Nutrition, Fitness and Sports

Nutrition, Fitness and Sports

by Melvin H. Williams



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072288049
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 07/01/2001
Edition description: 6TH
Pages: 509

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Nutrition for Fitness and Sport
2 Healthful Nutrition for Fitness and Sport
3 Human Energy
4 Carbohydrates: The Main Energy Food
5 Fat: An Additional Energy Source During Exercise
6 Protein: The Tissue Builder
7 Vitamins: The Organic Regulators
8 Minerals: The Inorganic Regulators
9 Water, Electrolytes, and Temperature Regulation
10 Body Weight and Composition for Health and Sport
11 Weight Maintenance and Loss Through Proper Nutrition and Exercise/
12 Weight Gaining Through Proper Nutrition and Exercise
A-1 1989 Recommended Dietary Allowances
A-2 Recommended Nutrient Intakes for Canadians
B Units of Measurement: English System--Metric System Equivalent
C Approximate Caloric Expenditure Per Minute for Various Physical Activities
D Self-Test on Drinking Habits and Alcoholism
E Determination of Healthy Body Weight
F Exchange Lists for Meal Planning
G Calories, Percent Fat, Cholesterol in Selected Fast-Food Restaurant Products
(and more...)

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