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Building upon the long-standing strengths of Wardlaw's Perspectives in Nutrition, the ninth edition author team has taken a garden-fresh approach to revising this highly regarded text. Every paragraph has been scrutinized to ensure that students are exposed to scientific content and concepts that are explained accurately and precisely, and in high-interest fashion that will draw students into their first study of nutrition science. Students will benefit from a carefully crafted text that brings them up-to-date scientific thinking and research blended with dynamic activities that will allow them to apply their knowledge to their own lives and future careers. A truly exciting enhancement to the ninth edition is the ground-breaking inclusion of digital tools that are integrated to a greater degree than those offered by any other publisher. Instructors will have the ability to assign auto-graded coursework and tutorials that are assessed against Learning Outcomes. The textbook content also serves as the basis for an adaptive, diagnostic self-learning tool for students that will help them acquire mastery and improved grades. Hot out of the oven, the ninth edition of Perspectives in Nutrition brings together the very best of print and digital technology in a single cohesive learning experience.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Higher Education|
|Product dimensions:||9.10(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.40(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
Table of Contents
Part 1 Nutrition Basics1 The Science of Nutrition 2 Tools of a Healthy Diet 3 The Food Supply 4 Human Digestion and Absorption
Part 2 Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Alcohol 5 Carbohydrates 6 Lipids 7 Protein 8 Alcohol
Part 3 Metabolism and Energy Balance 9 Energy Metabolism 10 Energy Balance, Weight Control, & Eating Disorders 11 Nutrition, Exercise, and Sports
Part 4 Vitamins and Minerals 12 Fat-Soluble Vitamins 13 Water-Soluble Vitamins 14 Water and Major Minerals 15 Trace Minerals
Part 5 Nutrition Applications in the Life Cycle 16 Nutritional Aspects of Pregnancy and Breastfeeding 17 Nutrition during the Growing Years 18 Nutrition throughout Adulthood
Appendixes A Human Physiology B Chemistry C Glycolysis, Citric Acid Cycle, , Electron Transport Chain, Eicosanoids, and Homocysteine Metabolism D Dietary Advice for Canadians E Exchange Systems F Fatty Acids in Foods G Height-Weight Tables H Nutrition Calculations I English-Metric Conversions J Estimated Average Requirements (EARs) for Nutrients K CDC Growth Charts L Sources of Nutrition Information M Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment
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