"The authoritative text on nutrient metabolism, Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism presents the science of nutrition by integrating life processes from the cellular level through multisystem operation of physiological and biochemical processes." "Discover critical concepts of normal nutrition and human physiological function with this comprehensive and intuitive text. Newly designed to include all the important aspects of nutrient metabolism with improved chapter organization, figures, tables, and images, this edition doesn't just describe metabolic processes, it shows you how some of even the most complex processes work. From the basics of the digestive system to the intricacies of understanding how the body metabolizes and utilizes nutrients, Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism offers an up-to-date, clear, and comprehensive look at nutrition."--BOOK JACKET.Gropper, Sareen S. is the author of 'Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism', published 2008 under ISBN 9780495116578 and ISBN 0495116572.