Molecular Basis of Human Nutrition (Lifelines Series) / Edition 1

Molecular Basis of Human Nutrition (Lifelines Series) / Edition 1

by Tom Sanders, Peter Emery
     
 

ISBN-10: 0748407537

ISBN-13: 9780748407538

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Molecular Basis of Human Nutrition focuses on the metabolic basis of human nutrition, detailing recent knowledge and research in this field. It explains the biochemical functions of the essential nutrients and the physiological consequences of deficient and excessive intakes. These are described within the context of normal human diets and requirements for health.

Overview

Molecular Basis of Human Nutrition focuses on the metabolic basis of human nutrition, detailing recent knowledge and research in this field. It explains the biochemical functions of the essential nutrients and the physiological consequences of deficient and excessive intakes. These are described within the context of normal human diets and requirements for health. Although this book is about human nutrition, in some instances there are comparisons with and examples of other mammalian species to facilitate understanding of the principles. Molecular Basis of Human Nutrition is the only book to cover this particular subject and will prove very popular with both students and lecturers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748407538
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Series:
Lifelines Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Energy. Protein. Carbohydrate. Fat. Minerals. Vitamins. Deficiencies and Toxicities. Diet-Related Diseases. Food.

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