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Advanced Human NutritionAuthors: Denis M Medeiros, Robert E.C. Wildman
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Written for the upper-level undergrad or graduate level majors course, Advanced Human Nutrition, Fourth Edition provides an in-depth overview of the human body and details why nutrients are important from a biochemical, physiological, and molecular perspective. Through it’s conversational writing style and distinct figures and illustrations, the text clearly outlines metabolism and the molecular functions of nutrients. A variety of pedagogical elements within the text, such as “Here’s Where You Have Been” and “Here’s Where You Are Going,” help clarify key points from the chapter and provide real-world examples to bring the content to life.
Features & Benefits
NEW – Each chapter now concludes with “Clinical Insight” which presents the clinical relevance of the nutritional science topics covered within the chapter
NEW – Chapter 2 now discusses bariatric surgery procedures used to treat obesity, as well as diseases of the gastrointestinal track that have nutritional relevance in health and disease
NEW – Includes the latest algorithms used by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology in determining the risk of a cardiac event
NEW – Incorporates controversy brought about by some scientists on protein requirements as it relates to the RDA
NEW – Includes coverage of the role of the fat-soluble vitamins in Alzheimer’s disease
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Foundations of the Human Body
Chapter 2 Digestion and Absorption
Chapter 3 Carbohydrates: Energy, Metabolism, and More
Chapter 4 Dietary Fiber: Digestion and Health
Chapter 5 Lipids: Fatty Acids, Triglycerides, Phospholipids, and Sterols
Chapter 6 Proteins and Amino Acids: Function, Quantity, and Quality
Chapter 7 Water
Chapter 8 Metabolism, Energy Balance, and Body Weight and Composition
Chapter 9 Nutrition, Exercise, and Athletic Performance
Chapter 10 Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Chapter 11 Water-Soluble Vitamins
Chapter 12 Major Minerals
Chapter 13 Minor Minerals
Chapter 14 Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods