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Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism, 6th Edition

  • Sareen S. Gropper
  • Jack L. Smith
  • ISBN-10: 1133104053
  • ISBN-13: 9781133104056
  • 608 Pages | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2009, 2005, 2000
  • COPYRIGHT: 2013 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Current, comprehensive, and designed to maximize clarity of the concepts students need to know, longtime best seller ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM, SIXTH EDITION delivers its signature quality content in a student-friendly presentation. This respected market leader is accessible, with relevant examples, illustrations, applications, tables, and figures to emphasize key concepts. The authors have thoroughly updated the art for this edition by adding several new figures and improving accuracy and clarity of the existing ones. This text continues to set the standard through the authors' ability to clearly and accurately explain even the most complex metabolic processes and concepts. It's the only book written for undergraduates that consistently stays at that level. Providing thorough and detailed coverage, the text equips students with a solid understanding of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrates. It covers the biochemistry of vitamins, minerals, and energy nutrients. It also examines the structure and function of water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins and their regulatory role in metabolism, looks at electrolyte and fluid balance, and covers the role of nutrition in the development or exacerbation of chronic disease. With ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM, SIXTH 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 reader-friendly cells-to-systems approach focuses on normal nutrition and physiological function in humans.

  • Helping students focus on critical concepts, each chapter begins with an outline of the chapter's content and ends with a chapter Summary, References Cited, Suggested Reading, and related Web Sites for extended resources. The text also includes a thorough index and glossary.

  • Figures and tables are included throughout each chapter--on almost every page--to present key concepts discussed in the text and to provide a more visual reference for the material.

  • Piquing the interest of students, cutting-edge "Perspectives" at the end of each chapter elaborate on nutritional biochemistry topics with the latest research available.

  • Resources such as a Power Lecture CD-ROM and test bank support instructors.

Reviews

"The Gropper book fulfills my needs for a concise compilation of the biochemistry of nutrition. Some of the diagrams are outstanding and really convey the important aspects of the pathways being illustrated."
— Elizabeth A. Kirk, PhD, RD, Bastyr University

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.

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 and Sport.
8. Body Composition, Energy Expenditure, and Energy Balance.
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

  • Section III has been reorganized to integrate coverage of electrolytes with the discussion of fluid balance.
  • Research methodologies are now discussed in context within the nutrient chapters.
  • New Perspective features on high-fructose corn syrup, prebiotics, metabolic syndrome, and evaluation of nutrition information are included.
  • Several new figures depicting important concepts such as GLUT4 membrane trafficking pathways, PUFA biosynthesis, and insulin receptor function have been added.
  • Existing illustrations have been modified to more clearly and accurately represent important structures and processes.
  • All chapters have been updated with the latest research findings, and citations and suggestions for further reading have been likewise updated.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Test Bank  (ISBN-10: 1133104568 | ISBN-13: 9781133104568)

The Test Bank includes chapter-specific true/false, matching, multiple-choice, short answer, and essay questions, all updated to reflect the information in the new edition.

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This one-stop lecture tool makes it easy for you to assemble, edit, publish, and present custom lectures for your course, using Microsoft PowerPoint®. The CD-ROM lets you bring together text-specific lecture outlines and art from Wadsworth texts--culminating in a powerful, personalized, media-enhanced presentation. It contains figures from the text as PowerPoint®-ready image files and ready-to-use PowerPoint® lecture presentations with visuals.

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Bring currency to your classroom with GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH from Cengage Learning! This student-friendly website provides convenient access to thousands of trusted sources, including academic journals, newspapers, videos, and podcasts, for students to use for research projects or classroom discussion. GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH is updated daily to offer the most current news about topics related to Nutrition. Bundle this valuable resource at no additional charge with any Cengage Learning title or have your students purchase the resource center as a standalone item.

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Cengage Learning's Nutrition CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM. You have access to an interactive eBook, pop-up tutors, nutrition tutorials, videos, and much more!

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Bring currency to the classroom with GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH from Cengage Learning! This user-friendly website provides convenient access to thousands of trusted sources, including academic journals, newspapers, videos, and podcasts, for you to use for research projects or classroom discussion. GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH is updated daily to offer the most current news about topics related to Nutrition.

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Bring currency to the classroom with GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH from Cengage Learning! This user-friendly website provides convenient access to thousands of trusted sources, including academic journals, newspapers, videos, and podcasts, for you to use for research projects or classroom discussion. GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH is updated daily to offer the most current news about topics related to Nutrition.

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