Wardlaw's Persepectives in Nutrition W/Ncp 3. 2 Student Online Access Card, Online Course Universal Access Card for Intro to Nutrition and Food Nutrition Guide

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-09-03
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

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Perspectives in Nutrition, 8th edition, is an introductory nutrition text appropriate for nutrition and science majors, as well as mixed majors/non-majors nutrition courses. This text has the richly deserved reputation of providing an accurate, current, in-depth and thoughtful introduction to the dynamic field of nutrition. The 8th edition introduces a new author team whose primary goal has been to maintain the strengths and philosophy that have been the hallmark of this book yet enhance the accessibility and personal application of materials for today's students.

Table of Contents

Nutrition Basics
The Science of Nutrition
Tools of a Healthy Diet
The Food Supply
Human Digestion and Absorption
Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Alcohol
Metabolism and Energy Balance
Energy Metabolism
Energy Balance, Weight Control, & Eating Disorders
Nutrition, Exercise, and Sports
Vitamins and Minerals
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Water-Soluble Vitamins
Water and Major Minerals
Trace Minerals
Nutrition Applications in the Life Cycle
Nutritional Aspects of Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Nutrition during the Growing Years
Nutrition throughout Adulthood
Human Physiology
Glycolysis, Citric Acid Cycle, , Electron Transport Chain, Eicosanoids, and Homocysteine Metabolism
Dietary Advice for Canadians
Exchange Systems
Fatty Acids in Foods
Height-Weight Tables
Nutrition Calculations
English-Metric Conversions
Estimated Average Requirements (EARs) for Nutrients
CDC Growth Charts
Sources of Nutrition Information
Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment
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