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Contemporary Nutrition - Updated Edition

Contemporary Nutrition - Updated Edition - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073302102

Cover of Contemporary Nutrition - Updated Edition 6TH 07 (ISBN 978-0073302102)
ISBN13: 978-0073302102
ISBN10: 0073302104
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 07
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $130.00

Contemporary Nutrition - Updated Edition - 6TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073302102

Gordon M. Wardlaw and Anne M. Smith

ISBN13: 978-0073302102
ISBN10: 0073302104
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 07
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Contemporary Nutrition Sixth Edition Update is designed for students with little or no background in college-level biology, chemistry or physiology. Updated to include the new 2005 Dietary Guidelines & MyPyramid information, Contemporary Nutrition will provide students who lack a strong science background the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. With his friendly writing style, Gordon Wardlaw acts as the student's personal guide to dispelling common misconceptions and to gaining a solid foundation for making informed nutrition choices.

New Features

  • McGraw-Hill's ARIS is a complete, online tutorial, electronic homework, and course management system
  • This 6th edition Update includes the new 2005 dietary guidelines and MyPyramid information.
  • McGraw-Hill has partnered with NBC to provide 12 short videoclips on current nutrition topics.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Nutrition: A Key to Health

1 What You Eat and Why
2 Tools for Designing a Health Diet
3 The Human Body: A Nutrition Perspective

Part 2 The Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Alcohol

4 Carbohydrates
5 Lipids
6 Proteins
7 Alcohol

Part 3 Vitamins and Minerals

8 Vitamins
9 Water and Minerals

Part 4 Energy: Balance and Imbalance

10 Energy Balance and Weight Control
11 Nutrition: Fitness and Sports
12 Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Conditions

Part 5 Nutrition: A Focus on Life Stages

13 Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
14 Nutrition from Infancy through Adolescence
15 Nutrition During Adulthood

Part 6 Nutrition: Beyond the Nutrients

16 Food Safety
17 Undernutrition Throughout the World