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Nutrition : Science and Applications (Cloth) -Text Only

Nutrition : Science and Applications (Cloth) -Text Only - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471420859

Cover of Nutrition : Science and Applications (Cloth) -Text Only 08 (ISBN 978-0471420859)
ISBN13: 978-0471420859
ISBN10: 0471420859
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 08
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

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Nutrition : Science and Applications (Cloth) -Text Only - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471420859

Lori A. Smolin and Mary B. Grosvenor

ISBN13: 978-0471420859
ISBN10: 0471420859
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 08
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2008
International: No
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.

Table of Contents

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