Library of Health and Living: The Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health

Editor/Author Ronzio, Robert
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-4156-5
Category: Food, Drink, Nutrition
Image Count: 116
Book Status: Available
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The Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health, Third Edition provides clear, concise nutritional guidance about smart eating and lifestyle choices. Updated with the latest data and statistics, this A-to-Z resource is essential for learning the basics about how food choices can help maintain optimum health and beat diseases.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The Importance of Nutrition
  • A
  • abnormal intrinsic factor production
  • absorption (nutrition)
  • Accent
  • acerola and vitamin C supplements
  • acetic acid (nutrition)
  • acetoacetic acid
  • acetone and nutrition
  • acetylcholine and nutrition
  • acetylsalicylic acid
  • achlorhydria
  • acid
  • acidemia
  • acid-forming foods
  • acidosis
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and nutrition
  • acrylamide in food
  • addiction and nutrition
  • addiction and sugar
  • adenine (nutrition)
  • adenosine triphosphate (ATP)
  • adipocyte
  • adipose tissue
  • adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
  • adulterated food
  • adverse effects of appetite suppressants
  • aerobic
  • aerobic exercise
  • aflatoxin
  • agar
  • age-related macular degeneration and nutrition
  • aging and nutrition
  • Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)
  • airline meals
  • Alar (chemical)
  • albacore
  • albumin (nutrition)
  • alcohol
  • alcohol-drug interactions
  • alcoholism and nutrition
  • aldicarb
  • aldosterone
  • alfalfa
  • algae (nutrition)
  • alimentation
  • alkalemia
  • alkaline
  • alkaline tide
  • alkaloids in food
  • alkalosis
  • allergen
  • allergic rhinitis
  • allspice
  • almond
  • aloe vera
  • aluminum
  • Alzheimer's disease and nutrition
  • Amanita mushroom
  • amaranth
  • amine
  • amino acids
  • amino acids
  • amino sugars
  • ammonia and digestion
  • amphetamine
  • anabolic steroids
  • anabolism
  • anaerobic (cellular processes)
  • anaphylaxis
  • androgen and synthetic anabolic steroids
  • androstenediol
  • anemia and nutritional deficiencies
  • angiotensin
  • anion
  • anise
  • anorexia
  • anorexia nervosa
  • anorexigenic
  • antacids
  • anthocyanins
  • antibiotics and nutrition
  • antibodies
  • anticaking agents
  • antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
  • antigen
  • antimetabolites and cancer
  • antimycotic agents
  • antineuritic
  • antioxidants
  • antipasto
  • antirachitic
  • antiscorbutic
  • antivitamin
  • aplastic anemia
  • apoenzyme
  • apoferritin
  • apolipoprotein
  • appestat
  • appetite
  • apple
  • apricot
  • arachidonic acid
  • arginine
  • ariboflavinosis
  • aromatic compounds
  • arrowroot
  • arsenic
  • arterial plaque
  • atheroriosclerosis and nutrition
  • artery
  • arthritis and nutrition
  • artichoke
  • artificial flavors
  • artificial food colors
  • artificial sweeteners
  • as purchased (AP)
  • asparagine
  • asparagus
  • Aspergillus
  • aspic
  • aspirin
  • assimilation (nutrition)
  • astaxanthin
  • asthma and nutrition
  • atherosclerosis
  • Atkins Diet
  • atrophy
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and nutrition
  • au gratin
  • autoimmune diseases
  • available carbohydrate
  • avidin
  • avitaminosis
  • avocado
  • B
  • baby food
  • Bacillus cereus
  • bacon
  • bacterial toxins
  • bagel
  • baker's yeast
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • balanced diet
  • bamboo shoot
