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Diet for runners

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English


  • Low-cholesterol diet.,
  • Running -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Athletes -- Nutrition.,
  • Low-cholesterol diet -- Recipes.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementNathan Pritikin ; [drawings by Nell Taylor]
LC ClassificationsRM237.75 .P75 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3022072M
ISBN 100671600710, 0671556231
LC Control Number85002285

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