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Advanced nutrition and human metabolism

Covers the biochemistry of vitamins, minerals, and energy nutrients. This title examines the structure and function of water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins and their regulatory role in metabolism, looks at electrolyte and fluid balance, and covers the role of nutrition in the development or exacerbation of chronic disease.
eBook, English, 2013
Sixth edition View all formats and editions
Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, Belmont, CA, 2013
1 online resource (xviii, 586 pages) : illustrations
9781285401133, 9781133104056, 9781133104070, 1285401131, 1133104053, 113310407X
Cells and their nourishment
The cell: a microcosm of life
The digestive system: mechanism for nourishing the body
Macronutrients and their metabolism
Integration and regulation of metabolism and the impact of exercise and sport
Body composition, energy expenditure, and energy balance
The regulatory nutrients
The water-soluble vitamins
The fat-soluble vitamins
Major minerals
Water and electrolytes
Essential trace and ultratrace minerals
Nonessential trace and ultratrace minerals Free eBook from the Internet Archive Additional information and access via Open Library