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PERSONAL NUTRITION, Sixth Edition is the most concise introductory nutrition textbook on the market. Twelve chapters in length, it is designed for use in quarter or semesters schools where the introductory nutrition course is consumer focused. It takes an applied approach to the introductory nutrition course. It begins with a look at Nutrition science, followed by basics of diet planning, and then moves through the energy nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. It also includes a separate chapter on alcohol, as well as separate chapters on weight management, life cycle nutrition, and food safety and world hunger. Each chapter in this text relates nutrition science directly to the students so they can understand and apply the information to their own lives.

Discusses how to analyze food labels, food safety, food sources for nutrients, how to plan a healthy diet, etc.

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Boyle (dietetics, College of Saint Elizabeth, NJ) introduces readers to the complex world of nutrition. She explains in detail about different elements of a nutritious diet, examines weight control and exercise, as well as topics such as aging, nutrition for children and food safety and the global food supply. Quizzes throughout the book help to personalize the material, allowing readers to evaluate their own food habits and needs. Colorful charts, photographs, and drawings enliven the text and help clarify points. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495019343
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/27/2006
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 608
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Marie A. Boyle is Adjunct Professor and former Director of the Graduate Program in Nutrition at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, NJ, and is editor of the new "Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition" for Haworth Press. She holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Southern Maine, and received her MS and PhD in Nutrition from Florida State University. Marie Boyle is the author of two successful texts, PERSONAL NUTRITION, 6th Edition, coauthored with Sara Long (Thomson, 2007), and C

SARA LONG ROTH, PhD, RD, is Professor in the Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Prior to obtaining her PhD in health education, she practiced as a clinical dietitian for 11 years. Her specialty areas are medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education, and food and nutrition assessment. She is an active leader in national, state, and district dietetic associations where she has served in numerous elected and appointed positions, including the Commission on Accreditation of Dietetics Education, and Commission on Dietetic Registration. Dr. Long is coauthor of Understanding Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology, Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Case Study Approach, Foundations and Clinical Applications of Nutrition: A Nursing Approach, and Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy. Dr. Long has received various awards and honors for teaching, including Outstanding Dietetic Educator (ADA) and Outstanding Educator for the College of Agricultural Sciences.

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Table of Contents

1 The Art of Understanding Nutrition 1
Spotlight: Separating Nutrition Fact from Fiction 19
2 The Pursuit of an Ideal Diet 25
Spotlight: Close-Up on Food Labels 51
3 The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, and Fiber 59
Spotlight: Dipping Into the Melting Pot 102
4 The Lipids: Fats and Oils 111
Spotlight: Diet and Heart Disease 152
5 The Proteins and Amino Acids 163
Spotlight: The Vegetarian Diet 189
6 The Vitamins 195
Spotlight: The Antioxidant Vitamins 224
7 The Minerals and Water 229
Spotlight: Water - The Most Essential Nutrient 264
8 Weight Control 269
Spotlight: The Eating Disorders 308
9 Nutrition and Fitness 315
Spotlight: Alcohol and Nutrition 353
10 The Life Cycle: Conception Through the Later Years 361
Spotlight: Nutrition and Cancer Prevention 407
11 Food Safety and the Global Food Supply 413
Spotlight: Domestic and World Hunger 449
Appendixes
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