9780534590048

Understanding Nutrition (with InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534590048

  • ISBN10:

    0534590047

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/26/2001
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Table of Contents

An Overview of Nutrition
1(31)
Nutrition Information-Experts and Quacks, on the Net and in the News
24(8)
Planning a Healthy Diet
32(32)
College Bound-and Hungry
61(3)
Digestion, Absorption, and Transport
64(28)
Common Digestive Problems
85(7)
The Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches, and Fibers
92(37)
Alternatives to Sugar
123(6)
The Lipids: Triglycerides, Phospholipids, and Sterols
129(38)
Alternatives to Fat
163(4)
Protein: Amino Acids
167(36)
Vegetarian Diets
196(7)
Metabolism: Transformations and Interactions
203(37)
Alcohol and Nutrition
230(10)
Energy Balance and Body Composition
240(28)
The Latest and Greatest Weight-Loss Diet-Again
263(5)
Weight Management: Overweight and Underweight
268(38)
Eating Disorders
297(9)
The Water-Soluble Vitamins: B Vitamins and Vitamin C
306(48)
Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
347(7)
The Fat-Soluble Vitamins: A, D, E, and K
354(32)
Antioxidant Nutrients and Phytochemicals in Disease Prevention
377(9)
Water and the Major Minerals
386(42)
Osteoporosis and Calcium
420(8)
The Trace Minerals
428(35)
Functional Foods-Are They Really Different?
458(5)
Fitness: Physical Activity, Nutrients, and Body Adaptations
463(36)
Supplements as Ergogenic AIDS
492(7)
Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy and Lactation
499(35)
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
531(3)
Life Cycle Nutrition: Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
534(42)
The Early Development of Chronic Diseases
571(5)
Life Cycle Nutrition: Adulthood and the Later Years
576(26)
Nutrient-Drug Interactions
597(5)
Diet and Health
602(42)
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
636(8)
Consumer Concerns about Foods and Water
644(33)
Food Biotechnology
672(5)
Hunger and Global Environmental Problems
677
Progress Toward Sustainable Food Production
691
Appendix A Cells, Hormones, and Nerves A-2
Appendix B Basic Chemistry Concepts B
Appendix C Biochemical Structures and Pathways C
Appendix D Measures of Protein Quality D
Appendix E Nutrition Assessment E-1
Appendix F Nutrition Resources F-1
Appendix G United States: Exchange Lists G
Appendix H Table of Food Composition H
Appendix I WHO: Nutrition Recommendations Canada: Choice System and Guidelines I
Glossary GL-1
Index IN-1
Aids to Calculations W

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