The Vitamins (BOK)

Jr. Gerald F. Combs

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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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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Jr. Gerald F. Combs
Forlag
ACADEMIC PRESS
ISBN 9780123819802
Antall sider 598 Dimensjoner 21,6cm x 27,6cm x 3,3cm
Vekt 1860 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Dietetics & nutrition