Contemporary Nutrition

Paperback | January 12, 2010

byGordon Wardlaw, Anne Smith

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Contemporary Nutrition is designed for students with little or no background in college-level biology, chemistry or physiology. It provides the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. With a friendly writing style, the authors act as the student's personal guide to dispelling common misconceptions and to gaining a solid foundation for making informed nutrition choices.

Contemporary Nutrition emphasizes that a population consists of individuals with varying genetic and cultural backgrounds, and these individuals will have varying responses to diet. The knowledge gained from this text will allow students to personalize nutrition information and make smart choices.

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Contemporary Nutrition is designed for students with little or no background in college-level biology, chemistry or physiology. It provides the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. With a friendly writing style, the authors act as the student's personal guide to dispelling common mi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.7 × 9 × 1 inPublished:January 12, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0077354818

ISBN - 13:9780077354817

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Table of Contents

NUTRITION: A KEY TO HEALTH

Chapter 1: What You Eat and Why

Chapter 2: Guidelines for Designing a Healthy Diet

Chapter 3: The Human Body: A Nutrition Perspective

THE ENERGY NUTRIENTS AND ENERGY BALANCE

Chapter 4: Carbohydrates

Chapter 5: Lipids

Chapter 6: Proteins

Chapter 7: Energy Balance and Weight Control

VITAMINS, MINERALS AND WATER

Chapter 8: Vitamins

Chapter 9: Water and Minerals

NUTRITION: BEYOND THE NUTRIENTS

Chapter 10: Nutrition: Fitness and Sports

Chapter 11: Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa,

Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Conditions

Chapter 12: Undernutrition Throughout the World

Chapter 13: Safety of Food and Water

NUTRITION: A FOCUS ON THE LIFE STAGES

Chapter 14: Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Chapter 15: Nutrition from Infancy through Adolescence

Chapter 16: Nutrition during Adulthood________________________________________