The Vitamins: Fundamental Aspects in Nutrition and Health

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The Vitamins, Second Edition provides thoroughly updated, revised and expanded coverage of the biochemistry and physiology of vitamins and vitamin-like substances. It contains a cohesive, well-organized and readable presentation of each of the vitamins, as well as the history of their discoveries and the status of current knowledge concerning their roles in nutrition and health. The book is organized, personal, and supportive for effective teaching and learning. Each chapter begins with a list of concepts, objectives, and vocabulary, and concludes with case studies, student questions and exercises. The Vitamins is intended for use by students and health professionals as a text and major reference in human and animal nutrition and in clinical medicine. It will also be valuable to all researchers in food science, veterinary science and the animal sciences.

Key Features
* Extensively expanded revision of the widely used First Edition
* Concisely presents the state of knowledge of the vitamins and vitamin-like substances
* Includes pertinent issues emerging from the fields of molecular biology and epidemiology
* Emphasizes the biochemical and clinical aspects of the vitamins
* Employs a concept-based approach which facilitates meaningful learning
* Extensively footnoted to provide reader with a deeper level of understanding of key issues
* Uses advance organizers such as anchoring concepts, learning objectives and vocabulary at the beginning of each chapter
* Presents illustrative case studies, study questions and exercises at the end of chapters
* Includes guide for instructors and students

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Review:

Praise for the First Edition:
"It was a pleasure to read this magnificent book that can be used for teaching and as a desk reference. In short, this is the premier textbook in vitamins and may be used at both the graduate and undergraduate levels."
--JOURNAL OF OPTIMAL NUTRITION
"This text would be useful for anyone teaching a course about vitamins."
--FOOD TECHNOLOGY
"The organization of the book is a unique and useful approach to presenting material. Students will find the formatting of individual chapters extremely useful. This is an excellent learning textbook for an undergraduate or early graduate course on the vitamins."
--JOURNAL OF NUTRITION EDUCATION
"The book is obviously valuable to those teaching or using information associated with vitamins. I also recommend the book to other teachers as a way of presenting material to students to learn rather than memorize."
--JOURNAL OF VETERINARY MEDICAL EDUCATION
"The strength of this book is the clear description of the chemistry of each vitamin and related compounds and of the biochemistry and metabolic functions in the body. For those who want to build their knowledge of the vitamins on a chemical and biochemical base, this book will prove excellent."
--AUSTRALIAN VETERINARY JOURNAL
"A comprehensive text providing the biochemistry, physiology and clinical aspects of vitamins, and vitamin-like substances. There are five appendixes with detailed tables of vitamin content of foods. A text for anybody interested in nutrition, students, teachers or just physicians."
--JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, Volume 13, No. 5, 2000

From the Author:

The book is an upper level text.
My motive for writing The Vitamins was to have an up-to-date yet affordable text the I could use in support of the graduate level course I teach on the subject at Cornell University. Of course, this means that the book would also be useful for physicians, dietitians, veterinarians and nutritions who need a good reference book on their office shelf. I was very pleased with the good reception that the book enjoyed in its first edition in 1992; this was a major factor in my deciding to update the work for the second edition which came out at the end of 1998. In making the revision, I was able to add or update several sections, particularly those dealing with the molecular biology and clinical aspects of the vitamins and their functional metabolites. In addition, the layout was improved and tables of vitamin values of foods and feed stuffs were added.

The Vitamins cannot be considered light reading, but most find it well written, very readable and clearly presented. My intent in writing this work has been to share with my students, as well as others whom I will never meet, enough about this fascinating aspect of nutrition such that they, too, can find the answers they need and be provoked to question current understanding.

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