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Nutrition

CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY, SECOND EDITION

Edition:
2nd
Author(s):
Julian E. Spallholz, Mallory Boylan, Judy A. Driskell
ISBN:
9780849385049
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
December 08, 1998
Content Details:
368 pages
Language:
English

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    Category
    Nutrition

    Subcategory
    Food Chemistry

    Contact Editor: N. Frabotta

    Features

    • Students of human and animal nutrition, dietetics

    Reviews

      "One of the most noteworthy features of this volume is the presence of many useful tables, equations, and figures."
      -Ming-Ho Yu, PhD, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, USA

      "…this is a well-organized and comprehensive volume on advanced nutrition. This impressive book would be a valuable text for advanced nutrition or nutritional biochemistry courses. For dietetics professionals and nutritionists, the book would also be a valuable resource on the chemical and biological aspects of nutrients."
      -Ming-Ho Yu, PhD, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, USA
  • Contents

    The Elements of Life
    Macronutrients: The Energy Nutrients
    Carbohydrates
    Lipids
    Proteins
    Micronutrients: The Catalysts
    Vitamins
    Minerals
    Water: The Most Important Nutrient
    Bioavailability of Nutrients
    Nutrient Digestion
    Nutrient Absorption
    Cellular Metabolism
    Body Energy
    Components of Cells
    Energy Utilization
    Catabolic Pathways
    Anabolic Pathways
    Nucleic Acids, Genes, and Protein Synthesis
    Metabolic Aspects
    Free Radicals, Lipid Peroxidation, and the Antioxidants
    Digestive and Metabolic Interactions between Medications and Nutrients/Foods
    Nutrient Metabolism and Dietary Recommendations
    Appendices
    Basic Concepts in Chemistry and Biology
    Photosynthesis
    References