Nutrition and Alcohol / Edition 1

Nutrition and Alcohol / Edition 1

by Ronald Ross Watson, Bernhard Watzl
     
 

Nutrition and Alcohol provides a comprehensive summary of the latest research data available on the effects of alcohol on the nutritional state of alcohol abusers. Data illustrating the combined effects of direct alcohol toxicity together with the ill effects of malnutrition on tissue damage are emphasized. The book is oriented toward clinicians and basic… See more details below

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Nutrition and Alcohol provides a comprehensive summary of the latest research data available on the effects of alcohol on the nutritional state of alcohol abusers. Data illustrating the combined effects of direct alcohol toxicity together with the ill effects of malnutrition on tissue damage are emphasized. The book is oriented toward clinicians and basic scientist-researchers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849379338
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/03/1992
Series:
Physiology of Substance Abuse Series
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.23(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Alcohol-Related Nutrition Derangements: Implications for Nutritional Support1
Ch. 2Dietary Factors and Alcohol Consumption39
Ch. 3Nutritional Status of Alcoholics from Different Social Groups65
Ch. 4Interaction of Nutrients and Alcohol: Absorption, Transport, Utilization, and Metabolism75
Ch. 5Alcohol and Glucose Homeostasis101
Ch. 6Role of Carbohydrate in Alcohol Metabolism125
Ch. 7Protein Metabolism in Alcoholism143
Ch. 8Effects of Dietary Fatty Acids and Alcohol on Fatty Acid Composition in Cellular Membranes191
Ch. 9Metabolic flux and the Role of Lipids in Alcohol Tolerance in Drosophila205
Ch. 10Riboflavin Status of Alcoholics243
Ch. 11Folate Metabolism in Alcoholism255
Ch. 12The Effects of Ethanol on Vitamin A and [actual symbol not reproducible]-Carotene Nutriture269
Ch. 13Zinc and Alcohol281
Ch. 14Animal Models Show Nutritional Modulation of Alcoholic Liver Disease309
Ch. 15Nutritional factors in the Pathogenesis of Alcoholic Liver Disease337
Ch. 16Protein-Calorie Malnutrition in Alcoholic Liver Disease363
Ch. 17Nutritional Support in Alcoholic Liver Disease385
Ch. 18Alcohol Malnutrition and the Gastrointestinal Tract403
Ch. 19Nutrition and Alcohol-Induced Immunomodulation429
Index447

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