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Advanced nutrition and human metabolism

Current and comprehensive and designed to maximize clarity of the concepts you need to know, 5 edition, 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
Print Book, English, ©2009
Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, Australia, ©2009
xvii, 600 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
9780495116578, 9780495116615, 0495116572, 0495116610
Sect. I. Cells and Their Nourishment
Ch. 1. Cell: A Microcosm of Life
Ch. 2. Digestive System: Mechanism for Nourishing the Body
Sect. II. Macronutrients and Their Metabolism
Ch. 3. Carbohydrates
Ch. 4. Fiber
Ch. 5. Lipids
Ch. 6. Protein
Ch. 7. Integration and Regulation of Metabolism and the Impact of Exercise and Sport
Ch. 8. Body Composition, Energy Expenditure, and Energy Balance
Sect. III. Regulatory Nutrients
Ch. 9. Water-Soluble Vitamins
Ch. 10. Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Ch. 11. Macrominerals
Ch. 12. Microminerals
Ch. 13. Ultratrace Elements
Sect. IV. Homeostatic Maintenance
Ch. 14. Body Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Sect. V. Nutrition Knowledge Base
Ch. 15. Experimental Design and Critical Interpretation of Research
Previous ed. cataloged under Groff