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This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2010.
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NUTRITION NOW is the most flexible, interactive non-majors text that is research-based, yet presented in an applied, consumer-oriented approach. Its unique modular format is comprised of 33 individual units that cover the basics of nutrition science and its applications to daily life. Instructors have the flexibility to choose which units to cover, and to modify the sequence of coverage to meet the interests and needs of their students and the course.
Table of Contents
|Key Nutrition Concepts and Terms|
|The Inside Story about Nutrition and Health|
|The Ways of Knowing 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 Highs and Lows of Weight Status|
|Weight Control: The Myths and Realities|
|Disordered Eating: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, and Pica|
|Useful Facts about Sugars, Starches, and Fiber|
|Alcohol: The Positives and Negatives|
|Proteins and Amino Acids|
|Food Allergies and Intolerances|
|Fats and Cholesterol In Health|
|Nutrition and Heart Disease|
|Vitamins and Your Health|
|Phytochemicals and Genetically Modified Food|
|Diet and Cancer|
|Good Things to Know About Minerals|
|Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods|
|Water is an 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 Adolescents|
|Nutrition and Health Maintenance for Adults of All Ages|
|The Multiple Dimensions of Food Safety|
|Aspects of Global Nutrition|
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