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Present Knowledge in Nutrition, 11th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human nutrition, including micronutrients, systems biology, immunity, public health, international nutrition, and diet and disease prevention. This definitive reference captures the current state of this vital and dynamic science from an international perspective. Below, see the topics that are covered in the chapters across both volumes.

Volume 1: Basic Nutrition and Metabolism

Section A: Macronutrients

Energy metabolism

Protein and amino acids

Carbohydrates

Lipids

Section B: Vitamins

Vitamin A and provitamin A carotenoids

Vitamin D

Vitamin E

Vitamin K

Vitamin C

Thiamine

Riboflavin

Niacin

Vitamin B6

Folate

Vitamin B12

Panothenic acid

Biotin

Choline

Section C: Minerals

Calcium

Phosphorus

Magnesium

Iron

Zinc

Copper

Iodine and the iodine deficiency disorders

Selenium

Chromium

Sodium, chloride, and potassium

Manganese, molybdenum, boron, silicon, and other trace elements

Section D: Other dietary components

Water

Fiber

Carotenoids

Carnitine

Dietary flavonoids

Dietary supplements

Section E: Cross discipline topics

Systems biology and nutrition

The microbiome and health

Nutrient regulation of the immune response

Volume 2: Clinical and Applies Topics in Nutrition

Section A: LifeStage nutrition and maintaining health

Infant nutrition

Nutrient needs and requirements during growth

Maternal nutrient metabolism and requirements in pregnancy

Nutrient metabolism and requirements in lactation

Nutrition, aging, and requirements in the elderly

Nutrition for sport and physical activity

A ration is not food until it is eaten: nutrition lessons learned from feeding soldiers

Energy balance: impact of physiology and psychology on food choice and eating behavior

Eating behaviors and strategies to promote weight loss and maintenance

Taste, cost, convenience, and food choices

Section B: Nutrition monitoring, measurement, and regulation 

Present knowledge in nutrition—nutrient databases

Nutrition surveillance

Dietary patterns

Assessment of dietary intake by self-reports and biological markers

Establishing nutrient intake values

Nutrition in labeling

Food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition

Section C: Clinical nutrition

The role of diet in chronic disease

Eating disorders

Diabetes and insulin resistance

Hypertension

Nutrition and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Nutrition and gastrointestinal disorders

Kidney disease and nutrition in adults and children

Alcohol: the role in nutrition and health

Liver disease

Nutritional anemias

Nutrition and bone disease

Food allergies, sensitivities, and intolerances

Nutrition and autoimmune diseases

Specialized nutrition support

Nutrition support in critically ill adults and children

Clinical nutrition in patients with cancer

Specialized nutrition support in burns, wasting, deconditioning, and hypermetabolic conditions