Nutrition Now / Edition 6

Nutrition Now / Edition 6

by Judith E. Brown
     
 

This text for a one- to four-credit introductory course for nonmajors presents important concepts in nutrition in 33 flexible, stand-alone units. Coverage includes the core topics of nutrition and health relationships, healthy diets, and digestion, as well as topics such as eating disorders, cancer, herbal and other dietary supplements, and sports nutrition. Material… See more details below

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This text for a one- to four-credit introductory course for nonmajors presents important concepts in nutrition in 33 flexible, stand-alone units. Coverage includes the core topics of nutrition and health relationships, healthy diets, and digestion, as well as topics such as eating disorders, cancer, herbal and other dietary supplements, and sports nutrition. Material is written in a student-friendly style, with emphasis on applying knowledge to the student's life. This third edition offers new activities and expanded coverage of areas including genetically modified foods and food safety. Brown teaches nutrition and public health at the University of Minnesota.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538741378
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
753,912
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: A First-Class Warm-up: The Meaning of Nutrition
Unit 1Key Nutrition Concepts and Terms
Unit 2The Inside Story About Nutrition and Health
Unit 3Ways of Knowing About Nutrition
Unit 4Thinking Critically About Nutrition Information
Unit 5What Else Is in the Food We Eat?
Unit 6Understanding Nutrition Labels
Unit 7Nutrition, Attitudes, and Behavior
Unit 8What's a Healthful Diet?
Unit 9How the Body Uses Food
Unit 10Calories! Food, Energy, and Energy Balance
Unit 11The Highs and Lows of Body Weight
Unit 12Weight Control: The Myths and Realities
Unit l3Disordered Eating: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, and Pica
Unit 14Useful Facts About Sugars, Starches, and Fiber
Unit 15Alcohol: The Positives and Negatives
Unit 16Diet and Dental Health
Unit 17Proteins and Amino Acids
Unit 18Food Allergies and Intolerances
Unit 19A Vegetarian Way of Life
Unit 20Fats and Cholesterol in Health
Unit 21Nutrition and Heart Disease
Unit 22Vitamins and Your Health
Unit 23Diet and Cancer
Unit 24Good Things to Know About Minerals
Unit 25Water is an Essential Nutrient
Unit 26Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
Unit 27Nutrition and Physical Fitness for Everyone
Unit 28Nutrition and Physical Performance
Unit 29Good Nutrition for Life: Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Infancy
Unit 30Nutrition for the Growing Years: Childhood through Adolescence
Unit 31Nutrition and Health Maintenance for Adults and Elders
Unit 32The Multiple Dimensions of Food Safety
Unit 33Food and Nutrition: Problems and Programs
Unit 34Nutrition in the Twenty-First Century

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