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Introduction to Human Nutrition By Edited by Michael J. Gibney

Introduction to Human Nutrition
by Edited by Michael J. Gibney

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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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Introduction to Human Nutrition by Edited by Michael J. Gibney

In this second edition of the introductory text in the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, Introduction to Human Nutrition has been revised and updated to meet the needs of the contemporary student. Introduction to Human Nutrition is an essential purchase for students of nutrition and dietetics, 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 its covers.

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"This book is absolutely essential reading for anyone interested in human nutrition and food. Its global perspective and variety of content ensure completeness, breadth and depth. The book was written by a leading international researchers in this field, making this book valid and reliable." (International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, June 2010)

About Edited by Michael J. Gibney

Michael Gibney, Institute of Food and Health, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland 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

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Human Nutrition: A Global Perspective on Food and Nutrition. H. H. Vorster 2. Body Composition. P. Deurenberg 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. Schonfeldt 12. Food and Nutrition -Policy and Regulatory Issues. M. J. Gibney and A. McKevitt 13. Nutrition Research Methodology. J. A. Martinez and M. A. Martinez Gonzalez 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

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Introduction to Human Nutrition by Edited by Michael J. Gibney
Edited by Michael J. Gibney
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