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Perspectives in Nutrition / With Foodworks CD-ROM

Perspectives in Nutrition / With Foodworks CD-ROM - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0072489408

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ISBN13: 978-0072489408
ISBN10: 0072489405
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2002
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Perspectives in Nutrition / With Foodworks CD-ROM - 5TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072489408

Gordon M. Wardlaw

ISBN13: 978-0072489408
ISBN10: 0072489405
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 02
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

This student-focused introductory text presents the major concepts in nutrition including: the body's use of food nutrients and diet planning throughout the lifecycle. The text places special emphasis on the application of nutrition principles in everyday life by exploring the health consequences of nutrition practices.

Author Bio

Wardlaw, Gordon M. : Ohio State University

Table of Contents

Part One: Nutrition Basics
1 What Nourishes You?
2 The Basis of a Healthy Diet
3 Human Physiologic Processes
4 Metabolism

Part Two: The Energy-Yielding Nutrients
5 Carbohydrates
6 Lipids
7 Proteins
8 Alcohol

Part Three: The Vitamins and Minerals
9 The Fat-Soluble Vitamins
10 The Water-Soluble Vitamins
11 Water and the Major Minerals
12 Trace Minerals

Part Four: Energy Production and Energy Balance
13 Energy Balance and Weight Control
14 Sports Nutrition
15 Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and other Conditions

Part Five: Nutrition Applications in the Life Cycle
16 Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
17 Nutrition from Infancy through Adolescence
18 Nutrition During Adulthood

Part Six: Putting Nutrition Knowledge into Practice
19 Food Safety
20 Undernutrition Throughout the World

Appendix A Food Composition Table
Appendix B Chemistry: A Tool for Understanding Nutrition
Appendix C Dietary Advice for Canadians
Appendix D Exchange System List
Appendix E Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment
Appendix F Fatty Acids, Including Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Foods
Appendix G The 1983 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Height-Weight Table and Determination of Frame Size
Appendix H Caffeine Content of Foods
Appendix I Sources of Nutrition Information
Appendix J English-Metric Conversions and Metric Units

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