Advanced Nutrition: Macronutrients, Second Edition / Edition 2

Advanced Nutrition: Macronutrients, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Carolyn D. Berdanier
     
 

The explosion of knowledge about satiety and hunger has given new meaning to our understanding of the genetics of obesity. New interest in gene expression as related to nutrition and advances in the field of macronutrients has made the latest nutrition research intriguing.

Advanced Nutrition: Macronutrients adopts an integrated approach to the understanding

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Overview

The explosion of knowledge about satiety and hunger has given new meaning to our understanding of the genetics of obesity. New interest in gene expression as related to nutrition and advances in the field of macronutrients has made the latest nutrition research intriguing.

Advanced Nutrition: Macronutrients adopts an integrated approach to the understanding of macronutrient nutrition. It provides scientific foundations of the current findings on energy balance, protein need, gene expression, and carbohydrate and lipid use, and maintains emphasis on the biochemical and physiological basis for nutrient need.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849387357
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Series:
Modern Nutrition Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 10.29(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
PREFACE
DEFINITIONS
HUMAN HEALTH, FOOD AND NUTRITION
Overview
Population Studies
Aging
Diet and Disease Relationships
Food Intake Studies in Humans
Dietary Reference Tables
WATER
Chemical and Physical Properties of Water
The Functions of Water are based on Its Physical and Chemical Properties
Body Water
Apoptosis
Regulation
Body Composition
Water Balance
Regulation of Water Balance
Water Needs
ENERGY
Definition
Energy Need
Abnormal Energy States
Regulation of Food Intake
PROTEINS
Overview
Amino Acids
Peptides and Proteins
Protein Structure
Classification of Proteins
Protein Use
Functions of Proteins
Protein Intake Recommendations
Protein Deficiency
Integration of the Metabolic Features of Protein Nutrition
CARBOHYDRATES
Classification
Structure and Nomenclature
Sources of Carbohydrate
Digestion and Absorption
Metabolism
Abnormalities in the Regulation of Glucose Homeostasis: Diabetes Mellitus
Other Health Concerns in Carbohydrate Nutrition
Carbohydrate Requirements
LIPIDS
Classification
Structure and Nomenclature
Sources of Lipids
Digestion and Absorption
Transport
Metabolism
Health Concerns in Lipid Nutrition
NOTE: Supplemental Readings at the end of each unit.

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