Contemporary Nutrition : Issues and Insights with Food Wise

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-07-05
  • Publisher: MCGRAW HILL PUBL CO
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For students who lack a strong science background,Contemporary Nutritionprovides the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. With his friendly writing style, Gordon Wardlaw acts as the student's personal guide to dispelling common misconceptions and to gaining a solid foundation for making informed nutrition choices.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Nutrition: A Key to Health

1 What You Eat and Why

2 Tools for Diet Design

3 The Human Body: A Nutrition Perspective

Part 2 Nutrients and Alcohol: The Heart of Nutrition

4 Carbohydrates

5 Lipids

6 Proteins

Part 3 Vitamins and Minerals

7 Alcohol

8 Vitamins

9 Water and Minerals

Part 4 Energy Balance and Imbalance

10 Weight Control

11 Nutrition: Fitness and Sport

12 Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Conditions

Part 5 Nutrition: A Focus on Life Stages

13 Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

14 Nutrition from Infancy through Adolescence

15 Nutrition through Adulthood

Part 6 Nutrition Beyond the Nutrients

16 Food Safety

17 Undernutrition throughout the World


Answers to Critical Thinking Questions



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