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 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.

Gehirn, Gesundheit, Gymnásion

zur zerebralen Leistungsförderung in Schule und Sport

Author: Franz J. Schneider

Publisher: Cuvillier Verlag

ISBN: 3867277028

Category: Schulkind - Gesundheitsförderung - Leistungssteigerung - Hirnfunktion

Page: 407

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Advanced Nutrition

Macronutrients, Micronutrients, and Metabolism, Second Edition

Author: Carolyn D. Berdanier,Lynnette A. Berdanier

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482205181

Category: Medical

Page: 608

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Expanded and updated, the new edition of Advanced Nutrition: Macronutrients, Micronutrients, and Metabolism continues in the tradition of its predecessor, serving as an essential textbook for advanced undergraduate and first-year graduate students studying human nutrition. The book incorporates fundamental concepts in nutrition science—while also acknowledging the contributions made by other sciences such as biochemistry, genetics, and physiology—in order to help us understand why specific nutrients are required. It provides comprehensive coverage of both macro and micronutrients, emphasizing each nutrient’s description, absorption, use, and excretion. Highlights of the Second Edition include Chapters addressing exercise, obesity, starvation, and trauma Updates with respect to nutrigenomics and nutrient-gene interactions within specific topics Expansion of the aging effects with regard to life cycle and nutrient-specific chapters Nutrition requirement comparisons among different species and animal models for human diseases The chemistry and physiology of each essential nutrient and its integration in the body Chapter summaries, case studies, problem-solving activities, and critical thinking questions Web addresses and expansion and updating of the reference lists at the end of each chapter Ancillary material designed to enhance the teaching experience is provided for instructors on PowerPoint® slides.

Research on Service Learning

Conceptual Frameworks and Assessments

Author: Patti H. Clayton,Robert G. Bringle,Julie A. Hatcher

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1579228860

Category: Education

Page: 336

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The purpose of this work is to improve service learning research and practice through strengthening its theoretical base. Contributing authors include both well-known and emerging service learning and community engagement scholars, as well as scholars from other fields. The authors bring theoretical perspectives from a wide variety of disciplines to bear as they critically review past research, describe assessment methods and instruments, develop future research agendas, and consider implications of theory-based research for enhanced practice. This volume, 2B, opens with chapters focused on defining the criteria for quality research. It then addresses community development, and the role of nonprofit organizations in service learning. It focusses on institutions, examining the institutionalization of service learning, engaged departments, and institutional leadership. The final section on partnerships in service learning includes chapters on conceptualizing and measuring the quality of partnerships, inter-organizational partnerships, and student partnerships. This work constitutes a rich resource that suggests new approaches to conceptualizing, understanding, implementing, assessing, and studying service learning. Each chapter offers recommendations for future research. Research on Service Learning: Conceptual Frameworks and Assessment will be of interest to both new and veteran service learning instructors seeking to enhance their practice by integrating what has been learned in terms of teaching, assessment, and research. Staff and faculty who are responsible for promoting and supporting service learning at higher education institutions, evaluating community service programs, and working with faculty to develop research on service learning, will also find this volume helpful. For scholars and graduate students reviewing and conducting research related to service learning, this book is a comprehensive resource, and a knowledge base about the processes and outcomes of innovative pedagogies, such as service learning, that will enable them to locate their own work in an expanding and deepening arena of inquiry. Volume 2A, sold separately, also opens with chapters focused on defining the criteria for quality research. It then continues with research related to students, comprising chapters that focus on cognitive processes, academic learning, civic learning, personal development, and intercultural competence. The concluding faculty section presents chapters on faculty development, faculty motivation, and faculty learning.

