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Miscellaneous Foods: Supplement to The Composition of Foods Editors: Weng Chan, John M Brown, David Buss

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This book contains 193 pages.

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01 Jan 1994
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This supplement to McCance and Widdowson's The Composition of Foods 5th Edition provides the only authoritative, up-to-date and extensive compilation of nutrient composition data for a wide range of miscellaneous foods available in the UK. Miscellaneous Foods provides data on up to 80 nutrients for 418 foods, over half of which have not been reported before. The coverage includes fats, oils, sugars, preserves, confectionery, savoury snacks, alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, soups, sauces, pickles and baby foods. The composition data are expressed in the main tables per 100g or 100ml of food for 45 nutrients, which include proximates, individual sugars, fibre, total fatty acids, cholesterol, inorganic constituents, vitamins, and alcohol for the alcoholic drinks. Supplementary tables provide data for vitamin E fractions, individual fatty acids and % alcohol by volume for selected beers and wines. The book also includes new recipes for a significant number of soups, sauces and confectionery items, and a comprehensive index.