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Nutrition, 2002 Update

ISBN-10: 0763719854
ISBN-13: 9780763719852
Edition: 2002
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Description: This text offers students tools for interpreting nutrition information on food labels and in the media. Student interest is maintained with case scenarios based on everyday life, and with material on issues such as ethnic diets, eating disorders,  More...

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Book details

List price: $67.50
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 8/20/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 952
Size: 9.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.192
Language: English

This text offers students tools for interpreting nutrition information on food labels and in the media. Student interest is maintained with case scenarios based on everyday life, and with material on issues such as ethnic diets, eating disorders, vegetarianism, fad diets, alternative nutrition, and

Preface
About the Authors
Acknowledgments
Nutrients and Nourishment
Why Do We Eat the Way We Do?
Introducing the Nutrients
Applying the Scientific Process to Nutrition
From Research Study to Headline
Nutrition Guidelines and Assessment
Linking Nutrients, Foods, and Health
Nutrition Assessment: Determining Nutritional Health
Nutrition Assessment Methods
Digestion and Absorption
Taste and Smell: The Beginnings of Our Food Experience
The Gastrointestinal Tract
Overview of Digestion: Physical and Chemical Processes
Overview of Absorption
Assisting Organs
Putting It All Together: Digestion and Absorption
Regulation of Gastrointestinal Activity
Circulation of Nutrients
Influences on Digestion and Absorption
Nutrition and GI Disorders
Carbohydrates
What Are Carbohydrates?
Simple Sugars: Monosaccharides and Disaccharides
Complex Carbohydrates
Carbohydrate Digestion and Absorption
Carbohydrates in the Body
Carbohydrates in the Diet
Carbohydrates and Health
Lipids
What Are Lipids?
Fatty Acids Are Key Building Blocks
Triglycerides
Phospholipids
Sterols
Digestion and Absorption
Lipids in the Body
Lipids in the Diet
Lipids and Health
Proteins and Amino Acids
Why is Protein Important?
Amino Acids: The Building Blocks of Protein
Functions of Body Proteins
Protein Digestion and Absorption
Proteins in the Body
Proteins in the Diet
The Pros and Cons of Vegetarianism
The Health Effects of Too Little or Too Much Protein
Metabolism
Energy: Fuel for Work
Who Are The Key Energy Players?
Breakdown and Release of Energy
Biosynthesis and Storage
Regulation of Metabolism
Spotlight on Alcohol
History of Alcohol Use
The Chemistry and Character of Alcohol
Alcohol: Is It a Nutrient?
Formation or Production of Alcohol and Its Sources
Alcohol Absorption
Alcohol Metabolism
Individual Differences in Alcohol Metabolism
When Alcohol Becomes a Problem
Alcoholics and Malnutrition
Does Alcohol Have Benefits?
Energy Balance, Body Composition, and Weight Management
Energy In
Energy Out: Uses of Fuel
Body Composition: Understanding Fatness and Weight
When Energy Balance Goes Awry
Weight Management
Underweight
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Understanding Vitamins
Vitamin A: The Retinoids
The Carotenoids
Vitamin D
Vitamin E
Vitamin K
Water-Soluble Vitamins
The Water-Soluble Vitamins: Eight Bs and a C
The B Vitamins
Thiamin
Riboflavin
Niacin
Pantothenic Acid
Biotin
Vitamin B6
Folate
Vitamin B12
Vitamin C
Vitamin-like Compounds
Water and Major Minerals
Water: The Essential Ingredient for Life
Intake Recommendations: How Much Water Is Enough?
Major Minerals
Sodium
Potassium
Chloride
Calcium
Phosphorus
Magnesium
Sulfur
Major Minerals and Health
Trace Minerals
What Are Trace Elements?
Iron
Zinc
Selenium
Iodine
Copper
Manganese
Fluoride
Chromium
Molybdenum
Other Trace Elements and Ultratrace Elements
Sports Nutrition
Benefits of Exercise
Energy for Physical Performance
Nutrition Supplements and Ergogenic Aids
Weight and Body Composition
Spotlight on Eating Disorders
The Eating Disorder Continuum
History of a Modern Malady
No Simple Causes
Anorexia
Bulimia Nervosa
Binge-Eating Disorder
Males: An Overlooked Population
Anorexia Athletica
The Female Athlete Triad
Vegetarianism and Eating Disorders
Smoking and Eating Disorders
Baryophobia
Infantile Anorexia
Combating Eating Disorders
Life Cycle: Pregnancy and Lactation
Pregnancy
Lactation
Resources for Pregnant and Lactating Women
Life Cycle: Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
Infancy
Childhood
Adolescence
Life Cycle: The Adult Years
Staying Young while Growing Older
How People Age
Nutrient Needs of the Mature Adult
Nutrition-Related Concerns of Mature Adults
Meal Management for Mature Adults
Spotlight on Complementary and Alternative Nutrition
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Alternative Nutrition
Dietary Supplements in the Marketplace
Food Safety and Technology
Food Safety
Food Technology
World View of Nutrition
Malnutrition in the United States
MaInutrition in the Developing World
Food Composition Tables
Exchange Lists for Meal Planning
Nutrition and Health for Canadians
Phytochemicals
The Gastrointestinal Tract
Biochemical Structures
Major Metabolic Pathways
Calculations and Conversions
Growth Charts
Food Safety Tables
Information Resources
Answers to Study Questions
Index/Glossary
Photo Credits

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