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Title Advanced human nutrition / Robert E.C. Wildman, Denis M. Medeiros.
Imprint Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2000.


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource.
Series CRC series in modern nutrition
Modern nutrition (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Nutrition.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Energy Metabolism.
Contents Ch. 1. Foundations of the Human Body -- Ch. 2. Food and the Human Body -- Ch. 3. Human Digestion and Absorption -- Ch. 4. Carbohydrates -- Ch. 5. Lipids -- Ch. 6. Protein -- Ch. 7. Water -- Ch. 8. Vitamins -- Ch. 9. Major Minerals -- Ch. 10. Minor Minerals -- Ch. 11. Energy Metabolism -- Ch. 12. Body Composition and Obesity -- Ch. 13. Nutrition and Activity -- Ch. 14. Nutrition Supplements and Nutraceuticals -- Ch. 15. Nutrition and Human Reproduction -- Ch. 16. Cardiovascular Disease and Nutrition -- Ch. 17. Cancer and Nutrition -- Ch. 18. Diabetes and Nutrition -- Ch. 19. Osteoporosis and Nutrition -- Ch. 20. Nutrition Research: Past, Present, and Future -- Ch. 21. Nutrition in the 21st Century -- App. A. Common Food Additives -- App. B. Growth Charts -- App. C. Vitamins -- App. D. Minerals -- App. E. Sweetening Agents, Sugar Substitutes -- App. F. Normal Clinical Values for Blood -- App. G. Some Common Medicinal Plants.
Summary "Advanced Human Nutrition examines human nutrient requirements, the basis for RDA, and other recommendations; human nutrition, digestion, and absorption with relation to organs, exocrine and endocrine functions, histology, and absorptive activities; macronutrients and micronutrients; eicosanoid chemistry and function, and more. The text also provides a detailed overview of nutrition and exercise and the major diseases plaguing man."--Jacket.
Other Author Medeiros, Denis M.
Other Title Original 0849385660 9780849385667