9780495560081

Personal Nutrition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495560081

  • ISBN10:

    0495560081

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/19/2008
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

PERSONAL NUTRITION, 7th Edition, helps you acquire the skills and knowledge you need to become a savvy evaluator of the nutrition issues and controversies you will encounter throughout your life. Presented in a vibrant design with clarifying figures, many photos, and cartoons, this popular, concise book is infused with the authors' friendly writing style and filled with enjoyable, practical features and activities. Authors Marie A. Boyle and Sara Long keep pace with the rapidly changing field of nutrition with timely coverage of the latest findings and trends, and they help you use what you learn to enhance your personal nutrition and health.

Table of Contents

The Basics of Understanding Nutrition
The Pursuit of a Healthy Diet
Anatomy for Nutrition's Sake
The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, and Fiber
The Lipids: Fats and Oils
The Proteins and Amino Acids
The Vitamins, Minerals, and Water: A Functional Approach
The Impact of Fluids and Beverages on Nutritional Health
Weight Management
Nutrition and Fitness
The Life Cycle: Conception Through the Later Years
Food Safety and the Global Food Supply
Aids to Calculations and the Food Exchange System
Canadian Dietary Guidelines and Recommendations
Chapter Notes
Answers to Review Questions
Table of Food Composition
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