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Contemporary Nutrition is designed for students with little or no background in college-level biology, chemistry or physiology. Updated to reflect the latest guidelines and research in this constantly evolving and dynamic field, Contemporary Nutrition will provide students who lack a strong science background the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. With his friendly writing style, Gordon Wardlaw acts 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|
|Tools for Designing a Health Diet|
|The Human Body: A Nutrition Perspective|
|The Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Alcohol|
|Vitamins and Minerals|
|Water and Minerals|
|Energy: Balance and Imbalance|
|Energy Balance and Weight Control|
|Nutrition: Fitness and Sports|
|Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Conditions|
|Nutrition: A Focus on Life Stages|
|Pregnancy and Breastfeeding|
|Nutrition from Infancy through Adolescence|
|Nutrition During Adulthood|
|Nutrition: Beyond the Nutrients|
|Undernutrition Throughout the World|
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