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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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Title: Understanding nutrition /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Noss Whitney; Sharon Rady Rolfes
ISBN: 1133587526; 9781133587521; 9781133587538; 1133587534; 9781133606789; 1133606784
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Content: 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.
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.
Genre/Form: Textbooks.
Year: ©2013.
Publisher: Australia ; Belmont, CA : Wadsworth, Cengage Learning,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2012934035; National Library: 016082263
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: QP141; Dewey No.: 613.2
OCLC No.: 805760550
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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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