  • banana
  • barbecued meat and charcoal broiled meat
  • barley
  • barley malt
  • basal energy expenditure (BEE)
  • basal metabolic rate (BMR)
  • base as a substance
  • basic food groups
  • basil
  • bass
  • basting
  • bay leaf
  • beach plum
  • bean curd
  • beans
  • bee pollen
  • beef
  • beef tallow
  • beer or ale
  • beet
  • behavior modification
  • benomyl
  • benzopyrene
  • beriberi
  • beta antagonist (blocker) medications
  • beta-carotene
  • beta-hydroxybutyric acid
  • betaine hydrochloride
  • betaline
  • bicarbonate
  • bifidobacteria
  • bifidus factor
  • bilberry (nutrition)
  • bile
  • bile acids
  • bilirubin
  • bioavailability (nutrition)
  • biochemical individuality
  • bioimpedance analysis (BIA) meter
  • biological value (BV)
  • biosynthesis (nutrition)
  • biotin
  • birth defects and nutrition
  • biscuit
  • bitters
  • black cohosh
  • black currant oil
  • blackberry
  • blackstrap molasses
  • bladder infections
  • blanching (food preparation)
  • blood and nutrients
  • blood clotting and nutrition
  • blood pressure
  • blood sugar
  • blood-brain barrier
  • blueberry
  • bluefish
  • body fluids
  • body mass index (BMI)
  • bok choy
  • bologna
  • bolus
  • bone
  • bone meal
  • bonito
  • borage
  • boron (nutrition)
  • borsch
  • botanical extracts
  • bottled water
  • botulism
  • bouillabaisse
  • bouillon
  • bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and food contamination
  • Brazil nut
  • bread
  • breadfruit
  • breakfast
  • breakfast cereal
  • breast cysts and diet
  • breast milk
  • brewer's yeast
  • brine
  • broad bean
  • broccoli
  • bromelain
  • bronchi
  • brown rice
  • brown sugar
  • brussels sprouts
  • buckwheat
  • buffer
  • eating disorders and nutrition
  • butter
  • butterfat
  • butter-flavored granules
  • butyric acid
  • C
  • cabbage
  • cacao
  • cachexia
  • cadmium (nutrition)
  • caffeine
  • calciferol 1
  • calciferol 2
  • calcium 1
  • calcium 2
  • calcium channel antagonist (blocker) medications
  • California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF)
  • caloric value
  • calorie 1
  • calorie 2
  • campylobacteriosis
  • cancer and nutrition
  • Candida albicans
  • candy
  • canola oil
  • cantaloupe
  • capillary
  • capsaicin
  • captan
  • caramelized sugar
  • caraway
  • carbohydrate
  • carbohydrate loading
  • carbohydrate sweeteners
  • carbohydrates
  • carbon dioxide
  • carbonic acid
  • carboxylic acids
  • carboxypeptidase
  • carcinogens and nutrition
  • cardamom
  • cardiovascular disease and nutrition
  • carnitine
  • carob
  • carob bean gum
  • carotenemia
  • carotenoids
  • carrageenan (as a food additive)
  • carrot
  • casaba
  • casein
  • cashew
  • cassava
  • catabolic state
  • catabolism
  • catalase (nutrition)
  • cataracts and nutrition
  • catecholamine (nutrition)
  • catfish
  • cat's claw
  • cauliflower
  • caviar
  • cayenne
  • celeriac
  • celery
  • celiac disease
  • cellular respiration
  • cellulite
  • cellulose
  • cereal grains
  • certified organic vegetables
  • ceviche
  • challenge testing
  • chamomile
  • champagne
  • chard
  • cheese
  • cheese imitations
  • cheese powders
  • cheilosis
  • chelate
  • chelated minerals
  • chemical imbalance
  • chemical score
  • chemical sensitivity
  • chemoprevention and nutrients
  • cherry
  • chervil
  • chestnut
  • chewing gum
  • chicken
  • chickpea
  • chicory
  • chief cells
  • children's vitamins
  • chili pepper
  • The China Project
  • chips
  • chitosan
  • chive
  • chlordimeform
  • chloride
  • chlorinated hydrocarbons
  • chlorine dioxide (food additive)
  • chocolate
  • cholecalciferol
  • cholecystitis
  • cholecystokinin (CCK)
