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Overview

This text contains 32 stand-alone units covering all of the basics and the newest research in nutrition, including phytochemicals, dietary supplements, nutrient-gene interactions, and the new DRIs. The author presents health and fitness from a public health perspective, with an emphasis on global nutrition and the cultural aspects of food. The modular format of the text allows instructors to select only those units they would like to include for their course.

Understanding nutrition labels/what's a healthful diet?/ weight control/proteins & amino acids/fats & cholesterol/etc

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538741378
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 670,630
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Judith E. Brown is a nutrition researcher, writer and speaker who provides consultation services to the food and pharmaceutical industries, and government health programs. As a Professor Emeritus of the Division of Epidemiology and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Minnesota, she successfully obtained and completed large, competitively funded research grants related to nutrition and health. Her areas of expertise include scientific advising on new product development, advising on product evaluation studies, public speaking to professional groups, consumer-oriented publications on topics specific to health and nutrition, and expert opinion papers on safety and efficacy of nutrients, neutraceuticals, and fortified products. Judy Brown has more than 30 years of instructional experience in the field of nutrition. She has also been involved with writing for several years and has written more than one hundred research articles for publications. She is the author of NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE, THIRD EDITION (Wadsworth, 2008). An avid researcher and an exceptional writer and teacher, Judith E. Brown is one of the most influential and respected authors in the field.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: A First-Class Warm-up: The Meaning of Nutrition
Unit 1 Key Nutrition Concepts and Terms
Unit 2 The Inside Story About Nutrition and Health
Unit 3 Ways of Knowing About Nutrition
Unit 4 Thinking Critically About Nutrition Information
Unit 5 What Else Is in the Food We Eat?
Unit 6 Understanding Nutrition Labels
Unit 7 Nutrition, Attitudes, and Behavior
Unit 8 What's a Healthful Diet?
Unit 9 How the Body Uses Food
Unit 10 Calories! Food, Energy, and Energy Balance
Unit 11 The Highs and Lows of Body Weight
Unit 12 Weight Control: The Myths and Realities
Unit l3 Disordered Eating: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, and Pica
Unit 14 Useful Facts About Sugars, Starches, and Fiber
Unit 15 Alcohol: The Positives and Negatives
Unit 16 Diet and Dental Health
Unit 17 Proteins and Amino Acids
Unit 18 Food Allergies and Intolerances
Unit 19 A Vegetarian Way of Life
Unit 20 Fats and Cholesterol in Health
Unit 21 Nutrition and Heart Disease
Unit 22 Vitamins and Your Health
Unit 23 Diet and Cancer
Unit 24 Good Things to Know About Minerals
Unit 25 Water is an Essential Nutrient
Unit 26 Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
Unit 27 Nutrition and Physical Fitness for Everyone
Unit 28 Nutrition and Physical Performance
Unit 29 Good Nutrition for Life: Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Infancy
Unit 30 Nutrition for the Growing Years: Childhood through Adolescence
Unit 31 Nutrition and Health Maintenance for Adults and Elders
Unit 32 The Multiple Dimensions of Food Safety
Unit 33 Food and Nutrition: Problems and Programs
Unit 34 Nutrition in the Twenty-First Century
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