Nutrition Quick Study Guide. FREE first 2 chapters in the trial version.

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Boost Your grades with this illustrated quick-study guide. You will use it from an undergraduate school all the way to medical school. FREE first 2 chapters in the trial version.
Last Update:January 14th 2008
Author:MobileReference
Version:9.1
User Rating:0.00
Downloads:885
License:No key required
Requirements:1.4MB and Free MobiPocket Reader
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Author's Description

Boost Your grades with this illustrated quick-study guide. You will use it from an undergraduate school all the way to medical school. FREE first 2 chapters in the trial version.

Audience

Intended for everyone interested in nutrition, particularly undergraduate and graduate life science students, medical students, nursing, and dental students.

Features

  • Detailed description of classes on nutrients: carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins
  • Description of essential fatty acids and amino acids
  • Detailed description of vitamins and minerals.
  • Anatomical diagrams
  • Guidelines for nutrient consumption
  • BMI, Body fat, and BMR calculations
  • Diets and exercise
  • Search for the words or phrases
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  • Use your down-time to prepare for an exam.
  • Automatic synchronization between the handheld and the desktop PC. You could read half of the book on the handheld, then finish reading on the desktop. Annotations and drawings are also synchronized.

Table of Contents

Nutrition: History | Nutrients | Amino acids | Vitamins | Fatty acids | Sugars | Intestinal bacterial flora | Phytochemicals | Longevity | Heart disease | Industry

Carbohydrates: Monosaccharides | Sugar | Disaccharide | Oligosaccharide | Polysaccharide | Starch | Glycogen | Gluconeogenesis

Lipids (fats): Fatty Acids | Fatty Acid Degradation | Fatty Acid Synthesis | Triglyceride | Waxes | Phospholipids | Cholesterol | Essential fatty acids
Lipoproteins:
Chylomicron | HDL | LDL | IDL | VLDL | Lp(a)
Types of Fat in Food:
Saturated fat | Unsaturated fat: Monounsaturated fat | Polyunsaturated fat | Trans fats

Proteins: Amino acid | Peptide | Primary structure | Secondary structure | Tertiary structure | Protein folding | Protein Degradation | List of Standard Amino Acids | Essential amino acids

Essential nutrients: Vitamins | Minerals | Essential fatty acids | Essential amino acids

Vitamins: History | Human vitamins | Nutrition | Deficiencies | Overdose | Supplements | Nomenclature | Phytochemicals
Water soluble: Thiamin (B1) | Riboflavin (B2) | Niacin (B3) | Pantothenic acid (B5) | Pyridoxine (B6) | Biotin (B7 or H) | Folic acid (B9) | Cyanocobalamin (B12) | Choline | Ascorbic acid (C)
Fat soluble:
Retinoids (A) | Ergocalciferol and Cholecalciferol (D) | Tocopherol (E) | Naphthoquinone (K)

Minerals: Bulk | Trace | Food sources

Guidelines for Nutrient Consumption: Calorie | Traditional Food Pyramid | MyPyramid | Serving size | Reference Daily Intake | Dietary Reference Intake | Food labeling | Nutritional Facts Panel

Body Weight: BMI | Body fat percentage | Basal metabolic rate | Obesity

Appetite: Regulation | Effector | Sensor | Role in disease | Pharmacology | Appetite suppressant

Dieting: Types | History | Thermoregulation | Exercise | Fat loss versus muscle loss | Energy obtained from food | Proper nutrition | How the body gets rid of fat | Psychological aspects | Weight loss groups

Popular diets: Low-fat | Atkins (low-carbohydrate) | Natural | Vegetarian | Very Low Calorie
Dangers: Diet pills | Yo-yo dieting | Dangers of fasting | Side effects
Veganism: Definition | Motivations | Cuisine | Health effects
Vegetarianism: Terminology | Diet | History | Motivations | Health effects | Demographics | Nutrition

Exercise: Benefits | Common myths | Targeted fat reduction | Muscle and fat tissue | Abdominal muscles | Excessive exercise | Activities | Categories | Breathing

Food allergy: Signs and symptoms | Eczema | The Big Eight | Diagnosis | Pathophysiology | Causes | Treatment | Statistics | Differing views | In children | Labeling laws

Digestive System Anatomy: Mouth | Pharynx | Esophagus | Stomach | Pancreas | Gallbladder | Liver | Small intestine | Duodenum | Jejunum | Ileum | Colon (large intestine) | Rectum | Anus

Digestion Physiology: Oral cavity | Stomach | Small intestine | Large intestine | Significance of pH | Hormones | Chemistry

MobiPocket Reader Setup

1. To read this book you will need to download the Free MobiPocket Reader from MobiPocket, the Amazon.com company. You can install the Reader directly to your handheld. However, we recommend that you install the MobiPocket Desktop Reader first from here

2. When you connect the handheld to the desktop PC, the MobiPocket Desktop Reader automatically detects the handheld and installs an appropriate software on the handheld.

3. Open the PRC file from the MobiPocket Desktop Reader. Click the Send button to send the book from the desktop PC to the handheld.

4. Whenever you connect the handheld to the desktop PC, the MobiPocket Desktop Reader automatically synchronizes the book between the handheld and the desktop PC. You could read half of the book on the handheld, then finish reading on the desktop. Annotations and drawings are also synchronized.

5. Alternative: You can download the Free MobiPocket Reader directly to your handheld from here

 

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