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Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

Michael Kent

Second edition


Published online November 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191803239 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780191803239.001.0001

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This accessible dictionary is packed full of authoritative information on foods and drinks, types of diet, sports and activities, exercises, physiology, training methods, and calorie requirements. The new edition includes over 200 new entries covering advances in the science of health and diet such as genetic disposition and nutrigenomics, high-profile diets such as the five–two and palaeo, fitness tracking and technologies, and developments in food labelling and the psychology of diet and fitness.

With over seventy diagrams, many providing guidance on how to carry out certain exercises, and tables covering recommended dietary intakes, the composition of selected foods, and average energy expenditure for various activities and sports, this is an ideal quick reference for students of sports and nutrition, and for anyone interested in diet and fitness.

Book.  2136 pages.  201499 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink

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