Advanced Human Nutrition

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Author: Denis Medeiros,Robert Wildman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763780391

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 391

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Rev. ed. of: Advanced human nutrition / Robert E.C. Wildman, Denis M. Medeiros. 2000.

Human Nutrition

Formerly the Heinz Handbook of Nutrition

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Author: Benjamin Theodore Burton

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 611

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Biochemical, Physiological, and Molecular Aspects of Human Nutrition - E-Book

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Author: Martha H. Stipanuk,Marie A. Caudill

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323266959

Category: Medical

Page: 968

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Covering advanced nutrition with a comprehensive, easy-to-understand approach, Biochemical, Physiological, and Molecular Aspects of Human Nutrition, 3rd Edition focuses on the biology of human nutrition at the molecular, cellular, tissue, and whole-body levels. It addresses nutrients by classification, and describes macronutrient function from digestion to metabolism. This edition includes the new MyPlate dietary guide and recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, plus coverage of the historical evolution of nutrition and information on a wide range of vitamins, minerals, and other food components. In Biochemical, Physiological, and Molecular Aspects of Human Nutrition, lead authors Martha H. Stipanuk and Marie A. Caudill are joined by a team of nutrition experts in providing clear, concise, coverage of advanced nutrition. 55 expert contributors provide the latest information on all areas of the nutrition sciences. Nutrition Insight boxes discuss hot topics and take a closer look at basic science and everyday nutrition. Clinical Correlation boxes show the connection between nutrition-related problems and their effects on normal metabolism. Food Sources boxes summarize and simplify data from the USDA National Nutrient Database on the amount and types of foods needed to reach the recommended daily allowances for vitamins and minerals. DRIs Across the Life Cycle boxes highlight the latest data from the Institute of Medicine on dietary reference intakes for vitamins and minerals, including coverage of infants, children, adult males and females, and pregnant and lactating women. Life Cycle Considerations boxes highlight nutritional processes or concepts applicable to individuals of various ages and in various stages of the life span. Thinking Critically sections within boxes and at the end of chapters help in applying scientific knowledge to "real-life" situations. Lists of common abbreviations provide an overview of each chapter's content at a glance. Comprehensive cross-referencing by chapters and illustrations is used throughout. Current references and recommended readings connect you to nutrition-related literature and provide additional tools for research. Coverage of the USDA's MyPlate dietary guide reflects today's new approach to diet and nutrition. Recommendations outlined in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 are incorporated throughout the book. Updated format features more subheadings, tables, and bullets, making it easier to learn and recall key points. Updates of key chapters and boxes reflect significant changes within the fields of nutrition, biology, molecular biology, and chemistry. NEW illustrations simplify complex biochemical, physiological, and molecular processes and concepts.

Human Nutrition

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Author: Ann Walker

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521311397

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 104

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This book is intended primarily for A-level students studying Social Biology but will be useful for many biological courses up to undergraduate level which contain an element of nutrition, including home economics and nursing

Human Nutrition

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Author: Catherine Geissler,Hilary Powers

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198768028

Category:

Page: 704

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The field of human nutrition has expanded hugely in recent years, to now encompass topics as diverse as nutritional genomics and food security. As appreciation for the importance of nutrition to human health and well-being grows, an understanding of the many aspects of the subject has never been more important. Written by a renowned team of international experts, Human Nutrition provides an authoritative, comprehensive resource for students of human nutrition and other health sciences, and a valuable source of information for everybody working in nutrition and related fields. The text opens with an exploration of the chemical characteristics of foods and nutrients, before moving on to discuss the physiology of food nutrition, micronutrients, and dietary requirements for different sections of the population. The text concludes with an assessment of the evidence base for a link between nutrient intake and disease risk, and a review of the broad discipline of public health nutrition. Online Resource Centre: The Online Resource Centre to accompany Human Nutrition features: Student Resources: Auto-marked multiple choice questions to accompany each chapter Curated links to online sources of further information 'In depth' panels: extended coverage of topics included in the book Lecturer Resources: Figures from the book: available to download for use in lectures

Advanced Human Nutrition

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Author: Denis M. Medeiros,Emeritus Professor and Chair Department of Health Science - California State University Long Beach Robert H Friis,Dean of the Graduate School & Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs University of Missouri Kansas City Denis M Medeiros, Ph.D., R.D.,Robert E. C. Wildman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449689590

