THE BIOCHEMISTRY OF HUMAN NUTRITION: A DESK REFERENCE, SECOND EDITION, presents definitions and descriptions of all of the nutrition-related biochemical terms and concepts necessary to understand nutrition science. Each topic is written so that readers can gradually become familiar with or reacquaint themselves with the terminology.
An alphabetical reference for both students and professionals, presenting definitions and descriptions of all nutrition-related biochemical terms and concepts necessary to understand nutrition science. B&w illustrations of structural formulas and biochemical pathways help to visually reinforce concepts presented. This second edition includes updated definitions, new DRI terminology, and new terms related to nutrients and their digestion, absorption, and functions, as well as terms for nutrition-related diseases and nutrient deficiencies. Gropper is affiliated with Auburn University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Product dimensions: 6.42 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.43 (d)
Meet the Author
Sareen Gropper is a professor and graduate program director at the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management at Auburn University. She is an expert in the area of infant feeding and lactation.