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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|
|Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Conditions|
|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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