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Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism

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ISBN-10: 0314044671

ISBN-13: 9780314044679

Edition: 2nd 1995

Authors: Jim Groff, Sareen Gropper

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For the advanced course for majors, this text takes a cells to systems approach. The text and research focus on normal nutrition and physiological function in the human, rather than on strictly clinical aspects. The new edition features updated coverage of antioxidants and alcohol. This edition includes the 1993 Diabetes Control and Complications Trial.
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List price: $58.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: West Publishing Company, College & School Division
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 550
Language: English

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.

Cells: Their Nourishment and Energy Transformationp. 1
The Cell: A Microcosm of Lifep. 3
The Digestive System: Mechanism for Nourishing the Bodyp. 26
Energy Transformationp. 52
Macronutrients and Their Metabolismp. 69
Carbohydratesp. 71
Dietary Fiberp. 102
Lipidsp. 113
Proteinp. 154
Integration and Regulation of Metabolismp. 197
Regulatory Nutrientsp. 219
The Water-Soluble Vitaminsp. 221
The Fat-Soluble Vitaminsp. 284
Macromineralsp. 325
Micromineralsp. 352
Homeostatic Maintenancep. 421
Body Fluid and Electrolyte Balancep. 423
Body Compositionp. 441
Energy Balance and Weight Controlp. 466
Nutrition and the Central Nervous Systemp. 488
Nutrition Knowledge Basep. 505
Experimental Design and Critical Interpretation of Researchp. 507
Appendicesp. 525
Glossaryp. 541
Indexp. 545
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