Summary: Contemporary Nutrition Seventh Edition is designed for students with little or no background in college-level biology, chemistry or physiology. It will provide students who lack a strong science background the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. With their friendly writing style, the authors act as the student's personal guide to dispelling common misconceptions and to gaining a solid foundation for making inform
Summary: Contemporary Nutrition Seventh Edition is designed for students with little or no background in college-level biology, chemistry or physiology. It will provide students who lack a strong science background the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. With their friendly writing style, the authors act as the student's personal guide to dispelling common misconceptions and to gaining a solid foundation for making informed nutrition choices. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 09 Cover: Paperback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Year Published: 2009 International: No
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NUTRITION: A KEY TO HEALTH Chapter 1: What You Eat and Why Chapter 2: Guidelines for Designing a Healthy Diet Chapter 3: The Human Body: A Nutrition Perspective ENERGY NUTRIENTS AND ENERGY BALANCE Chapter 4: Carbohydrates Chapter 5: Lipids Chapter 6: Proteins Chapter 7: Energy Balance and Weight Maintenance VITAMINS, MINERALS AND WATER Chapter 8: Vitamins Chapter 9: Water and Minerals NUTRITION: BEYOND THE NUTRIENTS Chapter 10: Nutrition: Fitness and Sports Chapter 11: Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Conditions Chapter 12: Food Safety Chapter 13: Undernutrition throughout the World NUTRITION: A FOCUS ON THE LIFE STAGES Chapter 14: Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Chapter 15: Nutrition from Infancy through Adolescence Chapter 16: Nutrition during Adulthood APPENDIXES: A: Solutions to Case Studies and Check Your Knowledge B: Daily Values Used in Food Labels C: Dietary Advice for Canadians D: The Exchange System E: Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment F: Chemical Structures in Nutrition G: Height-Weight Tables H: Sources of Nutrition Information I: English-Metric Conversions
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