Wardlaw's Perspectives in Nutrition / Edition 8

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Overview

Perspectives in Nutrition, 8th edition, is an introductory nutrition text appropriate for nutrition and science majors, as well as mixed majors/non-majors nutrition courses. This text has the richly deserved reputation of providing an accurate, current, in-depth and thoughtful introduction to the dynamic field of nutrition. The 8th edition introduces a new author team whose primary goal has been to maintain the strengths and philosophy that have been the hallmark of this book yet enhance the accessibility and personal application of materials for today's students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077263201
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/30/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 960
  • Sales rank: 1,312,137
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Nutrition Basics

1 The Science of Nutrition

2 Tools of a Healthy Diet

3 The Food Supply

4 Human Digestion and Absorption
Part 2 Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Alcohol

5 Carbohydrates

6 Lipids

7 Protein

8 Alcohol
Part 3 Metabolism and Energy Balance

9 Energy Metabolism

10 Energy Balance, Weight Control, & Eating Disorders

11 Nutrition, Exercise, and Sports
Part 4 Vitamins and Minerals

12 Fat-Soluble Vitamins

13 Water-Soluble Vitamins

14 Water and Major Minerals

15 Trace Minerals
Part 5 Nutrition Applications in the Life Cycle

16 Nutritional Aspects of Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

17 Nutrition during the Growing Years

18 Nutrition throughout Adulthood
Appendixes

A Human Physiology

B Chemistry

C Glycolysis, Citric Acid Cycle, , Electron Transport Chain, Eicosanoids, and Homocysteine Metabolism

D Dietary Advice for Canadians

E Exchange Systems

F Fatty Acids in Foods

G Height-Weight Tables

H Nutrition Calculations

I English-Metric Conversions

J Estimated Average Requirements (EARs) for Nutrients

K CDC Growth Charts

L Sources of Nutrition Information

M Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment
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