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Understanding Nutrition

Understanding Nutrition - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0534590048

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ISBN10: 0534590047
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Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2002
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Understanding Nutrition - 9TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534590048

Eleanor Noss Whitney and Sharon Rady Rolfes

ISBN13: 978-0534590048
ISBN10: 0534590047
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 02
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

Used by more than one million students, this text's clear writing, dynamic visuals, and integrated study aids engage and teach students the basic concepts and applications of nutrition. This comprehensive text includes up-to-date coverage of the newest research and emerging issues in nutrition. The pedagogical features of the text, as well as the authors' approachable style, help to make complex topics easily understandable for students.

Author Bio

Whitney, Eleanor Noss : Nutrition and Health Associates


Rolfes, Sharon Rady : Nutrition and Health Associates

Table of Contents

1. AN OVERVIEW OF NUTRITION.

Highlight: Nutrition Information--Experts and Quacks, on the Net and in the News.


2. PLANNING A HEALTHY DIET.

Highlight: College Bound--and Hungry.


3. DIGESTION, ABSORPTION, AND TRANSPORT.

Highlight: Common Digestive Problems.


4. THE CARBOHYDRATES: SUGAR, STARCH, AND FIBERS.

Highlight: Alternatives to Sugar.


5. THE LIPIDS: TRIGLYCERIDES, PHOSPHOLIPIDS, AND STEROLS.

Highlight: Alternatives to Fat.


6. PROTEIN: AMINO ACIDS.

Highlight: Vegetarian Diets.


7. METABOLISM: TRANSFORMATIONS AND INTERACTIONS.

Highlight: Alcohol and Nutrition.


8. ENERGY BALANCE AND BODY COMPOSITION.

Highlight: The Latest and Greatest Weight-Loss Diet--Again.


9. WEIGHT MANAGEMENT: OVERWEIGHT AND UNDERWEIGHT.

Highlight: Eating Disorders


10. THE WATER-SOLUBLE VITAMINS: B VITAMINS AND VITAMIN C.

Highlight: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements.


11. THE FAT-SOLUBLE VITAMINS: A, D, E, AND K.

Highlight: Antioxidant Nutrients and Phytochemicals in Disease Prevention.


12. WATER AND THE MAJOR MINERALS.

Highlight: Osteoporosis and Calcium.


13. THE TRACE MINERALS.

Highlight: Functional Foods: Are They Really Different?


14. FITNESS: PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, NUTRIENTS, AND BODY ADAPTATIONS.

Highlight: Supplements as rgogenic Aids


15. LIFE CYCLE NUTRITION: PREGNANCY AND LACTATION.

Highlight: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.


16. LIFE CYCLE NUTRITION: INFANCY, CHILDHOOD, AND ADOLESCENCE.

Highlight: The Early Development of Chronic Diseases.


17. LIFE CYCLE NUTRITION: ADULTHOOD AND THE LATER YEARS.

Highlight: Nutrient-Drug Interactions.


18. DIET AND HEALTH.

Highlight: Complementary and Alternative Medicines.


19. CONSUMER CONCERNS ABOUT FOODS AND WATER.

Highlight: Food Biotechnology.


20. HUNGER AND GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS.

Highlight: Progress Toward Sustainable Food Production.



Appendix A. : Cells, Hormones and Nerves.
Appendix B. : Basic Chemistry Concepts.
Appendix C. : Biochemical Structures and Pathways.
Appendix D. : Aids to Calculation.
Appendix E. : Nutrition Assessment.
Appendix F. : Nutrition Resources.
Appendix G. : United States: Recommendations, Choice System and Labels.
Appendix H. : Table of Food Composition.
Appendix I. : Canada: Recommendations, Choice System and Labels.
Appendix J : Measures of Protein Quality.
Glossary.
Index.

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