  • cholesterol
  • cholesterol and nutrition
  • cholesterol-lowering drugs
  • choline
  • chondroitin
  • chromium
  • chronic
  • chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and nutrition
  • chutney
  • chylomicron
  • chyme
  • chymotrypsin
  • cider
  • ciguatera
  • circulatory system
  • cirrhosis
  • citric acid
  • citrus fruit
  • clam
  • clinical studies in nutrition
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • clove
  • coagulated protein
  • coal tar dyes
  • cobalamin
  • cobalt
  • cocoa
  • coconut
  • coconut oil as a food additive
  • cod
  • cod liver oil
  • coenzyme
  • coenzyme A
  • coenzyme Q10
  • cofactor (biochemistry)
  • coffee
  • cola soft drinks
  • cold-pressed vegetable oil
  • colitis
  • collagen and nutrition
  • collard
  • colloidal mineral supplements
  • colon
  • colostrum
  • comfrey
  • complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)
  • complete protein
  • complex carbohydrates
  • compulsive eating
  • condiment
  • conjugated linoleic acid (CLA)
  • constipation
  • convenience food
  • cooking
  • copper
  • corn (nutrition)
  • corn oil
  • corn syrup
  • cornmeal
  • cornstarch as a food additive
  • cortisol (nutrition)
  • cottage cheese
  • cottonseed oil
  • crab
  • cracker
  • cranberry
  • crash dieting
  • cream of tartar
  • creatine (nutritional supplement)
  • cress
  • Crohn's disease and diet
  • cruciferous vegetables
  • cucumber
  • cumin
  • cyanogenic glycosides
  • cyclamate
  • cystine
  • cystitis
  • cytochrome P450 and nutrition
  • cytochromes
  • cytolithiasis
  • cytoplasm
  • cytosine
  • cytotoxins
  • D
  • Daily Reference Values (DRVs)
  • Daily Values (DVs)
  • dairy product
  • dairy-free frozen desserts
  • dandelion
  • date
  • decaffeinated beverages
  • decalcification
  • decoction
  • degenerative diseases and nutrition
  • deglutition
  • dehydrated food
  • dehydration
  • dehydrocholesterol
  • dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)
  • Delaney Clause
  • dementia
  • denatured protein
  • dental fluoridosis
  • dental plaque
  • dental plaque
  • deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)
  • deoxyribose
  • depression and nutrition
  • dermatitis
  • dessert
  • detoxification and diet
  • detoxification (recovery programs)
  • devil's claw
  • dextrin
  • dextrose
  • diabetes and nutrition
  • diabetes insipidus (DI)
  • diarrhea
  • diastolic blood pressure
  • dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT)
  • diet
  • diet pills
  • Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) study
  • dietary fiber 1
  • dietary fiber 2
  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  • Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)
  • dietetic foods
  • diet-induced thermogenesis
  • dieting
  • dietitian
  • digestibility
  • digestive tract
  • diglycerides
  • dill
  • dimethylpolysiloxane
  • dioxin
  • dips
  • direct calorimetry
  • distilled spirits
  • diuresis
  • diuretics
  • diverticulitis
  • diverticulosis
  • dolomite
  • dong quai
  • dopamine
  • drug/nutrient interaction
  • dry weight
  • duck
  • duodenal ulcer
  • duodenum
  • dyspepsia
  • dysphagia
  • E
  • eating disorders
  • eating patterns
  • eclampsia and nutrition
  • eczema and diet
  • edema
  • edible portion
  • egg allergy
  • egg (nutrition)
  • egg substitutes
  • eggplant
  • eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)
  • elastin
  • electrolytes
  • electrolytes
  • electron transport chain
  • elemental diet
  • emaciation
  • emesis
  • emetic
  • empty calories
  • emulsified vitamins
  • emulsifiers
  • endive
  • endocrine system
  • endoplasmic reticulum (ER)
  • endorphins
