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Clinical Nutrition for Dummies by Michael J. RovitoGet up to date on clinical nutrition for school, work, or yourown health From the proper function of the major organs and the role thatproper nutrition plays in their functioning, to a breakdown ofcarbs, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals, ClinicalNutrition For Dummies provides you with the easy-to-read guideyou need to immerse yourself in the subject! Written in the funstyle that the For Dummies series has become known for, thebook is perfect for students in the wide variety of fields thatrequire an in-depth understanding of clinical nutrition, or forthose who want to improve their own lives through betternutrition. Dive right into the book for an exploration of the chemical andfunctional components of food, how to properly assess yournutritional intake, the changing face of nutrition throughout thehuman lifespan, and so much more! This handy resource offers awealth of information, and specifically addresses the growingobesity and diabetes epidemics that promise to make the study ofclinical nutrition more important than ever. Includes a completebreakdown of the relationship between nutrition and chronicdiseases. Explores the nutritional requirements at various life stages,from pediatric through geriatric Features information on the importance of proper nutritionduring pregnancy Shares tips for modifying dietary intake and health behaviortheory, along with properly communicating health information Clinical Nutrition For Dummies is your complete, funguide to the topic of nutrition?dive in today to get startedon the pathway to mastering this increasingly importantsubject.
Publication Date: 2014-03-10
Biology by Steven Daniel Garber* A complete course, from cells to the circulatory system * Hundreds of questions and many review tests * Key concepts and terms defined and explained Master key concepts. Answer challenging questions. Prepare for exams. Learn at your own pace. Are viruses living? How does photosynthesis occur? Is cloning a form of sexual or asexual reproduction? What is Anton van Leeuwenhoek known for? With Biology: A Self-Teaching Guide, Second Edition, you'll discover the answers to these questions and many more. Steven Garber explains all the major biological concepts and terms in this newly revised edition, including the origin of life, evolution, cell biology, reproduction, physiology, and botany. The step-by-step, clearly structured format of Biology makes it fully accessible to all levels of students, providing an easily understood, comprehensive treatment of all aspects of life science. Like all Self-Teaching Guides, Biology allows you to build gradually on what you have learned-at your own pace. Questions and self-tests reinforce the information in each chapter and allow you to skip ahead or focus on specific areas of concern. Packed with useful, up-to-date information, this clear, concise volume is a valuable learning tool and reference source for anyone who needs to master the science of life.
Publication Date: 2002-08-19
Ecological Methods by Peter A. Henderson; T. R. E. Southwood4th edition of this classic Ecology text Computational methods have largely been replaced by descriptions of the available software Includes procedure information for R software and other freely available software systems Now includes web references for equipment, software and detailed methodologies
Genetics, Health, and Society by Brea L. Perry (Editor)This volume focuses on critical issues surrounding the intersection of genetics, health, and society. It provides a critical examination of sociological and biomedical approaches to genomics, including strengths and limitations of each perspective.
Publication Date: 2015-07-16
Genomes, Evolution, and Culture by Rene J. Herrera; Ralph Bertrand; Francisco M. Salzano; Ralph Garcia-BertrandThis book combines recent information and discoveries in the field of human molecular biology and human molecular evolution. It provides an interdisciplinary approach drawing together data from various diverse disciplines to address both the more classical anthropological content and the current more contemporary molecular focus of courses. Chapters include a history of human evolutionary genetics; the human genome structure and function; population structure and variability; gene and genomic dynamics; culture; health and disease; bioethics; future.
The Scientific Bases of Human Anatomy by Charles Oxnard; Kaye B. Brown (Contribution by); Matt Cartmill (Contribution by)As medical schools struggle to fit ever more material into a fixed amount of time, students need to approach the study of anatomy through a succinct, integrative overview. Rather than setting forth an overwhelming list of facts to be memorized, this book engages readers with a fascinating account of the connections between human anatomy and a wide array of scientific disciplines, weaving in the latest advances in developmental and evolutionary biology, comparative morphology, and biological engineering. Logically organized around a few key concepts, The Scientific Bases of Human Anatomy presents them in clear, memorable prose, concise tabular material, and a host of striking photographs and original diagrams.
Publication Date: 2015-08-03
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