Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport / Edition 5

Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport / Edition 5

by Melvin H. Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0697295109

ISBN-13: 9780697295101

Pub. Date: 07/01/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This textbook provides the reader with thorough coverage of the role nutrition plays in enhancing one's health,fitness and sport performance. Current research and practical activities are incorporated throughout.  See more details below

Overview

This textbook provides the reader with thorough coverage of the role nutrition plays in enhancing one's health,fitness and sport performance. Current research and practical activities are incorporated throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697295101
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
07/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
8.56(w) x 10.82(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sports Performance

2 Healthful Nutrition for Fitness and Sport: The Consumer Athlete

3 Human Energy

4 Carbohydrates: The Main Energy Food

5 Fat: An Important Energy Source during Exercise

6 Protein: The Tissue Builder

7 Vitamins: The Organic Regulators

8 Minerals: The Inorganic Regulators

9 Water, Electrolytes and Temperature Regulation

10 Body Weight and Composition for Health and Sport

11 Weight Maintenance and Loss through Proper Nutrition and Exercise

12 Weight Gaining through Proper Nutrition and Exercise

13 Food Drugs and Related Supplements

Appendix A—Units of Measurement: English System—Metric System Equivalents

Appendix B—Approximate Caloric Expenditure per Minute for Various Physical Activities

Appendix C—Self-Test on Drinking Habits and Alcoholism

Appendix D—Determination of Healthy Body Weight

Appendix E—Exchange Lists for Meal Planning

Appendix F—Calories, Percent Fat, Cholesterol, Sodium, and Dietary Fiber in Selected Fast-Food Restaurant Products

Appendix G—Energy Pathways of Carbohydrate, Fat, and Protein

Appendix H—Small Steps: 120 Small Steps to a Healthier Diet and Increased Physical Activity

Appendix I—Sample Menu for a 2000-Calorie Food Pattern

Appendix J—MyPyramid for Kids

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