Nutrition / Edition 4 available in Hardcover
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Nutrition, Fourth Edition is an accessible introduction to nutritional concepts, guidelines, and functions. It brings scientifically based, accurate information to students about topics and issues that concern them—a balanced diet, weight management, and more—and encourages them to think about the material they’re reading and how it relates to their own lives.
Covering important biological and physiological phenomena, including glucose regulation, digestion and absorption, and fetal development - as well as familiar topics such as nutritional supplements and exercise - Nutrition, Fourth Edition provides a balanced presentation of behavioral change and the science of nutrition.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Product dimensions:||9.30(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.50(d)|
About the Author
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California
California Institute of Human Nutrition, California
Chicago Medical School
Table of Contents
Chapter1 Food Choices: Nutrients and Nourishment Chapter2 Nutrition Guidelines and Assessment Case Spotlight on Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods Chapter3 Digestion and Absorption Chapter4 Carbohydrates Chapter5 Lipids Chapter6 Proteins and Amino Acids Chapter7 Alcohol Chapter8 Metabolism Chapter9 Energy Balance, Body Composition, and Weight Management Case Spotlight on Obesity Chapter10 Fat-Soluble Vitamins Chapter11 Water-Soluble Vitamins Chapter12 Water and Major Minerals Chapter13 Trace Minerals Chapter14 Sports Nutrition: Eating for Peak Performance Case Spotlight on Eating Disorders Chapter15 Diet and Health Chapter16 Life Cycle: Maternal and Infant Nutrition Chapter17 Life Cycle: From Childhood Through Adulthood Chapter18 Food Safety and Technology: Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering Chapter19 World View of Nutrition: The Faces of Global Malnutrition