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Nutrition

CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY, SECOND EDITION, 2nd Edition

By Julian E. Spallholz, Mallory Boylan, Judy A. Driskell

CRC Press

368 pages

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Description

Category

Nutrition

Subcategory

Food Chemistry

Contact Editor: N. Frabotta

Reviews

"One of the most noteworthy features of this volume is the presence of many useful tables, equations, and figures."

-Ming-Ho Yu, PhD, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, USA

"…this is a well-organized and comprehensive volume on advanced nutrition. This impressive book would be a valuable text for advanced nutrition or nutritional biochemistry courses. For dietetics professionals and nutritionists, the book would also be a valuable resource on the chemical and biological aspects of nutrients."

-Ming-Ho Yu, PhD, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, USA

Table of Contents

The Elements of Life

Macronutrients: The Energy Nutrients

Carbohydrates

Lipids

Proteins

Micronutrients: The Catalysts

Vitamins

Minerals

Water: The Most Important Nutrient

Bioavailability of Nutrients

Nutrient Digestion

Nutrient Absorption

Cellular Metabolism

Body Energy

Components of Cells

Energy Utilization

Catabolic Pathways

Anabolic Pathways

Nucleic Acids, Genes, and Protein Synthesis

Metabolic Aspects

Free Radicals, Lipid Peroxidation, and the Antioxidants

Digestive and Metabolic Interactions between Medications and Nutrients/Foods

Nutrient Metabolism and Dietary Recommendations

Appendices

Basic Concepts in Chemistry and Biology

Photosynthesis

References

About the Series

Modern Nutrition

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED008000
MEDICAL / Biochemistry
MED060000
MEDICAL / Nutrition
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science