9780538494847

Nutrition Your Life Science

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    9780538494847

  • ISBN10:

    0538494840

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2012
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

NUTRITION: YOUR LIFE SCIENCE helps you understand the fundamental principles of nutritional science though an interactive, flexible, and fun learning experience that partners a modular print text with online lessons and study tools. Use the unique pedagogical aids, including T-Talks, GENEies, and Bio Beats, to engage in the material and develop a better understanding of how concepts apply to your own life. This integrated solution allows you to spend time on what matters most to your success in this course by giving you a variety of options to learn, review, and demonstrate your knowledge. NUTRITION: YOUR LIFE SCIENCE offers a perfect partnership between print and online resources that will change the way you think about learning.

Table of Contents

Nutrition Basics
Nutrition basics and terminology
Carbohydrates
Proteins
Lipids/Fats
Vitamins, minerals, and water
Summary
Tools to Plan, Manage, And Evaluate Diets for Optimal Health
Food Labels
Dietary Reference Intakes
The MyPlate Food Guidance System
Dietary Guidelines and Recommendations
Food Composition Information and the Exchange List System
Summary
Nutrition in Chronic Disease
The Gastrointestinal System
Proteins: From Foods to Cells in the Body
Photosynthesis and Fiber
Carbohydrate Storage and Disorders
Lipids in Heart Disease and Cancer
Summary
The Science of Nutrition in Energy Balance, Body Composition, Weight Control and Fitness
Scientific Inquiry Tied To Genetics, Evolution, and Obesity
Energy Balance
Body Composition and Weight Control
Principles of Fitness for Health
The Fundamentals of Exercise Nutrition
Summary
The Vitamins And Minerals
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Water-Soluble Vitamins
Water and The Electrolytes
Major Minerals in Bone and Protein
Trace Minerals
Summary
Nutrition Information And The Food Industry
Nutrition Information Credibility (Fact versus Fallacy)
Food, Drugs, and Supplements
Food Additives
Food Safety: Microbial Growth
Food Safety: Consumer Awareness
Summary
Nutrition Through The Lifespan
Reproductive Fitness and Prenatal Nutrition
Nutrition during Infancy and for Lactation
Childhood Nutrition
Adolescent Nutrition
Nutrition for the Older Adult
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