The Resource Human nutrition, edited by Catherine A. Geissler, Hilary J. Powers

Human nutrition, edited by Catherine A. Geissler, Hilary J. Powers

Label
Human nutrition
Title
Human nutrition
Statement of responsibility
edited by Catherine A. Geissler, Hilary J. Powers
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • This is the 11th Edition of the classic text Human Nutrition and Dietetics previously edited by Garrow, James and Ralph. It is an authoritative, comprehensive textbook on nutrition for all those working in the field of nutrition and other health sciences, including undergraduate and postgraduate students. Human nutrition has been written and edited by a renowned team of international experts to ensure authoritative coverage and a global perspective
  • This new edition has been completely revised to provide a concise, up to date, textbook that covers all aspects of nutrition from food supply and food choice through nutrient metabolism including genetics aspects, to requirements for special groups, nutrition related diseases, assessment of nutritional status in individuals and populations, and food and nutrition policies. It also addresses recent developments in the field of human nutrition
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
613.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC620
LC item number
.D38 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2010 M-255
  • WB 400
NLM item number
H9177 2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Geissler, Catherine
  • Powers, Hilary J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nutrition disorders
  • Nutrition
  • Diet therapy
  • Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
  • Diet Therapy
  • Nutrition Disorders
Label
Human nutrition, edited by Catherine A. Geissler, Hilary J. Powers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Food and nutrient patterns -- Food and nutrient structure -- The physiology of nutrient digestion and absorption -- Body size and composition -- Energy balance and body weight regulation -- Carbohydrate metabolism -- Fat metabolism -- Protein metabolism and requirements -- Alcohol metabolism: implications for nutrition and health -- Water-soluble vitamins -- Fat-soluble vitamins -- Minerals and trace elements -- Inter-micronutrient topics -- Infancy, childhood and adolescence -- Prepregnancy, pregnancy and lactation -- Ageing and older people -- Vegetarian diets -- Dietary considerations for sport and exercise -- Cardiovascular disease -- Obesity -- Diabetes mellitus -- Cancers -- Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract -- Nutrition and the skeleton -- Dental diseases -- Immune function, food allergies and food intolerance -- Eating disorders -- Deficiency diseases -- Diet and genotype interactions - nutritional genomics -- The science of epidemiology -- Nutritional assessment methods -- Food supply, factors affecting production, trade and access -- Food and nutrition policies and interventions
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
12th ed.
Extent
xi, 778 p.
Isbn
9780702031182
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009038029
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2766106-01umb_inst
  • 2621403
  • (Sirsi) i9780702044632
  • (OCoLC)816674575
Label
Human nutrition, edited by Catherine A. Geissler, Hilary J. Powers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Food and nutrient patterns -- Food and nutrient structure -- The physiology of nutrient digestion and absorption -- Body size and composition -- Energy balance and body weight regulation -- Carbohydrate metabolism -- Fat metabolism -- Protein metabolism and requirements -- Alcohol metabolism: implications for nutrition and health -- Water-soluble vitamins -- Fat-soluble vitamins -- Minerals and trace elements -- Inter-micronutrient topics -- Infancy, childhood and adolescence -- Prepregnancy, pregnancy and lactation -- Ageing and older people -- Vegetarian diets -- Dietary considerations for sport and exercise -- Cardiovascular disease -- Obesity -- Diabetes mellitus -- Cancers -- Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract -- Nutrition and the skeleton -- Dental diseases -- Immune function, food allergies and food intolerance -- Eating disorders -- Deficiency diseases -- Diet and genotype interactions - nutritional genomics -- The science of epidemiology -- Nutritional assessment methods -- Food supply, factors affecting production, trade and access -- Food and nutrition policies and interventions
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
12th ed.
Extent
xi, 778 p.
Isbn
9780702031182
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009038029
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2766106-01umb_inst
  • 2621403
  • (Sirsi) i9780702044632
  • (OCoLC)816674575

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