Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism / Edition 4 by Sareen S. Gropper, Jack L. Smith, James L. Groff | | 9780534559861 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism / Edition 4

Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism / Edition 4

by Sareen S. Gropper, Jack L. Smith, James L. Groff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534559867

ISBN-13: 9780534559861

Pub. Date: 04/23/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Intended for nutrition students, this textbook overviews the process of digestion in the human body, reviews the primary metabolic pathways for carbohydrates and proteins, describes the absorption and function of the various vitamins and minerals, and explains the maintenance of the body's homeostatic environment. The fourth edition reflects the latest recommended

Overview

Intended for nutrition students, this textbook overviews the process of digestion in the human body, reviews the primary metabolic pathways for carbohydrates and proteins, describes the absorption and function of the various vitamins and minerals, and explains the maintenance of the body's homeostatic environment. The fourth edition reflects the latest recommended dietary intakes. Annotation © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534559861
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/23/2004
Edition description:
With InfoTrac
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.14(w) x 11.50(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: CELLS AND THEIR NOURISHMENT. 1. The Cell: A Microcosm of Life. 2. The Digestive System: Mechanism for Nourishing the Body. SECTION II: MACRONUTRIENTS AND THEIR METABOLISM. 3. Carbohydrates. 4. Fiber. 5. Lipids. 6. Protein. 7. Integration and Regulation of Metabolism and the Impact of Exercise and Sport. 8. Body Composition, Energy Expenditure, and Energy Balance. SECTION III: THE REGULATORY NUTRIENTS. 9. The Water-Soluble Vitamins. 10. The Fat-Soluble Vitamins. 11. Major Minerals. 12. Water and Electrolytes. 13. Essential Trace and Ultratrace Minerals. 14. Nonessential Trace and Ultratrace Minerals.

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