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Janice Thompson, PhD, FACSM University of Birmingham Janice Thompson earned a doctorate in exercise physiology and nutrition at Arizona State University. She is currently Professor of Public Health Nutrition and Exercise at the University of Birmingham, UK, in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Her research focuses on design...

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Table of Contents

1.      Nutrition: Linking Food and Health

               In Depth: New Frontiers in Nutrition and Health

2.      Designing a Healthful Diet

               In Depth: Healthful Dietary Patterns

3.      The Human Body: Are We Really What We Eat?

               In Depth: Disorders Related to Specific Foods

4.      Carbohydrates: Plant-Derived Energy Nutrients
               In Depth: Diabetes

5.      Fats: Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrients
               In Depth: Cardiovascular Disease

6.      Proteins: Crucial Components of all Body Tissues
               In Depth: Vitamins and Minerals: Micronutrients with Macro Powers

7.      Nutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
               In Depth: Alcohol

8.      Nutrients Essential to Key Body Functions
               In Depth: Cancer

9.      Nutrients Essential to Healthy Tissues
               In Depth: Osteoporosis

10.   Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight
               In Depth: Obesity

11.   Nutrition and Physical Activity: Keys to Good Health
               In Depth: Disorders Related to Body Image, Eating, and Exercise

12.   Food Safety and Technology: Impact on Consumers
               In Depth: The Safety and Effectiveness of Dietary Supplements

13.   Food Security, Equity, and Sustainability: The Challenge of “Good” Food

               In Depth: Malnutrition

14.   Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy and the First Year of Life
               In Depth: The Fetal Environment: A Lasting Impression

15.   Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Childhood to Late Adulthood
               In Depth: Searching for the Fountain of Youth