Introduction to Human Nutrition, 2nd Edition
April 2009, ©2009, Wiley-Blackwell
- Provide students with the required scientific basics of nutrition in the context of a systems and health approach
- Enable teachers and students to explore the core principles of nutrition, to apply these throughout their training, and to foster critical thinking at all times. Throughout, key areas of knowledge are identified
- Are fully peer reviewed, to ensure completeness and clarity of content, as well as to ensure that each book takes a global perspective
Introduction to Human Nutrition is an essential purchase for undergraduate and postgraduate students of nutrition/nutrition and dietetics degrees, and also for those students who major in other subjects that have a nutrition component, such as food science, medicine, pharmacy and nursing. Professionals in nutrition, dietetics, food science, medicine, health sciences and many related areas will also find much of great value within this book.
H. H. Vorster
2. Body Composition.
3. Energy Metabolism.
A. Astrup and A. Tremblay
4. Nutrition and Metabolism of Proteins and Amino Acids.
N. K. Fukagawa and Y. M. Yu
5. Digestion and Metabolism of Carbohydrates.
J. Mathers and T. Wolever
6. Nutrition and Metabolism of Lipids.
S. C. Cunnane and B. A. Griffin
7. Dietary Reference Standards.
K. M. Younger
8. The Vitamins.
D. A. Bender
9. Minerals and Trace Elements.
J. J. Strain and K. D. Cashman
10. Measuring Food Intake.
U. E. MacIntyre
11. Food Composition.
J. M. Holden and H. C. Schönfeldt
12. Food and Nutrition -Policy and Regulatory Issues.
M. J. Gibney and A. McKevitt
13. Nutrition Research Methodology.
J. A. Martínez and M. A. Martínez González
14. Food Safety: A Public Health Issue of Growing Importance.
A. Reilly, C. Tlustos, J. O’Connor and L. O’Connor
15. Food and Nutrition-Related Diseases: The Global Challenge.
H. H .Vorster and M. J. Gibney
Susan Lanham-New, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Aedin Cassidy, School of Medicine, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Hester Vorster, Faculty of Health Sciences, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
- Facilitates absorption of information through 'key messages' at the start of each chapter
- Designed to meet the needs of students of nutrition worldwide
- Cross-referenced across the series to enable flow of learning
- Written by a team of internationally renowned experts
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