ISBN13:978-0534645069 ISBN10: 0534645062 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0534406721 ISBN10: 0534406726
Edition/Copyright:10TH 06 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Wadsworth, Inc Year Published: 2006 International: No
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1. Food Choices and Human Health.
Controversy 1: Sorting The Impostors From The Real Nutrition Experts.
2. Nutrition Tools--Standards and Guidelines.
Controversy 2: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods: What Do They Promise? What Do They Deliver?
3. The Remarkable Body.
Controversy 3: Alcohol And Nutrition: Do The Benefits Outweigh The Risks?
4. The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, Glycogen, and Fiber.
Controversy 4: Sugar And Alternative Sweeteners: Are They Bad For You?
5. The Lipids: Fats, Oils, Phospholipids, and Sterols.
Controversy 5: High-Fat Foods: Which Support Good Health?"
6. The Proteins and Amino Acids
Controversy 6: Vegetarian and Meat-Containing Diets: What Are The Benefits and Pitfalls?
7. The Vitamins.
Controversy 7: Vitamin Supplements: Who Benefits?
8. Water and Minerals.
Controversy 8: Osteoporosis: Can Lifestyle Chioces Reduce The Risks?
9. Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight.
Controversy 9: The Perils Of Eating Disorders.
10. Nutrients, Physical Activity, and The Body's Responses.
Controversy 10: Erogogenic Aids: Breakthroughs, Gimmicks, Or Dangers?
11. Diet and Health.
Controversy 11: The Obesity Epidemic: How Can We Gain Control?
12. Food Safety and Food Technology.
Controversy 12: Organic Foods and Genetically Modified Foods: What Are The Pros and Cons?
13. Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and Infant.
Controversy 13: "Childhood Obesity and Early Chronic Diseases.
14. Child, Teen, and Older Adult.
Controversy 14: Nutrient-Drug Interactions: Who Should Be Concerned?
15. Hunger and the Global Environment.
Controversity 15: Agribusiness and Food Production: How to Go Forward.
Appendix A. Table of Food Composition. Appendix B. Canadiana: Recommendations, Choice Systems, and Labels. Appendix C. Aids to Calculation. Appendix D. U.S. Food Exchange System. Appendix E. Nutrition Resources. Appendix F. Reference Notes. Appendix G. Answers to Self-Check Questions. Appendix H. Physical Activity and Energy Requirements. Glossary. Index.
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