  • endosperm
  • energy
  • enrichment
  • enteritis
  • enterohepatic circulation
  • enteropathy
  • enteropeptidase
  • enterotoxin
  • environmental medicine
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • enzyme induction
  • enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and nutrition conditions
  • enzymes 1
  • enzymes 2
  • ephedra
  • epidemiology and diet
  • epinephrine and nutrition
  • epithelium
  • ergogenic supplements
  • ergosterol (nutrition)
  • ergot
  • eructation
  • erythema
  • erythrocytes
  • erythropoiesis
  • Escherichia coli
  • Eskimo diet
  • esophagus
  • essential amino acids
  • essential nutrients
  • esterase
  • esters
  • estrogen and hormone replacement therapy
  • ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) and nutrition
  • etiology
  • European anchovy
  • evening primrose oil
  • exchange lists
  • excretion
  • exercise and nutrition
  • exotic fruits and vegetables
  • extracellular fluid
  • F
  • fad diets
  • familial hypercholesterolemia
  • fast food
  • fasting
  • fasting blood sugar
  • fat
  • fat and chronic disease
  • fat fold test
  • fat metabolism
  • fat substitutes
  • fat-free frozen desserts
  • fatigue
  • fats
  • fatty acids
  • fatty liver
  • favism
  • fed state
  • feedback inhibition
  • Feingold diet
  • fennel
  • fermentation
  • ferritin
  • fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)
  • fibrin
  • fibromyalgia and nutrition
  • fibromyalgia syndrome
  • fibrous proteins
  • fig
  • fight-or-flight response and nutrition
  • fish
  • fish oil
  • fitness
  • flatulence
  • flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD)
  • flavonoids
  • flavors
  • flaxseed oil
  • flounder
  • flour
  • flour substitute
  • fluid balance
  • fluoridated water
  • fluoride
  • fluorosis
  • folate
  • folic acid
  • food
  • food additives
  • food allergies
  • Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • food and the nervous system
  • food banks
  • food chain
  • food cravings
  • Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act
  • food fortification
  • food grading
  • food guide pyramid
  • food handling and public health
  • food intolerance
  • food irradiation
  • food labeling
  • Food Safety and Inspection Service
  • food sensitivity
  • food spoilage
  • food spoilage
  • Food Stamp Program
  • food contaminants
  • food wrap
  • foodborne arthritis
  • food-borne illnesses
  • frame size
  • Framingham Heart Study
  • frankfurter
  • free radicals
  • french fries
  • freshness
  • fried food
  • frozen entrees
  • fructose
  • fruit
  • fruit leather
  • fruitarian
  • fumaric acid
  • fumigants
  • fungicide (use on produce)
  • fungus
  • furcelleran
  • G
  • galactose
  • galactosemia
  • gallbladder
  • gallstones
  • gamma globulins
  • gamma hydroxybutyric acid
  • gamma linolenic acid (GLA)
  • gamma-oryzanol
  • garlic
  • gastric juice
  • gastric ulcer
  • gastrin
  • gastritis and food
  • gastroenteritis
  • gastroenterology
  • gastrointestinal disorders
  • gastrointestinal (GI)
  • gastrointestinal (GI) tract
  • gastroplasty
  • gastrostomy
  • gavage
  • gelatin
  • gemfibrozil
  • generally recognized as safe (GRAS)
  • genes, diet, and cancer prevention
  • genetically modified foods
  • geophagia
  • germ (nutrition)
  • gestational diabetes mellitus
  • giardiasis
  • ginger
  • gingivitis and nutrition
  • gland
  • gliaden
  • globulin (nutrition)
  • glomerular filtration
  • glossitis and nutrition
  • glucagon
  • glucocorticoid
  • glucomannan
  • gluconeogenesis
  • gluconic acid
  • glucosamine
  • glucose
  • glucose
  • glucose metabolism
  • glucose oxidase (use in food processing)
  • glucose tolerance
