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This section contains free e-books and guides on nutrition, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.

Biology of Human Nutrition

This note is intended for all levels of students who want to learn about how nutrition impacts their health and life. Topics covered includes: cell structure and function, macronutrients and micronutrients, anatomy and function of the digestive system, biochemistry of digestion, absorption and nutrient utilization, neurophysiological basis of hunger/satiety; psychological and social aspects of eating behavior, food value, cost, and sustainable food production, hunger and malnutrition, nutritional needs at different stages of life; and diet-related health issues.

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Nutrition in Health and Diseases

The overall aim of this note is to increase the knowledge and skills of  learners in nutrition and its application to developing and maintaining health through life cycle. Other aims include providing for the learners understanding of basic nutrition and application of this basic knowledge in nutrition to solving diet related health problems. This note describes the importance of nutrition in attaining optimal health, productivity, healthful reproductive system, freedom from infections and non-infectious diseases, industrial, social and mental developments.

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Critical Analysis of Popular Diets and Dietary Supplements

The aim of the note is to acquire the knowledge to critically appraise a weight control diet or dietary supplement and choose the best plan for success, both in the short-term and the long run. Topics covered includes: Medical Aspects of Obesity and Dieting, Ingestive Science - The Control of Eating, Digestion and Dieting Physiology, Physical Activity and Dieting, Supplements and Dieting.

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Nutrition Lecture Notes For Health Extension Workers

The entire efforts in the preparation of this lecture note require that the elements of nutrition should be understood by Health Extension Students and their Instructors for the implementation of nutrition interventions. General Nutrition, Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids, Basal Metabolism, Vitamins, Mineral Salts, Water, Growth and Development, Nutritional Surveillance, Nutrition Intervention, Essential Nutrition Actions Approach.

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Nutrition Blended Learning Module for the Health Extension Programme

This note covers the following topics: Food, Diet and Nutrition, Nutrients and their Sources, Nutritional Requirements throughout the Lifecycle, Infant and Young Child Feeding, Nutritional Assessment, Common Nutritional Problems in Ethiopia, Preventing Micronutrient Problems in Ethiopia, Household Food Security, Managing Acute Malnutrition, Managing Severe Acute Malnutrition, Nutrition Education and Counselling, Nutrition and HIV, Nutrition Information System.

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The Chemistry of Food and Nutrition

This is an excellent book on nutrition. It did not complicate the topics and it gives a general view on Nutrition.

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Principles of Human Nutrition

This book covers the following topics: Defining nutritional needs of individuals and groups, Major nutrient groups: Macronutrients and Micronutrients, Diet and disease: obesity, chronic diseases, under nutrition, Nutrition during the life cycle: pregnancy, newborn, child and adolescent.

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International Nutrition

This book presents major nutritional problems that influence the health, survival, and developmental capacity of populations in developing societies.

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Fat and Blood

Shortly after the American Civil War, neurologist S. Weir Mitchell became interested in a certain group of women, whom he describes as of a class well known to every physician,-nervous women, who, as a rule, are thin and lack blood. In his long essay, essentially a compilation of case studies, he further characterizes these patients and outlines the treatment which he found to be unfailingly successful in returning them to normal activity.

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AlllRefer Health Diet and Nutrition

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Diet and Health Implications for Reducing Chronic Disease Risk National Academy Press

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FAO Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture

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Food Resource Oregon State University

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Food Science Central IFIS Publishing

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Grasas y aceites en la nutricin humana FAO / OMS [Espaol]

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Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition Source

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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Nutrition

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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Weight Loss and Control

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Nutritional Needs in Cold and High Altitude Environments Applications for Military Personnel in Field Operations National Academy Press

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Sociedad Espaola de Nutricin Bsica y Aplicada Recursos Didcticos [Espaol]

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Vitamins and Nutrition Center

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WHO Diet and physical activity a public health priority

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WHO Nutrition for Health and Development

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CDC National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Nutrition and Physical Activity Program

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Codex Alimentarius Commission

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European Food and Nutrition Policies in Action WHO

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European Food Information Council

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Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research Obesity, eating disorders Guidelines, reviews, position statements, recommendations, standards

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Institute of Food Science and Technology (UK)

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Institute of Food Technologists

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International Food Policy Research Institute

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Management of Severe Malnutrition WHO

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Obesity Education Initiative

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National Obesity Forum (UK)

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NIH Office of Dietary Supplements Healt Information

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Nutrition Australia

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Nutrition.com.sg

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nutriWEB Malaysia

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Center for Nutrition Policy Promotion

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U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Library Food and Nutrition Information Center

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U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture Nutrition and Your Health Dietary Guidelines for Americans

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