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Organic Chemistry Study Guide : Organic compounds, Formulas, Isomers, Nomenclature, Reactions kinetics and mechanisms, Spectroscopy & more
"Organic Chemistry Study Guide
Audience: Intended for everyone interested in nutrition, particularly undergraduate and graduate life science students, medical students, nursing, and dental students.
- Detailed description of classes on nutrients: carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins
- Description of essential fatty acids and amino acids
- Detailed description of vitamins and minerals.
- Anatomical diagrams
- Guidelines for nutrient consumption
- BMI, Body fat, and BMR calculations
- Diets and exercise
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Nutrition: History | Nutrients | Amino acids | Vitamins | Fatty acids | Sugars | Intestinal bacterial flora | Phytochemicals | Longevity | Heart disease | Industry
Carbohydrates: Monosaccharides | Sugar | Disaccharide | Oligosaccharide | Polysaccharide | Starch | Glycogen | Gluconeogenesis
Lipids (fats): Fatty Acids | Fatty Acid Degradation | Fatty Acid Synthesis | Triglyceride | Waxes | Phospholipids | Cholesterol | Essential fatty acids
Lipoproteins: Chylomicron | HDL | LDL | IDL | VLDL | Lp(a)
Types of Fat in Food: Saturated fat | Unsaturated fat: Monounsaturated fat | Polyunsaturated fat | Trans fats
Proteins: Amino acid | Peptide | Primary structure | Secondary structure | Tertiary structure | Protein folding | Protein Degradation | List of Standard Amino Acids | Essential amino acids
Essential nutrients: Vitamins | Minerals | Essential fatty acids | Essential amino acids
Vitamins: History | Human vitamins | Nutrition | Deficiencies | Overdose | Supplements | Nomenclature | Phytochemicals
Water soluble: Thiamin (B1) | Riboflavin (B2) | Niacin (B3) | Pantothenic acid (B5) | Pyridoxine (B6) | Biotin (B7 or H) | Folic acid (B9) | Cyanocobalamin (B12) | Choline | Ascorbic acid (C)
Fat soluble: Retinoids (A) | Ergocalciferol and Cholecalciferol (D) | Tocopherol (E) | Naphthoquinone (K)
Minerals: Bulk | Trace | Food sources
Guidelines for Nutrient Consumption: Calorie | Traditional Food Pyramid | MyPyramid | Serving size | Reference Daily Intake | Dietary Reference Intake | Food labeling | Nutritional Facts Panel
Body Weight: BMI | Body fat percentage | Basal metabolic rate | Obesity
Appetite: Regulation | Effector | Sensor | Role in disease | Pharmacology | Appetite suppressant
Dieting: Types | History | Thermoregulation | Exercise | Fat loss versus muscle loss | Energy obtained from food | Proper nutrition | How the body gets rid of fat | Psychological aspects | Weight loss groups
Popular diets: Low-fat | Atkins (low-carbohydrate) | Natural | Vegetarian | Very Low Calorie
Dangers: Diet pills | Yo-yo dieting | Dangers of fasting | Side effects
Veganism: Definition | Motivations | Cuisine | Health effects
Vegetarianism: Terminology | Diet | History | Motivations | Health effects | Demographics | Nutrition
Exercise: Benefits | Common myths | Targeted fat reduction | Muscle and fat tissue | Abdominal muscles | Excessive exercise | Activities | Categories | Breathing
Food allergy: Signs and symptoms | Eczema | The Big Eight | Diagnosis | Pathophysiology | Causes | Treatment | Statistics | Differing views | In children | Labeling laws
Digestive System Anatomy: Mouth | Pharynx | Esophagus | Stomach | Pancreas | Gallbladder | Liver | Small intestine | Duodenum | Jejunum | Ileum | Colon (large intestine) | Rectum | Anus
Digestion Physiology: Oral cavity | Stomach | Small intestine | Large intestine | Significance of pH | Hormones | Chemistry"
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December 15, 2009
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