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Understanding nutrition

Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney; Sharon Rady Rolfes
Publisher: Boston, MA : Cengage Learning, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : Fifteenth edition, student editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2017935637
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Noss Whitney; Sharon Rady Rolfes
ISBN: 1337392693 9781337392693
OCLC Number: 1048602349
Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations
Contents: 1. An overview of nutrition --
2. Planning a healthy diet --
3. Digestion, absorption, and transport --
4. The carbohydrates: sugars, starches, and fibers --
5. The lipids: triglycerides, phospholipids, and sterols --
6. Protein: amino acids --
7. Energy metabolism --
8. Energy balance and body composition --
9. Weight management: overweight, obesity, and underweight --
10. The water-soluble vitamins: B vitamins and vitamin C --
11. The fat-soluble vitamins: A, D, E, and K --
12. Water and the major minerals --
13. The trace minerals --
14. Fitness: physical activity, nutrients, and body adaptations --
15. Life cycle nutrition: pregnancy and lactation --
16. Life cycle nutrition: infancy, childhood, and adolescence --
17. Life cycle nutrition: adulthood and the later years --
18. Diet and health --
19. Consumer concerns about foods and water --
20. Hunger and the global environment.
Responsibility: Ellie Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes.
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