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Understanding nutrition

Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney; Sharon Rady Rolfes
Publisher: Australia ; Belmont, CA : Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 13th edView all editions and formats
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Includes 20 chapters beginning with core nutrition topics, such as diet planning, macronutrients, vitamins and minerals, and following with chapters on diet and health, fitness, life span nutrition,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Noss Whitney; Sharon Rady Rolfes
ISBN: 1133587526 9781133587521 9781133587538 1133587534 9781133606789 1133606784
OCLC Number: 805760550
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: An overview of nutrition --
Planning a healthy diet --
Digestion, absorption, and transport --
The carbohydrates: sugars, starches, and fibers --
The lipids: triglycerides, phospholipids, and sterols --
Protein: amino acids --
Energy metabolism --
Energy balance and body composition --
Weight management: overweight, obesity, and underweight --
The water-soluble vitamins: B vitamins and vitamin C --
The fat-soluble vitamins: A, D, E, and K --
Water and the major minerals --
The trace minerals --
Fitness: physical activity, nutrients, and body adaptations --
Life cycle nutrition: pregnancy and lactation --
Life cycle nutrition: infancy, childhood, and adolescence --
Life cycle nutrition: adulthood and the later years --
Diet and health --
Consumer concerns about foods and water --
Hunger and the global environment.
Responsibility: Ellie Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes.
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1. An Overview of Nutrition. Highlight: Nutrition Information and Misinformation--On the Net and in the News. 2. Planning a Healthy Diet. Highlight: Vegetarian Diets. 3. Digestion, Absorption, and Read more...

 
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