Discovering Nutrition / Edition 4 available in Paperback
Discovering Nutrition, Second Edition, endorsed by the ADA, has been thoroughly updated to include MyPyramid and the 2005 Dietary Guidelines. This student-friendly text provides an introduction to nutrition on a non-majors level. Coverage of material such as digestion, metabolism, chemistry, and life cycle nutrition is clearly written, accessible, and engaging to undergraduate students.
- Extensive Art Program
- Clear Diagrams of difficult concepts
- Helpful Chemistry review (on website)
- Student Study Guide at no additional cost to your students
- Co-author Elaine Turner received the USDA National Award for Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences in 2004.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
About the Author
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California
California Institute of Human Nutrition, California
Chicago Medical School
Table of Contents
ChapterChapter 1 Food Choices: Nutrients and Nourishment ChapterChapter 2 Nutrition Guidelines: Tools for a Healthful Diet ChapterChapter 3 The Human Body: from Food to Fuel ChapterChapter 4 Carbohydrates: Simple Sugars and Complex Chains ChapterSpotlight on Alcohol ChapterChapter 5 Lipids: Not Just Fat ChapterChapter 6 Proteins and Amino Acids: Function Follows Form ChapterChapter 7 Vitamins: Vital Keys to Health ChapterSpotlight on Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods ChapterChapter 8 Water and Minerals: The Ocean Within ChapterSpotlight on Metabolism and Energy Balance ChapterChapter 9 Nutrition for Physical Performance ChapterSpotlight on Eating Disorders ChapterChapter 10 Diet and Health ChapterSpotlight on Obesity and Weight Management ChapterChapter 11 Life Cycle: Maternal and Infant Nutrition ChapterChapter 12 Life Cycle: Childhood Through Older Adulthood ChapterSpotlight on World Nutrition ChapterChapter 13 Food Safety and Technology: Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering ChapterAppendix A Dietary Reference Intakes ChapterAppendix B USDA Food Intake Patterns ChapterAppendix C Nutrition Assessment Methods ChapterAppendix D Vitamin and Mineral Summary Tables ChapterAppendix E The Gastrointestinal Tract ChapterAppendix F ATP Produced from Macronutrients ChapterAppendix G Major Metabolic Pathways ChapterAppendix H Food Safety Tables ChapterAppendix I Information Resources ChapterAppendix J Calculations and Conversions
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