Book: Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

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A

achlorhydria

adenosine triphosphate

AIDS

alcohol ,

allergy

amino acid

amygdala

anaemia , , ,

anaerobic metabolism

anorexia

anthocyanins

anticoagulant drugs

antioxidants

appetite

appetite centres ,

appetite suppressant drugs

aroma

arthritis

ATP

B

balanced plate

basal metabolic rate ,

beriberi

bioflavonoids

biomarkers

biotin

bitterness

BMI ,

BMR ,

body building

body fat distribution

body mass index ,

body weight, desirable

bulimia

burning foot syndrome

C

cachexia

calcium

calorie

cancer , ,

carbohydrate restriction

carbohydrates, energy yield

carnitine

carotene ,

case control studies

cholesterol –, , ,

choose my plate

contraceptives, oral

convalescence

correlation, diet and health

creatine

D

daily value

desirable body weight

detox diets

dietary fibre

dietary guidelines ,

dietary supplements

diet-induced thermogenesis

diseases of affluence ff DV

dynamic equibrium

E

eating disorders

eatwell plate

eggs, raw

energy balance ,

energy expenditure ,

energy needs

energy yield, metabolic fuels

epidemiology

ergogenic aids

F

fasting state ,

fat distribution

fat type, health

fat, abdominal

fat, energy yield

fat, role in diet

fat, subcutaneous

fatty acid structures

fed state ,

ferritin

fish oil

five-a-day

flavonoids

fluid requirements

folate

folic acid

food allergy

food behaviour, learned

food choices –

food combining diet

food, functional

food intolerance

food pyramid

food, organic

FOSHU

free radicals

functional foods

G

gastric acid

gluconeogenesis

glucosinolates

glycosides

goitre

grapefruit

green revolution

H

healthy eating

hepcidin

high fibre diet

homocysteine

hunger centres

hypothalamus

I

intrinsic factor

iodine ,

iodized salt

iron

iron overload

J

Joule

K

kcal

ketone bodies

kilocalorie

kwashiorkor

L

labelling

lactic acid

lactic acid bacteria

leptin

M

macrobiotic diet

malnutrition, developed countries

marasmus

MET

metabolic equivalent of task

metabolic fuels ,

metabolic rate , ,

metabolic water

metabolism, anaerobic

migration, diet health

minerals

minerals, toxicity / upper levels –

mono-unsaturated fat

N

neural tube defects

niacin

nicotinamide

nicotinic acid

nitrogen balance

non-starch polysaccharide

nucleus acumbens

nutraceuticals ,

nutritional labelling

O

obesity , ff omega-

fat

oral contraceptives

organic foods

osteomalacia

osteoporosis

oxygen consumption

oxygen debt

P

PAL ,

pantothenic acid

PAR –,

pellagra

pernicious anaemia , ,

pH diet

physical activity ,

physical activity level

physical activity ratio –,

phytochemicals ,

phytonutrients ,

polyphenols

polyunsaturated fat ,

population reference intake

potassium

prebiotics

pregnancy, folic acid

premenstrual syndrome

PRI

probiotics

propective studies

protein breakdown

protein deficiency, children

protein nutritional value

protein quality

protein requirements ,

protein score

protein supplements

protein synthesis, malnutrition

protein turnover

protein, energy yield

protein-energy malnutrition

prudent diet ,

Q

Quetelet’s index

R

radical damage, kwashiorkor

radicals

RDA

recommended daily amount / allowance

reference intakes

reference nutrient intake

resting metabolic rate

riboflavin

rickets

RMR

RNI

S

salt ,

salt, iodized

satiety centres

saturated fat

savouriness

scurvy

selenium

slimming ff

slimming drugs

slimming patches

smell

sodium , ,

sourness

soya

spina bifida

squalene

stanols

sterols

stunting of growth

superfoods

supplements, dietary

supplements, protein

surgery for obesity

surgery, risk in obesity

sweat

sweeteners

sweetness

synbiotics

T

taste buds

terpenes

thermogenesis , ,

thiamin

thyroid hormones , ,

toxicity, vitamins and minerals –

trans fats

transferrin

U

umami

unsaturated fat

upper levels, vitamins and minerals –

urine output ,

V

vegetarians ,

very low calorie diets

very low carbohydrate diets

vitamin A

vitamin B1

vitamin B2

vitamin B6

vitamin B12

vitamin C ,

vitamin D ,

vitamin deficiency ,

vitamin E

vitamin K

vitamin requirements

vitamins, toxicity –

vitamins, upper levels –

W

waist : hip ratio

Warfarin

water requirements

water, metabolic

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

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