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Nutrition: Everyday Choices

byMary B. Grosvenor, Lori A. Smolin

Paperback | February 21, 2005

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Nutrition: Everyday Choices provides students with the decision-making skills needed throughout their lifespan to navigate the myriad of choices they will face in promoting their good health and in preventing disease. A critical thinking approach and a solid underpinning of the process of science empowers students to be knowledgeable consumers when faced with diverse information about emerging diseases such a SARS, biotech foods and gene therapy. As students apply the thought processes and decision-making skills learned throughout the course, they come to understand that there are not "good" foods and "bad" foods, but rather that each choice is only part of an overall healthy diet and that it is the sum of those choices that determines good nutrition.
Mary B. Grosvenor, M.S., R.D. Mary Grosvenor received her B.A. degree in English from Georgetown University and her M.S. in Nutrition Sciences from the University of California at Davis. She is a registered dietitian with experience in public health, clinical nutrition, and nutrition research. She has published in  peer-reviewed journa...
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Title:Nutrition: Everyday ChoicesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:672 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.9 inPublished:February 21, 2005Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0471668761

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Nutrition: Choices for Health.

Chapter 2. Guidelines for a Healthy Diet.

Chapter 3. The Digestive System: From Meals to Molecules.

Chapter 4. Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches, and Fibers.

Chapter 5. Lipids: Fats and Oils.

Chapter 6. Proteins and Amino Acids.

Chapter 7. Managing Your Weight.

Chapter 8. The Vitamins.

Chapter 9. Water and Minerals.

Chapter 10. Meeting Our Needs: Food, Fortified Food, and Supplements.

Chapter 11. Nutrition, Fitness, and Physical Activity.

Chapter 12. Nutrition, Pregnancy, and Infants.

Chapter 13. Nutrition from 2 to 102.

Chapter 14. How Safe Is Our Food Supply?

Chapter 15. Feeding the World.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Index.