Foods and Nutrition Encyclopedia, Second Edition is the updated, expanded version of what has been described as a "monumental, classic work." This new edition contains more than 2,400 pages; 1,692 illustrations, 96 of which are full-color photographs; 2,800 entries (topics); and 463 tables, including a table of 2,500 food compositions. A comprehensive index enables you to find information quickly and easily.
"What you have done is an overwhelming job-there is nothing that even approaches this in the foods and nutrition field. It will become a classic."
Volume 46, Issue 7, July 22, 1994
"All aspects of foods, nutrition, and health are within the purview of this comprehensive encyclopedia. It was revised and updated with the authors' continuing commitment to completeness, objectivity, timeliness, as well as timelessness, illustration, readability and organization for ease of use. It has been expanded in length from 2,400 to 3,700 pages. Ample illustration (1,600 line drawings, graphs, and photographs[b/w + 8 pp full-color], plus many convenient tables) enhance the related entries. Black banded pages hasten location of the Food Compositions Table, Writing style and language are vigorous and easily comprehended, enhanced with easy-to-read typography."
Food & Nutrition News
Volume 36, Issue 3, May/June 1994