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Principles of Human Nutrition

  • Eastwood M
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Principles of Human Nutrition is a major textbook written primarily for undergraduate and postgraduate students. This important text covers in depth the principal aspects of human nutrition, with particular emphasis on the chemical nature of nutrients and their metabolism. Within the pages of this comprehensive work, nutrition is looked at in the context of the history of food, the food chain, and epidemiology with respect to deficient, normal and excessive diets. Full coverage is also given to the principles of intermediate metabolism of nutrients and these are shown to be determined by the genetic and isoenzyme constitution of the individual. The author of this book, Martin Eastwood, is extremely well known and respected internationally and has produced a clearly written and user-friendly text. Each carefully constructed chapter lists the main points of the chapter coverage separately, and is clarified by clear illustrations and legends, information boxes within text, summary points and a list of background literature.




Eastwood, M. (1997). Principles of Human Nutrition. Principles of Human Nutrition. Springer US.

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