9780314063854

Understanding Nutrition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780314063854

  • ISBN10:

    0314063854

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/1/1995
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Table of Contents

Preface xvii
Chapter 1 An Overview of Nutrition
1(37)
HIGHLIGHT: Who Speaks on Nutrition?
31(7)
Chapter 2 Planning a Healthy Diet
38(43)
HIGHLIGHT: Ethnic Cuisines and Healthy Choices
73(8)
Chapter 3 Digestion, Absorption, and Transport
81(30)
HIGHLIGHT: Common Digestive Problems
104(7)
Chapter 4 The Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starch, and Fibers
111(42)
HIGHLIGHT: Alternatives to Sugar
146(7)
Chapter 5 The Lipids: Triglycerides, Phospholipids, and Sterols
153(43)
HIGHLIGHT: Alternatives to Fat
193(3)
Chapter 6 Protein: Amino Acids
196(47)
HIGHLIGHT: Vegetarian, Mediterranean, and Other Meat-Restricted Foodways
229(9)
Chapter 7 Metabolism: Transformations and Interactions
238(38)
HIGHLIGHT: Alcohol and Nutrition
265(11)
Chapter 8 Energy Balance and Body Composition
276(30)
HIGHLIGHT: The Fattening Power of Fat
300(6)
Chapter 9 Weight Control: Overweight and Underweight
306(38)
HIGHLIGHT: Eating Disorders--Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa
335(9)
Chapter 10 The Water-Soluble Vitamins: B Vitamins and Vitamin C
344(49)
HIGHLIGHT: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
387(6)
Chapter 11 The Fat-Soluble Vitamins: A, D, E, and K
393(36)
HIGHLIGHT: Antioxidant Nutrients and Nonnutrients in Disease Prevention
421(8)
Chapter 12 Water and the Major Minerals
429(43)
HIGHLIGHT: Osteoporosis and Calcium
462(10)
Chapter 13 The Trace Minerals
472(37)
HIGHLIGHT: Putting It All Together--Appraising Two Day's Meals
505(4)
Chapter 14 Fitness: Physical Activity, Nutrients, and Body Adaptations
509(38)
HIGHLIGHT: Supplements and Ergogenic Aids Athletes Use
540(7)
Chapter 15 Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy and Lactation
547(30)
HIGHLIGHT: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
574(3)
Chapter 16 Life Cycle Nutrition: Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
577(40)
HIGHLIGHT: Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Diseases
610(7)
Chapter 17 Life Cycle Nutrition: Adulthood and the Later Years
617(28)
HIGHLIGHT: Nutrient-Drug Interactions
640(5)
Chapter 18 Diet and Health
645(33)
HIGHLIGHT: Nutrition, Immunity, and AIDS
671(7)
Chapter 19 Consumer Concerns about Foods and Water
678(39)
HIGHLIGHT: Our Children's Daily Lead
712(5)
Chapter 20 Hunger and Global Environmental Problems
717
HIGHLIGHT: Progress Toward Sustainable Agriculture
748
Appendix A Cells, Hormones, and Nerves
Appendix B Basic Chemistry Concepts
Appendix C Biochemical Structures and Pathways
Appendix D Aids to Calculation
Appendix E Nutrition Assessment
Appendix F Nutrition Resources
Appendix G United States: Recommendations and Exchanges World Health Organization: Recommendations
Appendix H Table of Food Composition
Appendix I Canada: Recommendations, Exchanges, and Labels
Appendix J Measures of Protein Quality
Appendix K Answers to Problem Sets
Glossary
Index

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