Discovering Nutrition

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 19 mar 2009 - 654 pagine
Discovering Nutrition, Third Edition is a student-friendly introduction to nutrition on a non-majors level. Coverage of material such as digestion, metabolism, chemistry, and life cycle nutrition is clearly written, accessible, and engaging to undergraduate students.
 

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Sommario

Acknowledgments
1
Food Choices Nutrients and Nourishment
3
Nutrition Guidelines Tools for a Healthful Diet
31
Complementary Nutrition Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements
69
The Human Body From Food to Fuel
103
Carbohydrates Simple Sugars and Complex Chains
135
Lipids Not Just Fat
169
Proteins and Amino Acids Function Follows Form
211
Water and Minerals The Ocean Within
399
Sports Nutrition Eating for Peak Performance
451
Spotlight on Eating Disorders
491
Life Cycle Maternal and Infant Nutrition
517
Life Cycle From Childhood Through Adulthood
561
Food Safety and Technology Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering
599
World View of Nutrition The Faces of Global Malnutritioin
633
Appendices
655

Spotlight on Metabolism
245
Energy Balance and Weight Management Finding Your Equilibrium
273
Vitamins Vital Keys to Health
321
Spotlight on Alcohol
371
Answers to Study Questions
155
IndexGlossary
161
Photo Credits
189
Copyright

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Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California

Food Science and Human Nutrition Dept., University of Florida, Florida

California Institute of Human Nutrition, California

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