Nutrition: Concepts And Controversies

Paperback | March 4, 2014

byFrances Sizer, Ellie Whitney, Leonard Piche

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You've probably heard the phrase "you are what you eat." This text gives you a better understanding of the phrase and hits home with the simple but obvious truth: you really are what you eat! Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies has been a cornerstone in nutrition classes across North America, serving the needs of students and professors in building a healthier future. In keeping with our tradition, in this, the third Canadian edition, we explore the ever-changing frontier of nutrition science in Canada while maintaining our sense of personal connection with students and instructors alike. We address the learner in clear, engaging writing but with a crispness that we hope you will enjoy.

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You've probably heard the phrase "you are what you eat." This text gives you a better understanding of the phrase and hits home with the simple but obvious truth: you really are what you eat! Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies has been a cornerstone in nutrition classes across North America, serving the needs of students and profess...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:768 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:March 4, 2014Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176530770

ISBN - 13:9780176530778

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Food Choices and Human HealthChapter 2: Nutrition Tools-Standards and GuidelinesChapter 3: The Remarkable BodyChapter 4: The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, Glycogen, and FibreChapter 5: The Lipids: Fats, Oils, Phospholipids, and SterolsChapter 6: The Proteins and Amino AcidsChapter 7: The VitaminsChapter 8: Water and MineralsChapter 9: Energy Balance and Healthy Body WeightChapter 10: Nutrients, Physical Activity, and the Body's ResponsesChapter 11: Diet and HealthChapter 12: Food Safety and Food TechnologyChapter 13: Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and InfantChapter 14: Child, Teen, and Older AdultChapter 15: Hunger and the Global EnvironmentAppendicesGlossary