Advanced Human Nutrition

Author: Medeiros,Robert E. C. Wildman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284123065

Category: Medical

Page: 470

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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.

Advanced Human Nutrition

Author: Denis M Medeiros,Robert E.C. Wildman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284157148

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 470

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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.

Advanced Human Nutrition

Author: Denis M. Medeiros,Emeritus Professor and Chair Department of Health Science - California State University Long Beach Robert H Friis,Dean of the Graduate School & Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs University of Missouri Kansas City Denis M Medeiros, Ph.D., R.D.,Robert E. C. Wildman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449689590

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 456

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Written for the upper-level undergrad or graduate level majors course, Advanced Human Nutrition, Third Edition provides an in-depth overview of the human body and details why nutrients are important from a biochemical, physiological, and molecular perspective. Through its writing style and numerous figures and illustrations, the Third Edition 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 that bring the content to life. New and Key Features of the Third Edition: Includes new chapters on Fiber and Nutraceuricals and Functional Foods Before You Go On sections asks students to reflect upon what they ve just read, urging them to go back and re-read portions of the text if they do not readily grasp the material. Special Feature boxes on focused topics add depth to the chapter and, in some cases, allow the student to view the application of basic science. The end-of-chapter summary reiterates key points from the chapter and helps students prepare for future exams."

Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism

Author: Sareen S. Gropper,Jack L. Smith,Timothy P. Carr

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514217

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 640

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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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Advanced Nutrition Micronutrients

Author: Carolyn D. Berdanier

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439821886

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Advanced Nutrition: Micronutrients, a continuation of the first Advanced Nutrition text on macronutrients, focuses on how vitamins and minerals operate at the genomic level. It reflects the major research endeavors by nutrition scientists throughout the world in studying nutrient-gene, nutrient-nutrient, and nutrient-drug interactions. The book is organized in units-ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate-level courses-as well as for research. Unit 1 provides an overview of the effects of micronutrients on human health. Unit 2 discusses the integration of functional aspects of vitamins and minerals. The next three units, fat-soluble vitamins, water-soluble vitamins, and other organic nutrients, provide important data such as:

Introduction to Human Nutrition

Author: Michael J. Gibney,Susan A. Lanham-New,Aedin Cassidy,Hester H. Vorster

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118684702

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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In this second edition of the introductory text in the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, Introduction to Human Nutrition has been revised and updated to meet the needs of the contemporary student. Introduction to Human Nutrition is an essential purchase for students of nutrition and dietetics, and also for those students who major in other subjects that have a nutrition component, such as food science, medicine, pharmacy and nursing. Professionals in nutrition, dietetics, food science, medicine, health sciences and many related areas will also find much of great value within its covers.

Nutrition in Clinical Practice

Author: David L. Katz

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469887207

Category: Medical

Page: 760

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Written by one of America's foremost authorities in preventive medicine, Nutrition in Clinical Practice is the practical, comprehensive, evidence-based reference that all clinicians need to offer patients effective, appropriate dietary counseling. Each chapter concludes with concise guidelines for counseling and treatment, based on consensus and the weight of evidence. Appendices include clinically relevant formulas, nutrient data tables, patient-specific meal planners, and print and Web-based resources for clinicians and patients. Enhanced coverage of probiotics, health effects of soy, and other topics Information derived from a rigorous analysis of the published literature New chapter on food processing New chapter on functional foods New chapter on nutritional profiling systems Short chapters written for the busy clinician who needs actionable information

Molecular Basis Of Human Nutrition

Author: Tom Sanders,Peter Emery

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420023220

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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Molecular Basis of Human Nutrition focuses on the metabolic basis of human nutrition, detailing recent knowledge and research in this field. It explains the biochemical functions of the essential nutrients and the physiological consequences of deficient and excessive intakes. These are described within the context of normal human diets and requirements for health. Although this book is about human nutrition, in some instances there are comparisons with and examples of other mammalian species to facilitate understanding of the principles. Molecular Basis of Human Nutrition is the only book to cover this particular subject and will prove very popular with both students and lecturers alike.

