Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism

ISBN-10: 0534559867

ISBN-13: 9780534559861

Edition: 4th 2005

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The leading and most current text available for the capstone level undergraduate nutrition course, Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism, Fourth Edition provides a sophisticated understanding of digestion, absorption and metabolism of fat, protein and carbohydrates. It covers the biochemistry of vitamins, minerals, and energy nutrients. In addition, the text 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 examines the role of nutrition in the development or exacerbation of chronic disease. This text continues to set the hallmark for this course through the authors? ability to clearly and accurately explain even the most complex metabolic processes and concepts.
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List price: $208.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 4/16/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.344

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: Microcosm of Life
Perspective: Cellular Enzymes on the Loose: Indicators of Disease
The Digestive System: Mechanism for Nourishing the Body
Perspective: An Overview of Selected Disorders of the Digestive System with Implications for Nourishing the Body
Energy Transformation
Perspective: If Oxidation and Phosphorylation Disconnect: A Waste of Energy!
Perspective: Diabetes: Hypoglycemia: Fact or Fall Guy?
Perspective: Phytochemicals and Herbal Supplements In Health and Disease
Perspective: the Role of Lipids and Lipoproteins in Atherogenesis
Perspective: Nutrigenomics: the Foundation of Individualized Nutrition
Perspective: Protein Turnover: Starvation Versus Stress
Integration and Regulation of Metabolism and the Impact of Exercise and Sport
Perspective: Diabetes: Metabolism Out of Control
Perspective: Nutrient Usage during Strenuous Exercise
Water Soluble Vitamins
Perspective: Genetics and Nutrition: Human Folate Needs and Chronic Disease
Fat Soluble Vitamins
Perspective: the Antioxidant Nutrient: Reactive Species and Disease
Perspective: Macrominerals and Hypertension
Perspective: Osteoporosis and Diet
Microminerals Perspective: Nutrient Drug Interactions
Ultratrace Elements
Body Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Perspective: Fluid Balance and the The rmal Stress of Exercise
Body Composition and Energy Expenditure
Perspective: Eating Disorders
Experimental Design and Critical Interpretation of Research
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