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Description: You've heard the phrase, "You are what you eat"? This text gives you a better understanding of the phrase, and hits home the simple but obvious truth. You really are what you eat! Nutrition Concepts and Controversies has been a cornerstone in nutrition classes across North America, serving the needs of students and professors in building a healthier future. In keeping with our tradition, in this, the First Canadian Edition, we explore the ever-changing frontier of nutrition science in Canada while maintaining our sense of personal connection with students and instructors alike. We address the learner in a clear, engaging writing, but with a fresh crispness that we hope you enjoy.Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies focuses on nutrition principles and their application while offering outstanding coverage of the biological foundations of nutrition without assuming previous knowledge of them. The Canadian edition incorporates Canada's new food guide along with a wealth of Canadian examples, references and updates.
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|About the AuthorsPreface|
|Food Choices and Human Health|
|Nutrition Tools: Standards and Guidelines|
|The Remarkable Body|
|The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, Glycogen, and Fibre|
|The Lipids: Fats, Oils, Phospholipids, and Sterols|
|The Proteins and Amino Acids|
|Water and Minerals|
|Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight|
|Nutrients, Physical Activity, and the Bodys Responses|
|Diet and Health|
|Food Safety and Food Technology|
|Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and Infant|
|Child, Teen, and Older Adult|
|Hunger and the Global Environment|
|Canadian Recommendations and Labels|
|Aids to Calculations|
|U.S. Food Exchange System|
|Answer to Self-Check Questions|
|Physical Activity and Energy Requirements|
|Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Eating Plan and Discretionary Calorie Allowance for Weight Management|