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Understanding Nutrition

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780534546120

ISBN10:
0534546129
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/30/1998
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing
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Table of Contents

PREFACE
CHAPTER 1 AN OVERVIEW OF NUTRITION
2(28)
Highlight Finding Nutrition Information--Sites and Sources
23(7)
CHAPTER 2 PLANNING A HEALTHY DIET
30(32)
Highlight Ethnic Cuisines and Healthy Choices
55(7)
CHAPTER 3 DIGESTION, ABSORPTION, AND TRANSPORT
62(28)
Highlight Common Digestive Problems
83(7)
CHAPTER 4 THE CARBOHYDRATES: SUGARS, STARCHES, AND FIBERS
90(34)
Highlight Alternatives to Sugar
118(6)
CHAPTER 5 THE LIPIDS: TRIGLYCERIDES, PHOSPHOLIPIDS, AND STEROLS
124(36)
Highlight Alternatives to Fat
156(4)
CHAPTER 6 PROTEIN: AMINO ACIDS
160(36)
Highlight Vegetarian, Mediterranean, and Other Meat-Restricted Foodways
187(9)
CHAPTER 7 METABOLISM: TRANSFORMATIONS AND INTERACTIONS
196(34)
Highlight Alcohol and Nutrition
221(9)
CHAPTER 8 ENERGY BALANCE AND BODY COMPOSITION
230(24)
Highlight The Latest and Greatest Weight-Loss Diet--Again
251(3)
CHAPTER 9 WEIGHT CONTROL: OVERWEIGHT AND UNDERWEIGHT
254(36)
Highlight Eating Disorders
281(9)
CHAPTER 10 THE WATER-SOLUBLE VITAMINS: B VITAMINS AND VITAMIN C
290(46)
Highlight Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
329(7)
CHAPTER 11 THE FAT-SOLUBLE VITAMINS: A, D, E, AND K
336(30)
Highlight Antioxidant Nutrients and Nonnutrients in Disease Prevention
359(7)
CHAPTER 12 WATER AND THE MAJOR MINERALS
366(38)
Highlight Osteoporosis and Calcium
396(8)
CHAPTER 13 THE TRACE MINERALS
404(32)
Highlight Our Children's Daily Lead
432(4)
CHAPTER 14 FITNESS: PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, NUTRIENTS, AND BODY ADAPTATIONS
436(32)
Highlight Supplements and Ergogenic Aids Athletes Use
462(6)
CHAPTER 15 LIFE CYCLE NUTRITION: PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
468(32)
Highlight Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
497(3)
CHAPTER 16 LIFE CYCLE NUTRITION: INFANCY, CHILDHOOD, AND ADOLESCENCE
500(36)
Highlight Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Diseases
530(6)
CHAPTER 17 LIFE CYCLE NUTRITION: ADULTHOOD AND THE LATER YEARS
536(24)
Highlight Nutrient-Drug Interactions
556(4)
CHAPTER 18 DIET AND HEALTH
560(38)
Highlight Alternative Therapies
591(7)
CHAPTER 19 CONSUMER CONCERNS ABOUT FOODS
598(30)
Highlight Consumer Concerns about Water
625(3)
CHAPTER 20 HUNGER AND GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS
628
Highlight Progress Toward Sustainable Agriculture
642
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, CHOICE SYSTEM, AND LABELS
APPENDIX J MEASURES OF PROTEIN QUALITY
APPENDIX K MAKING IT CLICK AND MULTIPLE CHOICE ANSWERS
GLOSSARY
INDEX


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