Summary: Nutrition: Chemistry and Biology, Second Edition offers a comprehensive overview of the chemistry and physiology of nutrition to students majoring in the general areas of nutrition, food science, exercise, and the premedical fields. This textbook includes refresher chapters on basic principles of inorganic and organic chemistry, biochemistry, and thermodynamic principles relating to nutrition. Topics addressed include how nutrients are utilized at the cellular ...show more and organ system level, the role of nutrients in metabolism, and the role of vitamins and minerals in enzyme activity.
Food sources of nutrients
Effects of cooking methods on nutrients
Typical dietary intakes of nutrients in the United States
Sugar and fat substitutes
Nutritional therapy applications
Free radicals and antioxidants ...show less