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Total Nutrition: Feeding Animals For Health And Growth
by Dr. Clifford Adams

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Following the success of Nutricines, the author considers the practical implications and implementation of the theories laid out therein. The strategic use of a wide variety of disease avoidance and health maintenance measures will contribute to an improved and more acceptable system of animal production without the use of antibiotic growth promoters.



  • Problems of perception: animal production, food safety and public health
  • Virtues of cleanliness: feed quality and hygiene
  • Eating to live: voluntary feed intake
  • Raw material processing: digestion and absorption of nutrients
  • Struggle for supremacy: management of the gastrointestinal tract
  • External enemies: immune system and defence in a dangerous world
  • The enemy within: non-infectious diseases and oxidative stress
  • Monitoring performance: assessment of total nutrition and feeding standards
  • Difficult demands: safe food, low cost, ethical issues, environmental impact
  • Index

About the Author

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.


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ISBN13: 9781897676943
Format: Paperback
Pages: 252
Language: English
Published: 2002

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