Introduction to Human Nutrition (The Nutrition Society Textbook 2nd Revised edition)

Introduction to Human Nutrition (The Nutrition Society Textbook 2nd Revised edition)

By: Aedin Cassidy (editor), Susan A. Lanham-New (editor), Michael J. Gibney (editor), Hester H. E. Vorster (editor)Paperback

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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.

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About Author

Michael Gibney, Institute of Food and Health, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Susan Lanham-New, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK Aedin Cassidy, School of Medicine, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK Hester Vorster, Faculty of Health Sciences, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

Contents

1. Introduction to Human Nutrition: A Global Perspective on Food and Nutrition. H. H. Vorster 2. Body Composition. P. Deurenberg 3. Energy Metabolism. A. Astrup and A. Tremblay 4. Nutrition and Metabolism of Proteins and Amino Acids. N. K. Fukagawa and Y. M. Yu 5. Digestion and Metabolism of Carbohydrates. J. Mathers and T. Wolever 6. Nutrition and Metabolism of Lipids. S. C. Cunnane and B. A. Griffin 7. Dietary Reference Standards. K. M. Younger 8. The Vitamins. D. A. Bender 9. Minerals and Trace Elements. J. J. Strain and K. D. Cashman 10. Measuring Food Intake. U. E. MacIntyre 11. Food Composition. J. M. Holden and H. C. Schonfeldt 12. Food and Nutrition -Policy and Regulatory Issues. M. J. Gibney and A. McKevitt 13. Nutrition Research Methodology. J. A. Martinez and M. A. Martinez Gonzalez 14. Food Safety: A Public Health Issue of Growing Importance. A. Reilly, C. Tlustos, J. O'Connor and L. O'Connor 15. Food and Nutrition-Related Diseases: The Global Challenge. H. H .Vorster and M. J. Gibney

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/03/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781405168076
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9781405168076
  • weight: 918
  • ISBN10: 1405168072
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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