Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies / Edition 8

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies / Edition 8

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Wadsworth Publishing Company


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Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies / Edition 8

NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES focuses on the application of Nutrition principles while offering outstanding coverage of biochemistry and physiology. Its colorful design and conversational writing style make it appealing and accessible to students and has made it the leading Nutrition text for the non-majors or mixed majors/non-majors introductory course.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534564667
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/28/1999
Series: Health Sciences Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 570
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Food Choices and Human Health.
2. Nutrition Tools—Standards and Guidelines.
3. The Remarkable Body.
4. The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, Glycogen, and Fiber.
5. The Lipids: Fats, Oils, Phosolipids, and Sterols.
6. The Proteins and Amino Acids.
7. The Vitamins.
8. Water and Minerals.
9. Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight.
10. Nutrients, Physical Activity, and The Body's Responses.
11. Diet and Health.
12. Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and Infant.
13. Child, Teen, and Older Adult.
14. Food Safety and Food Technology.
15. Hunger and the Global Environment.

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