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Zinc Clinical and Biochemical Significance

1st Edition

Stephen C. Cunnane
December 08, 2017

In keeping with the etiology theme, it also became apparent that the clinical aspects needed to be strictly separated from the animal aspects of zinc metabolism, a separation that has never previously been attempted. Although this division, like the separation of primary from secondary zinc...

Fat Absorption: Volume II

1st Edition

Arnis Kuksis
December 08, 2017

This book provides an authoritative and comprehensive source of information on the biochemical an metabolic aspects of digestion and absorption of different dietary fats and other lipids, with minimal discussion of the physical chemistry of the process, which has been covered in great detail in...

Vitamin C: Volume III

1st Edition

Alan B. Clemetson
December 08, 2017

The factors affecting blood vitamin C levels are described in detail in this series. Many factors such as aging, smoking, infection, trauma, surgery, hemolysis, hormone administration, heavy metals, pregnancy, alcohol, ionizing radiation and several medicines have been found to cause a disturbance...

Principles of Animal Nutrition

1st Edition

Guoyao Wu
December 01, 2017

Animals are biological transformers of dietary matter and energy to produce high-quality foods and wools for human consumption and use. Mammals, birds, fish, and shrimp require nutrients to survive, grow, develop, and reproduce. As an interesting, dynamic, and challenging discipline in biological...

Diet Nutrition and Immunity

1st Edition

R. Armour Forse
November 30, 2017

This book was written to provide a thorough overview of clinical nutrition and immunology to allow the reader to become knowledgeable in this evolving and complex area of medicine. The reader, whether a clinician, student, teacher, or researcher, will find this book comprehensive and up to date.The...

The Lipids of Human Milk

1st Edition

Robert Gordon Jensen
November 29, 2017

Methods for determining, isolating and identifying human milk lipids, together with problems associated with sampling and analysis, are described in some detail in the first 3 chapters of this book. Factors affecting total lipid content of human milk, lipid classification, fatty acids, the milk fat...

Nutrition and Gene Expression

1st Edition

Carolyn D. Berdanier
November 29, 2017

Nutrition and Gene Expression is devoted to exploring the tissue-specific and developmental aspects of the interaction between nutrients and the genome. The book discusses chemical sensitivity in relation to the ability of cells to detect nutrients; reviews the means by which lower organisms...

Diet, Nutrition and Cancer: A Critical Evaluation: Volume I

1st Edition

Bandaru S. Reddy
November 29, 2017

These two volumes bring together a wide variety of studies concerning the role nutrition plays in the etiology of various types of cancer, namely, cancer of the esophagus, upper alimentary tract, pancreas, liver, colon, breast, and prostate. The purpose of each chapter is to provide a critical...

Food Protection Technology

1st Edition

Charles W. Felix
November 29, 2017

A reference text for US federal, state, and local environmental health officials concerned with food safety and for their US food industry counterparts presents the proceedings of the 1986 Conference for Food Protection. The text includes 36 technical papers grouped among 6 specific areasof food...

Metabolic Effects Of Dietary Fructose

1st Edition

Sheldon Reiser
November 29, 2017

It is hoped that the material presented in this book will provide the reader with a detailed description of the published research pertaining to the metabolic effects of dietary fructose, will define future research needs, and will stimulate interest in further research aimed at evaluating the...

Handbook of Nutritional Supplements: Volume I: Human Use

1st Edition

Miloslav Rechcigl
November 29, 2017

The Handbook is composed of two parts, the first volume covering supplements for human usewhile the second volume is devoted to agriculture supplements. This volume, relating to food supplements for human use, is organized on the basis of raw materials utilized in their production, as well as on...

Handbook of Nutritional Requirements in a Functional Context: Volume I: Development and Conditions of Physiologic Stress

1st Edition

Miloslav Rechcigl
November 29, 2017

The purpose of this Handbook is to bring together all the available information on the nutritional requirements of animal organisms for specific processes and functions. This is believed to be the first systematic treatment of nutrition in a functional context. Apart from furnishing specific...

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