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Contemporary Nutrition : Issues and Insights

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Edition:
4th
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9780072535839

ISBN10:
0072535830
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/1/2001
Publisher(s):
MCGRAW HILL PUBLISHING CO

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Instructor xi
Preface to the Student xvii
Course Solutions xix
PART 1 NUTRITION
A Key to Health
What You Eat and Why
2(32)
Nutrition Web
3(1)
Nutrition and Your Health
4(3)
Nutrition Insight: Math Tools for Nutrition
6(1)
Classes and Sources of Nutrients
7(3)
Nutrient Composition of Diets and the Human Body Differ
10(1)
Energy Sources and Uses
11(2)
The American Diet
13(4)
Nutrition Insight: A Fountain of Youth?
15(2)
Why Am I So Hungry in the First Place?
17(2)
What Else Influences Eating?
19(4)
Improving Our Diets
23(1)
Summary
23(1)
Study Questions
24(1)
Further Readings
25(1)
Rate Your Plate
26(8)
Nutrition Issue: Determining Nutrient Needs by Scientific Research
28(6)
Tools for Diet Design
34(38)
Nutrition Web
35(1)
A Food Philosophy the Works
36(2)
States of Nutritional Health
38(2)
How Could Your Nutritional State Be Measured
40(1)
The Food Guide Pyramid---A Menu-Planning Tool
41(5)
Dietary Guidelines---Another Tool for Menu Planning
46(6)
Nutrition Insight: The Alphabet Soup of Specific Nutrient Needs
49(3)
What Does the Food Label Have to Offer as a Tool in Diet Planning?
52(5)
Nutrition Insight: Health Claims on Foods---What Is Currently Allowed and What Isn't
56(1)
Nutrient Density Can Help Guide Food Choice
57(2)
Epilogue
59(1)
Summary
59(1)
Study Questions
60(1)
Further Readings
61(1)
Rate Your Plate
62(10)
Nutrition Issue: Ethnic Influences of the American Diet
65(7)
The Human Body: A Nutrition Perspective
72(30)
Nutrition Web
73(1)
Overview of Body Systems Used in Digestion and Absorption
74(4)
Nutrition Insight: Genetics and Nutrition
76(2)
Circulatory System
78(1)
Regulatory (Control) Systems
78(3)
The Anatomy and Physiology of Digestion
81(5)
A Closer Look at the Digestive Process
86(1)
Small Intestine: Site for Most Nutrient Absorption
87(2)
The Large Intestine Completes Absorption
89(2)
Excretory System
91(1)
Storage Systems
91(3)
Nutrition Insight: The Immune System---With a Nutrition Focus
92(2)
Summary
94(1)
Study Questions
95(1)
Further Readings
95(1)
Rate Your Plate
96(6)
Nutrition Issue: When the Digestive Process Goes Awry
98(4)
PART 2 NUTRIENTS
The Heart of Nutrition
Carbohydrates
102(32)
Nutrition Web
103(1)
Forms of Simple Carbohydrates
104(2)
Forms of the More Complex Carbohydrates
106(1)
Carbohydrates in Foods
107(9)
Nutrition Insight: Dietary Fiber: An Often Ignored Class of Carbohydrates
111(5)
Making Carbohydrates Available for Body Use
116(2)
Putting Simple Carbohydrates to Work in the Body
118(4)
Nutrition Insight: Lactose Intolerance
120(2)
Recommendations for Carbohydrate Intake
122(4)
Summary
126(1)
Study Questions
127(1)
Further Readings
128(1)
Rate Your Plate
129(5)
Nutrition Issue: When Blood Glucose Regulation Fails
131(3)
Lipids
134(40)
Nutrition Web
135(1)
Lipids in General
136(3)
Lipids in Foods
139(5)
Nutrition Insight: Fat Replacement Strategies
144(1)
Making Lipids Available for Body Use
144(3)
Carrying Lipids in the Bloodstream
147(2)
Putting Lipids to Work in the Body
149(4)
Exploring Another Dimension of Fat---Roles in Foods
153(3)
Recommendations for Fat Intake
156(6)
Nutrition Insight: Eating on the Run With a Focus on Fat
160(2)
Summary
162(1)
Study Questions
163(1)
Further Readings
164(1)
Rate Your Plate
165(9)
Nutrition Issue: Heart Disease
167(7)
Proteins
174(32)
Nutrition Web
175(1)
Proteins---Vital to Life
176(4)
Proteins---Amino Acids Joined Together
180(1)
Protein in Foods
181(3)
Nutrition Insight: Legumes: They Deserve a Closer Look
182(2)
Protein Digestion and Absorption---Supplying Amino Acids to Body Cells
184(1)
Putting Proteins to Work in the Body
185(4)
The Recommended Dietary Allowance for Protein
189(4)
Nutrition Insight: Protein and the Athlete
192(1)
Protein-Energy Malnutrition
193(2)
Summary
195(1)
Study Questions
196(1)
Further Readings
197(1)
Rate Your Plate
198(8)
Nutrition Issue: Vegetarianism
201(5)
Vitamins
206(50)
Nutrition Web
207(1)
Vitamins: Vital Dietary Components
208(2)
The Fat-Soluble Vitamins---A, D, E, and K
210(1)
Vitamin A
211(3)
Vitamin D
214(2)
Vitamin E
216(3)
Vitamin K
219(7)
Nutrition Insight: Vitamin Supplements: Who Needs Them?
