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Kashrut, 1:259, 2:177-178 Kava, 2:131 Kcalorie, 1:87, 216

See also Calories Kellogg, John Harvey, 1:60, 61, 255, 2:16-18, 2:17, 254 See also Battle Creek Sanitarium Kellogg, Will Keith, 2:16, 17, 17

Kempner, Walter, 2:181-182 Keto-acid, defined, 2:157 Ketoacidosis, defined, 1:146 Ketones, 1:210 defined, 1:146 Ketosis, 1:97, 2:56

defined, 1:97 Kidney and diabetes, 1:146 and hypertension, 1:289, 289 and mineral toxicity, 2:61 Kidney stones, defined, 1:84 Killer-cell, defined, 1:43 Kilocalorie, 1:87, 216

See also Calories Kimchi, 1:50, 54 Kinetic, defined, 2:158 Kiwanis Worldwide Service Project, 2:227

Korean Americans, diet of, 1:50 Koreans, diet of, 1:54 Kosher, 1:259, 2:177 Krebs Cycle, 1:96-97, 2:55

See also Fast foods Kwanzaa, 1:13

Kwashiorkor, 1:40, 2:20-2!, 2:35, 92, 160 defined, 1:40

See also Malnutrition; Protein

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Diabetes 2

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