Biochemical, Physiological, and Molecular Aspects of Human Nutrition

Author: Martha H. Stipanuk,Marie A. Caudill

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323441810

Category: Medical

Page: 976

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A scientific look at the biological bases of human nutrition. Covering advanced nutrition with a comprehensive, easy-to-understand approach, Biochemical, Physiological, and Molecular Aspects of Human Nutrition, 4th Edition, focuses on nutrition at the molecular, cellular, tissue, and whole-body levels. Written by Martha Stipanuk, Marie Caudill, and a team of nutrition experts, the text addresses nutrients by classification, and describes macronutrient function from digestion to metabolism. This edition includes the most current recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, plus coverage of the historical evolution of nutrition and information on a wide range of vitamins, minerals, and other food components. More than 20 expert contributors provide the latest information on all areas of the nutrition sciences. Thinking Critically sections within boxes and at the end of chapters help in applying scientific knowledge to "real-life" situations. Common Abbreviations for the entire book are listed alphabetically on the inside back cover for easy reference. Nutrition Insight boxes discuss hot topics and take a closer look at basic science and everyday nutrition. Clinical Correlation boxes show the connection between nutrition-related problems and their effects on normal metabolism. Food Sources boxes summarize and simplify data from the USDA National Nutrient Database on the amount and types of foods needed to reach the recommended daily allowances for vitamins and minerals. DRIs Across the Life Cycle boxes highlight the latest data from the Institute of Medicine on dietary reference intakes for vitamins and minerals, including coverage of infants, children, adult males and females, and pregnant and lactating women. Historical Tidbit boxes provide a historical context to key nutritional findings. NEW! Thoroughly updated art program helps to clarify complex concepts. NEW! Select bolded summary headings enable students to efficiently review information and recognize major messages NEW! Content updated throughout incorporates the latest research and findings, including extensively revised coverage of lipids, lipoproteins, cholesterol, fatty acids, and triacylglycerol metabolism. NEW! Improved writing style makes the material more concise, direct, and accessible. NEW! Additional boxes, tables, and critical thinking questions break up the narrative and reinforce key concepts.

Human Nutrition, 2Ed

A Health Perspective

Author: Mary Barasi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0340810254

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Human Nutrition: A Health Perspective, Second Edition presents a comprehensive introduction to the basic principles of nutrition, together with their application through the life cycle and in a variety of life situations. Topics covered are relevant to students in a variety of courses that include nutrition. The book is also ideal for health-related courses that address how nutrition is related to the development of diseases that afflict Western populations, and what can be done to minimize the risks of developing such diseases. To facilitate learning, the book involves readers in thinking about their own nutrition for the protection and promotion of health. Topics include food allergy, fluid intakes, sports nutrition, functional foods, and nutrients sold as supplements. The text is interspersed with study questions and diagrams to engage and maintain readers’ attention. Scientific explanations are provided in an accessible manner to help in understanding and to clarify principles. The flow of the information builds from methods of studying nutrition and essential principles about the structure of diet through an exploration of the functions of all the nutrients. The basic knowledge is applicable to a study of the major life stages and the challenges that might threaten nutritional status. The book highlights issues related to major diseases in the West such as coronary heart disease and cancer. It also considers the concept of optimizing nutrition and discusses nutrition policy and related health promotion issues.

Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Gastroenterology

Author: Miranda Lomer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118872894

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Gastroenterology provides informative and broad-ranging coverage of the relation between nutrition and diet and the gastrointestinal tract. It explores dietary factors involved in causation of a variety of gastrointestinal disorders, as well as the effects on diet and the treatments available. It also provides an overview of anatomy and physiology, measurement and assessment of function, and dietary components relevant to gastrointestinal health. ABOUT THE SERIES Dietary recommendations need to be based on solid evidence, but where can you find this information? The British Dietetic Association and the publishers of the Manual of Dietetic Practice present an essential and authoritative reference series on the evidence base relating to advanced aspects of nutrition and diet in selected clinical specialties. Each book provides a comprehensive and critical review of key literature in its subject. Each covers established areas of understanding, current controversies and areas of future development and investigation, and is oriented around six key themes: •Disease processes, including metabolism, physiology, and genetics •Disease consequences, including morbidity, mortality, nutritional epidemiology and patient perspectives •Nutritional consequences of diseases •Nutritional assessment, drawing on anthropometric, biochemical, clinical, dietary, economic and social approaches •Clinical investigation and management •Nutritional and dietary management •Trustworthy, international in scope, and accessible, Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics is a vital resource for a range of practitioners, researchers and educators in nutrition and dietetics, including dietitians, nutritionists, doctors and specialist nurses.

Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition

Author: Lindsay H Allen,Andrew Prentice

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123848857

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2190

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The role of nutrition in improving quality of life and combating disease is undeniable — and researchers from different disciplines are bringing their perspectives to bear on this fundamental topic. The 4-volume Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the previous award-winning version and reflects the scientific advances in the field of human nutrition. It presents the latest understanding on a wide range of nutrition-related topics including food safety, weight management, vitamins, bioengineering of foods, plant based diet and raw foods among others. New articles on organic food, biofortification, nutritional labeling and the effect of religious customs on diet, among many others, reflect the dedication to currency in this revision. It not only contains the most current and thorough information available on the topic, but also contains broader cross-referencing on emerging opportunities for potential treatment and prevention of diseases. An ideal starting point for scientific research, Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Third Edition, continues to provide authoritative information in an accessible format, making this complex discipline available to readers at both the professional and non-professional level. Selected for inclusion in Doody's Core Titles 2013, an essential collection development tool for health sciences libraries Approximately 30% new content ensures readers have the latest research information Extensive cross-referencing provides key connections between topics in this multidisciplinary field Presents current information on relationships between disease and nutrition Covers thoroughly topics ranging from nutrient biochemistry and function to clinical nutrition and the epidemiology of diet, health and disease.

Community Nutrition

Author: Nweze Nnakwe

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284148599

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 500

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Community Nutrition: Planning Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Third Edition provides students with the knowledge, skills, tools, and evidence-based approaches they need to assess, implement, and evaluate community-based nutrition interventions that promote health and prevent diseases.

Non-extractable Polyphenols and Carotenoids

Author: Fulgencio Saura-Calixto,Jara Perez-Jimenez

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 1788011066

Category: Medical

Page: 382

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Polyphenols and carotenoids are abundant in fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices, and beverages, such as tea, cocoa and wine providing health-related benefits and antioxidant properties. Focusing on non-extractable polyphenols and carotenoids that are present in the diet, this book will improve our knowledge of dietary intakes and physiological properties ensuring a better understanding of their potential health effects. With global appeal, this will be the first book dedicated to raising the profile of this important area. Summarising the current knowledge in the field, the book will direct further research for food chemists, scientists and nutritionists looking for new perspectives.

Vitamins in Animal and Human Nutrition

Author: Lee Russell McDowell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470376686

Category: Medical

Page: 793

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Vitamins in Animal and Human Nutrition contains concise, up-to-date information on vitamin nutrition for both animals and humans. The author defines these nutrients and describes their fascinating discovery, history and relationship to various diseases and deficiencies. Discussion of vitamins also includes their chemical structure, properties and antagonists; analytical procedures; metabolism; functions; requirements; sources; supplementation and toxicity. Vitamin-like substances, essential fatty acids and vitamin supplementation considerations are also examined. This book will be useful worldwide as a textbook and as an authoritative reference for research and extension specialists, feed manufacturers, teachers, students and others. It provides a well-balanced approach to both animal and clinical human nutrition and compares chemical, metabolic and functional aspects of vitamins and their practical and applied considerations. A unique feature of the book is its description of the implications of vitamin deficiencies and excesses and the conditions that might occur in human and various animal species.

