By Benjamin Caballero
The present prestige of human meals is obviously summarized during this three-volume set. The editorial board and the participants are hugely revered lecturers and working towards nutritionists from worldwide. subject assurance is broad, starting from meals rules in constructing international locations to being pregnant and steatorrhea. every one access levels from 4 to forty eight pages in size and features a checklist of contents, references to comparable articles, and proposals for extra studying. The meant readership is scholars, researchers, physicians, social employees, and nutritionists, however the writing is such that the paintings is offered to the lay reader. An further function is a web-accessible digital model, that's on hand to libraries at a minimum each year rate and will be IP limited for schools and universities (that is, the net web page seems to be on the numerical web handle of the pc logging to the net web page to ensure it's approved to log in). the most problem is the excessive expense, which places the set out of the achieve of so much public and small university libraries. they could as a substitute are looking to examine David Bender's food: A Reference instruction manual (Oxford Univ., 1996). urged for scientific, college, and massive university and public libraries.AEric D. Albright, Duke scientific Ctr. Lib., Durham, NC
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In plasma, CETP participates in the modulation of reverse cholesterol transport by facilitating the transfer of cholesterol esters from high-density lipoprotein (HDL) to triglyceride-rich apoB-containing lipoproteins. VLDLs, in particular, are converted to low-density lipoproteins (LDLs), which are subjected to hepatic clearance by the apoB/E receptor system. Adipose tissue probably represents one of the major sources of CETP in humans. Therefore, WAT represents a cholesterol storage organ, whereby peripheral cholesterol is taken up by HDL particles, acting as cholesterol efflux acceptors, and is returned for hepatic excretion.
VITAMIN K FAT STORES see ADIPOSE TISSUE FATS see FATTY ACIDS: Metabolism; Monounsaturated; Omega-3 Polyunsaturated; Omega-6 Polyunsaturated; Saturated; Trans Fatty Acids. LIPIDS: Chemistry and Classification; Composition and Role of Phospholipids FATS AND OILS A H Lichtenstein 177 FATTY ACIDS Metabolism P A Watkins Monounsaturated 186 P Kirk 198 Omega-3 Polyunsaturated A P Simopoulos 205 Omega-6 Polyunsaturated J M Hodgson, T A Mori and M L Wahlqvist 219 Saturated R P Mensink and E H M Temme Trans Fatty Acids M J Sadler 225 230 CONTENTS FERTILITY R E Frisch xxxi 237 FETAL ORIGINS OF DISEASE see EARLY ORIGINS OF DISEASE: Fetal; Non-Fetal FIBER see DIETARY FIBER: Physiological Effects and Effects on Absorption; Potential Role in Etiology of Disease; Role in Nutritional Management of Disease FISH A Arin˜o, J A Beltra´n, A Herrera and P Roncale´s 247 FLAVONOIDS see PHYTOCHEMICALS: Classification and Occurrence; Epidemiological Factors FOLATE see FOLIC ACID FOLIC ACID J McPartlin 257 FOOD ALLERGIES Etiology T J David 265 Diagnosis and Management T J David FOOD CHOICE, INFLUENCING FACTORS FOOD COMPOSITION DATA FOOD FOLKLORE 270 A K Draper 277 S P Murphy 282 J Dwyer and J Freitas 289 FOOD FORTIFICATION Developed Countries R Nalubola 295 Developing Countries O Dary and J O Mora 302 FOOD INTAKE see DIETARY INTAKE MEASUREMENT: Methodology; Validation.
In adipose tissue, fat cells are individually held in place by delicate reticular fibers clustering in lobular masses bounded by fibrous septa surrounded by a rich capillary network. In adults, adipocytes may comprise around 90% of adipose mass accounting only for roughly 25% of the total cell population. Thus, adipose tissue itself is composed not only of adipocytes, but also other cell types called the stroma-vascular fraction, comprising blood cells, endothelial cells, pericytes, and adipose precursor cells among others (Figure 5); these account for the remaining 75% of the total cell population, representing a wide range of targets for extensive autocrine-paracrine cross-talk.
Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition (2nd Edition) by Benjamin Caballero