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With more than 1 million users, NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES remains the nutrition text of choice for majors and non-majors alike. Packed with practical applications and powerful resources, the exciting new eleventh edition equips you with a thorough understanding of important nutrition concepts and tools to make informed and responsible decisions about your own nutrition. Known for its clear explanations that show relevance to readers, the text helps students of all backgrounds learn the basics of nutrition—from being good consumers to understanding the science of nutrition. It is packed with practical applications that support quantitative learning skills, critical-thinking skills, and behavior change. The authors quickly draw you into the study of nutrition through a number of innovative learning tools, including captivating chapter opening "Do You Ever" sections, "Food Feature" and "Consumer Corner" sections, integrated "Key Points," and end-of-chapter "Controversies." An exciting new CengageNOW™ resource site provides a variety of learning aids, including the unique "MyTurn" student video case studies, personalized learning plans, behavior change activities, animations, and much more. Combining a powerful package with comprehensive, up-to-date, engaging coverage, NUTRITION CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES, Eleventh Edition, is the text for you!
1. Food Choices and Human Health. Controversy 1: Sorting the Impostors From the Real Nutrition Experts. 2. Nutrition Tools—Standards and Guidelines. Controversy 2: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods: What Do They Promise? What Do They Deliver? 3. The Remarkable Body. Controversy 3: Alcohol and Nutrition: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks? 4. The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, Glycogen, and Fiber. Controversy 4: Sugar and Alternative Sweeteners: Are They Bad for You? 5. The Lipids: Fats, Oils, Phospholipids, and Sterols. Controversy 5: High-Fat Foods: Which to Choose for Good Health? 6. The Proteins and Amino Acids. Controversy 6: Vegetarian and Meat-Containing Diets: What Are the Benefits and Pitfalls? 7. The Vitamins. Controversy 7: Vitamin Supplements: Who Benefits? 8. Water and Minerals. Controversy 8: Osteoporosis: Can Lifestyle Choices Reduce the Risks? 9. Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight. Controversy 9: The Perils of Eating Disorders. 10. Nutrients, Physical Activity, and the Bodys Responses. Controversy 10: Erogogenic Aids: Breakthroughs, Gimmicks, or Dangers? 11. Diet and Health. Controversy 11: The Obesity Epidemic: How Can We Gain Control? 12. Food Safety and Food Technology. Controversy 12: Organic Foods and Genetically Modified Foods: What Are the Pros and Cons? 13. Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and Infant. Controversy 13: Childhood Obesity and Early Chronic Diseases. 14. Child, Teen, and Older Adult. Controversy 14: Nutrient-Drug Interactions: Who Should Be Concerned? 15. Hunger and Global Environment. Controversy 15: Agribusiness and Food Production: How to Go Forward. Appendix A: Table of Food Composition. Appendix B: Canadiana: Recommendations, Choice Systems, and Labels. Appendix C: Aids to Calculation. Appendix D: U.S. Food Exchange System. Appendix E: Nutrition Resources. Appendix F: Reference Notes. Appendix G: Answers to Self-Check Questions. Appendix H: Physical Activity and Energy Requirements. Glossary. Index.
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