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Home Economics - Budget, Child Care, Christine Frederick, Cooking, Faculty of Home Science, Hannah Woolley, Homemaking, Housewife, Huma (Paperback) Loot Price: R310
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Home Economics - Budget, Child Care, Christine Frederick, Cooking, Faculty of Home Science, Hannah Woolley, Homemaking,...

Home Economics - Budget, Child Care, Christine Frederick, Cooking, Faculty of Home Science, Hannah Woolley, Homemaking, Housewife, Huma (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 45. Chapters: Budget, Child care, Christine Frederick, Cooking, Faculty of Home Science, Hannah Woolley, Homemaking, Housewife, Human nutrition, Interior design, Maid, Mary E. Sweeney, New Home Economics, Oeconomicus, Rachel Ashwell, Sewing, Troy Adams. Excerpt: Human nutrition is the provision to obtain the materials necessary to support life. In general, people can survive for two to eight weeks without food, depending on stored body fat and muscle mass. Survival without water is usually limited to three or four days. Lack of food remains a serious problem, with about 36 million people dying every year from causes directly or indirectly related to hunger. Childhood malnutrition is also common and contributes to the global burden of disease. However global food distribution is not equal, and obesity among some human populations has increased to almost epidemic proportions, leading to health complications and increased mortality in some developed, and a few developing countries. Obesity is caused by consuming more calories than are expended, with many attributing excessive weight gain to a combination of overeating of "unhealthy" (high fat, high sugar, high carbohydrate) foods and insufficient exercise. A major risk of obesity is becoming a type 2 diabetic.. Nutritional science investigates the metabolic and physiological responses of the body to diet. With advances in the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics, the study of nutrition is increasingly concerned with metabolism and metabolic pathways: the sequences of biochemical steps through which substances in living things change from one form to another. The human body contains chemical compounds, such as water, carbohydrates (sugar, starch, and fiber), amino acids (in proteins), fatty acids (in lipids), and nucleic acids (DNA and RNA). These compounds in...

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Imprint: University-Press.Org
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 94
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-53115-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-53115-7
Barcode: 9781230531151

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