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Wardlaw's Perspectives in Nutrition

Wardlaw's Perspectives in Nutrition - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0077263201

Cover of Wardlaw
ISBN13: 978-0077263201
ISBN10: 0077263200
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 09
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $183.75

Wardlaw's Perspectives in Nutrition - 8TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0077263201

Carol Byrd-Bredbenner

ISBN13: 978-0077263201
ISBN10: 0077263200
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 09
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Perspectives in Nutrition, 8th edition, is an introductory nutrition text appropriate for nutrition and science majors, as well as mixed majors/non-majors nutrition courses. This text has the richly deserved reputation of providing an accurate, current, in-depth and thoughtful introduction to the dynamic field of nutrition. The 8th edition introduces a new author team whose primary goal has been to maintain the strengths and philosophy that have been the hallmark of this book yet enhance the accessibility and personal application of materials for today's students..

Table of Contents

Part 1 Nutrition Basics 1 The Science of Nutrition 2 Tools of a Healthy Diet 3 The Food Supply 4 Human Digestion and Absorption Part 2 Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Alcohol 5 Carbohydrates 6 Lipids 7 Protein 8 Alcohol Part 3 Metabolism and Energy Balance 9 Energy Metabolism 10 Energy Balance, Weight Control, & Eating Disorders 11 Nutrition, Exercise, and Sports Part 4 Vitamins and Minerals 12 Fat-Soluble Vitamins 13 Water-Soluble Vitamins 14 Water and Major Minerals 15 Trace Minerals Part 5 Nutrition Applications in the Life Cycle 16 Nutritional Aspects of Pregnancy and Breastfeeding 17 Nutrition during the Growing Years 18 Nutrition throughout Adulthood Appendixes A Human Physiology B Chemistry C Glycolysis, Citric Acid Cycle, , Electron Transport Chain, Eicosanoids, and Homocysteine Metabolism D Dietary Advice for Canadians E Exchange Systems F Fatty Acids in Foods G Height-Weight Tables H Nutrition Calculations I English-Metric Conversions J Estimated Average Requirements (EARs) for Nutrients K CDC Growth Charts L Sources of Nutrition Information M Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment