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Discovering Nutrition

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-03-14
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Discovering Nutrition, Fourth Edition is a student-friendly introduction to nutrition on a non-majors level. Coverage of material such as digestion, metabolism, chemistry, and life cycle nutrition is clearly written, accessible, and engaging to undergraduate students.

Table of Contents

ChapterChapter 1 Food Choices: Nutrients and Nourishment
ChapterChapter 2 Nutrition Guidelines: Tools for a Healthful Diet
ChapterChapter 3 Complementary Nutrition: Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements
ChapterChapter 4 The Human Body: From Food to Fuel
ChapterChapter 5 Carbohydrates: Simple Sugars and Complex Chains
CaseSpotlight on Alcohol
ChapterChapter 6 Lipids: Not Just Fat
ChapterChapter 7 Proteins and Amino Acids
CaseSpotlight on Metabolism
ChapterChapter 8 Energy Balance and Weight Management
CaseSpotlight on Obesity and Childhood Obesity
ChapterChapter 9 Vitamins
ChapterChapter 10 Water and Minerals
ChapterChapter 11 Sports Nutrition
CaseSpotlight on Eating Disorders
ChapterChapter 12 Lifecycle: Maternal & Infant Nutrition
ChapterChapter 13 Lifecycle: From Childhood Through Adulthood
ChapterChapter 14 Food Safety and Technology
ChapterChapter 15 World View of Nutrition

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