Nutrition Now

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/1/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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NUTRITION NOW is your best option to learn about basic nutrition principles and ways you can make the right decisions for meeting your own nutrition needs. The applied, consumer-oriented approach puts you in the driver seat and will show you that there is a lot to learn about the science of nutrition. Additionally, the unique modular format, comprised of 32 individual units, focuses the content into manageable chunks, making it easier to read and retain the material. This edition incorporates up-to-date coverage of the newest research and emerging issues in nutrition. The interactive pedagogical features of this text, along with the author's direct and friendly writing style, make it a favorite among readers. There is also a new "Interactive Learning Guide" available that includes a variety activities that will help you assess and apply your new found knowledge.

Table of Contents

Key Nutrition Concepts and Terms
The Inside Story About Nutrition and Health
The Ways of Knowings About Nutrition
Understanding Food and Nutrition Labels
Nutrition Attitudes and Behaviors
Healthful Diets: Mypyramid, The Dietary Guidelines, and More
How The Body Uses Food: Digestion and Absorption
Calories! Food, Energy, and Energy Balance
Obesity and Underweight: The Hights and Lows of Weight Status
Weight Control: The Myths and Realities
Disordered Eating: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, and PICA
Useful Facts About Sugars, Stagches, and Fiber
Diabetes Now
Alcohol: The Positivies and Negatives
Proteins and Amino Acids
Vegetarian Diets
Food Allergies and Intolerances
Fats and Cholesterol in Health
Nutrition and Hearts Diseage
Vitaming and Your Health
Phtyochemicals and Genetically Modified Food
Diet and Cancer
Good Things to Know About Minerals
Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods
Water is Essential Nutrient
Nutrient-Gene Interactions in Health and Disease
Nutrition and Physical Fitness for Everyone
Nutrition and Physical Performance
Good Nutrition for Life: Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Infancy
Nutrition for the Growing Years: Childhood Through Adolscents
Nutrition and Health Maitenance for Adults of All Ages
The Multiple Dimensions of Food Safety
Aspects of Global Nutrition
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