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Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition (3rd ed)

Author: Lindsay H Allen; Benjamin Caballero
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd ed
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The role of nutrition in improving quality of life and combating disease is undeniable - and researchers from different disciplines are bringing their perspectives to bear on this fundamental topic. The 4-volume Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the previous award-winning version and reflects the scientific advances in the field of human nutrition. It presents the latest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsay H Allen; Benjamin Caballero
ISBN: 1784023973 9781784023973 1283936429 9781283936422 0123848857 9780123848857
OCLC Number: 1059049257
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Effects of Alcohol Consumption on Dietary Intake.
Description: 1 online resource (2068 p.)
Contents: E9780123750839v1.pdf; Front Cover; ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HUMAN NUTRITION; CONTENTS; EDITOR-IN-CHIEF BIOGRAPHY; CO-EDITORS BIOGRAPHY; EDITORS; EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD; CONTRIBUTORS TO VOLUME 1; CONTENTS OF ALL VOLUMES; CONTRIBUTORS; PREFACE; GUIDE TO USE OF THE ENCYCLOPEDIA; A: ADIPOSE TISSUE: Structure, Function and Metabolism; Introduction; Development; Structure; Distribution; Function; Regulation of Metabolism; See also; Further Reading; Further Reading; ADOLESCENTS: Nutritional Problems of Adolescents; Introduction: Normal Adolescent Growth and Diet; Obesity; Eating Disorders. Other Nutritional DiseasesSpecific Nutrient Requirements; Calcium; Iron; Folate; Zinc and Other Minerals; Further Reading; Requirements for Growth and Optimal Health; Introduction; Physical Changes During Adolescence; Growth; Adipose Stores; Sexual Development; Dietary Recommendations; Dietary Intakes; Energy, Protein, and Salt; Fats; Carbohydrates and Fiber; Micronutrients; Impact of Lifestyle on Nutrition; Breakfast; Food Choices at School; Fruit and Vegetable Consumption; Snacking and Soft Drink Consumption; Smoking; Alcohol Consumption; Socioeconomic Status; Physical Activity; Sleep. ConclusionsAcknowledgments; See also; Further Reading; AGING; Introduction; Theories of Aging; Programed and Genetic Theories; Longevity Genes; Accelerated Aging Syndromes; Neuroendocrine Theories; Immunologic Theory and Immunosenescence; Cellular Senescence; Disposable Soma Theory; Damage Accumulation (Stochastic) Theories; Somatic Mutation and DNA Repair; Error Catastrophe; Cross-Linking; Free Radicals; Mitochondrial DNA Damage; Age-Related Diseases; Modification of the Aging Process; Nutritional Modification; Vitamins and Micronutrients; Dietary Energy Restriction. Molecular Biological Interventions and the Aging ProcessSee also; Further Reading; ALCOHOL: Absorption, Metabolism, and Physiological Effects; Physical Properties of Ethanol; Absorption and Distribution of Alcohol; Metabolism of Alcohol; Alcohol Dehydrogenase; Alcohol Dehydrogenase Isoenzymes; Catalase; Microsomal Ethanol Oxidizing System; Acetaldehyde Metabolism; Metabolism of Acetate; Nonoxidative Metabolism of Alcohol; Blood Ethanol Concentration; Factors Affecting Blood Ethanol Concentration; Gender Differences in Blood Ethanol Concentration; Period Over which the Alcohol is Consumed. Effects of Food on Blood Ethanol ConcentrationBeverage Alcohol Content and Blood Ethanol Concentration; First-Pass Metabolism of Ethanol; Physiological Effects of Alcohol; Effects of Alcohol on the Central Nervous System; Neuroendocrine Effects of Alcohol; Effects of Alcohol on Muscle; Alcohol and Nutrition; Effects of Alcohol on the Cardiovascular System; Effects of Alcohol on Liver Function; Alcohol and Facial Flushing; Effects of Acetaldehyde; Effects of Acetate; See also; Further Reading; Effects of Consumption on Diet and Nutritional Status; Introduction.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Benjamin Caballero.

Abstract:

The role of nutrition in improving quality of life and combating disease is undeniable - and researchers from different disciplines are bringing their perspectives to bear on this fundamental topic. The 4-volume Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the previous award-winning version and reflects the scientific advances in the field of human nutrition. It presents the latest understanding on a wide range of nutrition-related topics including food safety, weight management, vitamins, bioengineering of foods, plant based diet and raw foods amo.

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