Introduction To Nutrition And Metabolism, Fourth Edition

Introduction To Nutrition And Metabolism, Fourth Edition

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An introductory text on the scientific basis of nutrition and metabolism, which are topics fundamental to the study of health and human science. It provides a firm grounding in the chemistry and biochemistry necessary to understand the subject clearly.; This book is intended for undergraduate students in human biology and the health and medical sciences. The book should be useful for reference by Project 2000 and other diploma students in nursing and the paramedical sciences, but is unlikely to be a class text with those groups.
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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 154.94 x 233.68 x 20.32mm | 612.35g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 0748407812
  • 9780748407811

Table of contents

Why eat?; Diet and health: the diseases of affluence; The chemical basis of life; Biologically important compounds: carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids; Enzymes and metabolic pathways; Energy nutrition; Overweight and obesity; Undernutrition; Protein nutrition and metabolism; The hormonal control of metabolism; Micronutrients: the vitamins and minerals; Inborn errors of metabolism.
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