John Smith's - Fundamentals of Human Nutrition (PDF eBook)Awareness of the importance of human nutrition for health and disease has increased considerably since the first report of the Global Burden of Disease project pointing out diet and specific foods as the most important of all established risk factors for health and disease. In total, 58 renowned academics from 11 western countries, mainly the UK, and from Lebanon, have contributed to the 34 chapters. The book is divided into six sections: The basic definition of food and nutrient chemistry, metabolism and physiology of eating, micronutrient function, dietary requirements for specific population groups, clinical nutrition and public health nutrition including dietary assessment methods. Basic knowledge in biochemistry and physiology is assumed and required. The clinical part includes 12 chapters, almost pages long, should appeal to the medical profession. The book finishes with an extensive glossary and an appendix with dietary reference values. Eating is a complex behaviour, and the level of detail in the book is welcome.
FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN NUTRITION (PDF EBOOK)
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