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 456

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Written for the upper-level undergrad or graduate level majors course, Advanced Human Nutrition, Third Edition provides an in-depth overview of the human body and details why nutrients are important from a biochemical, physiological, and molecular perspective. Through its writing style and numerous figures and illustrations, the Third Edition clearly outlines metabolism and the molecular functions of nutrients. A variety of pedagogical elements within the text, such as Here s Where You Have Been and Here s Where You Are Going, help clarify key points from the chapter and provide real-world examples that bring the content to life. New and Key Features of the Third Edition: Includes new chapters on Fiber and Nutraceuricals and Functional Foods Before You Go On sections asks students to reflect upon what they ve just read, urging them to go back and re-read portions of the text if they do not readily grasp the material. Special Feature boxes on focused topics add depth to the chapter and, in some cases, allow the student to view the application of basic science. The end-of-chapter summary reiterates key points from the chapter and helps students prepare for future exams."

Spirulina in Human Nutrition and Health

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Author: M. E. Gershwin,Amha Belay

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420052572

Category: Medical

Page: 328

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Astonishingly rich in nutrients, Spirulina is one of the most popular and well researched functional foods in the multi-billion dollar global food supplement market. This ancient species provides readily bioavailable protein along with carotenoids, essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals and has therapeutic applications in non-communicable disease such as diabetes milletus, hyperlipidemia, oxidative stress-induced diseases, inflammations, allergies, and even cancer. Growing scientific and market interests demand a high-quality, comprehensive, peer-reviewed volume on all aspects of this tiny aquatic plant. Drawing from the editors' expertise in nutrition and immunology as well as a prestigious panel of premier international researchers, Spirulina in Human Nutrition and Health provides the first complete compilation of the wealth of experimental data in a single accessible resource. Beginning with an introduction to the history and features of the plant itself, the book goes into great detail regarding its cultivation, handling, storage, and packaging, as well as applicable regulatory acts and organizations. It supplies explanations and reviews of studies involving Spirulina's use as a therapeutic food product and discusses its anti-oxidant profile and antioxidative and hepatoprotective properties. The book considers peer-reviewed studies on spirulina's effects on immunity, NK activation, and antibody production and highlights its role as an antibacterial and antiviral agent. The final chapters look at neurobiology and spirulina's effect on aging as well as potential interactions with pharmaceuticals or other bioavailable compounds. Extensively detailed and heavily referenced, Spirulina in Human Nutrition and Health is the definitive work on this highly nutritious food source.

Human Nutrition

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Author: Assistant Professor Mennonite College of Nursing Illinois State University Normal Illinois Myoung Jin Kim,John Anderson,Caroline Mallory,Martin Root,University of North Carolina John Anderson,Sanford Garner

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449647421

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 500

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Human Nutrition: Healthy Options for Life provides all the essentials information students need regarding foods and nutrients, and how the body uses nutrients in relation to both health and chronic diseases. The authors provide a unique focus on the linkages between nutrients deficits and/or excesses and personal health. It helps students fully understand epidemiology, with a clear focus on the concept of the multiple risk factors involved in diseases, such as diet, heredity, and lifestyle factors.Human Nutrition: Healthy Options for Life empowers students to become more sophisticated in their own nutritional health behavior and guides them in determining appropriate serving sizes and food choices that promote health and prevent diet-related diseases.Key Features: - Student activities serve as self-tests for students who wish to expand their knowledge and understaning of nutrition. - A robust pedagogy includes chapter outlines and summaries, focus boxes, important quotes, students questions, and key word definitions, to help students better understand and retain key material. - Reviews all major nutrients including sources of energy, protein, and micronutrients. - Provides a strong emphasis on the contributions of nutrients in overall health and disease prevention. - Incorporates a review of the general nutritional recommendations and guidelines endorsed by the American Dietetics Association (ADA). - Emphasizes science-based information on the diverse nutrients and phytochemicals, an overview of lifecycle nutrition, focus on body weight and obesity, an explanation of linkages between nutritional intake patterns and the common chronic diseases, and important metabolic pathways and molecular structures.

Legumes in Human Nutrition

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Author: Wallace Ruddell Aykroyd,Joyce Doughty

Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.

