Nutrient Metabolism

Nutrient Metabolism : Structures, Functions, and Genetics

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Nutrient Metabolism defines the molecular fate of nutrients and other dietary compounds in humans, as well as outlining the molecular basis of processes supporting nutrition, such as chemical sensing and appetite control. It focuses on the presentation of nutritional biochemistry; and the reader is given a clear and specific perspective on the events that control utilization of dietary compounds. Slightly over 100 self-contained chapters cover all essential and important nutrients as well as many other dietary compounds with relevance for human health. An essential read for healthcare professionals and researchers in all areas of health and nutrition who want to access the wealth of nutrition knowledge available today in one single source.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 840 pages
  • 196 x 246 x 40mm | 1,959.51g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 012417762X
  • 9780124177628

Review quote

" excellent and very comprehensive resource both for my varied research interests and for teaching purposes."
-Elizabeth K. Lund, Institute of Food Research, Norwich, U.K. (November 2004)

"One positive aspect of this book is its thoroughly and fully comprehensive coverage of its subject. This volume is highly recommended for academic libraries and those of practitioners."
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About Martin Kohlmeier

By Martin Kohlmeier
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Table of contents

Chemical Senses
Intake Regulation
Absorption, Transport and Retention
Fatty Acids
Carbohydrates, Alcohols and Organic Acids
Amino Acids and Nitrogen Compounds
Fat-soluble Vitamins and Non-nutrientsWater-soluble
Vitamins and Non-nutrients
Minerals and Trace Elements
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