Nutrition Now (with Interactive Learning Guide)

ISBN-10: 1439049033

ISBN-13: 9781439049037

Edition: 6th 2011

Authors: Judith E. Brown

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List price: $199.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.542
Language: English

Judith E. Brown is a nutrition researcher, writer and speaker who provides consultation services to the food and pharmaceutical industries, and government health programs. As a Professor Emeritus of the Division of Epidemiology and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Minnesota, she successfully obtained and completed large, competitively funded research grants related to nutrition and health. Her areas of expertise include scientific advising on new product development, advising on product evaluation studies, public speaking to professional groups, consumer-oriented publications on topics specific to health and nutrition, and expert opinion papers on safety and efficacy of nutrients, neutraceuticals, and fortified products. Judy Brown has more than 30 years of instructional experience in the field of nutrition. She has also been involved with writing for several years and has written more than one hundred research articles for publications. She is the author of NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE, THIRD EDITION (Wadsworth, 2008). An avid researcher and an exceptional writer and teacher, Judith E. Brown is one of the most influential and respected authors in the field.

Key Nutrition Concepts and Terms
The Inside Story about Nutrition and Health
The Ways of Knowing About Nutrition
Understanding Food and Nutrition Labels
Nutrition Attitudes and Behaviors
Healthful Diets: Mypyramid, the Dietary Guidelines, and More
How the Body Uses Food: Digestion and Absorption
Calories! Food, Energy, and Energy Balance
Obesity and Underweight: The Highs and Lows of Weight Status
Weight Control: The Myths and Realities
Disordered Eating: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, and Pica
Useful Facts about Sugars, Starches, and Fiber
Diabetes Now
Alcohol: The Positives and Negatives
Proteins and Amino Acids
Vegetarian Diets
Food Allergies and Intolerances
Fats and Cholesterol In Health
Nutrition and Heart Disease
Vitamins and Your Health
Phytochemicals and Genetically Modified Food
Diet and Cancer
Good Things to Know About Minerals
Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods
Water is an Essential Nutrient
Nutrient-Gene Interactions in Health and Disease
Nutrition and Physical Fitness for Everyone
Nutrition and Physical Performance
Good Nutrition for Life: Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Infancy
Nutrition for the Growing Years: Childhood Through Adolescents
Nutrition and Health Maintenance for Adults of All Ages
The Multiple Dimensions of Food Safety
Aspects of Global Nutrition
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