Perspectives in Nutrition / Edition 7

Perspectives in Nutrition / Edition 7

by Gordon M. Wardlaw, Jeffrey Hampl
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073228060

ISBN-13: 9780073228068

Pub. Date: 06/23/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Perspectives in Nutrition, Seventh Edition, is an introductory nutrition text appropriate for the majors and mixed-majors nutrition courses. This student-focused text presents the major concepts in nutrition including the body's use of food nutrients and diet planning throughout the life cycle. The text places special emphasis on the application of nutrition

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Perspectives in Nutrition, Seventh Edition, is an introductory nutrition text appropriate for the majors and mixed-majors nutrition courses. This student-focused text presents the major concepts in nutrition including the body's use of food nutrients and diet planning throughout the life cycle. The text places special emphasis on the application of nutrition principles in everyday life by exploring the health consequences of nutrition practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073228068
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/23/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
758
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.69(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Instructor
Preface to the Student
1What Nourishes You?1
Expert Opinion: Junk foods of junk diets?16
2The Basis of a Healthy Diet31
Nutrition Perspective: What's on the label?[s.n.]
3Carbohydrates69
Expert Opinion: The value of intense sweeteners96
4Lipids107
Expert Opinion: Women and heart disease128
5Proteins151
Expert Opinion: A close look at soybeans172
6Digestion and Absorption183
Expert Opinion: Gastroquackery202
7Metabolism217
Expert Opinion: Molecular biology in nutrition222
8Energy Balance253
Expert Opinion: Do carbohydrates turn into fat?260
9Weight Control293
Expert Opinion: Very-low-calorie diets in the treatment of obesity316
10Nutrition for Fitness331
Expert Opinion: What can a physically active lifestyle promise?340
11Eating Disorders367
Expert Opinion: Eating disorders382
12The Fat-Soluble Vitamins395
Expert Opinion: Given current information, should healthy Americans take antioxidant supplements?422
13The Water-Soluble Vitamins437
Expert Opinion: Some mysteries surrounding vitamin B-6454
14Water and the Major Minerals487
Expert Opinion: Calcium: an under-consumed essential nutrient516
15The Trace Minerals531
Expert Opinion: Chromium: charlatans' delight or nutritionists' concern?556
16Pregnancy and Lactation571
Expert Opinion: Human milk: the ecologically sound way to feed an infant596
17Infants, Children, and Teenagers611
Expert Opinion: Helping children to eat well636
18The Adult Years657
Expert Opinion: What should I eat to live longer?666
19Food Safety697
Expert Opinion: How safe is the American food supply?720
20Undernutrition throughout the World737
Expert Opinion: The human side of hunger and poverty in America750
App. A: Food composition tableA-1
App. B: Chemistry: a tool for understanding nutritionA-75
App. C: Mathematical tools for use in nutrition studyA-91
App. D: U.S. Dietary GoalsA-93
App. E: Dietary advice for CanadiansA-95
App. F: Exchange System listsA-101
App. G: Dietary intake and energy expenditure assessmentA-111
App. H: Fatty acids, including omega-3 fatty acids in foodsA-121
App. I: Important chemical structuresA-125
App. J: Metabolic pathways: glycolysis and the citric acid cycleA-129
App. K: Energy cost of various activitiesA-131
App. L: Determination of frame sizeA-133
App. M: Caffeine content of foodsA-135
App. N: Carotenoid content of selected fruits and vegetablesA-139
App. O: Prenatal weight gain chartA-141
App. P: Common food additivesA-143
App. Q: Sources of nutrition informationA-145
Answers to Nutrition Awareness InventoriesNA-1
Answers to Critical Thinking QuestionsCT-1
GlossaryG-1
IndexI-1

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