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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Apr 7, 2010 - 1004 pages
5 Stars! Doody's Review Service Nutrition, Fourth Edition is an accessible introduction to nutritional concepts, guidelines, and functions. It brings scientifically based, accurate information to students about topics and issues that concern them—a balanced diet, weight management, and more—and encourages them to think about the material they’re reading and how it relates to their own lives. Covering important biological and physiological phenomena, including glucose regulation, digestion and absorption, and fetal development - as well as familiar topics such as nutritional supplements and exercise - Nutrition, Fourth Edition provides a balanced presentation of behavioral change and the science of nutrition.
 

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Contents

Nutrients and Nourishment
1
Chapter 2 Nutrition Guidelines and Assessment
29
Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements
73
Chapter 3 Digestion and Absorption
105
Chapter 4 Carbohydrates
145
Chapter 5 Lipids
181
Chapter 6 Proteins and Amino Acids
225
Chapter 7 Metabolism
267
Maternal and Infant Nutrition
669
From Childhood Through Adulthood
711
Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering
749
The Faces of Global Malnutrition
783
Food Composition Tables
806
Exchange Lists for Diabetes
86
MyPyramid Food Intake Patterns
98
Nutrition and Health for Canadians
100

Chapter 8 Alcohol
309
Chapter 9 Energy Balance Body Composition and Weight Management
335
Chapter 10 FatSoluble Vitamins
387
Chapter 11 WaterSoluble Vitamins
429
Chapter 12 Water and Major Minerals
467
Chapter 13 Trace Minerals
507
Eating for Peak Performance
551
Spotlight on Eating Disorders
595
Chapter 15 Diet and Health
619
The Gastrointestinal Tract
114
Biochemical Structures
1
Major Metabolic Pathways
16
Calculations and Conversions
21
Growth Charts
28
Glossary
31
Index
57
Photo Credits
80
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