Discovering Nutrition

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-02-21
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Table of Contents

ChapterChapter 1 Food Choices: Nutrients and Nourishment
ChapterChapter 2 Nutrition Guidelines: Tools for a Healthful Diet
ChapterChapter 3 The Human Body: from Food to Fuel
ChapterChapter 4 Carbohydrates: Simple Sugars and Complex Chains
ChapterSpotlight on Alcohol
ChapterChapter 5 Lipids: Not Just Fat
ChapterChapter 6 Proteins and Amino Acids: Function Follows Form
ChapterChapter 7 Vitamins: Vital Keys to Health
ChapterSpotlight on Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods
ChapterChapter 8 Water and Minerals: The Ocean Within
ChapterSpotlight on Metabolism and Energy Balance
ChapterChapter 9 Nutrition for Physical Performance
ChapterSpotlight on Eating Disorders
ChapterChapter 10 Diet and Health
ChapterSpotlight on Obesity and Weight Management
ChapterChapter 11 Life Cycle: Maternal and Infant Nutrition
ChapterChapter 12 Life Cycle: Childhood Through Older Adulthood
ChapterSpotlight on World Nutrition
ChapterChapter 13 Food Safety and Technology: Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering
ChapterAppendix A Dietary Reference Intakes
ChapterAppendix B USDA Food Intake Patterns
ChapterAppendix C Nutrition Assessment Methods
ChapterAppendix D Vitamin and Mineral Summary Tables
ChapterAppendix E The Gastrointestinal Tract
ChapterAppendix F ATP Produced from Macronutrients
ChapterAppendix G Major Metabolic Pathways
ChapterAppendix H Food Safety Tables
ChapterAppendix I Information Resources
ChapterAppendix J Calculations and Conversions

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