9780534564667

Nutrition Concepts and Controversies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534564667

  • ISBN10:

    0534564666

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/18/1999
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES focuses on the application of Nutrition principles while offering outstanding coverage of biochemistry and physiology. Its colorful design and conversational writing style make it appealing and accessible to students and has made it the leading Nutrition text for the non-majors or mixed majors/non-majors introductory course.

Table of Contents

Food Choices and Human Health
1(26)
Who Speaks On Nutrition?
22(5)
Nutrition Tools---Standards and Guidelines
27(38)
The Mediterranean Diet: Does It Hold the Secret for a Healthy Heart?
60(5)
The Remarkable Body
65(28)
Should We Be Eating the ``Natural'' Foods of Ancient Diets?
88(5)
The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, Glycogen, and Fiber
93(40)
Sugar and Alternative Sweetners: Are They ``Bad'' for You?
124(9)
The Lipids: Fats, Oils, Phospholipids, and Sterols
133(42)
Alcohol and Nutrition
167(8)
The Proteins and Amino Acids
175(34)
Vegetarians versus Meat Eaters: Whose Diet Is Best?
203(6)
The Vitamins
209(54)
Antioxidant Nutrients: Magic Bullets?
256(7)
Water and Minerals
263(50)
Osteoporosis and Calcium
304(9)
Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight
313(42)
The Diet Debate: Who Chooses, Who Profits, and What Are the Riks?
350(5)
Nutrients, Physical Activity, and the Body's Responses
355(36)
What Causes Eating Disorders?
384(7)
Diet and Health
391(40)
Phytochemicals: Can They Prevent Chronic Diseases?
424(7)
Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and Infant
431(38)
Medicines, Other Drugs, and Nutrition
463(6)
Child, Teen, and Older Adult
469(38)
Food, Mind, and Memory
501(6)
Food Safety and Food Technology
507(40)
Future Foods: Are the New Food Technologies Safe?
539(8)
Hunger and the Global Environment
547
Agribusiness and Sustainable Food Production: How to Go Forward?
562
Appendixes A-1
Glossary GL-1

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