Contemporary Nutrition : A Functional Approach

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-04-07
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

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Contemporary Nutrition: A Functional Approachis an alternate version of Wardlaw-Smith'sContemporary Nutrition, 7e. WhileContemporary Nutrition: A Functional Approachshares the recognized strengths of the seventh edition, it offers a unique approach to the coverage of vitamins and minerals. It departs from a traditional presentation by instead organizing vitamins and minerals within the context of physiological functions and the health conditions they influence. The text 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.www.mhhe.com/wardlawcontfa1

Table of Contents

A Functional Approach
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 Overview of the Micronutrients (Intro)
Nutrients Involved with Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Nutrients that Function as Antioxidants
Nutrients Involved in Bone Health
Nutrients Involved with Energy Metabolism and Blood Health Nutrition
beyond the nutrients
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
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