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Understanding nutrition

Author: Eleanor Whitney; Sharon Rady Rolfes; Tim Crowe; Adam Walsh
Publisher: Melbourne : Cengage, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Textbooks
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Whitney, Eleanor Noss.
Understanding Nutrition.
Melbourne : Cengage, ©2019
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Whitney; Sharon Rady Rolfes; Tim Crowe; Adam Walsh
ISBN: 9780170286299 0170286290
OCLC Number: 1145546392
Notes: 9.3 Problems of overweight and obesity
Description: 1 online resource (834 pages)
Contents: Intro --
IFC --
Prelims --
Title Page --
Imprint Page --
Contents in brief --
Contents --
Guide to the text --
Guide to the online resources --
Preface --
About the authors --
Acknowledgements --
Chapter 1: An overview of nutrition --
1.1 Food choices --
1.2 The nutrients --
1.3 The science of nutrition --
1.4 Nutrient Reference Values --
1.5 Nutrition assessment --
1.6 Diet and health --
Chapter activities --
Highlight1: 1.7 Nutrition information and misinformation --
on the Net and in the news --
Chapter 2: Planning a healthy diet --
2.1 Principles and guidelines --
2.2 Diet-planning guides 2.3 Food labels --
Chapter activities --
Highlight 2: Vegetarian diets --
Chaper 3: Digestion, absorption and transport --
3.1 Digestion --
3.2 Absorption --
3.3 The circulatory systems --
3.4 The health and regulation of the GI tract --
Chapter activities --
Highlight3: 3.5 Common digestive problems --
Chapter 4: The carbohydrates: sugars, starches and dietary fibre --
4.1 The chemist's view of carbohydrates --
4.2 The simple carbohydrates --
4.3 The complex carbohydrates --
4.4 Digestion and absorption of carbohydrates --
4.5 Glucose in the body 4.6 Health effects and recommended intakes of sugars --
4.7 Alternative sweeteners --
4.8 Health effects and recommended intakes of starch and dietary fibre --
Chapter activities --
Highlight4: 4.9 Carbs, kilojoules and controversies --
Chapter 5: The lipids: triglycerides, phospholipids and sterols --
5.1 The chemist's view of fatty acids and triglycerides --
5.2 The chemist's view of phospholipids and sterols --
5.3 Digestion, absorption and transport of lipids --
5.4 Lipids in the body --
5.5 Health effects and recommended intakes of saturated fats, trans fats and cholesterol 5.6 Health effects and recommended intakes of mono-unsaturated and polyunsaturated fats --
5.7 From guidelines to groceries --
Chapter activities --
Highlight: High-fat foods --
friend or foe? --
Chapter 6: Protein: amino acids --
6.1 The chemist's view of proteins --
6.2 Digestion and absorption of protein --
6.3 Proteins in the body --
6.4 Protein in foods --
6.5 Health effects and recommended intakes of protein --
Chapter activities --
Highlight 6: 6.6 Nutritional genomics --
Chapter 7: Metabolism: transformations and interactions --
7.1 Chemical reactions in the body 7.2 Breaking down nutrients for energy --
7.3 Energy balance --
Chapter activities --
Highlight: 7.4 Alcohol in the body --
Chapter 8: Energy balance and body composition --
8.1 Energy balance --
8.2 Energy in: the kilojoules foods provide --
8.3 Energy out: the kilojoules the body expends --
8.4 Body weight, body composition and health --
8.5 Health risks associated with body weight and body fat --
Chapter activities --
Highlight8: 8.6 Eating disorders --
Chapter 9: Weight management: overweight, obesity and underweight --
9.1 Overweight and obesity --
9.2 Causes of overweight and obesity
Responsibility: Eleanor Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes, Tim Crowe, Adam Walsh.
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