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Advanced Human Nutrition - 2nd edition

Advanced Human Nutrition (ISBN10: 0763780391; ISBN13: 9780763780395)
ISBN13: 978-0763780395
ISBN10: 0763780391

Summary: Advanced Human Nutrition provides an in-depth overview into the human body at the molecular, cellular, tissue and organ levels, and discusses the objectives and features of the organ systems. It examines human nutrient requirements, the basis for RDA and other recommendations; human nutrition, digestion, and absorption with relation to organs, exocrine and endocrine functions, histology, and absorptive activities; macronutrients and micronutrients; eicosanoid chemistry and function,
prevalent diseases in western cultures such as coronary heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, and more.The Second Edition also covers the relationship between the human body and the environment in which it exists, including other organisms that co-habitate the environment. Discussions of the nature of other organisms such as various animals, plants, and micro-organisms makes later information about food science, nutrient density in various food sources, and nutraceuticals easier to comprehend.
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Summary: Advanced Human Nutrition provides an in-depth overview into the human body at the molecular, cellular, tissue and organ levels, and discusses the objectives and features of the organ systems. It examines human nutrient requirements, the basis for RDA and other recommendations; human nutrition, digestion, and absorption with relation to organs, exocrine and endocrine functions, histology, and absorptive activities; macronutrients and micronutrients; eicosanoid chemistry and function, prevalent diseases in western cultures such as coronary heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, and more.The Second Edition also covers the relationship between the human body and the environment in which it exists, including other organisms that co-habitate the environment. Discussions of the nature of other organisms such as various animals, plants, and micro-organisms makes later information about food science, nutrient density in various food sources, and nutraceuticals easier to comprehend. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 12
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Year Published: 2012
International: No

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