Advanced Human Nutrition

Advanced Human Nutrition

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This text begins with an in-depth overview into the human organism at the molecular, cellular, tissue and organ levels, and develops into a discussion of the objectives and features of organ systems of the evolved human. The book also covers the relationship between the human body and the environment in which it exists including other organisms that co-habitate the environment. Discussions of the nature of other organisms such as various animals, plants, and micro-organisms makes later information about food science, nutrient density in various food sources, and nutraceuticals easier to comprehend. Advanced Human Nutrition examines human nutrient requirements, the basis for RDA and other recommendations; human nutrition, digestion, and absorption with relation to organs, exocrine and endocrine functions, histology, and absorptive activities; macronutrients and micronutrients; eicosanoid chemistry and function, and more. The present and future of nutrition research is examined, including everything from the HANES studies to electron microscopy and molecular biology. Features AmOsteoporosis is a skeletal disorder in which a chronic imbalance in bone turnover results in an excessive loss of bone ... Bone Tissue Bone Structure All 206 bones in the human body are classified based upon shape, either long, short, flat, anbsp;...

Title:Advanced Human Nutrition
Author:Robert E.C. Wildman, Denis M. Medeiros
Publisher:CRC Press - 1999-08-23


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