Minerals from plant foods
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Minerals from plant foods strategies for maximizing nutrition by Dina L. Aronson

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Published by American Dietetic Association in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


  • Minerals in human nutrition.,
  • Minerals -- Bioavailability.,
  • Vegetarianism -- Health aspects.,
  • Minerals -- metabolism.,
  • Nutritive Value.,
  • Plants, Edible -- metabolism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementCarol Meershaert, Cheryl L. Sullivan, Dina L. Aronson.
ContributionsSullivan, Cheryl L., Meershaert, Carol.
LC ClassificationsQP533 .M44 2002, QP533 .M44 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 119 p. ;
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17719055M
ISBN 100880911972
LC Control Number2002004569

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