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Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport

Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073375557

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ISBN13: 978-0073375557
ISBN10: 0073375551
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 10
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2010
International: No

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Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport - 9TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073375557

Melvin Williams

ISBN13: 978-0073375557
ISBN10: 0073375551
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 10
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

This textbook provides the reader with thorough coverage of the role nutrition plays in enhancing one's health, fitness, and sport performance. Current research and practical activities are incorporated throughout.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sports Performance

2 Healthful Nutrition for Fitness and Sport: The Consumer Athlete

3 Human Energy

4 Carbohydrates: The Main Energy Food

5 Fat: An Important Energy Source during Exercise

6 Protein: The Tissue Builder

7 Vitamins: The Organic Regulators

8 Minerals: The Inorganic Regulators

9 Water, Electrolytes and Temperature Regulation

10 Body Weight and Composition for Health and Sport

11 Weight Maintenance and Loss through Proper Nutrition and Exercise

12 Weight Gaining through Proper Nutrition and Exercise

13 Food Drugs and Related Supplements

Appendix A Units of Measurement: English SystemMetric System Equivalents

Appendix B Approximate Caloric Expenditure per Minute for Various Physical Activities

Appendix C Self-Test on Drinking Habits and Alcoholism

Appendix D Determination of Healthy Body Weight

Appendix E Exchange Lists for Meal Planning

Appendix F Calories, Percent Fat, Cholesterol, Sodium, and Dietary Fiber in Selected Fast-Food Restaurant Products

Appendix G Energy Pathways of Carbohydrate, Fat, and Protein

Appendix H Small Steps: 120 Small Steps to a Healthier Diet and Increased Physical Activity

Appendix I Sample Menu for a 2000-Calorie Food Pattern

Appendix J MyPyramid for Kids