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Nutrition Chemistry and Biology

Nutrition Chemistry and Biology - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0849385049

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ISBN10: 0849385040
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Publisher: CRC Press I, LLC
Published: 1999
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Nutrition Chemistry and Biology - 2ND 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0849385049

Julian F. Spallholz and Mallory Boylan

ISBN13: 978-0849385049
ISBN10: 0849385040
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 99
Publisher: CRC Press I, LLC

Published: 1999
International: No
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 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

Nutrient toxicities

Nutrient interactions

Sugar and fat substitutes

Nutritional therapy applications

Dietary recommendations

Free radicals and antioxidants

Author Bio

Spallholz, Julian E. : Texas Tech University

Boylan, Mallory : Texas Tech University

Driskell, Judy A. : University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Table of Contents

The Elements of Life
Macronutrients: The Energy Nutrients
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins
Micronutrients: The Catalysts
Vitamins
Minerals
Water: The Most Important Nutrient
Bioavailability of Nutrients
Nutrient Digestion
Nutrient Absorption
Cellular Metabolism
Body Energy
Components of Cells
Energy Utilization
Catabolic Pathways
Anabolic Pathways
Nucleic Acids, Genes, and Protein Synthesis
Metabolic Aspects
Free Radicals, Lipid Peroxidation, and the Antioxidants
Digestive and Metabolic Interactions between Medications and Nutrients/Foods
Nutrient Metabolism and Dietary Recommendations

Appendices
Basic Concepts in Chemistry and Biology
Photosynthesis

References

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