Summary: Obesity has become a major health issue throughout the world, but many people just aren't aware of the proper nutrition needed in a diet. Smolin guides readers through the science of nutrition, providing real-world examples to show them how to apply this information to their lives. Each chapter delves into the strong science base while exploring the basis of current nutrition recommendations. This approach will help readers effectively evaluate new information that t
Summary: Obesity has become a major health issue throughout the world, but many people just aren't aware of the proper nutrition needed in a diet. Smolin guides readers through the science of nutrition, providing real-world examples to show them how to apply this information to their lives. Each chapter delves into the strong science base while exploring the basis of current nutrition recommendations. This approach will help readers effectively evaluate new information that they encounter. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:08 Cover: Hardback Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published: 01/09/2007 International: No
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1. Nutrition: Everyday Choices 2. Applying the Science of Nutrition 3. The Human Body: From Meals to Molecules 4. Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches, and Fiber 5. Lipids: How Much of a Good Thing? 6. Protein: The Privileged Nutrient 7. Energy Balance and Weight Management 8. The Water-Soluble Vitamins 9. The Fat-Soluble Vitamins 10. The Internal Sea: Water and the Major Minerals 11. The Trace Minerals: Our Elemental Needs 12. Meeting Our Needs: Food, Fortified Foods, and Supplements 13. Fueling Fitness: Nutrition and Exercise 14. In the Beginning: Nutrition for Mothers and Infants 15. The Growing Years: Infancy to Adolescence 16. Nutrition and Aging: The Adult Years 17. How Safe Is Our Food Supply? 18. The Global View: Feeding the World App. A Nutrient Composition of Foods App. B Standards for Body Size App. C Normal Blood Values of Nutritional Relevance App. D Sources of Information on Nutrition App. E Canadian Recommendations and Guidelines App. F Nutrient Intake Recommendations by the World Health Organization App. G U.S. Nutrition Recommendations App. H Ethnic Diet Planning Tools App. I Exchange Lists App. J Food Labeling Information App. K Energy Expenditure for Various Activities App. L Conversions and Calculations App. M Answers to Critical Thinking Exercises Glossary Index
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