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Advanced nutrition and human metabolism

Author: Sareen Annora Stepnick Gropper; Jack L Smith
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
Current, comprehensive, and designed to maximize clarity of the concepts you need to know, best seller Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism, sixth edition delivers its signature quality content in a student-friendly presentation.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gropper, Sareen Annora Stepnick.
Advanced nutrition and human metabolism.
Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, [2013]
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sareen Annora Stepnick Gropper; Jack L Smith
ISBN: 9781133104056 1133104053 9781133104070 113310407X 9781473702530 1473702534
OCLC Number: 768800804
Description: xviii, 586 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Cells and their nourishment --
The cell: a microcosm of life --
The digestive system: mechanism for nourishing the body --
Macronutrients and their metabolism --
Carbohydrates --
Fiber --
Lipids --
Protein --
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.
Responsibility: Sareen S. Gropper, Jack L. Smith.


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,  Read more...


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SECTION I: CELLS AND THEIR NOURISHMENT. 1. The Cell: A Microcosm of Life. 2. The Digestive System: Mechanism for Nourishing the Body. SECTION II: MACRONUTRIENTS AND THEIR METABOLISM. 3. Read more...

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