Biochemical and Physiological Aspects of Human Nutrition / Edition 1

Biochemical and Physiological Aspects of Human Nutrition / Edition 1

by Martha H. Stipanuk
     
 

This new "Science of Nutrition" text examines nutrients, their cellular functions, their metabolism in the human body, and the basis of their requirements. It focuses on the use of nutrients and how they metabolize across the molecular, cellular, tissue, organ, and whole-body levels.

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Overview

This new "Science of Nutrition" text examines nutrients, their cellular functions, their metabolism in the human body, and the basis of their requirements. It focuses on the use of nutrients and how they metabolize across the molecular, cellular, tissue, organ, and whole-body levels.

(Includes FREE online biannual nutrition newsletter)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721644523
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/05/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1007
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.75(d)

Table of Contents

STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES OF THE MACRONUTRIENTS · Structure and Properties of Carbohydrates · Structure and Properties of Proteins and Amino Acids · Structure and Properties of Lipids · DIGESTION AND ABSORPTION OF THE MACRONUTRIENTS · Overview of Digestion and Absorption · Digestion and Absorption of Carbohydrates · Digestion and Absorption of Proteins · Digestion and Absorption of Lipids · Dietary Fiber · METABOLISM OF THE MACRONUTRIENTS · Carbohydrate Metabolism · Protein Synthesis and Degradation · Amino Acid Metabolism · Protein and Amino Acid Requirements · Lipid Metabolism · Role of Lipoproteins in Lipid Transport and Metabolism · Essential Fatty Acids · Regulation of Fuel Metabolism · ENERGY: Cellular and Whole Animal Energetics · Control of Energy Balance · Disturbance of Energy Balance · THE VITAMINS · Niacin, Riboflavin, and Thiamin · Folate, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B6 · Biotin and Pantothenic Acid · Vitamin C · Vitamin K · Vitamin E · Vitamin A · Vitamin D · THE MINERALS · Calcium and Phosphorus · Magnesium · Sodium, Potassium, and Chloride · Iron · Zinc, Copper, and Manganese · Iodine · Selenium · Fluoride · Other Elements of Nutritional Significance · NUTRITION, DIET, AND HEALTH · Body Fluids and Water Balance · Carbohydrates and Oral Disease · Fuel Needs of Muscle during Exercise · Detoxification and Protective Functions of Nutrients · Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease · Translating Biochemical and Physiological Requirements into Practice

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