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
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Ph.D., R.D., FAND, received her doctorate from Pennsylvania State University. Currently, she is Professor in the Nutritional Sciences Department at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She teaches a wide range of undergraduate and graduate nutrition courses. Her research interests focus on investigating environmental factors that affect dietary choices and health outcomes. Dr. Byrd-Bredbenner has authored numerous nutrition texts, journal articles, and computer software packages. She has received teaching awards from the American Dietetic Association (now called the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics), Society for Nutrition Education, and U.S. Department of Agriculture. She was the recipient of the American Dietetic Association’s Anita Owen Award for Innovative Nutrition Education Programs. She also was a Fellow of the United Nations, World Health Organization at the WHO Collaborating Center for Nutrition Education, University of Athens, Greece. She enjoys exploring food and culinary customs, traveling, diving, and gardening.

Gaile L. Moe, Ph. D., R.D., earned a doctorate in nutritional sciences at the University of Washington. She is a registered dietitian who has worked in clinical nutrition, research, and management, as well as education. She is currently Professor and Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics at Seattle Pacific University. She has published in peer-reviewed journals in the areas of nutrition and cancer and media reporting of nutrition research. Gaile enjoys swimming, cycling, walking, and hiking, along with learning about culinary traditions, food, and food policy.

Jacqueline R. Berning, P h.D., R. D., CSSD , earned her doctorate in nutrition from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. She is currently Professor and Chair of the Health Science Department at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS), where she has won numerous teaching awards. Dr. Berning is published in the area of sports dietetics and was the sport dietitian for the Denver Broncos for over 25 years, Cleveland Indians for 18 years, and Colorado Rockies for 10 years. Currently she is the sport dietitian for UCCS athletics and US Lacrosse. She is active in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, where she served as the chair of the Program Planning Committee for FNCE and is currently Chair of the Appeals Committee. In 2014, Dr. Berning was awarded the Mary Abbot Hess Award for Culinary Events for teaching the University of Colorado football team how to grocery shop and cook. Additionally, she served 6 years as an ADA spokesperson and is a former chair of the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionists dietetics practice group. She enjoys walking, hiking, and gardening.

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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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