Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition

Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition

Editor(s): John W. Erdman, Ian A. Macdonald, Steven H. Zeisel

Published Online: 18 JUN 2012 09:17AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470959176

Online ISBN: 9781119946045

DOI: 10.1002/9781119946045

About this Book

Present Knowledge in Nutrition, 10th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human nutrition, including micronutrients, systems biology, immunity, public health, international nutrition, and diet and disease prevention. This definitive reference captures the current state of this vital and dynamic science from an international perspective, featuring nearly 140 expert authors from 14 countries around the world. 

Now condensed to a single volume, this 10th edition contains new chapters on topics such as epigenetics, metabolomics, and sports nutrition.The remaining chapters have been thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments. Suggested reading lists are now provided for readers wishing to delve further into specific subject areas. An accompanying website provides book owners with access to an image bank of tables and figures as well as any updates the authors may post to their chapters between editions. Now available in both print and electronic formats, the 10th edition will serve as a valuable reference for researchers, health professionals, and policy experts as well as educators and advanced nutrition students. 

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 19

      Niacin (pages 293–306)

      W. Todd Penberthy and James B. Kirkland

    3. Chapter 20

      Vitamin B6 (pages 307–320)

      Vanessa R. da Silva, Katelyn A. Russell and Jesse F. Gregory

    4. Chapter 23

      Biotin (pages 359–374)

      Janos Zempleni, Subhashinee S. K. Wijeratne and Toshinobu Kuroishi

    5. Chapter 32

      Human Water and Electrolyte Balance (pages 493–505)

      Robert W. Kenefick, Samuel N. Cheuvront, Scott J. Montain, Robert Carter and Michael N. Sawka

    6. Chapter 34

      Zinc (pages 521–539)

      Roberta R. Holt, Janet Y. Uriu-Adams and Carl L. Keen

    7. Chapter 41

      Adolescence (pages 637–653)

      Asim Maqbool, Kelly A. Dougherty, Elizabeth P. Parks and Virginia A. Stallings

    8. Chapter 48

      Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (pages 745–805)

      Simone D. Holligan, Claire E. Berryman, Li Wang, Michael R. Flock, Kristina A. Harris and Penny M. Kris-Etherton

    9. Chapter 49

      Diabetes (pages 806–832)

      Lindsay M. Jaacks, Judith Wylie-Rosett and Elizabeth J. Mayer-Davis

    10. Chapter 53

      Kidney Disease (pages 874–888)

      Thiane G. Axelsson, Michal Chmielewski and Bengt Lindholm

    11. Chapter 54

      Liver Disease (pages 889–911)

      Craig J. McClain, Daniell B. Hill and Luis Marsano

    12. Chapter 56

      Eye Disease (pages 939–981)

      Rohini Vishwanathan and Elizabeth J. Johnson

    13. Chapter 59

      Estimation of Dietary Intake (pages 1012–1026)

      Wija A. van Staveren, Marga C. Ocké and Jeanne H. M. de vries

    14. Chapter 68

      Food Insecurity, Hunger, and Undernutrition (pages 1165–1181)

      David L. Pelletier, Christine M. Olson and Edward A. Frongillo

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