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Nutrition and You

Nutrition and You - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0321696588

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ISBN13: 978-0321696588
ISBN10: 0321696581
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 12
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2012
International: No

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Nutrition and You - 2ND 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321696588

Joan Salge Blake

ISBN13: 978-0321696588
ISBN10: 0321696581
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 12
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.

Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

With a new Consumerism chapter, enhanced art and photos, and timely updates, this Second Edition of Nutrition & You personalizes nutritionndash;helping you make healthy nutrition choices and encouraging you to become an informed consumer of nutrition information.Throughout, each vitamin and mineral are introduced in self-contained spreads, called Visual Summary Tables, that help you learn to identify the key aspects of each nutrient at a glance. You're encouraged to relate the science of nutrition to your own dietary habits, helping you to separate fact from fiction and to distinguish high-quality nutrient sources from those of lesser quality. After reading this book, you'll know to think critically about information sources And The claims made in the popular press and online.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. What is Nutrition?

2. Tools for Healthy Eating

3. Basics of Digestion

4. Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches and Fiber

5. Fats, Oils and Other Lipids

6. Proteins and Amino Acids

7. Vitamins

8. Minerals and Water

9. Alcohol

10. Weight Management and Energy Balance

11. Nutrition and Fitness

12. Consumerism: From Farm to Table

13. Food Safety

14. Hunger at Home and Abroad

15. Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy through Infancy

16. Life Cycle Nutrition: Toddlers through the Later Years

Appendices: Calculations and Conversions; U.S. Exchange Lists for Meal Planning; Organizations and Resources

Glossary

References

Index

Credits

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