Wardlaw's Perspectives in Nutrition

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/7/2015
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Nutrition Basics

Chapter: 1 The Science of Nutrition

Chapter: 2 Tools of a Healthy Diet

Chapter: 3 The Food Supply

Chapter: 4 Human Digestion and Absorption

Part 2 Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Alcohol

Chapter: 5 Carbohydrates

Chapter: 6 Lipids

Chapter: 7 Protein

Chapter: 8 Alcohol

Part 3 Metabolism and Energy Balance

Chapter: 9 Energy Metabolism

Chapter: 10 Energy Balance, Weight Control, & Eating Disorders

Chapter: 11 Nutrition, Exercise, and Sports

Part 4 Vitamins and Minerals

Chapter: 12 Fat-Soluble Vitamins

Chapter: 13 Water-Soluble Vitamins

Chapter: 14 Water and Major Minerals

Chapter: 15 Trace Minerals

Part 5 Nutrition Applications in the Life Cycle

Chapter: 16 Nutritional Aspects of Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Chapter: 17 Nutrition during the Growing Years

Chapter: 18 Nutrition throughout Adulthood


A Human Physiology

B Chemistry

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

D Dietary Advice for Canadians

E Food Lists for Diabetes

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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