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Cover for Digestion of sugars and starch.

This chapter discussed the structure and digestion of simple sugars and oligosaccharides and starch in the different parts of the gastrointestinal tract of rabbits. Highlights of this chapter also focused on the factors affecting starch and sugar digestion as well as the benefits of starch and...

Author(s)
Blas, E.; Gidenne, T.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fat digestion.

This chapter discussed the chemical structure and physical properties of fats present in rabbit feeds and how utilization of this fat particulary triglycerides affects the health and welfare of rabbits.

Author(s)
Xiccato, G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Digestive system.

This chapter describes the anatomy of the digestive tract, the process of digestion and some gastrointestinal/digestive diseases in cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elements of poultry nutrition.

This chapter discussed the five components in poultry diet namely: energy, protein, minerals, vitamins and water. Highlights focused on the effect of nutrient shortage or imbalance in relation to other nutrients on the performance of the animals particularly on production of eggs and meat.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elements of pig nutrition.

This chapter describes the movement, digestion and absorption of dietary protein, fat, carbohydrate, minerals, vitamins, trace elements and water in the digestive tract of pigs at different stages of growth and production.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Strengthening the inside: effect of nutrition on gut health and maintenance and its impact on the integument integrity.

The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) of poultry is equipped to perform several important functions. One of these functions is the protection of the underlying structures of the entire digestive tract and minimization of the translocation of materials that may be inimical to the health of the bird. The...

Author(s)
Adedokun, S. A.; Olojede, O. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Absorption and distribution of chemical compounds.

This chapter reviews important physiological mechanisms involved in the absorption and distribution of xenobiotic compounds following oral ingestion, citing phthalates as an example.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Endogenous amino acids at the terminal ileum of the adult human.

During the digestion of food very considerable quantities of proteins of body origin (endogenous protein) are voided into the digestive tract of the adult human. Much of this material is recycled, with the protein being digested and the amino acids reabsorbed. Nevertheless large quantities of...

Author(s)
Moughan, P. J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937980)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Metabolic availability of amino acids in food proteins: new methodology.

Protein quality is a term used to describe the capacity of food proteins to meet the amino acid requirement estimates for humans. It is a measure of the nutritional value of food protein sources which depends on the concentration and balance of amino acids and on the digestibility and availability...

Author(s)
Levesque, C. L.; Elango, R.; Ball, R. O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937980)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Enhancing the performance of food-based strategies to improve micronutrient status and associated health outcomes in young children from poor-resource households in low-income countries: challenges and solutions.

Sustainable food-based micronutrient interventions are needed in poor-resource settings, where the prevalence of coexisting micronutrient deficiencies and infection is high, especially during childhood. Food-based interventions include fortification, dietary diversification and modification (DDM)...

Author(s)
Gibson, R. S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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