Book details information on nutrition within animal production, food safety and public health. Including hygiene, immune systems, digestion and diseases.
Total Nutrition is the strategic use of a wide variety of disease avoidance and health maintenance measures which will contribute to an improved and more acceptable system of animal production, without the use of antibiotics.
This volume considers the practical implecations and implementation of the principles and theories laid out in Nutricines, Clifford Adam's first successful book.
In many countries there is now great resistance to the widespread use of antibiotic growth promoters and of other pharaceutical products in raising animals for food. Unfortunately, there is frequently little appreciation by the population at large and by the media of the challenges this poses to the production of large volumes of low cost food of animal origin.
The concept of 'Total Nutrition' outlined here, may help to meet these challenges where health maintenance, disease avoidance and general nutrition are seen as requirements of animal diets today. This requires the consideration of both the nutrient levels of feeds and other bio-active components, known as nutricines. Initial results suggest that by judicious use of a ranfe of nutricines, it will be possible to achieve both good health status of animals and good growth perfromance using feed formulations and ingredients that satisfy modern legislative and consumer demands.
Dr. Clifford Adams, originally from the UK, received his doctorate from the University of Illinois, USA and subsequently spent almost 25 years at Nutritional Services Director with a feed additive producer in Belgium. During this time he developed various nutritional strategies. These included; the concept of nutricines or bioactive feed ingredients, the Total Nutrition programme and the Nutrition-Based Health approach to animal production. These nutritional strategies were published by Nottingham University Press in the UK.
In May 2007 he established his own company, ANOZENE Nutritional Sciences, based in Belgium, where he continues his research and writing in the development of nutritional strategies for humans and animals. There is a particular interest in the relationship between nutrition and health and the Nutrition-based Health concept is now being further developed for application in human nutrition.
This book weighs: 440g
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