meals and nutrition know-how offers the fitting solution.This re-creation comprises all new phrases and methods, and displays the switch of concentration within the research of food from healing to preventative recommendations, together with the expanding curiosity in sensible meals. This dictionary additionally comprises previous phrases that experience develop into out of date, that allows you to support these pertaining to past literature.Nutrient composition facts and tables for steered nutrient intakes also are supplied, making this e-book the main entire and up to date desk-top reference to be had if you want to know approximately nutrients and nutrients expertise.

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Angular stomatitis A characteristic cracking and fissuring of the skin at the angles of the mouth, a symptom of vitamin b2 deficiency, but also seen in other conditions. anhydrovitamin A Isomer of retinol in which the —OH group has been removed by treatment with hydrochloric acid, with corresponding shift in the double bonds. Once incorrectly called cyclised or spurious vitamin a, it has very slight biological activity. animal charcoal See bone charcoal. animal protein factor A name given to a growth factor or factors which were found to be present in animal but not vegetable proteins, one of which was identified as vitamin b12.

Appendix (vermiform appendix) A residual part of the intestinal tract, a small sac-like process extending from the caecum, some 4–8 cm long. Acute inflammation, caused by an obstruction (appendicitis) can lead to perforation and peritonitis if surgery is not performed in time. See also gastrointestinal tract. e. ‘commercial sterility’; a few organisms remain alive but quiescent. Named after Nicholas Appert (1752–1841), a Paris confectioner who invented the process of canning. appestat See appetite control.

Many specifically inhibit digestive enzymes and are ©1999 Woodhead Publishing Ltd. BDO TEXT 10/7/99 4:28 PM Page 28 present in raw legumes (antitrypsin and antiamylase), anticholinesterase (solanine), anti-invertase. Most are proteins and are therefore inactivated by heat. Many intestinal parasites are protected by antienzymes. antifoaming agents Octanol, sulphonated oils, silicones, etc used to reduce foaming caused by the presence of dissolved protein. antigalactic Drug that reduces or prevents the secretion of milk in women after parturition.

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