More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Only two copies
in stock at this price.
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
Downloadable Offline Access
Starting at $0.01
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 11th edition with a publication date of 4/30/2007.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
This is the most widely used introductory nutrition text used by students from around the world and you will see that it's a text worth keeping! Not only will this best-selling book help you excel in your nutrition course, Whitney and Rolfes' UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION will also guide you in applying the most current nutrition research and show the relevance to your own life. UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION is at the forefront of the latest advances in human nutrition-helping you understand what the scientific facts tell us about human nutrition and health. Ellie Whitney and Sharon Rady Rolfes begin with the basics-an introduction to the nutrientsand then guide you through every important topic covered in today's nutrition courses. Linked chapter by chapter to the ThomsonNOW?, a new online resource that provides you with PERSONALIZED STUDY tools, Thomson Audio Study Products, animations that clarify complex processes, and much more, this Eleventh Edition of UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION features everything you need to keep on top of this quickly evolving field.
Table of Contents
|An Overview Of Nutrition|
|Highlight: Nutrition Information and Misinformation--On the Net and in the News|
|Planning A Healthy Diet|
|Highlight: Vegetarian Diets|
|Digestion, Absorption, And Transport|
|Highlight: Common Digestive Problems|
|The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, And Fibers|
|Highlight: Alternatives to Sugar|
|The Lipids: Triglycerides, Phospholipids, And Sterols|
|Highlight: High-Fat Foods: Friend or Foe?|
|Protein: Amino Acids|
|Highlight: Nutritional Genomics|
|Metabolism: Transformations And Interactions|
|Highlight: Alcohol and Nutrition|
|Energy Balance And Body Composition|
|Highlight: Eating Disorders|
|Weight Management: Overweight And Underweight|
|Highlight: The Latest and Greatest Weight-Loss Diet--Again|
|The Water-Soluble Vitamins: B Vitamins And Vitamin C|
|Highlight: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements|
|The Fat-Soluble Vitamins: A, D, E, And K|
|Highlight: Antioxidant Nutrients in Disease Prevention|
|Water And The Major Minerals|
|Highlight: Osteoporosis and Calcium|
|The Trace Minerals|
|Highlight: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods|
|Fitness: Physical Activity, Nutrients, And Body Adaptations|
|Highlight: Supplements as Ergogenic Aids|
|Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy And Lactation|
|Highlight: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome|
|Life Cycle Nutrition: Infancy, Childhood, And Adolescence|
|Highlight: Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Diseases|
|Life Cycle Nutrition: Adulthood And The Later Years|
|Highlight: Nutrient-Drug Interactions|
|Diet And Health|
|Highlight: Complementary and Alternative Medicines|
|Consumer Concerns About Foods And Water|
|Highlight: Food Biotechnology|
|Hunger And Global Environmental Problems|
|Highlight: Progress Toward Sustainable Food Production|
|Cells, Hormones, and Nerves|
|Basic Chemistry Concepts|
|Biochemical Structures and Pathways|
|Measures of Protein Quality|
|NEW! Physical Activity and Energy Requirements|
|United States: Exchange Lists|
|Table of Food Composition|
|WHO: Nutrition Recommendations|
|Canada: Choice System and Guidelines|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|