Nutrition: Chemistry and Biology, Second Edition
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BeschreibungNutrition: Chemistry and Biology, Second Edition, offers a comprehensive overview of the chemistry and physiology of nutrition to students majoring in the general areas of nutrition, food science, exercise, and the premedical fields. This textbook includes refresher chapters on basic principles of inorganic and organic chemistry, biochemistry, and thermodynamic principles relating to nutrition. Topics addressed include how nutrients are utilized at the cellular and organ system level, the role of nutrients in metabolism, and the role of vitamins and minerals in enzyme activity.
InhaltsverzeichnisThe Elements of Life Macronutrients: The Energy Nutrients Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Micronutrients: The Catalysts Vitamins Minerals Water: The Most Important Nutrient Bioavailability of Nutrients Nutrient Digestion Nutrient Absorption Cellular Metabolism Body Energy Components of Cells Energy Utilization Catabolic Pathways Anabolic Pathways Nucleic Acids, Genes, and Protein Synthesis Metabolic Aspects Free Radicals, Lipid Peroxidation, and the Antioxidants Digestive and Metabolic Interactions between Medications and Nutrients/Foods Nutrient Metabolism and Dietary Recommendations Appendices Basic Concepts in Chemistry and Biology Photosynthesis References
Pressestimmen"One of the most noteworthy features of this volume is the presence of many useful tables, equations, and figures." -Ming-Ho Yu, PhD, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, USA "this is a well-organized and comprehensive volume on advanced nutrition. This impressive book would be a valuable text for advanced nutrition or nutritional biochemistry courses. For dietetics professionals and nutritionists, the book would also be a valuable resource on the chemical and biological aspects of nutrients." -Ming-Ho Yu, PhD, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, USA
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CRC PR INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1998
Seitenanzahl: 360 Seiten