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Nutrition / Edition 5

Nutrition / Edition 5

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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, animations, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Written for majors and advanced non-majors, the Sixth Edition of Nutrition provides a modern, comprehensive introduction to nutrition concepts, guidelines, and functions. Its student-focused approach provides readers with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their overall nutrition.

New & Key Features:

• NEW - This text is among the first to highlight the findings and recommendations put forth in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
• UPDATED - Going Green and FYI boxes incorporate the latest nutrition-related research and news
• NEW - The new Getting Personal feature encourages students to apply concepts to their own lives
• NEW - Animations within the Navigate 2 eBook help simplify difficult concepts

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284021165
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 04/01/2013
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1024
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 10.90(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

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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