9780073218793

Contemporary Nutrition, 6/e + Dietary Guidelines Card

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073218793

  • ISBN10:

    0073218790

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/19/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Summary

Contemporary Nutrition is designed for students with little or no background in college-level biology, chemistry or physiology. Updated to reflect the latest guidelines and research in this constantly evolving and dynamic field, Contemporary Nutrition will provide students who lack a strong science background the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. With his friendly writing style, Gordon Wardlaw acts as the student's personal guide to dispelling common misconceptions and to gaining a solid foundation for making informed nutrition choices.

Table of Contents

Nutrition: A Key to Health
What You Eat and Why
Tools for Designing a Health Diet
The Human Body: A Nutrition Perspective
The Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Alcohol
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins
Alcohol
Vitamins and Minerals
Vitamins
Water and Minerals
Energy: Balance and Imbalance
Energy Balance and Weight Control
Nutrition: Fitness and Sports
Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Conditions
Nutrition: A Focus on Life Stages
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Nutrition from Infancy through Adolescence
Nutrition During Adulthood
Nutrition: Beyond the Nutrients
Food Safety
Undernutrition Throughout the World
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