ISBN: 9789251011812

Category: Cooking

Page: 152

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Carbohydrates in Human Nutrition

Report of a Joint FAO/WHO Expert Consultation, Rome, 14-18 April 1997

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Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.

ISBN: 9789251041147

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 140

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In their efforts to improve nutrition, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Health organisation periodically convene expert consultations to provide advice to developing and developed countries. A primary objective of these consultations is the review of the state of knowledge on the role of various nutrients in the human diet, and the formulation of practical recommendations. The latest in a series of expert reports on nutrients, Carbohydrates In Human Nutrition gives the report and recommendations of a joint expert consultation on this subject which was held in Rome from April 14 to 18, 1997. Key factors that may influence consumption, health, food production and processing, food marketing and labelling are discussed. The report makes recommendations about terminology and a classification scheme for dietary carbohydrates; an energy value for dietary fibre; the minimum dietary energy intake from carbohydrates; the consumption of carbohydrate-rich foods with emphasis on traditional foods; the use of the glycemic index. An extensive bibliography is included.

Human Nutrition, 2Ed

A Health Perspective

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Author: Mary Barasi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0340810254

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Human Nutrition: A Health Perspective, Second Edition presents a comprehensive introduction to the basic principles of nutrition, together with their application through the life cycle and in a variety of life situations. Topics covered are relevant to students in a variety of courses that include nutrition. The book is also ideal for health-related courses that address how nutrition is related to the development of diseases that afflict Western populations, and what can be done to minimize the risks of developing such diseases. To facilitate learning, the book involves readers in thinking about their own nutrition for the protection and promotion of health. Topics include food allergy, fluid intakes, sports nutrition, functional foods, and nutrients sold as supplements. The text is interspersed with study questions and diagrams to engage and maintain readers’ attention. Scientific explanations are provided in an accessible manner to help in understanding and to clarify principles. The flow of the information builds from methods of studying nutrition and essential principles about the structure of diet through an exploration of the functions of all the nutrients. The basic knowledge is applicable to a study of the major life stages and the challenges that might threaten nutritional status. The book highlights issues related to major diseases in the West such as coronary heart disease and cancer. It also considers the concept of optimizing nutrition and discusses nutrition policy and related health promotion issues.

Molecular Basis Of Human Nutrition

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Author: Tom Sanders,Peter Emery

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420023220

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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Molecular Basis of Human Nutrition focuses on the metabolic basis of human nutrition, detailing recent knowledge and research in this field. It explains the biochemical functions of the essential nutrients and the physiological consequences of deficient and excessive intakes. These are described within the context of normal human diets and requirements for health. Although this book is about human nutrition, in some instances there are comparisons with and examples of other mammalian species to facilitate understanding of the principles. Molecular Basis of Human Nutrition is the only book to cover this particular subject and will prove very popular with both students and lecturers alike.

Milk and Milk Products in Human Nutrition

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Author: Roger A. Clemens,Olle Hernell,Kim Fleischer Michaelsen

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 3805595867

Category: Medical

Page: 219

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The role of milk during the life cycle -- a global view Milk, the first and for a time only source of nutrition for mammals, influences early growth and development and may provide a foundation for health throughout the entire lifespan. It is therefore mandatory that milk substitutes have a composition which fulfills the same goals and confers as close as possible the overall health benefits of human milk. Moreover, in many populations, milk continues to play a major role in a healthy and balanced diet throughout life: During childhood, pregnancy and adulthood, intake of cow's milk has important beneficial effects on linear growth, bone development and the risk of developing caries, and it is important in the prevention and treatment of undernutrition in low-income countries. This publication contains the presentations and discussions of the Nestl Nutrition Institute Workshop held in Marrakech in March 2010. It focuses on three main topics: milk during pregnancy and infancy, milk during childhood in low- and high-income countries, and general aspects of milk in adult nutrition. Together, these contributions cover most aspects of milk during the life cycle in a global perspective, making the publication a comprehensive textbook.

Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition

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Author: Benjamin Caballero,Lindsay Allen,Andrew Prentice

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Diet therapy

Page: 590

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"This encyclopedia contains signed articles with bibliographies written by an international group of distinguished academics, research scientists, and food-industry professionals. The alphabetical entries cover the scientific, political, and social aspects of nutrition. Among the subjects included are individual nutrients and foods, anatomy and physiology, nutritional therapy for diseases and conditions, and subjects such as nutritional management of refugees, nutrition education, religious customs, and folklore. Appendixes with charts of weights and measures, nutritional allowances, and nutritional content of foods appear in each volume. In-depth coverage of the scientific, political, and social aspects of nutrition set this work apart from other reference sources in the field."--"Outstanding reference sources 2000", American Libraries, May 2000. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.

Human Nutrition - E-Book

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Author: Catherine Geissler,Hilary Powers

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044377

Category: Medical

Page: 760

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This title is now available under ISBN 9780702044632. This 12th edition of Human Nutrition has been fully updated by a renowned team of international experts to ensure to ensure authoritative content and a global perspective. It provides a comprehensive resource for all those in the field of nutrition and other health sciences. Comprehensive coverage of nutrition in one, concise volume with additional material and interactive exercises on website. A similar logical chapter structure throughout and textbook features in each chapter - learning objectives, key point summaries and text boxes - facilitate learning and revision. Incorporates latest research, for example on organic foods and sustainable agriculture. Team of contributors of international repute from 11 countries guarantees authoritative text. New chapter on dietary reference values N New section on electrolytes and water balance Expanded section on HIV Website: updating between editions online-only chapters on food commodities, e.g. cereals, vegetables and fruit, meat, fish, egg, milk and milk products online examples of calculations and interactive exercises.

Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set

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Author: Lindsay Allen,Andrew Prentice

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080454283

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2000

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This Second Edition is a thorough revision and 20% expansion of the 1998 release, reflecting the continuing scientific advances in the field of human nutrition. Now a four-volume set, nearly 300 articles with concise, up-to-date information are complemented by an award-winning indexing system. Included is expanded coverage of epidemiology of diet-related diseases, functional foods, food safety, clinical nutrition and gastrointestinal disorders. Virtually everyone will find the Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition an easy-to-use resource making it an ideal reference choice for both the professional and the non-professional alike. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. For more information, pricing options and availability visit www.info.sciencedirect.com. FEATURES OF SECOND PRINT EDITION * Now a four-volume set with over 250 articles * Expanded coverage of epidemiology of diet-related diseases, functional foods, food safety, and gastrointestinal disorders, among other topics ONLINE FEATURES AND FUNCTIONALITIES * Browse the whole work by volume, authors or article titles * Full and extensive subject index can be searched or browsed online, and takes you directly to the indexed paragraph, section, figure or table * Basic and advanced search functionality across the entire work or by specific volume * Users can build, save and re-run seraches, as well as combine saved searches * Extensive internal cross-referencing and dynamic linking from biliographic references to primary-source material, increasing the scope of your research rapidly and effectively * All articles available as full-text HTML files, or as PDF files that can be viewed, downloaded or printed in their original format

Human Nutrition and Parasitic Infection: Volume 107, Parasitology Supplement 1993

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Author: David William Thomasson Crompton

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521456012

Category: Medical

Page: 203

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This wide-ranging collection covers such topics as: nutrition support and HIV; malarial parasites and antioxidant nutrients; the impact of schistosomiases on human nutrition; ascariasis and childhood malnutrition; and hookworm infections and human iron metabolism.

Human Nutrition in the Developing World

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Author: Michael C. Latham,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.

ISBN: 9789251038185

Category: Medical

Page: 508

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In this publication, Professor Michael Latham draws upon his far-reaching experience in the field of international nutrition to provide a rich source of information about nutrition science, public health, food science and public policy. The text summarizes key points in human nutrition and provides information about protein, fats, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. Special emphasis is given to the nutritional needs of infants, children, mothers and the elderly. Basic information about foods commonly found in the diets of Africans, Asians and Latin Americans is given. The book focuses on the nutritional and health consequences of inadequate food consumption. Each major nutritional disorder is described and factors contributing to malnutrition such as low food production, food insecurity, poor health status and social and cultural factors are reviewed. [This is a reprint of the 1997 edition.]

CliffsQuickReview Human Nutrition

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Author: Bernard A. Marcus

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544185005

Category: Medical

Page: 186

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A comprehensive review guide to help you refresh your study. This guide is particularly useful for midterms and final exams, condensing a semester's worth of information into one concise volume.