Fish Nutrition

Author: John Halver

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0323142966

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 726

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Fish Nutrition aims to present the state of knowledge of basic and applied nutritional requirements of fishes. Most of the information found in this book involves salmonids, their nutrition, and metabolism of nutrients. This is in view of the fact that more research has been done and completed with this fish. Although applied fish nutrition is a very broad field, this book focuses on some of its aspects. These include the classes of nutrients and requirements for several types of fishes. This book comprises of 11 chapters. The first few chapters deal with the general nutrient requirements of fishes. Then, other chapters discuss calorie and energy as well as micro- and macronutrient needs and requirements. The following chapters deal with the non-nutrient components of the diet, or those that influence the characteristics of food products including texture, odor, flavor, and color. Other topics covered are enzymes and systems of intermediary metabolism (Chapter 6); feed formulation and evaluation (Chapter 7); and salmonid husbandry techniques (Chapter 9). Nutritional fish diseases are also discussed in this book. Some of these diseases include thyroid tumor, gill disease, anemia, lipoid liver degeneration, and visceral granuloma. In Chapter 11, the relationship of nutrition and pathology is given emphasis. This chapter also tackles the diet and general fish husbandry. This topic is very important, because an adequate diet for fish husbandry is the foundation of fish farming.

Lycopene and Tomatoes in Human Nutrition and Health

Author: A. Venketeshwer Rao,Gwen L. Young,Leticia G. Rao

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351110861

Category: Medical

Page: 204

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Lycopene is a potent antioxidant carotenoid found in fruits and vegetables; particularly high amounts exist in red tomatoes. It is not an essential nutrient for humans, but can be a potential therapeutic agent for preventing several human diseases. Since the publication of the previous book on lycopene, extensive advances have been made with respect to the role of lycopene and tomatoes in human health. Whereas the initial focus of research was on cancer, Lycopene and Tomatoes in Human Nutrition and Health represents the next major step in documenting advances in understanding the chemistry, bioavailability, metabolism; mechanisms of action of lycopene; and its role in preventing human diseases other than cancer as discussed in the various chapters of the book. The book includes chapters that discuss genetic polymorphisms; and lycopene’s relationship to cardiovascular diseases, cardiometabolic diseases, bone health, and other health disorders including male infertility, skin diseases, respiratory disorders and neurodegenerative diseases. The book includes information addressing regulatory aspects of natural health products and, in particular lycopene, presenting industrial insights. The contents of the book are selected carefully to provide the readers with the most current information available on lycopene and tomato bioactives.

The Meaning of Human Nutrition

Pergamon Bio-Medical Sciences Series

Author: Mina W. Lamb,Margarette L. Harden

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483137961

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 292

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The Meaning of Human Nutrition presents information basic to human nutrition. An effort is made to relate food and human nutrition to the history of man's struggle for survival and to efforts to control the environment to his advantage. Several lists of events are included to relate these efforts chronologically in history to show how great discoveries or ideas have evolved gradually. This book has 10 chapters; the first of which provides an overview of the study of human nutrition. Basic concepts about human nutrition are then introduced, including the early man's concepts about food and survival on earth as well as the relationship between man's dietary problems and technological changes. The role of government in a democratic society to sponsor education and well-being of all citizens is also considered. The chapters that follow focus on growth and development as indicators of nutritional status, food guides to nutrition, nutrient content of food, and recommended dietary allowances. The book discusses as well the body's need for nutrients and its use of energy, protein as a source of amino acids, and the importance of vitamins and minerals in human nutrition. The final chapter analyzes consumer concerns about food and nutrition. This monograph is designed as a textbook to help students develop deeper knowledge and understanding of human nutrition.