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The Vitamins: Fundamental Aspects in Nutrition and Health
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Academic Pr
Publication date September 13, 2007
Pages 583
Binding Hardcover
Edition 3
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780121834937
ISBN-10 012183493X
Dimensions 1.25 by 8.75 by 11.25 in.
Weight 4 lbs.
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Original list price $83.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The third edition of this bestselling text will again provide the latest coverage of the biochemistry and physiology of vitamins and vitamin-like substances. Extensively revised and expanded on the basis of recent research findings with enlarged coverage of health effects of vitamin-like factors, it is ideally suited for students and an important reference for anyone interested in nutrition, food science, animal science or endocrinology. It contains a cohesive and well-organized presentation of each of the vitamins, as well as the history of their discoveries and current information about their roles in nutrition and health.

NEW TO THIS EDITION:
*Includes approximately 30% new material
*Substantial updates have been made to chapters on vitamins A, C, E, K, folate, and the quasi-vitamins
*Provides checklists of systems affected by vitamin deficiencies and food sources of vitamins
*Key concepts, learning objectives, vocabulary,case studies, study questions and additional reading lists are included making this ideally suited for students
* Thoroughly updated with important recent research results, including citations to key reports, many added tables and several new figures.
*Addition of Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HANES III) data
*Updated Dietary Reference Values

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Book cover for 9780121834937 Book cover for 9780123819802
 
4th edition from Academic Pr (March 9, 2012)
9780123819802 | details & prices | 570 pages | 8.00 × 11.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.85 lbs | List price $89.95
About: The fourth edition of this bestselling text will again provide the latest coverage of the biochemistry and physiology of vitamins and vitamin-like substances.
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3 edition from Academic Pr (September 13, 2007)
9780121834937 | details & prices | 583 pages | 8.75 × 11.25 × 1.25 in. | 4.05 lbs | List price $83.95
About: The third edition of this bestselling text will again provide the latest coverage of the biochemistry and physiology of vitamins and vitamin-like substances.

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