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Understanding Nutrition

Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Pub Co, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Noss Whitney
ISBN: 9781337392693 1337392693
OCLC Number: 1026838925
Description: 0 s. ; 3.2 cm
Contents: 1. An Overview of Nutrition Highlight 1: Nutrition Information and Misinformation 2. Planning a Healthy Diet Highlight 2: Vegetarian Diets 3. Digestion, Absorption and Transport Highlight 3: Common Digestive Problems 4. The Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches and Fibers Highlight 4: Carbs, kCalories and Controversies 5. The Lipids: Triglycerides, Phospholipids and Sterols Highlight 5: High-Fat Foods -- Friend or Foe? 6. Protein: Amino Acids Highlight 6: Nutritional Genomics 7. Energy Metabolism Highlight 7: Alcohol in the Body 8. Energy Balance and Body Composition Highlight 8: Eating Disorders 9. Weight Management: Overweight, Obesity and Underweight Highlight 9: The Latest and Greatest Weight-Loss Diet -- Again 10. The Water-Soluble Vitamins: B Vitamins and Vitamin C Highlight 10: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements 11. The Fat-Soluble Vitamins, A, D, E and K Highlight 11: Antioxidant Nutrients in Disease Prevention 12. Water and the Major Minerals Highlight 12: Osteoporosis and Calcium 13. The Trace Minerals Highlight 13: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods 14. Fitness: Physical Activity, Nutrients and Body Adaptations Highlight 14: Supplements as Ergogenic Aids 15. Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy and Lactation Highlight 15: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 16. Life Cycle Nutrition: Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence Highlight 16: Childhood Obesity and the Early Development of Chronic Diseases 17. Life Cycle Nutrition: Adulthood and the Later Years Highlight 17: Nutrient-Drug Interactions 18. Diet and Health Highlight 18: Complementary and Alternative Medicine 19. Consumer Concerns About Foods and Water Highlight 19: Food Biotechnology 20. Hunger and the Global Environment Highlight 20: Environmentally Friendly Food Choices
Responsibility: Eleanor Noss Whitney.
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