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Introduction to nutrition and metabolism

Author(s):
Bender, David A, author
Cunningham, Shauna M C, author
Title(s):
Introduction to nutrition and metabolism / David A Bender, Shauna M C Cunningham.
Edition:
6th edition.
Country of Publication:
United States
Publisher:
Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2021.
Description:
pages cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780367190811
9780367688158
9781003139157
LCCN:
2020037399
Summary:
"Introduction to Nutrition and Metabolism equips readers with an understanding of the scientific basis of what we call a healthy diet. Now in its sixth edition, this highly recognized textbook provides clear explanations of how nutrients are metabolized and gives explains the principles of biochemistry needed for comprehending the science of nutrition. This full-color textbook explores the need for food and the uses to which food is put in the body, as well as the interactions between health and diet. Outlining the scientific basis behind nutritional requirements and recommendations, this new edition has been extensively revised to reflect current knowledge"--
MeSH:
Metabolism/physiology
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Why eat? -- Enzymes and metabolic pathways -- The role of ATP in metabolism -- Digestion and absorption -- Energy nutrition : the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats -- Diet and health : nutrition and chronic non-communicable diseases -- Overweight and obesity -- Protein-energy malnutrition : problems of undernutrition -- Protein nutrition and metabolism -- The integration and control of metabolism -- Micronutrients : the vitamins and minerals.
NLM ID:
101770699 [Book]

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