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Contemporary Nutrition



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McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

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Contemporary NutritionSeventh Edition is designed for students with little or no background in college-level biology, chemistry or physiology. It will provide students who lack a strong science background the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. With their friendly writing style, the authors act 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
Guidelines for Designing a Healthy Diet
The Human Body: A Nutrition Perspective
Energy Nutrients And Energy Balance
Energy Balance and Weight Maintenance
Vitamins, Minerals And Water
Water and Minerals
Nutrition: Beyond The Nutrients
Nutrition: Fitness and Sports
Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Conditions
Food Safety
Undernutrition throughout the World
Nutrition: A Focus On The Life Stages
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Nutrition from Infancy through Adolescence
Nutrition during Adulthood
Solutions to Case Studies and Check Your Knowledge
Daily Values Used in Food Labels
Dietary Advice for Canadians
The Exchange System
Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment
Chemical Structures in Nutrition
Height-Weight Tables
Sources of Nutrition Information
English-Metric Conversions
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