Nutrition for Healthy Living

Paperback | February 15, 2011

byWendy Schiff, Matthew Durant

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Helping students become better informed consumers, particularly in relation to food and nutrition, is the foundation of Nutrition for Healthy Living. Students will not only learn the basic principles of nutrition; they will learn to critically evaluate various sources of nutritional information and to apply sound practices to improve their diet and health. This distinct consumer focus flows throughout the textbook by providing students with practical information, critical thinking skills, and the scientific foundation needed to make informed nutritional lifestyle choices well beyond the classroom.

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Helping students become better informed consumers, particularly in relation to food and nutrition, is the foundation of Nutrition for Healthy Living. Students will not only learn the basic principles of nutrition; they will learn to critically evaluate various sources of nutritional information and to apply sound practices to improve t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 15, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070073449

ISBN - 13:9780070073449

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Basics of Nutrition

Chapter 2: Evaluating Nutrition Information

Chapter 3: Planning Nutritious Diets

Chapter 4: Body Basics

Chapter 5: Carbohydrates

Chapter 6: Fats and Other Lipids

Chapter 7: Proteins

Chapter 8: Vitamins

Chapter 9: Water and Minerals

Chapter 10: Energy Balance and Weight Control

Chapter 11: Nutrition for Physically Active Lifestyles

Chapter 12: Food Safety Concerns

Chapter 13: Nutrition for a Lifetime

Appendix A: English-Metric Conversions and Metric-to-Household Units

Appendix B: Canadian Food Guide

Appendix C: Daily Values Table

Appendix D: Energy Metabolism

Appendix E: References

Glossary

Credits

Index

Dietary Reference Intake Tables

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Appendix F: Amino Acids

Appendix G: Vitamins Involved in Energy Metabolism

Appendix H: Body Mass Index-for-Age Percentiles

Appendix I: Answers to Concept Checkpoint and Practice Test Questions