9780073402536

Contemporary Nutrition : A Functional Approach with Connect Plus Access Card

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073402536

  • ISBN10:

    0073402532

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-12
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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More than any other textbook, Moore and Parker's Critical Thinking has defined the structure and content of the critical thinking course at colleges and universities across the country--and has done so with a witty writing style that students enjoy. Current examples relevant to today's students bring the concepts of critical thinking to life in vivid detail.

Table of Contents

NUTRITION: A KEY TO HEALTH

Chapter 1: What You Eat and Why

Chapter 2: Guidelines for Designing a Healthy Diet

Chapter 3: The Human Body: A Nutrition Perspective

ENERGY NUTRIENTS AND ENERGY BALANCE

Chapter 4: Carbohydrates

Chapter 5: Lipids

Chapter 6: Proteins

Chapter 7: Energy Balance and Weight Maintenance

VITAMINS, MINERALS, AND WATER

Overview of the Micronutrients (Intro)

Chapter 8: Nutrients Involved with Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

Chapter 9: Nutrients that Function as Antioxidants

Chapter 10: Nutrients Involved in Bone Health

Chapter 11: Nutrients Involved with Energy Metabolism and Blood Health

NUTRITION: BEYOND THE NUTRIENTS

Chapter 12: Nutrition: Fitness and Sports

Chapter 13: Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Conditions

Chapter 14: Undernutrition throughout the World

Chapter 15: Food Safety

NUTRITION: A FOCUS ON THE LIFE STAGES

Chapter 16: Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Chapter 17: Nutrition from Infancy through Adolescence

Chapter 18: Nutrition during Adulthood

APPENDIXES:A: Solutions to Case Studies and Check Your KnowledgeB: Daily Values Used in Food LabelsC: Dietary Advice for CanadiansD: The Exchange SystemE: Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure AssessmentF: Chemical Structures in NutritionG: Height-Weight TablesH: Sources of Nutrition InformationI: English-Metric Conversions

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