Table of contents for Introduction to nutrition and metabolism / by David Allen Bender.

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Contents
Preface 
Additional resources
Chapter 1: Why Eat?
1.1 The need for energy 
1.2 Metabolic fuels 
1.3 Hunger and appetite 
Chapter 2: Enzymes and Metabolic Pathways 
2.1 Chemical reactions: breaking and making covalent bonds 
2.2 Enzymes
2.3 Factors affecting enzyme activity
2.4 Coenzymes and prosthetic groups 
2.5 The classification and naming of enzymes 
2.6 Metabolic pathways
2.7 Enzymes in clinical chemistry and medicine
Chapter 3: The Role of ATP in Metabolism
3.1 The adenine nucleotides
3.2 Functions of ATP
3.3 The phosphorylation of ADP to ATP
Chapter 4 : Digestion and Absorption
4.1 The gastro-intestinal tract
4.2 Digestion and absorption of carbohydrates
4.3 Digestion and absorption of fats
4.4 Digestion and absorption of proteins
4.5 The absorption of vitamins and minerals
Chapter 5: Energy Nutrition ¿ the Metabolism of Carbohydrates and Fats
5.1 Estimation of energy expenditure
5.2 Energy balance and changes in body weight
5.3 Metabolic fuels in the fed and fasting states
5.4 Energy-yielding metabolism
5.5 The metabolism of fats 
5.6 Tissue reserves of metabolic fuels 
5.7 Gluconeogenesis ¿ the synthesis of glucose from non-carbohydrate precursors
Chapter 6: Diet and Health ¿ Nutrition and Chronic Diseases
6.1 Chronic diseases (the ¿diseases of affluence¿)
6.2 Types of evidence linking diet and chronic diseases 
6.3 Guidelines for a prudent diet
6.4 Nutritional genomics: interactions between diet and genes
6.5 Free radicals, oxidative damage and antioxidant nutrients
6.6 Other protective compounds in foods
Chapter 7: Overweight and obesity 
7.1 Desirable body weight 
7.2 The problems of overweight and obesity 
7.3 The causes and treatment of obesity 
Chapter 8: Protein-energy Malnutrition ¿ Problems of Undernutrition 
8.1 Problems of deficiency
8.2 Protein-energy malnutrition
8.3 Marasmus 
8.4 Cachexia 
8.5 Kwashiorkor 
Chapter 9: Protein Nutrition and Metabolism 
9.1 Nitrogen balance and protein requirements
9.2 Protein synthesis
9.3 The metabolism of amino acids 
Chapter 10: The integration and control of metabolism
10.1 Patterns of metabolic regulation
10.2 Intracellular regulation of enzyme activity
10.3 Responses to fast acting hormones by covalent modification of enzyme proteins
10.4 Slow-acting hormones: changes in enzyme synthesis
10.5 Hormonal control in the fed and fasting states
10.6 Selection of fuel for muscle activity
10.7 Diabetes mellitus ¿ a failure of regulation of blood glucose concentration
Chapter 11: Micronutrients ¿ the vitamins and minerals 
11.1 The determination of requirements and reference intakes
11.2 Vitamin A 
11.3 Vitamin D 
11.4 Vitamin E 
11.5 Vitamin K 
11.6 Vitamin B1 (thiamin) 
11.7 Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 
11.8 Niacin 
11.9 Vitamin B6 
11.10 Vitamin B12 
11.11 Folic acid 
11.12 Biotin 
11.13 Pantothenic acid 
11.14 Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 
11.15 Minerals 
Appendix ¿ units of physical quantities, multiples and sub-multiples of units
Glossary
Index 
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Nutrition.
Metabolism.
Nutrition Physiology.
Metabolism -- physiology.