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Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism

Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0495116578

Cover of Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism 5TH 09 (ISBN 978-0495116578)
ISBN13: 978-0495116578
ISBN10: 0495116572

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $368.00

Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism - 5TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0495116578

Sareen S. Gropper and Jack L. Smith

ISBN13: 978-0495116578
ISBN10: 0495116572

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Current and comprehensive and designed to maximize clarity of the concepts you need to know, longtime best seller ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM, 5e, delivers its signature quality content in a more student-friendly presentation. With a striking new design, this respected market leader is more accessible, with relevant examples, illustrations, applications, tables, and figures to emphasize key concepts. This text continues to set the standard through the authors' ability to clearly and accurately explain even the most complex metabolic processes and concepts. The authors have updated the art for this edition with easier-to-understand captions that illuminate the processes being shown. It's the only book written for undergraduates that consistently stays at that level. Providing thorough and detailed coverage, the text equips you with a solid understanding of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrates. It covers the biochemistry of vitamins, minerals, and energy nutrients. It also 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 covers the role of nutrition in the development or exacerbation of chronic disease. With ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM, 5e, you are well prepared as you continue your journey in the field of nutrition.

Author Bio

Sareen S. Gropper
Sareen Gropper is a professor and graduate program director at the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management at Auburn University. She is an expert in the area of infant feeding and lactation.

Jack L. Smith
Jack Smith was Professor and Chair of the nation's largest nutrition department at the University of Delaware. He is now retired. Metabolism is his area of expertise.

Table of Contents

1. The Cell: A Microcosm of Life.
2. The Digestive System: Mechanisms for Nourishing the Body.
3. Carbohydrates.
4. Fiber.
5. Lipids.
6. Protein.
7. Integration and Regulation of Metabolism and the Impact of Exercise and Sport.
8. Body Composition, Energy Expenditure, and Energy Balance.
9. The Water Soluble Vitamins.
10. The Fat Soluble Vitamins.
11. Macrominerals.
12. Microminerals.
13. Ultratrace Elements.
14. Body Fluid and Electrolyte Balance.
15. Experimental Design and Critical Interpretation of Research.
Appendix.
Glossary.
Index.

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