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Advanced Human Nutrition

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ISBN10: 849385660
ISBN13: 9780849385667

Publisher: CRC Press

Price: $119.95
Pages: 608
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Publish date: augustus 1999

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o Serves as a comprehensive advanced nutrition resource for students and health professionals Offers an in-depth overview into the human organism at the molecular, cellular, tissue and organ levels Discusses the relationship between the human body and the environment in which it exists Includes a discussion of human nutrient requirements and the basis for RDA ContentsHumans and Their Nutrition ObjectivesThe Human OrganismNature of Food and Its Relation to HumansDigestion and AbsorptionThe MacronutrientsCarbohydratesLipidsProteinWaterThe MicronutrientsVitaminsMineralsEnergy Metabolism and Body CompositionEnergy MetabolismBody CompositionObesityNutrition ApplicationsExercise and Sport NutritionNutrition Supplements and NeutraceuticalsNutrition Throughout Human LifeNutrition and Prominent DiseaseNutrition and Cardiovascular DiseasesNutrition and CancersNutrition and Diabetes MellitusNutrition and OsteoporosisNutrition and the FutureNutrition ResearchNutrition in the 21st Century This text begins with an in-depth overview into the human organism at the molecular, cellular, tissue and organ levels, and develops into a discussion of the objectives and features of organ systems of the evolved human. The book also covers the relationship between the human body and the environment in which it exists including other organisms that co-habitate the environment. Discussions of the nature of other organisms such as various animals, plants, and micro-organisms makes later information about food science, nutrient density in various food sources, and nutraceuticals easier to comprehend. Advanced Human Nutrition examines human nutrient requirements, the basis for RDA and other recommendations, human nutrition, digestion, and absorption with relation to organs, exocrine and endocrine functions, histology, and absorptive activities, macronutrients and micronutrients, eicosanoid chemistry and function, and more. The present and future of nutrition research is examined, including everything from the HANES studies to electron microscopy and molecular biology. Features

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