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Nutrition / Edition 3

Nutrition / Edition 3


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Nutrition, Third Edition, fully integrates MyPyramid and the 2005 Dietary Guidelines. The Third Edition is current, accurate, and offers a balanced presentation of behavioral change and the science of nutrition. It covers topics and issues that concern students and encourages them to actively participate and think about how the material they’re reading relates to their own lives. Nutrition, Third Edition, covers important biological and physiological phenomena, including emulsification, glucose regulation, digestion and absorption, and fetal development as well as familiar topics such as nutritional supplements, weight management, and exercise.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763742522
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 02/23/2007
Edition description: 3E
Pages: 1024
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.70(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

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

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