Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism

Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism

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ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM clearly and accurately explains even the most complex metabolic processes and concepts in a student-friendly manner. The 7th Edition equips you with a solid understanding of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrates; examines the structures and functions of water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins -- including their regulatory roles in metabolism; and provides information on vitamin and mineral food sources, recommended intakes, deficiency, and toxicity. With ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM, 7th Edition, you will be well prepared to continue your studies in the field of nutrition.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 640 pages
  • 222 x 283 x 28mm | 1,451g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 1305627857
  • 9781305627857
  • 171,686

Table of contents

SECTION I: CELLS AND THEIR NOURISHMENT.
1. The Cell: A Microcosm of Life.
2. The Digestive System: Mechanism for Nourishing the Body.
SECTION II: MACRONUTRIENTS AND THEIR METABOLISM.
3. Carbohydrates.
4. Fiber.
5. Lipids.
6. Protein.
7. Integration and Regulation of Metabolism and the Impact of Exercise.
8. Energy Expenditure, Body Composition and Healthy Weight.
SECTION III: THE REGULATORY NUTRIENTS.
9. The Water-Soluble Vitamins.
10. The Fat-Soluble Vitamins.
11. Major Minerals.
12. Water and Electrolytes.
13. Essential Trace and Ultratrace Minerals.
14. Nonessential Trace and Ultratrace Minerals.
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About Jack Smith

Jack Smith was Professor and Chair of the nutrition department at the University of Delaware; he is now retired. Metabolism is his area of expertise. Sareen Gropper is a professor with the College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University; she also has a secondary appointment with the University's College of Medicine. Dr. Gropper is a Registered Dietitian and has expertise in nutrient metabolism as well as medical nutrition. Sareen Gropper is a professor with the College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University; she also has a secondary appointment with the University's College of Medicine. Dr. Gropper is a Registered Dietitian and has expertise in nutrient metabolism as well as medical nutrition. Timothy Carr is a Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences and Dean of Graduate Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His area of expertise is nutrient metabolism in health and disease.
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