Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism

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Cengage Learning, Oct 5, 2016 - Health & Fitness - 640 pages
Current, comprehensive, and designed to maximize clarity of essential concepts, longtime best-seller ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM delivers its signature quality content in a student-friendly way. The 7th Edition continues to set the standard through the authors' ability to clearly and accurately explain even the most complex metabolic processes and concepts, while staying at an undergraduate level. It gives students a solid understanding of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrates; examines the structures and functions of water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins -- including their regulatory roles in metabolism; and provides information on vitamin and mineral food sources, recommended intakes, deficiency, and toxicity. With ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM, 7th Edition, students will be well prepared to continue their studies in the field of nutrition.
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Contents

Cells and Their Nourishment
1
Macronutrients and Their Metabolism
61
The Regulatory Nutrients
299
Glossary
557
Index
563
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About the author (2016)

Sareen Gropper is a professor with the College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University; she also has a secondary appointment with the University's College of Medicine. Dr. Gropper is a Registered Dietitian and has expertise in nutrient metabolism as well as medical nutrition.

Jack Smith was Professor and Chair of the nutrition department at the University of Delaware. He is now retired. Metabolism is his area of expertise.

Timothy Carr is the Jean Sundell Tinstman Professor and Department Chair of Nutrition and Health Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His area of expertise is nutrient metabolism in health and disease.

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