Foodomics

Advanced Mass Spectrometry in Modern Food Science and Nutrition

Author: Alejandro Cifuentes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118537351

Category: Medical

Page: 580

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Provides the latest "-omics" tools to advance the study of food and nutrition The rapidly emerging field of foodomics examines food and nutrition by applying advanced "-omics" technologies in order to improve people's health, well-being, and knowledge. Using tools from genomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, proteomics, and metabolomics, foodomics offers researchers new analytical approaches to solve a myriad of current challenges in food and nutrition science. This book presents the fundamentals of foodomics, exploring the use of advanced mass spectrometry techniques in food science and nutrition in the post-genomic era. The first chapter of the book offers an overview of foodomics principles and applications. Next, the book covers: Modern instruments and methods of proteomics, including the study and characterization of food quality, antioxidant food supplements, and food allergens Advanced mass spectrometry-based methods to study transgenic foods and the microbial metabolome Mass spectrometry-based metabolomics in nutrition and health research Foodomics' impact on our current understanding of micronutrients (phenolic compounds and folates), optimal nutrition, and personalized nutrition and diet related diseases Principles and practices of lipidomics and green foodomics Use of chemometrics in mass spectrometry and foodomics The final chapter of Foodomics explores the potential of systems biology approaches in food and nutrition research. All the chapters conclude with references to the primary literature, enabling readers to explore individual topics in greater depth. With contributions from a team of leading pioneers in foodomics, this book enables students and professionals in food science and nutrition to take advantage of the latest tools to advance their research and open up new areas of food and nutrition investigation.

Advanced Nutrition and Regulation of Metabolism (First Edition)

Author: Kevin L. Schalinske

Publisher: Cognella Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781516514687

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 212

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While written from a nutritional sciences perspective, Advanced Nutrition and Regulation of Metabolism is a reference source that emphasizes regulation of proteins and gene expression. The focus is on the function of nutrients, how function relates to deficiency and its symptoms, how both of these relate to assessment, and how this is achieved during the fed-fasted cycle. After reviewing cell biology and basic biological concepts, the book discusses digestion and absorption, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, water-soluble vitamins, fat-soluble vitamins, and minerals. Students learn how these are all structured and absorbed, become familiar with the nomenclature, and study their impact on metabolism, as well as other essential biological functions. Each chapter includes specific objectives and outcomes to guide student learning, reflection, discussion, comprehension questions, and an application opportunity. Designed for students who are already familiar with introductory and intermediate nutritional sciences, Advanced Nutrition and Regulation of Metabolism assumes that readers have a background in cell biology, biochemistry, and physiology. The book is well-suited to advanced nutritional sciences courses, as well as some classes in animal science, kinesiology, genetics, and biochemistry. Kevin L. Schalinske earned his Ph.D. in nutritional sciences at the University of Wisconsin, where he also completed a post-doctoral fellowship. Dr. Schalinske is now a professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University. His research interests include the impact of nutritional and hormonal factors on folate and methyl group metabolism, particularly as they impact health and disease. He has received funding from numerous sources including the National Institutes of Health, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Heart Association. Dr. Schalinske also serves as an associate editor for The Journal of Nutrition.

AS & A Level Human Biology Through Diagrams

Author: W. R. Pickering

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199141968

Category: A-level examinations

Page: 181

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DT These highly successful revision guides have been brought right up-to-date for the new A Level specifications introduced in September 2000. DT Oxford Revision Guides are highly effective for both individual revision and classroom summary work. The unique visual format makes the key concepts and processes, and the links between them, easier to memorize. DT Students will save valuable revision time by using these notes instead of condensing their own. DT In fact, many students are choosing to buy their own copies so that they can colour code or highlight them as they might do with their own revision notes.

Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods E-Book

Author: Richard A. McPherson,Matthew R. Pincus

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455726842

Category: Medical

Page: 1568

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Recognized as the definitive book in laboratory medicine since 1908, Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, edited by Richard A. McPherson, MD and Matthew R. Pincus, MD, PhD, is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary pathology reference that gives you state-of-the-art guidance on lab test selection and interpretation of results. Revisions throughout keep you current on the latest topics in the field, such as biochemical markers of bone metabolism, clinical enzymology, pharmacogenomics, and more! A user-friendly full-color layout puts all the latest, most essential knowledge at your fingertips. Update your understanding of the scientific foundation and clinical application of today's complete range of laboratory tests. Get optimal test results with guidance on error detection, correction, and prevention as well as cost-effective test selection. Reference the information you need quickly and easily thanks to a full-color layout, many new color illustrations and visual aids, and an organization by organ system. Master all the latest approaches in clinical laboratory medicine with new and updated coverage of: the chemical basis for analyte assays and common interferences; lipids and dyslipoproteinemia; markers in the blood for cardiac injury evaluation and related stroke disorders; coagulation testing for antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin and clopidogrel; biochemical markers of bone metabolism; clinical enzymology; hematology and transfusion medicine; medical microbiology; body fluid analysis; and many other rapidly evolving frontiers in the field. Effectively monitor the pace of drug clearing in patients undergoing pharmacogenomic treatments with a new chapter on this groundbreaking new area. Apply the latest best practices in clinical laboratory management with special chapters on organization, work flow, quality control, interpretation of results, informatics, financial management, and establishing a molecular diagnostics laboratory. Confidently prepare for the upcoming recertification exams for clinical pathologists set to begin in 2016.

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:

Human Nutrition: Science for Healthy Living

Author: Tammy Stephenson,Wendy Schiff

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780073402529

Category: Medical

Page: 848

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Human Nutrition: Science for Healthy Living is an interesting, engaging, reliable, and evidence-based introductory textbook with a wide variety of features to promote active learning. A clinical emphasis appeals to all, but is of particular relevance to those studying nutrition, dietetics, or health science professions, including nursing. Real-life and clinical examples, statistics, and evidence from professional sources address current and controversial topics and support the key concepts of the science of nutrition. Human Nutrition provides the framework for students to not just memorize facts, but to truly learn and apply the science of nutrition. The knowledge gained can be applied not only to a future profession, but, just as importantly, to everyday life. Our hope is that readers share the practical advice and key concepts learned in the textbook with family and friends to promote optimal health and wellness.

Bloomington Days

Town and Gown in Middle America

Author: Blaise Cronin

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1468539442

Category: History

Page: 316

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Frat boys who think Mario Lanza is an Italian sports car; journalists who consider "Man arrested for blowing mucus from nose at an officer" a news story . . . Welcome to Bloomington: a world of grey cells and limestone, catfish and cheerleaders, binge drinking and bigots, Ockham's razor and buzz cuts. This is the tiny college town where Alfred Kinsey catalogued gall wasps before stinging a nation into belated sexual awareness. If you're gay or Greek, love opera or hoops, Bloomington is heaven on earth; we have as many same-sex couples as sorority sisters, as many divas as athletes. Welcome to my home, a quixotic mix of small-town life and larger than life campus, squirreled away in the flatlands of Middle America, where torpor is sometimes mistaken for nirvanic serenity, irony for insult and "ethnographic dazzle" for deep differences.

Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1619064693

Category: Education

Page: 168

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

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.

Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set

Author: Lindsay Allen,Andrew Prentice

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080454283

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2000

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This Second Edition is a thorough revision and 20% expansion of the 1998 release, reflecting the continuing scientific advances in the field of human nutrition. Now a four-volume set, nearly 300 articles with concise, up-to-date information are complemented by an award-winning indexing system. Included is expanded coverage of epidemiology of diet-related diseases, functional foods, food safety, clinical nutrition and gastrointestinal disorders. Virtually everyone will find the Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition an easy-to-use resource making it an ideal reference choice for both the professional and the non-professional alike. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. For more information, pricing options and availability visit www.info.sciencedirect.com. FEATURES OF SECOND PRINT EDITION * Now a four-volume set with over 250 articles * Expanded coverage of epidemiology of diet-related diseases, functional foods, food safety, and gastrointestinal disorders, among other topics ONLINE FEATURES AND FUNCTIONALITIES * Browse the whole work by volume, authors or article titles * Full and extensive subject index can be searched or browsed online, and takes you directly to the indexed paragraph, section, figure or table * Basic and advanced search functionality across the entire work or by specific volume * Users can build, save and re-run seraches, as well as combine saved searches * Extensive internal cross-referencing and dynamic linking from biliographic references to primary-source material, increasing the scope of your research rapidly and effectively * All articles available as full-text HTML files, or as PDF files that can be viewed, downloaded or printed in their original format