Science of Nutrition

ISBN-10: 032164316X

ISBN-13: 9780321643162

Edition: 2nd 2011

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Description: The Science of Nutrition offers a rigorous, research-based approach to nutrition that supports instructor's needs for thorough, well-organized information while also engaging students' natural interest by demonstrating how nutrition relates to their own health and lives.Building on the First Edition's well-received and unique applied approach to micronutrients organizing vitamins and minerals functionally, thus substantially enhancing student retention the Second Edition adds new learning aids to further help students learn and apply the material. Additionally, learning and teaching aids have been expanded for students and instructors, including a new version of MyDietAnalysis, available in both online and CD-ROM formats.

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Book details

List price: $72.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 1/7/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 944
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.686
Language: English

Elain Marie Alphin was born in 1955 in San Francisco, California. She attended Rice University and upon graduation she received a Watson Research Fellowship, a grant given to graduating college seniors to fund independent study and travel outside the United States. She spent the next year in England, doing research for a novel she was writing about Richard III and his murder of his nephews. She turned her research into a novel for middle-grade readers entitled, Tournament of Time. Her other novels includeded Ghost Cadet, Picture Perfect, The Perfect Shot, and Simon Says. She won the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery and was named a YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers for the novel Counterfeit Son. She died on August 19, 2014 at age 58.

The Role of Nutrition in Our Health
Designing a Healthful Diet
The Human Body: Are We Really What We Eat?
Carbohydrates: Bountiful Sources of Energy and Nutrients
In-Depth: Alcohol
Lipids: Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrients
Proteins: Crucial Components of All Body Tissues
Metabolism: From Food to Life
In-Depth: Vitamins & Minerals: Micronutrients with Macro Powers
Nutrients Involved in Energy Metabolism
Nutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Nutrients Involved in Antioxidant Function
In-Depth: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods
Nutrients Involved in Bone Health
Nutrients Involved in Blood Health and Immunity
Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight
In-Depth: Disordered Eating
Nutrition and Physical Activity: Keys to Good Health
Food Safety and Technology: Impact on Consumers
Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy and the First Year of Life
Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Childhood and Adolescence
Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: the Later Years
Global Nutrition
Appendices
Answers to Review Questions
Glossary
Index
Credits
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