9780534090524

Nutrition Concepts and Controversies With Infotrac

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534090524

  • ISBN10:

    0534090524

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/15/2003
  • Publisher: WADSWORTH PUB
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Summary

NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERIES, 9th focuses on nutrition principles and their application while offering outstanding coverage of the biological foundations of nutrition without assuming previous knowledge of them. 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

1. Food Choices and Human Health
CONTROVERSY 1: SORTING THE IMPOSTORS FROM THE REAL NUTRITION EXPERTS
2. Nutrition Tools--Standards and Guidelines
CONTROVERSY 2: PHYTOCHEMICALS AND FUNCTIONAL FOODS: WHAT DO THEY PROMISE? WHAT DO THEY DELIVER? 3. The Remarkable Body
CONTROVERSY 3: ALCOHOL AND NUTRITION: DO THE BENEFITS OUTWEIGH THE RISKS? 4. The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, Glycogen, and Fiber
CONTROVERSY 4: SUGAR AND ALTERNATIVE SWEETENERS: ARE THEY BAD FOR YOU? 5. The Lipids: Fats, Oils, Phospholipids, and Sterols
CONTROVERSY 5: THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET: DOES IT HOLD THE SECRET FOR A HEALTHY HEART? 6. The Proteins and Amino Acids
CONTROVERSY 6: VEGETARIANS VERSUS MEAT EATERS: WHOSE DIET IS BEST? 7. The Vitamins
CONTROVERSY 7: DIETARY ANTIOXIDANTS: BEST FROM FOOD OR FROM PILLS? 8. Water and Minerals
CONTROVERSY 8: OSTEOPOROSIS: CAN LIFESTYLE CHIOCES REDUCE THE RISKS? 9. Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight
CONTROVERSY 9: THE PERILS OF EATING DISORDERS
10. Nutrients, Physical Activity, And the Body's Responses
CONTROVERSY 10: EROGOGENIC AIDS: BREAKTHROUGHS, GIMMICKS, OR DANGERS? 11. Diet and Health
CONTROVERSY 11: NUTRIENT-DRUG INTERACTIONS: WHO SHOULD BE CONCERNED? 12. Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and Infant
CONTROVERSY 12: DO PROBLEMS OF EARLY NUTRITION CAUSE LATER CHRONIC DISEASES? 13. Child, Teen, And Older Adult
CONTROVERSY 13: CAN FOOD OR SUPPLEMENTS AFFECT MIND AND MEMORY? 14. Food Safety and Food Technology
CONTROVERSY 14: ORGANIC FOODS OR PRODUCTS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY: WHICH ARE BEST FOR OUR FUTURE? 15. Hunger and Global Environment
CONTROVERSY 15: AGRIBUSINESS AND FOOD PRODUCTION: HOW TO GO FORWARD
Appendix A: Table of Food Composition
Appendix B: Canadiana: Recommendations, Choice Systems, and Labels
Appendix C: Aids to Calculation
Appendix D: U
Food Exchange System
Appendix E: Nutrition Resources
Appendix F: Reference Notes
Appendix G: Answers to Self-Check Questions
Glossary
Index

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