The Vitamins

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Academic Press, 23 бер. 2012 р. - 570 стор.
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The fourth edition of this bestselling text will again provide the latest coverage of the biochemistry and physiology of vitamins and vitamin-like substances. Extensively revised and expanded on the basis of recent research findings with enlarged coverage of health effects of vitamin-like factors, it is ideally suited for students and an important reference for anyone interested in nutrition, food science, animal science or endocrinology. It contains a cohesive and well-organized presentation of each of the vitamins, as well as the history of their discoveries and current information about their roles in nutrition and health.

  • Selected for inclusion in Doody's Core Titles 2013, an essential collection development tool for health sciences libraries
  • Includes approximately 30% new material
  • Substantial updates have been made to chapters on vitamins A, C, E, K, folate, and the quasi-vitamins
  • Provides checklists of systems affected by vitamin deficiencies and food sources of vitamins
  • Key concepts, learning objectives, vocabulary,case studies, study questions and additional reading lists are included making this ideally suited for students
  • Thoroughly updated with important recent research results, including citations to key reports, many added tables and several new figures
  • Addition of Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HANES III) data
  • Updated Dietary Reference Values
 

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The vitamins: fundamental aspects in nutrition and health

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Organized as a college-level text and including study questions, exercises, and case studies, this impressive update to the 1998 second edition incorporates the most recent advances in biochemical and ... Читати огляд повністю

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Perspectives on the Vitamins in Nutrition
1
Considering the Individual Vitamins
91
Using Current Knowledge of the Vitamins
435
Current and Obsolete Designations of Vitamins Bolded and Other VitaminLike Factors
509
Original Reports for Case Studies
513
A Core of Current Vitamin Literature
515
Vitamin Contents of Foods units per 100g edible portion
523
Vitamin Content of Feedstuffs units per kg
553
Index
557
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Gerald F. Combs, Jr. is internationally recognized as a leader in Nutrition, having published widely and conducted research ranging from fundamental studies with cultured cells and animal models to human metabolic and clinical investigations. His specialties include the metabolism and health roles of minerals and vitamins, and the linkages of agriculture and human health in national development. He has published more than 300 scientific papers and reviews and 14 books, and is an Emeritus Professor of Nutrition at Cornell University.

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