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NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERIES, TENTH EDITION focuses on nutrition principles and their application while offering outstanding coverage of the biological foundations of nutrition without assuming previous knowledge of them. With its new design, contemporary coverage, and engaging writing style, it remains the leading Nutrition text for the non-majors or mixed majors/non-majors introductory course. Drawing readers into the study of nutrition, the authors have created a number of learning tools that are both appealing and accessible. From the chapter content and new "Do You Ever?" sections to the "Food Feature" boxes and end-of-chapter "Controversies," students find the information they need to better understand important nutrition concepts and to make informed and responsible decisions about their own nutrition. Additionally, the "Do It" activities, now available online, on the student CD-ROM, and in a free booklet that can be packaged with the text, students can practice applying their nutrition knowledge. There is also the accompanying NUTRITION CONNECTIONS CD-ROM, a unique resource that includes animations, chapter quizzes, a comprehensive glossary, "Do It!" activities, and Web links. For instructors, we offer a newly redesigned Multimedia Manager that includes PowerPoint® slides, animations, videos, and test questions. We also offer a new JoinIn? on TurningPoint®, a classroom resource to assess students' knowledge, take attendance, and more. So, whether looking for a text full of up-to-date information, a text that students enjoy reading, a text that offers a robust supplements package, or a text that can engage students and get them excited about studying, NUTRITION CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES is the text for you!
Table of Contents
|Food Choices and Human Health. Controversy|
|Sorting the Impostors From the Real Nutrition Experts|
|Nutrition Tools?Standards and Guidelines. Controversy|
|Phytochemicals and Functional Foods: What Do The y Promise? What Do The y Deliver?|
|The Remarkable Body. Controversy|
|Alcohol and Nutrition: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?|
|The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, Glycogen, and Fiber. Controversy|
|Sugar and Alternative Sweeteners: Are The y Bad For You?|
|The Lipids: Fats, Oils, Phospholipids, and Sterols. Controversy|
|High-Fat Foods: Which Support Good Health?"|
|The Proteins and Amino Acids Controversy|
|Vegetarian and Meat-Containing Diets: What Are the Benefits and Pitfalls?|
|The Vitamins. Controversy|
|Vitamin Supplements: Who Benefits?|
|Water and Minerals. Controversy|
|Osteoporosis: Can Lifestyle Chioces Reduce the Risks?|
|Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight. Controversy|
|The Perils of Eating Disorders|
|Nutrients, Physical Activity, and the Body's Responses. Controversy|
|Erogogenic Aids: Breakthroughs, Gimmicks, Or Dangers?|
|Diet and Health. Controversy|
|The Obesity Epidemic: How Can We Gain Control?|
|Food Safety and Food Technology. Controversy|
|Organic Foods and Genetically Modified Foods: What Are the Pros and Cons?|
|Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and Infant. Controversy|
|"Childhood Obesity and Early Chronic Diseases|
|Child, Teen, and Older Adult. Controversy|
|Nutrient-Drug Interactions: Who Should Be Concerned?|
|Hunger and the Global Environment. Controversity|
|Agribusiness and Food Production: How to Go Forward|
|Table of Food Composition|
|Canadiana: Recommendations, Choice Systems, and Labels|
|Aids to Calculation|
|U.S. Food Exchange System|
|Answers to Self-Check Questions|
|Physical Activity and Energy Requirements|
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