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Perspectives in Nutrition, 8th edition, is an introductory nutrition text appropriate for nutrition and science majors, as well as mixed majors/non-majors nutrition courses. This text has the richly deserved reputation of providing an accurate, current, in-depth and thoughtful introduction to the dynamic field of nutrition. The 8th edition introduces a new author team whose primary goal has been to maintain the strengths and philosophy that have been the hallmark of this book yet enhance the accessibility and personal application of materials for today's students.
Table of Contents
|The Science of Nutrition|
|Tools of a Healthy Diet|
|The Food Supply|
|Human Digestion and Absorption|
|Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Alcohol|
|Metabolism and Energy Balance|
|Energy Balance, Weight Control, & Eating Disorders|
|Nutrition, Exercise, and Sports|
|Vitamins and Minerals|
|Water and Major Minerals|
|Nutrition Applications in the Life Cycle|
|Nutritional Aspects of Pregnancy and Breastfeeding|
|Nutrition during the Growing Years|
|Nutrition throughout Adulthood|
|Glycolysis, Citric Acid Cycle, , Electron Transport Chain, Eicosanoids, and Homocysteine Metabolism|
|Dietary Advice for Canadians|
|Fatty Acids in Foods|
|Estimated Average Requirements (EARs) for Nutrients|
|CDC Growth Charts|
|Sources of Nutrition Information|
|Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment|
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