  • glucose tolerance factor
  • glucose tolerance test (GTT)
  • glucostat
  • glutamic acid
  • glutathione
  • glutathione peroxidase
  • gluten
  • glycemic index (GI)
  • glycerol
  • glycocholic acid
  • glycogen
  • glycoproteins
  • glycosaminoglycans
  • glycoside
  • glycosuria
  • goiter
  • goitrogens
  • goldenseal
  • gooseberry
  • gout and diet
  • graded foods
  • grain
  • granola
  • grape
  • grapefruit
  • grapeseed oil
  • Green Revolution
  • grits
  • growth hormone (GH)
  • guanine
  • guava
  • H
  • haddock
  • hair analysis
  • halibut
  • ham
  • hamburger
  • hawthorn
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • hazelnut
  • head cheese
  • heart attack
  • heat inactivation (nutrition)
  • heavy metals
  • height/weight tables
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • hematocrit
  • heme
  • hemicellulose
  • hemochromatosis
  • hemoglobin (nutrition)
  • hemolytic anemia
  • hemosiderosis
  • heparin
  • hepatic
  • hepatitis
  • herbal medicine (botanical medicine, herbalism)
  • herbicides (types and health risks)
  • herbs and spices
  • hermetically sealed
  • herring
  • hesperidin
  • heterocrine
  • heterocyclic amines (HCAs)
  • hexose
  • hiatal hernia
  • hidden fat
  • high complex carbohydrate diet
  • high oleic oils
  • high-density lipoprotein (HDL)
  • histamine
  • homeostasis (human body)
  • honey
  • honeydew melon
  • hormone
  • hormone
  • horseradish
  • hospital-induced malnutrition
  • hot dog
  • hunger
  • huperzine A
  • hydrogen peroxide
  • hydrogenated vegetable oil
  • hydrolysis
  • hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP)
  • hydrophilic
  • hydrophobic (chemistry)
  • hydroxycitric acid (HCA)
  • hydroxyproline
  • hyperalimentation
  • hypercalcemia
  • hyperchlorhydria
  • hypercholesterolemia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hyperinsulinism
  • hyperkalemia
  • hyperlipemia
  • hyperlipoproteinemia
  • hyperplasia
  • hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • hyperthyroidism
  • hypertriglyceridemia
  • hyperuricemia
  • hypervitaminosis
  • hypoalbuminemia
  • hypocalcemia
  • hypochlorhydria
  • hypoglycemia
  • hypokalemia
  • hypothalamus
  • hypothyroidism
  • I
  • ice cream
  • ideal body weight
  • idiopathic
  • ileum
  • illness
  • imitation food
  • immediate allergy
  • immune system and nutrition
  • inborn errors of metabolism
  • infant formula
  • inflammation
  • inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • inhibition (biochemistry)
  • inosine
  • inositol
  • insulin 1
  • insulin 2
  • interferon
  • international unit (IU)
  • interstitial fluid
  • intestinal bacteria
  • intestinal flora
  • intracellular fluid
  • inulin
  • invert sugar
  • iodine (nutrition)
  • iron
  • irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • ischemia
  • isoflavone
  • isothiocyanate
  • J
  • jam
  • jaundice
  • jejunum
  • jelly (preserve)
  • joule (j)
  • juice
  • K
  • kabob
  • kale
  • kasha
  • kava
  • kefir
  • keratin
  • ketchup
  • keto acid
  • ketogenic
  • ketone bodies
  • ketosis
  • kidneys
  • kilocalorie
  • kiwi fruit
  • kohlrabi
  • konjac
  • kosher
  • Kreb's cycle
  • kudzu
  • kumquat
  • kwashiorkor
  • L
  • labile (chemistry)
  • lactalbumin
  • lactase
  • lactic acid and nutrition
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus
  • lactoferrin
  • lacto-ovo vegetarian
  • lactose
  • lactose intolerance
  • Laetrile and cancer treatment
  • lamb
  • lamina propria
  • lapacho
  • lard
  • lasagna
  • lathrogen
  • lauric acid
  • laxatives and nutrition
  • lead
  • leaky gut
  • lean body mass
  • leavening agents
  • lecithin
  • leek
  • legumes
  • lemon
