Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism

ISBN-10: 0495116572
ISBN-13: 9780495116578
Edition: 5th 2009
List price: $286.95
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Book details

List price: $286.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/14/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.12" tall
Weight: 3.520
Language: English

Current and comprehensive and designed to maximize clarity of the concepts you need to know, longtime best seller ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM, 5e, delivers its signature quality content in a more student-friendly presentation. With a striking new design, this respected market leader is more accessible, with relevant examples, illustrations, applications, tables, and figures to emphasize key concepts. This text continues to set the standard through the authors' ability to clearly and accurately explain even the most complex metabolic processes and concepts. The authors have updated the art for this edition with easier-to-understand captions that illuminate the processes being shown. It's the only book written for undergraduates that consistently stays at that level. Providing thorough and detailed coverage, the text equips you with a solid understanding of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrates. It covers the biochemistry of vitamins, minerals, and energy nutrients. It also examines the structure and function of water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins and their regulatory role in metabolism, looks at electrolyte and fluid balance, and covers the role of nutrition in the development or exacerbation of chronic disease. With ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM, 5e, you are well prepared as you continue your journey in the field of nutrition.

Dennis G. Zill is professor of mathematics at Loyola Marymount University. His interests are in applied mathematics, special functions, and integral transforms. Dr. Zill received his Ph.D. in applied mathematics and his M.S. from Iowa State University in 1967 and 1964, respectively. He received his B.A. from St. Mary's in Winona, Minnesota, in 1962. Dr. Zill also is former chair of the Mathematics Department at Loyola Marymount University. He is the author or co-author of 13 mathematics texts.Sareen Gropper is a professor and graduate program director at the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management at Auburn University. She is an expert in the area of infant feeding and lactation.

Jack Smith was Professor and Chair of the nation's largest nutrition department at the University of Delaware. He is now retired. Metabolism is his area of expertise.

The Cell: A Microcosm of Life
The Digestive System: Mechanisms for Nourishing the Body
Carbohydrates
Fiber
Lipids
Protein
Integration and Regulation of Metabolism and the Impact of Exercise and Sport
Body Composition, Energy Expenditure, and Energy Balance
The Water Soluble Vitamins
The Fat Soluble Vitamins
Macrominerals
Microminerals
Ultratrace Elements
Body Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Experimental Design and Critical Interpretation of Research
Appendix
Glossary
Index

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