221(5)
The Water Soluble Vitamins---The B Vitamins and Vitamin C
226(1)
The B Vitamins
226(2)
Thiamin
228(2)
Riboflavin
230(1)
Niacin
230(1)
Pantothenic Acid
231(1)
Biotin
232(1)
Vitamin B-6
232(3)
Folate
235(3)
Nutrition insight: Folate Intake Deserves More Attention
237(1)
Vitamin B-12
238(2)
Vitamin C
240(4)
Vitamin-Like Compounds
244(1)
Summary
244(1)
Study Questions
245(1)
Further Readings
246(1)
Rate Your Plate
247(9)
Nutrition Issue: Diet Against Cancer
249(7)
Water and Minerals
256(52)
Nutrition Web
257(1)
Water
258(1)
Water in the Body---Intracellular and Extracellular Fluid
258(2)
How Much Water Do We Need?
260(2)
Nutrition Insight: How Safe Is Our Water Supply?
262(1)
Minerals
262(3)
Mineral Toxicities
265(1)
Major Minerals
266(1)
Sodium (Na)
266(3)
Potassium (K)
269(5)
Nutrition Insight: Minerals and High Blood Pressure
270(4)
Chloride (Cl)
274(1)
Calcium (Ca)
275(3)
Phosphorus (P)
278(1)
Magnesium (Mg)
279(2)
Sulfur (S)
281(1)
Trace Minerals
281(1)
Iron (Fe)
281(6)
Zinc (Zn)
287(3)
Selenium (Se)
290(1)
Iodide (I)
291(1)
Copper (Cu)
292(1)
Fluoride (F)
292(1)
Chromium (Cr)
293(1)
Manganese (Mn)
294(1)
Molybdenum (Mo)
295(1)
Other Trace Minerals
295(1)
Summary
296(1)
Study Questions
297(1)
Further Readings
298(1)
Rate Your Plate
299(9)
Nutrition Issue: Osteoporosis
301(7)
PART 3 ENERGY BALANCE AND IMBALANCE
Weight Control
308(48)
Nutrition Web
309(1)
Energy Balance
310(1)
Energy Intake: The First Half of Energy Balance
310(3)
Energy Use: The Other Side of Energy Balance
313(2)
Determining Energy Use by the Body
315(1)
Estimating a Healthy Weight
316(3)
Energy Imbalance
319(4)
Why Some People Are Obese---Nature versus Nurture
323(5)
Nutrition Insight: Do You Have a Set Point for Body Weight?
327(1)
Treatment of Obesity
328(1)
Some Basic Premises
328(1)
Wishful Shrinking---Why Quick Weight Loss Can't Be Mostly Fat
329(1)
What to Look For in a Sound Weight-Loss Diet
330(1)
Controlling Energy Intake---The First Key to Weight Loss
330(3)
Regular Physical Activity---A Second Key to Weight Loss and Later Weight Maintenance
333(2)
Behavior Modification---What Makes Us Tick?
335(1)
A Recap
335(3)
Professional Help for Weight Loss
338(2)
Nutrition Insight: Medications to Aid Weight Loss
339(1)
Treating Underweight
340(1)
Summary
341(1)
Study Questions
342(1)
Further Readings
343(1)
Rate Your Plate
344(12)
Nutrition Issue: Fad Diets---Why all the Commotion
352(4)
Nutrition: Fitness and Sports
356(28)
Nutrition Web
357(1)
The Close Relationship Between Nutrition and Fitness
358(1)
Designing a Fitness Program
358(5)
Energy Sources for Muscle Use
363(4)
Power Food: Dietary Recommendations for Athletes
367(7)
Maximizing Body Fluids and Energy Stores During Exercise
374(3)
Nutrition Insight: Sports Drinks: Most Helpful for Endurance Athletes
376(1)
Summary
377(1)
Study Questions
377(1)
Further Readings
378(1)
Rate Your Plate
379(5)
Nutrition Issue: Evaluating Ergogenic Aids to Enhance Athletic Performance
381(3)
Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa
384(28)
Nutrition Web
385(1)
From Ordered to Disordered Eating Habits
386(1)
Food: More Than Just a Source of Nutrients
386(1)
Overview of Two Common Eating Disorders
386(2)
Anorexia Nervosa
388(7)
Nutrition Insight: Anorexia Nervosa: A Case Study
390(5)
Bulimia Nervosa
395(4)
Nutrition Insight: Thoughts of a Bulimic Woman
399(1)
Other Disordered Eating Patterns
399(1)
Female Athlete Triad
399(1)
Binge-Eating Disorder
400(2)
Preventing Eating Disorders
402(2)
Summary
404(1)
Study Questions
405(1)
Further Readings
406(1)
Rate Your Plate
407(5)
Nutrition Issue: Eating Disorders: A Sociological Perspective
409(3)
PART 4 NUTRITION
A Focus on Life Stages
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
412(32)
Nutrition Web
413(1)
Pregnancy Should be Planned
414(1)
Prenatal Growth and Development
415(2)
Defining a Successful Pregnancy
417(2)
The Effect of Nutrition on the Success of Pregnancy
419(1)
