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7. Vitamins and minerals

7. Vitamins and minerals  

David A. Bender

in Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2014
Published Online: 
Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779985
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199681921.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199681921
Along with energy and protein, the body needs two further groups of nutrients in the diet, in relatively small amounts: mineral salts and vitamins. ‘Vitamins and minerals’ explains how ... More
Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction

Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction  

David Bender

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2014
Published Online: 
Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779985
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199681921.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199681921
Nutrition is a topic of wide interest and importance. In spite of a growing understanding of the underlying biochemistry, and health campaigns such as ‘five-a-day’, increasing obesity and ... More
2. Our families and other animals

2. Our families and other animals  

James Yeates

in Veterinary Science: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
Published Online: 
Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191833366
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198790969.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198790969
Anthropic and veterinary medical science overlap considerably, each learning from the other. However, simply comparing and contrasting them is not that helpful. Essentially, veterinary ... More
4. Making lives better

4. Making lives better  

James Yeates

in Veterinary Science: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
Published Online: 
Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191833366
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198790969.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198790969
Prevention is better than cure, so a large amount of veterinary science involves trying to work out what causes diseases, in order to tackle those contributory factors and thus stop the ... More
9. Nanochemistry

9. Nanochemistry  

Graham Patrick

in Organic Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780191820779
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198759775.003.0009
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198759775
Nanochemistry involves the synthesis of molecular nanostructures measuring 1–100nm. These could serve as molecular components for nanorobots and other molecular devices that could be used ... More

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