By Brenda Wilmoth Lerner
Nutrients In Context examines foodstuff in courting to nutrients, international wellbeing and fitness matters, agriculture, environmental issues, present occasions and political decision-making. Written by means of specialists in food, drugs, culinary arts, agriculture/aquaculture, environmental technology and background, this full-color set covers the old, political and moral debates concerning nutrition. It additionally explores how nutrients affects lifestyle, exchange and trade, the surroundings, and wellbeing and fitness and meals.
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The simplest fatty acid is acetic acid, the main ingredient in vinegar, which has a backbone consisting of just one carbon atom, bonded to three hydrogen atoms. Naturally occurring fatty acids have carbon backbones containing up to 35 carbon atoms. FEAST: A large and usually elaborate banquet, often prepared for many people, and often in recognition of a celebratory event or religious occasion. FECAL-ORAL ROUTE: The transmission of minute particles of fecal material from one organism (human or animal) to the mouth of another organism.
H HABILINE: An early human ancestor in the genus Homo, particularly Homo habilis but also including such fossil species as Homo rudolfensis, Homo georgicus, and some transitional forms of australopithecines. Habilines evolved into Homo ergaster and Homo erectus and several other species during the Pleistocene, including Neanderthals. HALAL: Foods that adhere to Islamic dietary laws. HALVAH: A Middle Eastern and Mediterranean confection made by grinding almonds into a sweet paste and combining them with other ingredients and lavorings.
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