Nutrition & You Core Concepts for Good Health, MyPlate Edition Plus MyNutritionLab with eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 1

Nutrition & You Core Concepts for Good Health, MyPlate Edition Plus MyNutritionLab with eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 1

by Joan Salge Blake
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321897226

ISBN-13: 9780321897220

Pub. Date: 12/31/2012

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

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Nutrition & You: Core Concepts for Good Health is an exciting title in the introductory consumer nutrition market. Drawing on the strengths cultivated in Joan Salge Blake’s majors and non-majors editions, this text addresses the needs of the growing consumer market through a focused review of key nutrition topics and a hands-on, lively approach to useful information for everyday good nutrition and health.

Through the use of short, focused concepts rather than longer chapters, this text provides you with practical information and engaging tools that help you make positive changes in your nutrition and overall health, while covering the elements essential to a consumer-oriented introductory nutrition course. It exceeds key competitors in the market through its targeted content, useful features, lively readability, and accessible design–all intended to engage you and encourage you to apply this new knowledge to tyour daily life.

The MyPlate Edition features a write-to-fit update so that you and your instructor have the latest nutrition information right within your book (and instructors don’t have to change their syllabus). New information includes the new MyPlate graphic (which replaces the former MyPyramid throughout the book, including the Food Source Diagrams), the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, and the new Dietary Reference Intakes for vitamin D and calcium.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321897220
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
12/31/2012
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Why You Eat What You Eat

2. What is Nutrition?

3. Nutrition Claims: Sorting Fact from Fiction

4. Tools for Healthy Eating

5. Food Labels: Cracking the Code

6. Digestion: How Food Becomes Nutrition

7. Carbohydrates: Facts to Know

8. Carbohydrates: Foods to Eat

9. Diabetes: A Growing Epidemic

10. Fats: Facts to Know

11. Fats: Foods to Eat

12. Eat to Beat Heart Disease

13. Proteins: Facts to Know

14. Proteins: Foods to Eat

15. Vegetarian Diets: What to Eat When You Don’t Eat Meat

16. Vitamins: Small but Powerful

17. Minerals: Essential Elements

18. Water: Facts to Know, Fluids to Drink

19. Alcohol: The Real Story

20. Healthy Weight: What Is It and How Do You Maintain It?

21. Overweight and Obesity: Fighting the Factors that Put On Weight

22. Underweight and Disordered Eating: When Eating Enough is a Challenge

23. Fighting Cancer with a Knife and Fork

24. Focus on Fitness

25. Eat to Compete

26. Supplements and Functional Foods: Are They Right for You?

27. Food Safety

28. Food Insecurity

29. Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy Through Infancy

30. Life Cycle Nutrition: Childhood Through the Later Years

Appendices

Glossary

Index

Credits

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