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Nutrition Concepts and Controversies

ISBN-10: 0538734949

ISBN-13: 9780538734943

Edition: 12th 2011

Authors: Frances Sizer, Ellie Whitney

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List price: $226.95
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 6/2/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 848
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.674
Language: English

Food Choices and Human Health
Sorting the Impostors From the Real Nutrition Experts
Nutrition Tools--Standards and Guidelines
Phytochemicals and Functional Foods: What Do They Promise?
What Do They Deliver?
The Remarkable Body
Alcohol and Nutrition: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?
The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, Glycogen, and Fiber
Are Carbohydrates "Bad" for Health?
The Lipids: Fats, Oils, Phospholipids, and Sterols
High-Fat Foods: Which to Choose for Good Health?
The Proteins and Amino Acids
Vegetarian and Meat-Containing Diets: What Are the Benefits and Pitfalls?
The Vitamins
Vitamin Supplements: Who Benefits?
Water and Minerals
Osteoporosis: Can Lifestyle Choices Reduce the Risks?
Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight
The Perils of Eating Disorders
Nutrients, Physical Activity, and the Body's Responses
Erogogenic Aids: Breakthroughs, Gimmicks, or Dangers?
Diet and Health
Nutritional Genomics: Can It Deliver on Its Promises?
Food Safety and Food Technology
Organic Foods and Genetically Modified Foods: What Are the Pros and Cons?
Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and Infant
Childhood Obesity and Early Chronic Diseases
Child, Teen, and Older Adult
Nutrient-Drug Interactions: Who Should Be Concerned?
Hunger and Global Environment
Agribusiness and Food Production: How to Go Forward
Table of Food Composition
Canadian: Recommendations, Choice Systems, and Labels
Aids to Calculation
U.S. Food Exchange System
Nutrition Resources
Reference Notes
Answers to Self-Check Questions
Physical Activity and Energy Requirements
Glossary
Index