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The Vitamins Fundamental Aspects in Nutrition and Health 4th Edition


The Vitamins Fundamental Aspects in Nutrition and Health 4th Edition PDF

The Vitamins Fundamental Aspects in Nutrition and Health 4th Edition
Author Gerald F. Combs Jr.
Isbn 012183493X
File size 19.18 MB
Year 2007
Pages 608
Language English
File format PDF
Category Free Medical Books,Nutrition
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Book Description:

The third 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.

NEW TO THIS EDITION:
*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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