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Perspectives in Nutrition / Edition 7

Perspectives in Nutrition / Edition 7

by Gordon M. Wardlaw
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    ISBN-13: 2900073228067
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
    Publication date: 06/23/2006
    Edition description: REV
    Pages: 758
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Gordon M. Wardlaw, Ph.D., has taught introductory nutrition courses to students in the Department of Human Nutrition at The Ohio State University, and at other colleges and universities. Dr. Wardlaw is the author of many articles that have appeared in prominent nutrition, biology, physiology, and biochemistry journals and was the 1985 recipient of the American Dietetic Association’s Mary P. Huddleson Award. Dr. Wardlaw is a member of the American Society for Nutritional Sciences and is certified as a Specialist in Human Nutrition by the American Board of Nutrition. Dr. Wardlaw is currently retired from academia.

    Table of Contents

    1 Nutrition Basics
    1 What Nourishes You?
    2 The Basis of a Healthy Diet
    3 Human Digestion and Absorption
    4 Metabolism
    2 The Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Alcohol
    5 Carbohydrates
    6 Lipids
    7 Proteins
    8 Alcohol
    3 The Vitamins and Minerals
    9 The Fat-Soluble Vitamins
    10 The Water-Soluble Vitamins
    11 Water and the Major Minerals
    12 Trace Minerals
    4 Energy Production and Energy Balance
    13 Energy Balance and Weight Control
    14 Nutrition for Fitness and Sports
    15 Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge-Eating Disorder, and Other Conditions
    5 Nutrition Applications in the Life Cycle
    16 Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
    17 Nutrition from Infancy through Adolescence
    18 Nutrition During Adulthood
    6 Putting Nutrition Knowledge into Practice
    19 Safety of Food and Water
    20 Undernutrition Throughout the World
    A Chemistry: A Tool for Understanding Nutrition
    B Detailed Depictions of Glycolysis, Citric Acid Cycle, Electron Transport Chain, Classes of Eicosanoids, and Homocysteine Metabolism
    C Human Physiology: A Tool for Understanding Nutrition
    D Dietary Advice for Canadians
    E The Exchange System: A Helpful Menu-Planning Tool
    F Exchange System Lists
    G Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment
    H Fatty Acids, Including Omega-3, Fatty Acids in Foods
    I The 1983 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Height-Weight Table and Determination of Frame Size
    J Nutrition Calculations
    K Sources of Nutrition Information
    L English-Metric Conversions, and Metric and Household Units
    MEstimated Average Requirements for Nutrients
    N Food Composition Table

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