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Perspectives in Nutrition: A Functional Approach with Connect Plus Access Card

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    9780077774516

  • ISBN10:

    0077774515

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2/5/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

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Up to date with MyPlate, Healthy People 2020 and Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, Perspectives in Nutrition: A Functional Approach is an alternate version of Perspectives in Nutrition, 9/e. Every paragraph has been scrutinized to ensure that students are exposed to scientific content and concepts that are explained accurately and precisely, and in high-interest fashion that will draw students into their first study of nutrition science. Students will benefit from a carefully crafted text that brings them up-to-date scientific thinking and research blended with dynamic activities that will allow them to apply their knowledge to their own lives and future careers. Accompanying this text is a dynamic suite of digital tools that are integrated to a greater degree than those offered by any other publisher. Instructors will have the ability to assign auto-graded coursework and tutorials that are assessed against Learning Outcomes. The textbook content also serves as the basis for an adaptive, diagnostic self-learning tool for students that will help them acquire mastery and improved grades. Hot out of the oven, the first edition of Perspectives in Nutrition: A Functional Approach brings together the very best of print and digital technology in a single cohesive learning experience.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Nutrition Basics

1 The Science of Nutrition

2 Tools of a Healthy Diet

3 The Food Supply

4 Human Digestion and Absorption

Part 2 Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Alcohol

5 Carbohydrates

6 Lipids

7 Protein

8 Alcohol

Part 3 Metabolism and Energy Balance

9 Energy Metabolism

10 Energy Balance, Weight Control, & Eating Disorders

11 Nutrition, Exercise, and Sports

Part 4 Vitamins and Minerals

12 Micronutrients: Vitamins and Minerals

13 Micronutrients in Energy and Amino Acid Metabolism

14 Fluid Balance and Blood Health

15 Bone Health and Body Defense Systems

Part 5 Nutrition Applications in the Life Cycle

16 Nutritional Aspects of Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

17 Nutrition during the Growing Years

18 Nutrition during the Adult Years

Appendixes

A Human Physiology

B Chemistry

C Glycolysis, Citric Acid Cycle, Electron Transport Chain, Eicosanoids, and Homocysteine Metabolism

D Dietary Advice for Canadians

E Exchange Systems

F Fatty Acids in Foods

G Height-Weight Tables

H Nutrition Calculations

I English-Metric Conversions

J Estimated Average Requirements (EARs) for Nutrients

K CDC Growth Charts

L Sources of Nutrition Information

M Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment

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