Fundamentals of Human Nutrition
Publisher: Wikibooks 2015
Number of pages: 195
The aim of this textbook is to provide an open, trustworthy educational resource on international human nutrition. This wikibook is part of the UF Food Science and Human Nutrition Department course, Fundamentals of Human Nutrition.
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- National Academies Press
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- National Institutes of Health
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