  • lemon balm
  • lentil
  • leptin
  • lettuce
  • leukocyte
  • leukotrienes
  • licorice
  • life expectancy
  • life extension and vitamins
  • light foods
  • lignin
  • lima bean
  • lime (fruit)
  • linoleic acid
  • lipase
  • lipoic acid
  • lipoprotein
  • lipotrope
  • liquid diets
  • listeriosis
  • lithiasis
  • lithium
  • liver
  • liverwurst
  • lobster
  • locust bean gum
  • lovage
  • low carbohydrate diet
  • low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and health
  • low-fat diets
  • luncheon meats
  • lupus erythematosus (LE)
  • lutein
  • lymph
  • lymphatic system
  • lymphokines
  • lysosome
  • M
  • maca
  • macaroni
  • mackerel
  • macronutrient
  • magnesium (nutrition)
  • maitake mushroom
  • malabsorption
  • malnutrition
  • malt
  • maltase
  • mandarin orange
  • manganese
  • mango
  • mannitol
  • mannose
  • MAO inhibitors and food interactions
  • maple syrup
  • marasmus
  • margarine
  • marjoram
  • marshmallow
  • mast cell
  • mastication
  • mayonnaise
  • measures (nutrition)
  • meat
  • meat alternatives
  • meat contaminants
  • meat curing
  • meat packing
  • meat substitutes
  • meat tenderizer
  • medicinal plants
  • Mediterranean Diet Pyramid
  • medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs)
  • megadose
  • megaloblastic anemia
  • melatonin (nutrition)
  • melon
  • menadione
  • Menkes syndrome
  • menopause and nutrition
  • mercury
  • metabolic pathway
  • metabolic syndrome
  • metabolic syndrome
  • metabolic water
  • metabolism 1
  • metabolism 2
  • metabolite
  • metalloenzyme
  • methanol
  • methylene chloride (food processing)
  • methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)
  • micelle
  • microgram
  • micronutrients
  • microvilli (intestinal)
  • microwave cooking
  • microwave popcorn
  • migraine headaches and nutrition
  • milk
  • milk thistle
  • milk-alkali syndrome
  • millet
  • milligram
  • milliliter
  • mineralocorticoid insufficiency
  • minerals and health
  • minimal daily requirement (MDR)
  • mitochondria
  • molasses
  • mold
  • molecule (nutrition)
  • molybdenum
  • monosodium glutamate (MSG)
  • monosodium glutamate (MSG) sensitivity
  • monounsaturated oils
  • mouth
  • mucous membrane (digestion)
  • mucus
  • muffin
  • mung bean
  • muscle
  • mushroom
  • mustard (condiment)
  • mustard greens
  • mutagen
  • mutation and nutrition
  • myelin and nutrition
  • myosin
  • myxedema
  • N
  • National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
  • National Marine Fisheries Service
  • National Research Council (NRC)
  • National School Lunch Program
  • natural food
  • natural food coloring
  • natural sweeteners
  • nectar
  • nectarine
  • nephrolithiasis
  • nephron
  • nervous system
  • net protein utilization (NPU)
  • neural tube defects (NTD) and nutrition
  • neurotransmitters and diet
  • niacin
  • niacinamide
  • nickel
  • nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+/NADH)
  • night blindness
  • nightshade family and joint inflammation
  • nitric oxide
  • nitrogen balance
  • nitrogen cycle
  • nitrogen (nutrition)
  • nitrosoamine
  • nondairy creamer
  • nonprotein nitrogen
  • nonshivering thermogenesis
  • noodles
  • nucleic acids
  • nursing bottle syndrome
  • nut
  • nutraceutical
  • nutrient
  • nutrient density
  • nutrients
  • nutrition (field of study)
  • nutritional deficiency
  • nutritional equivalency
  • nutritional status
  • nutritional status assessment
  • nutritionist
  • O
  • oat bran
  • oats
  • obesity
  • octacosanol
  • oil palm
  • okra
  • oleic acid
  • olestra
  • olive
  • olive leaf extract
  • olive oil
  • onion
  • orange
  • oregano
  • organ meat
  • organelle
