Nutrient metabolism [electronic resource] / Martin Kohlmeier.

Author
Kohlmeier, Martin [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, c2003.
Description
1 online resource (841 p.)

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Series
Food science and technology international series. [More in this series]
Summary note
Nutrient Metabolism defines the molecular fate of nutrients and other dietary compounds in humans, as well as outlining the molecular basis of processes supporting nutrition, such as chemical sensing and appetite control. It focuses on the presentation of nutritional biochemistry; and the reader is given a clear and specific perspective on the events that control utilization of dietary compounds. Slightly over 100 self-contained chapters cover all essential and important nutrients as well as many other dietary compounds with relevance for human health. An essential read for healthcare p
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note
English
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Chemical senses
  • Intake regulation
  • Absorption, transport and retention
  • Xenobiotics
  • Fatty acids
  • Carbohydrates, alcohols and organic acids
  • Amino acids and nitrogen compounds
  • Fat-soluble vitamins and non-nutrients
  • Water-soluble, vitamins and non-nutrients
  • Minerals and trace elements
  • Applications.
ISBN
  • 1-281-51449-7
  • 9786611514495
  • 0-08-053789-8
OCLC
476166342
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