Loose Leaf Version of Perspectives in Nutrition: A Functional Approach by Jacqueline Berning

Loose Leaf Version of Perspectives in Nutrition: A Functional Approach

byJacqueline Berning, Gaile Moe, Donna Beshgetoor

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Up to date with MyPlate, Healthy People 2020 and Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, Perspectives in Nutrition: A Functional Approach is an alternate version of Perspectives in Nutrition, 9/e. Every paragraph has been scrutinized to ensure that students are exposed to scientific content and concepts that are explained accurately and precisely, and in high-interest fashion that will draw students into their first study of nutrition science. Students will benefit from a carefully crafted text that brings them up-to-date scientific thinking and research blended with dynamic activities that will allow them to apply their knowledge to their own lives and future careers. Accompanying this text is a dynamic suite of digital tools that are integrated to a greater degree than those offered by any other publisher. Instructors will have the ability to assign auto-graded coursework and tutorials that are assessed against Learning Outcomes. The textbook content also serves as the basis for an adaptive, diagnostic self-learning tool for students that will help them acquire mastery and improved grades. Hot out of the oven, the first edition of Perspectives in Nutrition: A Functional Approach brings together the very best of print and digital technology in a single cohesive learning experience.

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Title:Loose Leaf Version of Perspectives in Nutrition: A Functional ApproachFormat:OtherDimensions:10.9 × 8.8 × 1.2 inPublished:March 5, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0077847474

ISBN - 13:9780077847470

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Nutrition Fundamentals

Chapter: 1 The Science of Nutrition

Chapter: 2 Tools of a Healthy Diet

Chapter: 3 The Food Supply

Chapter: 4 Human Digestion and Absorption

Part 2 Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Alcohol

Chapter: 5 Carbohydrates

Chapter: 6 Lipids

Chapter: 7 Protein

Chapter: 8 Alcohol

Part 3 Metabolism and Energy Balance

Chapter: 9 Energy Metabolism

Chapter: 10 Energy Balance, Weight Control, and Eating Disorders

Chapter: 11 Nutrition, Exercise, and Sports

Part 4 Vitamins and Minerals

Chapter: 12 Micronutrients: Vitamins and Minerals 

Chapter: 13 Micronutrients in Energy and Amino Acid Metabolism 

Chapter: 14 Fluid Balance and Blood Health

Chapter: 15 Bone Health and Body Defense Systems

Part 5 Nutrition Applications in the Life Cycle

Chapter: 16 Nutritional Aspects of Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Chapter: 17 Nutrition during the Growing Years

Chapter: 18 Nutrition during the Adult Years

Appendixes

A Human Physiology: A Tool for Understanding Nutrition

B Chemistry: A Tool for Understanding Nutrition

C Detailed Descriptions of Glycolysis, Citric Acid Cycle, Electron Transport Chain, Classes of Eicosanoids, and Homocysteine Metabolism

D Dietary Advice for Canadians

E The Food Lists for Diabetes: A Helpful Menu Planning Tool

F Fatty Acids, Including Omega-3 Fatty Acides, in Foods

G Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Height-Weight Table and Determination of Frame Size

H English-Metric Conversions and Nutrition Calculations

I Caffeine Content of Beverages, Foods, and Over-the-Counter Drugs

J Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI)

K CDC Growth Charts

L Sources of Nutrition Information

M Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment

N Food Composition Table