ISBN13:978-0321696649 ISBN10: 0321696646 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0321721310 ISBN10: 0321721314
Summary: Nutrition: an Applied Approach, Third Editionintroduces nutrition in an innovative, applied presentation that helps you retain the material long after you leave the class. Recognizing the natural interest students have in nutrition, the authors demonstrate how it relates to your health and everyday life, and examine commonly held misconceptions. This book focuses on the functions of vitamins and minerals and relates them to everyday health issues that you can easily grasp. the applie
d content is focused on four key chaptersndash;fluid and electrolyte balance, antioxidant function, bone health, and energy metabolism and blood health. Along with a host of new features, the Third Edition includes updated theory and research findings, developing trends, and tools to challenge nutritional myths and misperceptions.
Summary: Nutrition: an Applied Approach, Third Editionintroduces nutrition in an innovative, applied presentation that helps you retain the material long after you leave the class. Recognizing the natural interest students have in nutrition, the authors demonstrate how it relates to your health and everyday life, and examine commonly held misconceptions. This book focuses on the functions of vitamins and minerals and relates them to everyday health issues that you can easily grasp. the applied content is focused on four key chaptersndash;fluid and electrolyte balance, antioxidant function, bone health, and energy metabolism and blood health. Along with a host of new features, the Third Edition includes updated theory and research findings, developing trends, and tools to challenge nutritional myths and misperceptions. ...show less
Table of Contents Chapter 1: The Role of Nutrition in Our Health In Depth: Alcohol Chapter 2: Designing a Healthful Diet In Depth: Phytochemicals Chapter 3: The Human Body: Are We Really What We Eat? In Depth: Disorders Related to Specific Foods Chapter 4: Carbohydrates: Plant-Derived Energy Nutrients In Depth: Diabetes Chapter 5: Fats: Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrients In Depth: Cardiovascular Disease Chapter 6: Proteins: Crucial Components of All Body Tissues In Depth: Vitamins and Minerals: Micronutrients with Macro Powers Chapter 7: Nutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance In Depth: Dehydration and Fluid Imbalance Chapter 8: Nutrients Involved in Antioxidant Function In Depth: Cancer Chapter 9: Nutrients Involved in Bone Health In Depth: Osteoporosis Chapter 10: Nutrients Involved in Energy Metabolism and Blood Health In Depth: Dietary Supplements: Necessity or Waste? Chapter 11: Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight In Depth: Obesity Chapter 12: Nutrition and Physical Activity: Keys to Good Health In Depth: Disordered Eating Chapter 13: Food Safety, Systems, and Technology In Depth: Global Nutrition Chapter 14: Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy and the First Year of Life In Depth: The Fetal Environment: A Lasting Impression Chapter 15: Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Childhood to Late Adulthood In Depth: Searching for the Fountain of Youth Appendices A: Calculations and Conversions B: Caffeine Content of Foods C: U.S. Exchange Lists for Meal Planning D: Stature-for-Age Charts E: Organizations and Resources Answers to Review Questions Glossary References Index Credits
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