Nutrition: An Applied Approach / Edition 3

Nutrition: An Applied Approach / Edition 3

by Janice Thompson, Melinda Manore
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321696646

ISBN-13: 9780321696649

Pub. Date: 01/12/2011

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

Written for non-nutrition majors, this textbook explains the role carbohydrates, fat, and protein play in human health, and describes the nutrients that support fluid and electrolyte balance, antioxidant function, bone and blood health, energy metabolism, pregnancy, childhood growth, and the needs of older adults. The CD-ROM contains a dietary analysis tool.

Overview

Written for non-nutrition majors, this textbook explains the role carbohydrates, fat, and protein play in human health, and describes the nutrients that support fluid and electrolyte balance, antioxidant function, bone and blood health, energy metabolism, pregnancy, childhood growth, and the needs of older adults. The CD-ROM contains a dietary analysis tool. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321696649
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
01/12/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter. 1 Nutrition: Linking Food, Function, and Health
Chapter. 1.5 In Depth: New Frontiers in Nutrition and Health

Chapter. 2 Designing a Healthful Diet
Chapter. 2.5 In Depth: Eating Wisely

Chapter. 3 The Human Body: Are We Really What We Eat?
Chapter. 3.5 In Depth: Disorders Related to Specific Foods

Chapter. 4 Carbohydrates: Plant-Derived Energy Nutrients
Chapter. 4.5 In Depth: Diabetes

Chapter. 5 Fats: Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrients
Chapter. 5.5 In Depth: Cardiovascular Disease

Chapter. 6 Proteins: Crucial Components of all Body Tissues
Chapter. 6.5 In Depth: Vitamins and Minerals: Micronutrients with Macro Powers

Chapter. 7 Nutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Chapter. 7.5 In Depth: Alcohol

Chapter. 8 Nutrients Involved in Antioxidant Function and Vision
Chapter. 8.5 In Depth: Cancer

Chapter. 9 Nutrients Involved in Bone Health
Chapter. 9.5 In Depth: Osteoporosis

Chapter. 10 Nutrients Involved in Energy Metabolism and Blood Health
Chapter. 10.5 In Depth: Dietary Supplements: Necessity or Waste?

Chapter. 11 Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight
Chapter. 11.5 In Depth: Disordered Eating

Chapter. 12 Nutrition and Physical Activity: Keys to Good Health

Chapter. 12.5 In Depth: Do Active People Need Ergogenic Aids?

Chapter. 13 Food Safety and Technology: Impact on Consumers

Chapter. 13.5 In Depth: Food Ethics: Sustainability, Equity, and the New Food Movement

Chapter. 14 Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy and the First Year of Life

Chapter. 14.5 In Depth: The Fetal Environment: A Lasting Impression

Chapter. 15 Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Childhood to Late Adulthood

Chapter. 15.5 In Depth: Searching for the Fountain of Youth

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