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Kansas State University Human Nutrition Flexbook

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Brian Lindshield, Kansas State University

Pub Date: 2018

ISBN 13: 9781944548117


Language: English

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Reviewed by Bruce Rengers, Professor, Metropolitan State University of Denver on 7/10/19

This book covers all of the traditional information found in an intermediate nutrition textbook. The textbook emphasizes the biochemistry and physiology of nutrition and does well with easy to follow explanations. The book, however, is a bit... read more


Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Nutrition Basics
  • Chapter 2: Macronutrient Structures
  • Chapter 3: Macronutrient Digestion
  • Chapter 4: Macronutrient Uptake, Absorption, & Transport
  • Chapter 5: Common Digestive Problems
  • Chapter 6: Macronutrient Metabolism
  • Chapter 7: Integration of Macronutrient Metabolism
  • Chapter 8: Micronutrients Overview & Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)
  • Chapter 9: Antioxidant micronutrients
  • Chapter 10: Macronutrient Metabolism Micronutrients
  • Chapter 11: One-Carbon Metabolism Micronutrients
  • Chapter 12: Blood, Bones & Teeth Micronutrients
  • Chapter 13: Electrolyte Micronutrients

About the Book

The Kansas State University Human Nutrition (FNDH 400) Flexbook is a textbook for students taking Kansas State University FNDH 400 course.FNDH 400 is a 3-hour, intermediate-level, human nutrition course at Kansas State University take primarily by sophomores and juniors because it has prerequisites of a college biology and chemistry courses.

About the Contributors


Brian Lindshield, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health. He received an A.S. from Pratt Community College in ’01, a B.S. in Human Nutrition from Kansas State University in ’03, and Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in ’08.