  • organic foods
  • organic meat
  • ornithine
  • orthomolecular medicine
  • ossification
  • osteoarthritis and diet
  • osteomalacia (nutritional deficiencies)
  • osteoporosis
  • ovalbumin
  • overweight
  • ovo-vegetarian
  • oxalic acid
  • oxaloacetic acid
  • oxidation
  • oxidative phosphorylation
  • oxygen
  • oxygen debt
  • oyster
  • oyster shell calcium
  • P
  • packaging
  • pagophagia
  • palatability
  • palm oil
  • palmitic acid
  • pancreas
  • pancreatin
  • pancreatitis
  • pangamic acid
  • pantothenic acid
  • papain
  • papaya
  • paprika
  • para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA)
  • parasite
  • parasympathetic nervous system (PNS)
  • parenteral nutrition
  • parietal cells
  • Parkinson's disease and nutrition
  • parsley
  • parsnip
  • pasta
  • pasteurization
  • pastrami
  • pastry
  • pea
  • peach
  • peanut
  • peanut butter
  • pear
  • pecan
  • pectin and health
  • pectinase
  • pellagra
  • pentose
  • pepper
  • peppermint
  • pepsin
  • peptic ulcer
  • peptide
  • perch
  • periodontal disease
  • peripheral neuropathy and nutrition
  • peristalsis
  • pernicious anemia
  • pernicious anemia
  • peroxidase
  • peroxides in the body and nutrition
  • peroxisome
  • pesco-vegetarian
  • pesticides and nutrition
  • pH regulators
  • phagocyte
  • pharynx
  • phenylketonuria (PKU)
  • phenylpropanolamine (PPA)
  • phosphatidylserine (PS) and nutrition
  • phospholipid
  • phosphorus
  • photosynthesis
  • phytic acid
  • phytochemicals
  • phytoestrogens
  • phytosterols
  • pica
  • pimento
  • pineapple
  • pinocytosis
  • pistachio
  • pituitary gland
  • pizza
  • placebo
  • plantain
  • plasma
  • platelets (nutrition)
  • plum
  • pollock
  • polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs)
  • polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
  • polydipsia
  • polyglycerol esters
  • polyneuropathy
  • polyphosphates
  • polysaccharides
  • polyunsaturated oils
  • popcorn
  • pork
  • postprandial
  • postprandial hypoglycemia
  • potassium
  • potato
  • poultry
  • ppb (parts per billion)
  • ppm (parts per million)
  • prebiotics
  • pregnancy and nutritional requirements
  • premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and nutrition
  • pressor amines
  • pressure cooking
  • pretzel
  • prickly pear
  • Pritikin diet
  • probiotics
  • processed meat
  • produce
  • produce freshener
  • produce wash
  • progesterone
  • prolactin
  • prolamines
  • proof
  • propionic acid
  • prostaglandins
  • prostatic hyperplasia and nutrition
  • protease
  • protein 1
  • protein 2
  • protein complementation
  • protein efficiency ratio (PER)
  • protein quality
  • psoralen
  • psychoneuroimmunology (PNI)
  • psyllium
  • pulses (nutrition)
  • pumpkin
  • purine
  • Pycnogenol
  • pygeum
  • pyrimidine
  • pyruvic acid
  • Q
  • quercetin
  • quince
  • quinoa
  • quinone
  • Quorn
  • R
  • radiation therapy and nutrition
  • radish
  • raisin
  • rancidity
  • rapeseed and canola oil
  • raspberry
  • recombinant bovine growth hormone (rbGH)
  • recommended dietary allowance (RDA)
  • Recommended Nutrient Intakes (RNIs)
  • red tide and shellfish poisoning
  • Reference Daily Intake (RDI)
  • reference protein
  • refined carbohydrates
  • reishi mushroom
  • renin
  • rennet
  • respiratory quotient (RQ)
  • resveratrol
  • retinal (vitamin)
  • retinoic acid (cancer)
  • rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • rhubarb
  • riboflavin
  • ribonucleic acid (RNA)
  • rice
  • rickets and nutrition
  • risk due to chemicals in food and water
  • rosemary
  • rotation diet
  • royal jelly
  • rutabaga
  • rye
  • S
  • safflower
  • saffron
  • sage
  • sago
