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Fundamentals of Human Nutrition

for Students and Practitioners in the Health Sciences

Fundamentals of Human Nutrition is an authoritative overview that will help you understand the complex subject of human nutrition. This book is a digest of material from the highly successful Human Nutrition 11th edition.

‘Fundamentals’ is intended for a wide readership of students and practitioners who need a broad understanding of human nutrition, but for whom an in-depth knowledge is not essential. Students and practitioners of nursing, pharmacy, sports science, dentistry and other allied health professions, as well as the interested lay person, will benefit from its easy-to-follow, concise approach.

Paperback, 324 Pages

Published: July 2009

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06972-7


  • Chapter 1 The Importance of Nutrition
    Chapter 2 Body Composition and Energy balance
    Chapter 3 Food consumption
    Chapter 4 Main dietary components
    Chapter 5 Minor dietary components
    Chapter 6 Diet and the lifecycle
    Chapter 7 Diet for sport and exercise
    Chapter 8 Diet and disease
    Chapter 9 Nutrition and the hard tissues
    Chapter 10 Diet and the gastrointestinal tract
    Chapter 11 Diet and genotype interactions: nutritional genomics
    Chapter 12 Nutritional epidemiology and nutritional assessment
    Chapter 13 Public Health Nutrition
    Dietary reference values


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