Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-11
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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This textbook provides the reader with thorough coverage of the role nutrition plays in enhancing one's health, fitness, and sport performance. Current research and practical activities are incorporated throughout.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sports Performance
Healthful Nutrition for Fitness and Sport: The Consumer Athlete
Human Energy
Carbohydrates: The Main Energy Food
Fat: An Important Energy Source during Exercise
Protein: The Tissue Builder
Vitamins: The Organic Regulators
Minerals: The Inorganic Regulators
Water, Electrolytes and Temperature Regulation
Body Weight and Composition for Health and Sport
Weight Maintenance and Loss through Proper Nutrition and Exercise
Weight Gaining through Proper Nutrition and Exercise
Food Drugs and Related Supplements
G++Units of Measurement: English SystemG++Metric System Equivalents
G++Approximate Caloric Expenditure per Minute for Various Physical Activities
G++Self-Test on Drinking Habits and Alcoholism
G++Determination of Healthy Body Weight
G++Exchange Lists for Meal Planning
G++Calories, Percent Fat, Cholesterol, Sodium, and Dietary Fiber in Selected Fast-Food Restaurant Products
G++Energy Pathways of Carbohydrate, Fat, and Protein
G++Small Steps: 120 Small Steps to a Healthier Diet and Increased Physical Activity
G++Sample Menu for a 2000-Calorie Food Pattern
G++MyPyramid for Kids
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great book February 8, 2011
this book is really interesting and made me read further on the subject!
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