Table of Contents
1. An Overview of Nutrition. Highlight: Nutrition Sits and Sources. 2. Planning a Healthy Diet. Highlight: Ethnic Cuisines and Healthy Choices. 3. Digestion, Absorption, and Transport. Highlight: Common Digestive Problems. 4. The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, and Fiber. Highlight: Alternatives to Sugar. 5. The Lipids: Triglycerides, Phospholipids, and Sterols. Highlight: Alternatives to Fat. 6. Protein: Amino Acids. Highlight: Vegetarian, Mediterranean, and Other Meat-Restricted Foodways. 7. Metabolism: Transformations and Interactions. Highlight: Alcohol and Nutrition. 8. Energy Balance and Body Composition. Highlight: The Latest and Greatest Weight-Loss DietAgain. 9. Weight Control: Overweight and Underweight. Highlight: Eating DisordersAnorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa. 10. The Water-Soluble Vitamins: B Vitamins and Vitamin C. Highlight: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements. 11. The Fat-Soluble Vitamins: A, D, E, and K. Highlight: Antioxidant Nutrients and Non-Nutrients in Disease Prevention. 12. Water and the Major Minerals. Highlight: Osteoporosis and Calcium. 13. The Trace Minerals. Highlight: Our Children’s Daily Lead. 14. Fitness: Physical Activity, Nutrients, and Body Adaptation. Highlight: Supplements and Ergogenic Aids Athletes Use. 15. Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy and Lactation. Highlight: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. 16. Life Cycle Nutrition: Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence. Highlight: Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Diseases. 17. Life Cycle Nutrition: Alcohol and the Later Years. Highlight: Nutrient-Drug Interactions. 18. Diet andHealth. Highlight: Alternative Therapies. 19. Consumer Concerns about Foods and Water. Highlight: Consumer Concerns about Water. 20. Hunger and Global Environmental Problems. Highlight: Progress Toward Sustainable Agriculture.