Present Knowledge in Nutrition

ISBN-10: 0470959177
ISBN-13: 9780470959176
Edition: 10th 2012
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List price: $265.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/17/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1328
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 7.216
Language: English

Present Knowledge in Nutrition, 10th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human nutrition, including micronutrients, systems biology, immunity, public health, international nutrition, and diet and disease prevention. This definitive reference captures the current state of this vital and dynamic science from an international perspective, featuring nearly 140 expert authors from 14 countries around the world. Now condensed to a single volume, this 10th edition contains new chapters on topics such as epigenetics, metabolomics, and sports nutrition.The remaining chapters have been thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments. Suggested reading lists are now provided for readers wishing to delve further into specific subject areas. An accompanying website provides book owners with access to an image bank of tables and figures as well as any updates the authors may post to their chapters between editions. Now available in both print and electronic formats, the 10th edition will serve as a valuable reference for researchers, health professionals, and policy experts as well as educators and advanced nutrition students. 

List of Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments xxii
Systems Biology Approaches to Nutrition
Nutritional Epigenetics
Genetic Variation and Nutrient Metabolism
Metabolomics
Energy Metabolism in Fasting, Fed, Exercise, and Re-feeding States
Protein and Amino Acids
Carbohydrates
Dietary Fiber
Lipids: Absorption and Transport
Lipids: Cellular Metabolism
Vitamin A
Carotenoids
Vitamin D
Vitamin E
Vitamin K
Vitamin C
Thiamin
Riboflavin
Niacin
Vitamin B6
Folate
Vitamin B12
Biotin
Pantothenic Acid
L-Carnitine
Choline
Dietary Flavonoids
Calcium
Phosphorus
Magnesium
Sodium, Chloride, and Potassium
Human Water and Electrolyte Balance
Iron
Zinc
Copper
Iodine and Iodine Deficiency Disorders
Selenium
Manganese, Molybdenum, Boron, Chromium, and Other Trace Elements
Maternal Nutrient Metabolism and Requirements in Pregnancy and Lactation
Infant Nutrition
Adolescence
Nutrition and Aging
Sports Nutrition
Nutrient Regulation of the Immune Response
Obesity as a Health Risk
Hypertension
Insulin Resistance and the Metabolic Syndrome
Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes
Osteoporosis
Cancer
Nutrition and Gastrointestinal Illness
Kidney Disease
Liver Disease
Alcohol: Its Role in Nutrition and Health
Eye Disease
Specialized Nutrition Support
Body Composition Evaluation
Estimation of Dietary Intake
Taste and Food Choices
Energy Intake, Obesity, and Eating Behavior
Strategies for Changing Eating and Exercise Behavior to Promote Weight Loss and Maintenance
Epidemiologic Approaches to Evaluation of Nutrition and Health
Nutrition Monitoring in the United States
Dietary Standards and Guidelines: Similarities and Differences Among Countries
The Role of United Nations Agencies in Establishing International Dietary Standards
Emergence of Diet-Related Chronic Diseases in Developing Countries
Food Insecurity, Hunger, and Undernutrition
Public Nutrition in Humanitarian Crises
Foodborne Infections and Food Safety
Food Allergies and Intolerances
Food Biofortifi cation: Breeding and Biotechnology Approaches to Improve Nutrients in Vegetables and Oil Quality in Soybean
Bioactive Components in Foods and Supplements for Health Promotion
Index
Visit the supporting website for this book: www.pkn10.org

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