Advanced Human Nutrition

Advanced Human Nutrition

by Robert E. C. Wildman
     
 

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 text also provides a detailed… See more details below

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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 text also provides a detailed overview of nutrition and exercise and the major diseases plaguing man.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900763780394
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
03/28/2011
Edition description:
NE

Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1Foundations of the Human Body1
Ch. 2Food and the Human Body37
Ch. 3Human Digestion and Absorption59
Ch. 4Carbohydrates79
Ch. 5Lipids99
Ch. 6Protein123
Ch. 7Water151
Ch. 8Vitamins159
Ch. 9Major Minerals225
Ch. 10Minor Minerals245
Ch. 11Energy Metabolism283
Ch. 12Body Composition and Obesity321
Ch. 13Nutrition and Activity343
Ch. 14Nutrition Supplements and Nutraceuticals367
Ch. 15Nutrition and Human Reproduction399
Ch. 16Cardiovascular Disease and Nutrition411
Ch. 17Cancer and Nutrition433
Ch. 18Diabetes and Nutrition451
Ch. 19Osteoporosis and Nutrition469
Ch. 20Nutrition Research: Past, Present, and Future483
Ch. 21Nutrition in the 21st Century497
App. ACommon Food Additives503
App. BGrowth Charts511
App. CVitamins517
App. DMinerals527
App. ESweetening Agents, Sugar Substitutes535
App. FNormal Clinical Values for Blood541
App. GSome Common Medicinal Plants543
Index559

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