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Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism, 7th Edition

  • Sareen S. Gropper
  • Jack L. Smith
  • Timothy P. Carr
  • ISBN-10: 1305627857
  • ISBN-13: 9781305627857
  • 640 Pages | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2013, 2009, 2005
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Current, comprehensive, and designed to maximize clarity of essential concepts, longtime best-seller ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM delivers its signature quality content in a student-friendly way. The 7th Edition continues to set the standard through the authors' ability to clearly and accurately explain even the most complex metabolic processes and concepts, while staying at an undergraduate level. It gives students a solid understanding of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrates; examines the structures and functions of water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins -- including their regulatory roles in metabolism; and provides information on vitamin and mineral food sources, recommended intakes, deficiency, and toxicity. With ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM, 7th Edition, students will be well prepared to continue their studies in the field of nutrition.

Features

  • Presenting topics to students in a systematic, logical manner, the text's cells-to-systems approach focuses on normal nutrition and physiological function in humans.

  • Each chapter begins with an outline of the chapter's content and ends with a chapter summary and additional resources. There is also a thorough index and glossary.

  • Figures and tables are included to present key concepts and provide a more visual reference for the material.

  • Cutting-edge "Perspectives" at the end of each chapter elaborate on nutritional biochemistry topics with the latest research and pique student interest.

About the Author

Sareen S. Gropper

Sareen Gropper is a professor with the College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University; she also has a secondary appointment with the University’s College of Medicine. Dr. Gropper is a Registered Dietitian and has expertise in nutrient metabolism as well as medical nutrition.

Jack L. Smith

Jack Smith was Professor and Chair of the nutrition department at the University of Delaware. He is now retired. Metabolism is his area of expertise.

Timothy P. Carr

Timothy Carr is the Jean Sundell Tinstman Professor and Department Chair of Nutrition and Health Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His area of expertise is nutrient metabolism in health and disease.

Table of Contents

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. Carbohydrates.
4. Fiber.
5. Lipids.
6. Protein.
7. Integration and Regulation of Metabolism and the Impact of Exercise.
8. Energy Expenditure, Body Composition and Healthy Weight.
SECTION III: THE REGULATORY NUTRIENTS.
9. The Water-Soluble Vitamins.
10. The Fat-Soluble Vitamins.
11. Major Minerals.
12. Water and Electrolytes.
13. Essential Trace and Ultratrace Minerals.
14. Nonessential Trace and Ultratrace Minerals.

New to this edition

  • Expanded discussions on various topics, as well as additional discussions on the impact of clinical conditions on nutrient metabolism and needs.
  • Tables have been added providing information on the vitamin contents of foods as well as overview tables identifying common manifestations of vitamin deficiencies.
  • Several new figures and "Perspectives" have been added, and many existing illustrations have been modified to more clearly and accurately represent important structures and processes.
  • The quality of the text overall has been improved through clearer explanations of difficult concepts.

Supplements

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