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Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism

Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0534559861

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ISBN13: 978-0534559861
ISBN10: 0534559867
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Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2005
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Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism - 4TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534559861

Sareen S. Gropper, Jack L. Smith and James L. Groff

ISBN13: 978-0534559861
ISBN10: 0534559867
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 05
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

The leading and most current text available for the capstone level undergraduate nutrition course, Advanced

Nutrition and Human Metabolism, Fourth Edition provides a sophisticated understanding of digestion, absorption and metabolism of fat, protein and carbohydrates. It covers the biochemistry of vitamins, minerals, and energy nutrients. In addition, the text examines the structure and function of water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins and their regulatory role in metabolism, looks at electrolyte and fluid balance, and examines the role of nutrition in the development or exacerbation of chronic disease. This text continues to set the hallmark for this course through the authors' ability to clearly and accurately explain even the most complex metabolic processes and concepts.

Table of Contents

1. The Cell: Microcosm of Life.

Perspective: Cellular Enzymes on the Loose: Indicators of Disease.

2. The Digestive System: Mechanism for Nourishing the Body.

Perspective: An Overview of Selected Disorders of the Digestive System with
Implications for Nourishing the Body.

3. Energy Transformation.

Perspective: If Oxidation and Phosphorylation Disconnect: A Waste of Energy!

4. Carbohydrates.

Perspective: Diabetes: Hypoglycemia: Fact or Fall Guy?

5. Dietary Fiber.

Perspective: Phytochemicals and Herbal Supplements In Health and Disease.

6. Lipids.

Perspective: The Role of Lipids and Lipoproteins in Atherogenesis.
Perspective: Nutrigenomics: The Foundation of Individualized Nutrition.

7. Protein.

Perspective: Protein Turnover: Starvation Versus Stress.

8. Integration and Regulation of Metabolism.

Perspective: Diabetes: Metabolism Out of Control.

9. Water Soluble Vitamins.

Perspective: Genetics and Nutrition: Human Folate Needs and Chronic Disease.

10. Fat Soluble Vitamins.

Perspective: The Antioxidant Nutrient: Reactive Species and Disease.

11. Macrominerals.

Perspective: Macrominerals and Hypertension.

Perspective: Osteoporosis and Diet.

12. Microminerals

Perspective: Nutrient Drug Interactions.

13. Ultratrace Elements.

14. Body Fluid and Electrolyte Balance.

Perspective: Fluid Balance and the Thermal Stress of Exercise.

15. Body Composition and Energy Expenditure .

Perspective: Eating Disorders.

16. Experimental Design and Critical Interpretation of Research.

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