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Fundamentals of Human Nutrition E-Book: for Students and Practitioners in the Health Sciences

Fundamentals of Human Nutrition E-Book: for Students and Practitioners in the Health Sciences

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Fundamentals of Human Nutrition is an authoritative overview that will help you understand the complex subject of human nutrition. This book is a digest of material from the highly successful Human Nutrition 11th edition.

‘Fundamentals’ is intended for a wide readership of students and practitioners who need a broad understanding of human nutrition, but for whom an in-depth knowledge is not essential. Students and practitioners of nursing, pharmacy, sports science, dentistry and other allied health professions, as well as the interested lay person, will benefit from its easy-to-follow, concise approach.

  • Covers all key aspects of human nutrition
  • Up to date with current issues
  • Explains the epidemiology of diet and disease
  • Considers factors affecting food production, trade and access
  • Technical terms explained to help the non-specialist
  • Comprehensive glossary aids understanding
  • Key points summarise all chapters

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ISBN-13: 9780702049903
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 07/07/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 324
File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Importance of Nutrition
Chapter 2 Body Composition and Energy balance
Chapter 3 Food consumption
Chapter 4 Main dietary components
Chapter 5 Minor dietary components
Chapter 6 Diet and the lifecycle
Chapter 7 Diet for sport and exercise
Chapter 8 Diet and disease
Chapter 9 Nutrition and the hard tissues
Chapter 10 Diet and the gastrointestinal tract
Chapter 11 Diet and genotype interactions: nutritional genomics
Chapter 12 Nutritional epidemiology and nutritional assessment
Chapter 13 Public Health Nutrition
Dietary reference values

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