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Contemporary Nutrition is designed for students with little or no background in college-level biology, chemistry or physiology. It provides the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. With a 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.
Contemporary Nutrition emphasizes that a population consists of individuals with varying genetic and cultural backgrounds, and these individuals will have varying responses to diet. The knowledge gained from this text will allow students to personalize nutrition information and make smart 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|
|The Energy Nutrients and Energy Balance|
|Energy Balance and Weight Control|
|Vitamins, Minerals and Water|
|Water and Minerals|
|Nutrition: Beyond the Nutrients|
|Nutrition: Fitness and Sports|
|Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa,|
|Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Conditions|
|Undernutrition Throughout the World|
|Safety of Food and Water|
|Nutrition: A Focus on the Life Stages|
|Pregnancy and Breastfeeding|
|Nutrition from Infancy through Adolescence|
|Nutrition during Adulthood|
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