Increased Nutrient Needs During Pregnancy
419(5)
Nutrition Insight: Effects of Factors Other Than Nutrition on Pregnancy Outcomes
422(2)
A Food Plan for Pregnant Women
424(4)
Nutrition Insight: Teenage Pregnancy
426(2)
Physiological Changes Can Cause Discomfort in Pregnancy
428(2)
Breastfeeding
430(3)
A Food Plan for Women Who Breastfed
433(1)
Pros and Cons of Breastfeeding
434(3)
Summary
437(1)
Study Questions
438(1)
Further Readings
439(1)
Rate Your Plate
440(4)
Nutrition Issue: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
442(2)
Nutrition from Infancy Through Adolescence
444(36)
Nutrition Web
445(1)
Infant Growth and Physiological Development
446(3)
Infant Nutritional Needs
449(3)
Formula Feeding for Infants
452(1)
Development of Feeding Skills in the Older Infant
453(2)
Nutrition Insight: Dietary Guidelines for Infant Feeding
454(1)
Introducing Solid Foods
455(3)
What Not to Feed and Infant
458(1)
Health Problems Related to Infant Nutrition
459(2)
Preschool Children
461(5)
School-Age Children
466(2)
Nutrition Insight: Childhood Obesity
467(1)
The Teenage Years
468(3)
Summary
471(2)
Study Questions
473(1)
Further Readings
474(1)
Rate Your Plate
475(5)
Nutrition Issue: Food Allergies and Intolerances
477(3)
Nutrition During Adulthood
480(34)
Nutrition Web
481(1)
Our Adult Years
482(1)
A Diet for the Adult Years
482(1)
Are Adults Following These Diet Recommendations?
482(1)
A Note of Caution
483(1)
A Focus on the Older Years
484(6)
Nutrition Insight: Reversing the March of Time---What Works to Slow Aging
488(2)
The Effects of Aging on the Nutritional Health of Older People
490(8)
Community Nutrition Services for Older People
498(3)
Summary
501(1)
Study Questions
501(1)
Further Readings
502(1)
Rate Your Plate
503(11)
Nutrition Issue: Alcohol---Metabolic, Nutritional, and Social Implications
506(8)
PART 5 NUTRITION
Beyond the Nutrients
Food Preservation and Safety Issues
514(30)
Nutrition Web
515(1)
Setting the Stage
516(1)
Foodborne Illness
516(4)
Food Preservation---Past, Present, and Future
520(1)
Foodborne Illness: When Undesirable Microbes Alter Food
520(2)
Nutrition Insight: A Closer Look at the Agents That Cause Foodborne Illness
522(1)
General Rules for Preventing Foodborne Illness
522(5)
Food Additives
527(2)
Common Food Additives
529(5)
Nutrition Insight: Caffeine---Is There an Ax to Grind?
530(4)
Substances That Occur Naturally in Foods and Can Cause Illness
534(1)
Environmental Contaminants in Food
534(2)
Summary
536(1)
Study Questions
536(1)
Further Readings
537(1)
Rate Your Plate
538(6)
Nutrition Issue: Pesticides in Foods
540(4)
Undernutrition Throughout the World
544(1)
Nutrition Web
545(1)
Did You Know?
546(1)
World Hunger Is a Continuing Plague
546(5)
General Effects of Semistarvation
551(1)
Undernutrition in the United States
551(7)
Nutrition Insight: The Human Side of Hunger in America
556(2)
Undernutrition in the Developing World: Underlying Causes
558(7)
Reducing Undernutrition in the Developing World
565(5)
Nutrition Insight: The Impact of AIDS Worldwide
566(4)
Summary
570(1)
Study Questions
571(1)
Further Readings
572(1)
Rate Your Plate
573(1)
Nutrition Issue: Biotechnology: An Answer to Food Shortages?
574
Appendixes
A Food Composition Table
1(77)
B Nutrition Advice for Canadians
78(9)
C The Exchange System: A Helpful Menu-Planning Tool
87(5)
D Exchange System Lists
92(10)
E Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment
102(10)
F The Human Celt---Primary Site for Metabolism
112(2)
G Important Chemical Structures in Nutrition
114(7)
H The 1983 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Height-Weight Table and Determination of Frame Size
121(2)
I Caffeine Content of Foods
123(3)
J Sources of Nutrition Information
126(6)
K English-Metric Conversions and Metric Units
132
Answers to Critical Thinking Questions 1(1)
Glossary 1(1)
Credits 1(1)
Index 1


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