Nutrition, Study Guide: Everyday Choices / Edition 1

Nutrition, Study Guide: Everyday Choices / Edition 1

by Mary B. Grosvenor, Lori A. Smolin
     
 

Nutrition: Everyday Choices provides students with thedecision-making skills needed throughout their lifespan to navigatethe myriad of choices they will face in promoting their good healthand in preventing disease. A critical thinking approach and a solidunderpinning of the process of science empowers students to beknowledgeable consumers when faced with

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Nutrition: Everyday Choices provides students with thedecision-making skills needed throughout their lifespan to navigatethe myriad of choices they will face in promoting their good healthand in preventing disease. A critical thinking approach and a solidunderpinning of the process of science empowers students to beknowledgeable consumers when faced with diverse information aboutemerging diseases such a SARS, biotech foods and gene therapy. Asstudents apply the thought processes and decision-making skillslearned throughout the course, they come to understand that thereare not "good" foods and "bad" foods, but rather that each choiceis only part of an overall healthy diet and that it is the sum ofthose choices that determines good nutrition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471699835
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/25/2005
Edition description:
Study Guid
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Nutrition: Choices for Health.

Chapter 2: Guidelines For A Healthy Diet.

Chapter 3: The Digestive System: From Meals to Molecules.

Chapter 4: Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches, and Fibers.

Chapter 5: Lipids: Fats and Oils.

Chapter 6: Proteins and Amino Acids.

Chapter 7: Managing Your Weight.

Chapter 8: The Vitamins.

Chapter 9: Water and Minerals.

Chapter 10: Meeting Our Needs: Food, Fortification, and Supplements.

Chapter 11: Nutrition, Fitness, and Physical Activity.

Chapter 12: Nutrition, Pregnancy, and Infants.

Chapter 13: Nutrition from 2 to 102.

Chapter 14: How Safe is Our Food Supply.

Chapter 15: Feeding the World.

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