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Nutrition: An Applied Approach

Nutrition: An Applied Approach - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0321512185

Cover of Nutrition: An Applied Approach 2ND 09 (ISBN 978-0321512185)
ISBN13: 978-0321512185
ISBN10: 0321512189
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 09
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $135.25

Nutrition: An Applied Approach - 2ND 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321512185

Janice Thompson

ISBN13: 978-0321512185
ISBN10: 0321512189
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 09
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

TheSecond Edition of Nutrition: An Applied Approach, presents introductory nutrition information to non-majors in an applied format that discourages memorization and promotes long-term understanding of the material. The authors capitalize on studentsrsquo; natural interest in nutrition by demonstrating how it relates to their health and their everyday lives, and by addressing- and debunking- commonly held misconceptions students have. The applied nature of the book is also reflected in the functional organization of the micronutrient chapters. The Role of Nutrition in Our Health, Designing a Healthful Diet, The Human Body: Are We Really What We Eat?Carbohydrates: Plant-Derived Energy Nutrients, Alcohol, Fat: An Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrient, Proteins: Crucial Components of All Body Tissues, Vitamins and Minerals: Micronutrients with Macro Powers, Nutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance, Nutrients Involved in Antioxidant Function, Phytochemicals and Functional Foods, Nutrients Involved in Bone Health, Nutrients Involved in Energy Metabolism and Blood Health, Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight, Nutrition and Physical Activity: Keys to Good Health, Disordered Eating, Food Safety: Impact on Consumers, Nutrition Through the Lifecycle: Pregnancy and the First Year of Life, Nutrition Through the Lifecycle: Childhood to Late Adulthood, Global Nutrition.Intended for those interested in learning the basics of nutrition.

Table of Contents

1. The Role of Nutrition in Our Health

2. Designing a Healthful Diet

3. The Human Body: Are We Really What We Eat?

4. Carbohydrates: Plant-Derived Energy Nutrients In Depth: Alcohol

5. Fat: An Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrient

6. Proteins: Crucial Components of All Body Tissues In Depth: Vitamins and Minerals: Micronutrients with Macro Powers

7. Nutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

8. Nutrients Involved in Antioxidant Function In Depth: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods

9. Nutrients Involved in Bone Health

10. Nutrients Involved in Energy Metabolism and Blood Health

11. Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight

12. Nutrition and Physical Activity: Keys to Good Health

13. Disordered Eating

14. Food Safety: Impact on Consumers

15. Nutrition Through the Lifecycle: Pregnancy and the First Year of Life

16. Nutrition Through the Lifecycle: Childhood to Late Adulthood In Depth: Global Nutrition

Appendices: Nutrient Values of Foods; Conversions and Calculations, Caffeine Content of Foods; U.S. Exchange Lists; Stature-for-Age Charts; Organizations and Resources Answers to EOC Questions Glossary

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