ISBN-10:
0763709107
ISBN-13:
9780763709105
Pub. Date:
11/28/2002
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Discovering Nutrition / Edition 1

Discovering Nutrition / Edition 1

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Overview

Discovering Nutrition, Second Edition, endorsed by the ADA, has been thoroughly updated to include MyPyramid and the 2005 Dietary Guidelines. This student-friendly text provides an introduction to nutrition on a non-majors level. Coverage of material such as digestion, metabolism, chemistry, and life cycle nutrition is clearly written, accessible, and engaging to undergraduate students.
  • Extensive Art Program
  • Clear Diagrams of difficult concepts
  • Helpful Chemistry review (on website)
  • Student Study Guide at no additional cost to your students
  • Co-author Elaine Turner received the USDA National Award for Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences in 2004.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763709105
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 11/28/2002
Series: Nutrition Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 900
Product dimensions: 8.86(w) x 10.82(h) x 1.18(d)

About the Author

Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California


California Institute of Human Nutrition, California


Logan University


Chicago Medical School

Table of Contents

ChapterChapter 1 Food Choices: Nutrients and Nourishment
ChapterChapter 2 Nutrition Guidelines: Tools for a Healthful Diet
ChapterChapter 3 The Human Body: from Food to Fuel
ChapterChapter 4 Carbohydrates: Simple Sugars and Complex Chains
ChapterSpotlight on Alcohol
ChapterChapter 5 Lipids: Not Just Fat
ChapterChapter 6 Proteins and Amino Acids: Function Follows Form
ChapterChapter 7 Vitamins: Vital Keys to Health
ChapterSpotlight on Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods
ChapterChapter 8 Water and Minerals: The Ocean Within
ChapterSpotlight on Metabolism and Energy Balance
ChapterChapter 9 Nutrition for Physical Performance
ChapterSpotlight on Eating Disorders
ChapterChapter 10 Diet and Health
ChapterSpotlight on Obesity and Weight Management
ChapterChapter 11 Life Cycle: Maternal and Infant Nutrition
ChapterChapter 12 Life Cycle: Childhood Through Older Adulthood
ChapterSpotlight on World Nutrition
ChapterChapter 13 Food Safety and Technology: Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering
ChapterAppendix A Dietary Reference Intakes
ChapterAppendix B USDA Food Intake Patterns
ChapterAppendix C Nutrition Assessment Methods
ChapterAppendix D Vitamin and Mineral Summary Tables
ChapterAppendix E The Gastrointestinal Tract
ChapterAppendix F ATP Produced from Macronutrients
ChapterAppendix G Major Metabolic Pathways
ChapterAppendix H Food Safety Tables
ChapterAppendix I Information Resources
ChapterAppendix J Calculations and Conversions

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