Nutrition: Science and Applications / Edition 2

Nutrition: Science and Applications / Edition 2

by Lori A. Smolin, Mary B. Grosvenor
     
 

This introductory nutrition text teaches students the basic principles of nutrition science, as well as how to use those principles to understand nutrition information and make wise food choices. Throughout, the authors emphasize that diets are comprised the individual food choices we make on a daily basis - and that one choice doesn't make or break a diet. This… See more details below

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This introductory nutrition text teaches students the basic principles of nutrition science, as well as how to use those principles to understand nutrition information and make wise food choices. Throughout, the authors emphasize that diets are comprised the individual food choices we make on a daily basis - and that one choice doesn't make or break a diet. This edition incorporates health and disease, metabolism, cultural diversity, and life cycle topics into every chapter. New and expanded coverage of the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs), nutrition and gene expression, weight management, dietary supplements, and environmental issues is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470524749
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/07/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
936
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents

1Nutrition: Everyday Choices1
2Applying the Science of Nutrition25
3The Human Body: From Meals to Molecules54
4Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches, and Fiber79
5Lipids: How Much of a Good Thing?113
6Protein: The Privileged Nutrient145
7Energy Balance and Weight Management176
8The Water-Soluble Vitamins216
9The Fat-Soluble Vitamins249
10The Internal Sea: Water and the Major Minerals270
11The Trace Minerals: Our Elemental Needs308
12Meeting Our Needs: Food, Fortified Foods, and Supplements335
13Fueling Fitness: Nutrition and Exercise361
14In the Beginning: Nutrition for Mothers and Infants394
15The Growing Years: Infancy to Adolescence426
16Nutrition and Aging: The Adult Years458
17How Safe Is Our Food Supply?483
18The Global View: Feeding the World516
App. ANutrient Composition of Foods
App. BStandards for Body Size
App. CNormal Blood Values of Nutritional Relevance
App. DSources of Information on Nutrition
App. ECanadian Recommendations and Guidelines
App. FNutrient Intake Recommendations by the World Health Organization
App. GU.S. Nutrition Recommendations
App. HEthnic Diet Planning Tools
App. IExchange Lists
App. JFood Labeling Information
App. KEnergy Expenditure for Various Activities
App. LConversions and Calculations
App. MAnswers to Critical Thinking Exercises
Glossary
Index

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