Adequate food for all : culture, science, and technology of food in the 21st century / edited by Wilson G. Pond, Buford L. Nichols, Dan L. Brown

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Subjects: Food supply
Agriculture
Nutrition
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2009
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xxv, 436 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm
Additional Authors: Pond, Wilson G., 1930-
Nichols, Buford Lee, 1931-
Brown, Dan L
Notes: LCCN: 2008040754
ISBN: 9781420077537 (hbk.)
ISBN: 1420077538 (hbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Emergence and evolution of agriculture: the impact on human health and lifestyle / Clark Spencer Larsen -- The evolving knowledge of nutrition / Buford L. Nichols and Roberto Quezada-Calvillo -- Role of religion, spirituality, and faith in food choices / Jeffrey Stanton Kellam -- The influence of culture and customs on food choices / Cindy M. Imai, Dustin J. Burnett, and Johanna T. Dwyer -- Digestion and absorption of carbohydrates / Roberto Quezada-Calvillo and Buford L. Nichols -- Lipids / Duane E. Ullrey -- Protein and amino acids / Duane E. Ullrey -- Vitamins and mineral elements / Duane E. Ullrey -- Overweight, obesity, and related diseases / Gail G. Harrision and Summer Hamide -- Diseases of nutrient deficiencies / Barbara Elaine Golden -- Effects of growth retardation and nutrient deficiencies on cognitive function and behavior in infants and children / Susan P. Walker and Julie M. Meeks Gardner -- Animal source foods: effects on nutrition and function in children in developing countries / Monika Grillenberger -- Functional foods / John W. Finley -- Global food safety issues / Mindy Brashears and Tyler Stephens -- Challenge and threats to sustainable food production / Larry W. Harrington and Peter R. Hobbs -- Global climate change and agriculture / Roberto César Izaurralde -- Bioenergy: energy sources and costs for agriculture / Donald C. Erbach and Wallace W. Wilhelm -- Soil science: management and conservation / R. Lal -- Advances in water science, management, and conservation / B.A. Stewart -- Crop science and production technology / Peter R. Hobbs and Larry W. Harrington -- Animal science and production technology / G. Eric Bradford, Wilson G. Pond, and Kevin R. Pond -- World population and food availability / Shahla Shapouri and Stacey Rosen -- Changing food supply, demand, and marketing issues: what affects price and affordability? / Miguel I. Gómez, Charles F. Nicholson, and Paul E. McNamara -- Food availability and quality: situations and opportunities in developing countries / Dan L. Brown
OCLC Number: 256766365
ISBN/ISSN: 9781420077537
1420077538