9780077354817

Contemporary Nutrition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077354817

  • ISBN10:

    0077354818

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/12/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Contemporary Nutrition is designed for students with little or no background in college-level biology, chemistry or physiology. It provides the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. With a friendly writing style, the authors act as the student's personal guide to dispelling common misconceptions and to gaining a solid foundation for making informed nutrition choices.

Contemporary Nutrition emphasizes that a population consists of individuals with varying genetic and cultural backgrounds, and these individuals will have varying responses to diet. The knowledge gained from this text will allow students to personalize nutrition information and make smart choices.

Table of Contents

Nutrition: A Key to Health
What You Eat and Why
Guidelines for Designing a Healthy Diet
The Human Body: A Nutrition Perspective
The Energy Nutrients and Energy Balance
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins
Energy Balance and Weight Control
Vitamins, Minerals and Water
Vitamins
Water and Minerals
Nutrition: Beyond the Nutrients
Nutrition: Fitness and Sports
Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa,
Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Conditions
Undernutrition Throughout the World
Safety of Food and Water
Nutrition: A Focus on the Life Stages
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Nutrition from Infancy through Adolescence
Nutrition during Adulthood
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All About Nutrition March 22, 2011
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I needed to know some information about Nutrition, this textbook helped me pretty much and provided me with much data about food and useful meals which i should have in my day, it's a nice one actually.
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