  • Saint-John's-wort and health
  • salami
  • saliva
  • salmon
  • Salmonella
  • salmonellosis
  • salt substitutes
  • sardine
  • sarsaparilla
  • satiety
  • sauce
  • sauerkraut
  • sausage
  • sauté
  • saw palmetto
  • School Breakfast Program
  • scromboid fish poisoning
  • scurvy
  • sea salt
  • seafood
  • seafood inspection
  • seaweed (nutrition)
  • secretin
  • selenium
  • semolina
  • “senility” and nutrition
  • serotonin
  • serum
  • sesame
  • shellfish
  • sherbet
  • shigellosis
  • shiitake
  • shortening
  • shoyu
  • shrimp
  • silicon
  • single-cell protein
  • the skeleton and nutrition
  • skin and nutrition
  • smell
  • sodium
  • soft drinks
  • solanine
  • sorbitol
  • sorghum
  • soul food
  • soybean
  • specific dynamic effect (SDE)
  • spelt
  • spice
  • spina bifida and nutrition
  • spinach
  • spirulina and nutrition
  • sport drinks
  • sprue
  • squash
  • stabilizers (food additives)
  • standards of identity
  • staphylococcal food poisoning
  • staple
  • starch
  • starch blockers
  • starvation
  • stearic acid
  • steatorrhea
  • steroids
  • sterol
  • stock (cooking)
  • stomach
  • stomach acid
  • stone age diet
  • strawberry
  • stress and stress management
  • stroke and nutrition
  • strontium
  • subclinical deficiency
  • subclinical nutrient deficiency
  • subcutaneous fatty tissue
  • substrate
  • succinic acid
  • sucrase
  • sucrose
  • sulforaphane
  • sulfur
  • sunflower
  • supermarkets
  • superoxide dismutase (SOD)
  • Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, Children (WIC)
  • surfactant (food additive)
  • surimi
  • sweet potato
  • sweetness
  • sweets
  • systemic
  • T
  • tahini
  • tallow
  • tangelo
  • tangerine
  • tannins (nutrition)
  • tapioca
  • tardive dyskinesia and nutrition
  • taro
  • tarragon
  • taste
  • taurine
  • tea
  • technology resources to promote health
  • teeth
  • tempeh
  • teratogen
  • terpenoid
  • tetrahydrofolic acid (THF)
  • texture (of foods)
  • texturized vegetable protein (TVP)
  • thiamine
  • thiourea
  • thirst
  • threonine
  • thrombin
  • thrombosis
  • thyme
  • thymine
  • thymus (nutrition)
  • tin
  • tissue
  • tissue fat
  • tocotrienols
  • tofu
  • tolerance to toxic materials
  • tomato
  • tongue
  • torula yeast
  • toxemia (pregnancy)
  • toxicity
  • trace minerals
  • transamination
  • transferrin
  • trichinosis and food handling
  • triglyceride
  • triglycerides
  • triticale
  • tropical oils
  • trout
  • trypsin
  • tuna
  • turkey
  • turnip
  • tyramine
  • U
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • U.S. Recommended Daily Allowances (USRDA)
  • ultraviolet (UV) radiation and nutrition
  • unsaturated fat
  • urea
  • urea cycle
  • urethane in alcoholic beverages
  • uric acid
  • urinary tract
  • urticaria
  • V
  • valerian root
  • vanadium
  • vanilla
  • varicose veins and nutrition
  • vasoconstriction
  • vasodilation
  • veal
  • vegetable oil
  • vegetables
  • vegetarian
  • very low-calorie diet (VLCD)
  • very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL)
  • villi
  • villikinin
  • vinegar
  • vitamin A
  • vitamin B complex
  • vitamin B12
  • vitamin B6
  • vitamin C
  • vitamin D
  • vitamin E
  • vitamin K
  • vitamins
  • vulvovaginal candidiasis
  • W
  • walnut
  • water
  • watermelon
  • wax (use on produce)
  • weight management
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
  • wheat
  • wheat bran
  • whey protein
  • wild rice
  • wine
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • world hunger
  • X
  • xanthan gum
  • xanthophyll
  • xenobiotic
  • xylitol
  • Y
  • yam
  • yogurt
  • yo-yo dieting
  • Z
  • zein
  • zinc
  • zymogen
  • zymogen