Biochemical, Physiological & Molecular Aspects of Human Nutrition
Biochemical, Physiological & Molecular Aspects of Human Nutrition by Saunders at Nursing Comments. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. This book presents advanced nutrition in a comprehensive, easy-to-understand format ideal for graduate students in nutritional programs, organic
- Nutrition Insight boxes take a closer look at basic science and everyday nutrition, going beyond the content presented in the chapter and spotlighting timely topics.
- Clinical Correlation boxes discuss various nutrition-related problems and help readers make the connections between abnormalities and their effects on normal metabolism.
- Food Sources and RDAs/AIs across the Life Cycle boxes summarize key information from the USDA National Nutrient Database and the Institute of Medicine into abbreviated, to-the-point lists that easily spotlight the key information related to that content area.
- Life Cycle Considerations boxes highlight particular nutritional processes or concepts applicable to individuals of various ages and in various stages of the life span.
- Thinking Critically sections within feature boxes encourage students to apply scientific knowledge to "real-life" situations.
- A chapter outline and listing of common abbreviations help readers gain an overview of each chapter's content at a glance.
- Comprehensive cross-referencing by chapters and illustrations is used throughout.
- Current references and recommended readings introduce readers to the broad range of nutrition-related literature and provide additional tools for research.
- Information provided by 45 expert contributors.
- In-depth discussions of the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPyramid and their implications for nutrition.
- An entire chapter devoted to nonessential food components and their health benefits, including dietary supplements and the many possible phytonutrients associated with the decreased risk for chronic diseases.
- An introductory chapter that outlines the history and definitions of nutrients―essential, conditional, and beneficial―and their roles in health and disease.
- All the latest Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) incorporated throughout.
- Nearly 100 new illustrations to help visually simplify complex biochemical, physiological, and molecular processes and concepts.
- More extensive information about the sources of nutrients and the amounts contained in typical servings of various foods.
- Recommended websites that direct readers to major online sources of current research information on scientific nutrition.
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