Principles of Human Nutrition

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9780834212909: Principles of Human Nutrition

Principles of Human Nutrition is a major textbook written primarily for undergraduate and postgraduate students. This important text covers in depth the principal aspects of human nutrition, with particular emphasis on the chemical nature of nutrients and their metabolism. Within the pages of this comprehensive work, nutrition is looked at in the context of the history of food, the food chain, and epidemiology with respect to deficient, normal and excessive diets. Full coverage is also given to the principles of intermediate metabolism of nutrients and these are shown to be determined by the genetic and isoenzyme constitution of the individual. The author of this book, Martin Eastwood, is extremely well known and respected internationally and has produced a clearly written and user-friendly text. Each carefully constructed chapter lists the main points of the chapter coverage separately, and is clarified by clear illustrations and legends, information boxes within text, summary points and a list of background literature.

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This exciting new book is the updated and revised second edition of an extremely popular and well-received textbook. Written by Martin Eastwood, well respected internationally in nutritional sciences, this important new edition provides students with a thorough book that should be adopted for course use on many courses worldwide.Taking into account constructive comments received by students and teachers who used and enjoyed the first edition, this new edition retains the original freshness of the 1st edition, looking at nutrition as an exciting discipline. Special features within the book to help students include summaries, boxes and questions. Carefully laid out to assist learning, the book is divided broadly into sections, providing in-depth coverage of the following subjects:food in the community metabolism of nutrients by an individual, dictated by genetic makeup, measurement of an individual's nutritional status essential, non-essential and non-nutrients; their selection, ingestion, digestion, absorption and metabolism nutritional requirements in the normal individual and for specific diseases .

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Published by Aspen Pub (1999)
ISBN 10: 0834212900 ISBN 13: 9780834212909
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