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Advanced nutrition and human metabolism

Advanced nutrition and human metabolism

Author: Sareen Annora Stepnick Gropper; Jack L Smith
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats

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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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gropper, Sareen Annora Stepnick.
Advanced nutrition and human metabolism.
Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, [2013]
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sareen Annora Stepnick Gropper; Jack L Smith
ISBN: 9781285401133 1285401131 9781133104056 1133104053 9781133104070 113310407X
OCLC Number: 910968009
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 586 pages) : illustrations
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.


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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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