Nutrition An Applied Approach

ISBN-10: 0321696646

ISBN-13: 9780321696649

Edition: 3rd 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Janice Thompson, Melinda Manore

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Nutrition: an Applied Approach, Third Editionintroduces nutrition in an innovative, applied presentation that helps you retain the material long after you leave the class. Recognizing the natural interest students have in nutrition, the authors demonstrate how it relates to your health and everyday life, and examine commonly held misconceptions. This book focuses on the functions of vitamins and minerals and relates them to everyday health issues that you can easily grasp. the applied content is focused on four key chaptersfluid and electrolyte balance, antioxidant function, bone health, and energy metabolism and blood health. Along with a host of new features, the Third Edition includes updated theory and research findings, developing trends, and tools to challenge nutritional myths and misperceptions.
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Book details

List price: $132.47
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 12/29/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.080
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
In Depth: Alcohol
Designing a Healthful Diet
In Depth: Phytochemicals
The Human Body: Are We Really What We Eat?
In Depth: Disorders Related to Specific Foods
Carbohydrates: Plant-Derived Energy Nutrients
In Depth: Diabetes
Fats: Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrients
In Depth: Cardiovascular Disease
Proteins: Crucial Components of All Body Tissues
In Depth: Vitamins and Minerals: Micronutrients with Macro Powers
Nutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
In Depth: Dehydration and Fluid Imbalance
Nutrients Involved in Antioxidant Function
In Depth: Cancer
Nutrients Involved in Bone Health
In Depth: Osteoporosis
Nutrients Involved in Energy Metabolism and Blood Health
In Depth: Dietary Supplements: Necessity or Waste?
Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight
In Depth: Obesity
Nutrition and Physical Activity: Keys to Good Health
In Depth: Disordered Eating
Food Safety, Systems, and Technology
In Depth: Global Nutrition
Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy and the First Year of Life
In Depth: the Fetal Environment: A Lasting Impression
Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Childhood to Late Adulthood
In Depth: Searching for the Fountain of Youth
Appendices
Calculations and Conversions
Caffeine Content of Foods
U.S. Exchange Lists for Meal Planning
Stature-for-Age Charts
Organizations and Resources
Answers to Review Questions
Glossary
References
Index
Credits
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