Fundamentals of Human Nutrition

1st Edition

for Students and Practitioners in the Health Sciences

Authors:

  • Catherine Geissler
  • Hilary Powers
  • Key Features

    • Covers all key aspects of human nutrition
    • Up to date with current issues
    • Explains the epidemiology of diet and disease
    • Considers factors affecting food production, trade and access
    • Technical terms explained to help the non-specialist
    • Comprehensive glossary aids understanding
    • Key points summarise all chapters

    Table of Contents

    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
    Appendices:
    Glossary
    Dietary reference values
    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    324
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2009
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443069727
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702049903