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Vitamins: Fundamental Aspects in Nutrition and Health - 3rd edition

Vitamins: Fundamental Aspects in Nutrition and Health (ISBN10: 012183493X; ISBN13: 9780121834937)
ISBN13: 978-0121834937
ISBN10: 012183493X

Summary: The third edition of this bestselling text will again provide the latest coverage of the biochemistry and physiology of vitamins and vitamin-like substances. Extensively revised and expanded on the basis of recent research findings with enlarged coverage of health effects of vitamin-like factors, it is ideally suited for students and an important reference for anyone interested in nutrition, food science, animal science or endocrinology. It contains a cohesive and well-organized pres
etntation of each of the vitamins, as well as the history of their discoveries and current information about their roles in nutrition and health. NEW TO THIS EDITION: *Includes approximately 30% new material *Substantial updates have been made to chapters on vitamins A, C, E, K, folate, and the quasi-vitamins *Provides checklists of systems affected by vitamin deficiencies and food sources of vitamins *Key concepts, learning objectives, vocabulary,case studies, study questions and additional reading lists are included making this ideally suited for students * Thoroughly updated with important recent research results, including citations to key reports, many added tables and several new figures. *Inclusion of a ''diagnostic tree'' for each vitamin *Addition of Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HANES III) data *Updated Dietary Reference Values
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Summary: The third edition of this bestselling text will again provide the latest coverage of the biochemistry and physiology of vitamins and vitamin-like substances. Extensively revised and expanded on the basis of recent research findings with enlarged coverage of health effects of vitamin-like factors, it is ideally suited for students and an important reference for anyone interested in nutrition, food science, animal science or endocrinology. It contains a cohesive and well-organized presetntation of each of the vitamins, as well as the history of their discoveries and current information about their roles in nutrition and health. NEW TO THIS EDITION: *Includes approximately 30% new material *Substantial updates have been made to chapters on vitamins A, C, E, K, folate, and the quasi-vitamins *Provides checklists of systems affected by vitamin deficiencies and food sources of vitamins *Key concepts, learning objectives, vocabulary,case studies, study questions and additional reading lists are included making this ideally suited for students * Thoroughly updated with important recent research results, including citations to key reports, many added tables and several new figures. *Inclusion of a ''diagnostic tree'' for each vitamin *Addition of Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HANES III) data *Updated Dietary Reference Values ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 08
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Academic Press, Inc.
Published: 09/27/2007
International: No

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