Human Nutrition by Ann WalkerHuman Nutrition by Ann Walker

Human Nutrition

byAnn Walker

Paperback | October 11, 1990

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First published in 1990, this book provides a broad coverage of the subject of human nutrition. Starting with a discussion of the basic chemistry or the major food substances it goes on to deal with the digestion, absorption and metabolism of food and with the normal and abnormal functioning of the major organs involved in metabolism. The concept of a balanced diet is discussed in detail and the special dietary requirements of various human groups are considered together with the problems of over- and under-nutrition. The final chapter covers the ways in which we deal with food from production to consumption.
Title:Human NutritionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.2 inPublished:October 11, 1990Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:052131139X

ISBN - 13:9780521311397


Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Basic chemistry of major food substances; 3. Digestion: alimentary canal, digestion and absorption; 4. Metabolism of carbohydrate, protein and fat; 5. Major organs of metabolism: normal and abnormal functions; 6. Nutrient balance; 7. Dietary requirements of various human groups; 8. Malnutrition: over-and under-nutrition; 9. Food from production to consumption; Appendix; Index.