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Essentials of Human Nutrition (Sixth Edition)  

Jim MannUniversity of Otago, New ZealandClose
A. Stewart TruswellSydney University, AustraliaClose
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Leanne HodsonUniversity of Oxford, UKClose
Published in Print:15 September 2023 Published Online:15 March 2024
Publisher:Oxford University Press


Essentials of Human Nutrition provides a comprehensive guide to human nutrition. The first part provides an introduction. Part 2 looks at energy and macronutrients, considering carbohydrates, lipids, protein, energy, and alcohol. Part 3 looks at organic and inorganic essential nutrients. The fourth part covers nutrition-related disorders such as obesity, protein-energy malnutrition, cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and eating disorders. The fifth part looks at food groups and food toxicity and safety. Part 6 considers changing food habits. The seventh part is about various life stages and how they relate to nutrition, such as pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, lactation, infants, toddlers, childhood, adolescents, and aging. The next part looks at nutritional assessment. The last part talks about applications such as sport nutrition, poverty, food in hospitals, and hospital patients.

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