9780534559861

Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism (with InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534559861

  • ISBN10:

    0534559867

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/16/2004
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

The leading and most current text available for the capstone level undergraduate nutrition course, Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism, Fourth Edition provides a sophisticated understanding of digestion, absorption and metabolism of fat, protein and carbohydrates. It covers the biochemistry of vitamins, minerals, and energy nutrients. In addition, the text 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 examines the role of nutrition in the development or exacerbation of chronic disease. This text continues to set the hallmark for this course through the authors? ability to clearly and accurately explain even the most complex metabolic processes and concepts.

Table of Contents

The Cell: Microcosm of Life
Perspective: Cellular Enzymes on the Loose: Indicators of Disease
The Digestive System: Mechanism for Nourishing the Body
Perspective: An Overview of Selected Disorders of the Digestive System with Implications for Nourishing the Body
Energy Transformation
Perspective: If Oxidation and Phosphorylation Disconnect: A Waste of Energy!
Carbohydrates
Perspective: Diabetes: Hypoglycemia: Fact or Fall Guy?
Fiber
Perspective: Phytochemicals and Herbal Supplements In Health and Disease
Lipids
Perspective: the Role of Lipids and Lipoproteins in Atherogenesis
Perspective: Nutrigenomics: the Foundation of Individualized Nutrition
Protein
Perspective: Protein Turnover: Starvation Versus Stress
Integration and Regulation of Metabolism and the Impact of Exercise and Sport
Perspective: Diabetes: Metabolism Out of Control
Perspective: Nutrient Usage during Strenuous Exercise
Water Soluble Vitamins
Perspective: Genetics and Nutrition: Human Folate Needs and Chronic Disease
Fat Soluble Vitamins
Perspective: the Antioxidant Nutrient: Reactive Species and Disease
Macrominerals
Perspective: Macrominerals and Hypertension
Perspective: Osteoporosis and Diet
Microminerals Perspective: Nutrient Drug Interactions
Ultratrace Elements
Body Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Perspective: Fluid Balance and the The rmal Stress of Exercise
Body Composition and Energy Expenditure
Perspective: Eating Disorders
Experimental Design and Critical Interpretation of Research
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