Introduction to Clinical Nutrition

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Taylor & Francis, 1998 - Medical - 481 pages
Recognizing the need for a comprehensive textbook on nutrition that addresses today's concerns with diet and the attainment of optimal functional health, this lucid text discusses the physiologic and metabolic interrelationships of all nutrients and their role in health maintenance as well as the prevention and treatment of various diseases. Based on a highly successful course, this unique textbook is excellent for first- and second-year graduate and medical school students in nutrition, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, and related fields as well as nutritionists, dietitians, public health and allied health professionals, biochemists, and pharmacists.

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Contents

Fundamentals of Nutrition
1
Digestion of Carbohydrates Lipids and Proteins
15
Role of Essential Fatty Acids
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