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By E. N. Anderson, Paul D. Buell

Paul D. Buell and Eugene N. Anderson. With an appendix through Charles Perry.

In the early 14th century, a court docket nutritionist known as Hu Sihui wrote his Yinshan Zhengyao, a nutritional and dietary handbook for the chinese language Mongol Empire. Hu Sihui, a guy it appears with a Turkic linguistic history, incorporated recipes, descriptions of nutrition goods, and nutritional scientific lore together with choices from old texts, and therefore finds to us the total quantity of an awesome cross-cultural nutritional; the following recipes are available from so far as Arabia, Iran, India and in different places, subsequent to these in fact from Mongolia and China. even if the scientific theories are principally chinese language, they sincerely express close to jap and critical Asian influence.

This long-awaited accelerated and revised variation of the much-acclaimed A Soup for the Qan sheds (yet) new mild on our wisdom of west Asian effect on China in the course of the medieval interval, and at the Mongol Empire commonly.

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These individuals helped make Nutrition for Healthy Living more real and interesting by contributing their stories to chapter openers, “Highlights,” and “Real People, Real Stories” features. I also appreciate the assistance of Deborah McEnery for graciously providing her grandfather’s baby photo that appears in Chapter 13, and Trip Straub of Straub’s Markets for allowing me to take photographs in his stores. Many McGraw-Hill employees invested a great deal of time and effort into the development and production of Nutrition for Healthy Living.

11 If a person’s energy intake is more than needed, especially for physical activity, his or her body fat increases. Nationwide surveys indicate that Americans are fatter than in previous decades. Dietary practices, however, should not receive all the blame for this unhealthy finding; during the same period, we have become increasingly dependent on various labor-saving gadgets and machines that make our lives easier but also reduce the amount of energy we need to expend. Chapter 10 examines weight management in detail.

Although the two beverages have similar calorie contents, milk contains vitamins A and riboflavin and considerably more protein, and the minerals calcium and phosphorus. indd 14 Certain foods are more nutritious than others. A nutrient-dense food contains more vitamins and minerals in relation to its fat, sugar, and/or alcohol contents. Broccoli, leafy greens, fat-free milk, orange juice, lean meats, and whole-grain cereals are examples of nutrient-dense foods. 6 compares the nutritional values of 8-fluid-ounce servings of a cola-type soft drink and fat-free milk.

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