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Discovering Nutrition

  • EDITOR Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc.
  • NIVEL Profesional
  • STOCKSI
  • IDIOMAInglés
Códigos
  • ISBN 978-1-284-13946-4
  • EAN 9781284139464
Colección
  • Colección -
  • Número -
Características
  • Encuadernado Rústica
  • Páginas 848
  • Largo 240
  • Ancho 170
  • Peso 1400
Edición
  • Fecha 19-02-2018
  • Número 6
  • Año 2018
Reseña
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Incorporating the latest research and dietary guidelines, Discovering Nutrition, Sixth Edition introduces students to the fundamentals of nutrition with an engaging and personalized approach. Written with a diverse student population of nutrition majors and non-majors in mind, this text focuses on teaching behavior change and personal decision making with an emphasis on how our nutritional behaviors influence lifelong personal health and wellness, while also presenting up-to-date scientific concepts in a number of innovative ways. Students will learn practical consumer-based nutrition information using the features highlighted through the text, including the new Why is this Important? feature describing the practical importance of key concepts, For Your Information boxes presenting controversial topics, and Quick Bites offering fun facts.

Chapter 1 Food Choices: Nutrients and Nourishment
Chapter 2 Nutrition Guidelines: Tools for a Healthful Diet
Chapter 3 The Human Body: from Food to Fuel
Chapter 4 Carbohydrates: Simple Sugars and Complex Chains
Spotlight on Alcohol
Chapter 5 Lipids: Not Just Fat
Chapter 6 Proteins and Amino Acids: Function Follows Form
Chapter 7 Vitamins: Vital Keys to Health
Spotlight on Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods
Chapter 8 Water and Minerals: The Ocean Within
Spotlight on Metabolism and Energy Balance
Chapter 9 Nutrition for Physical Performance
Spotlight on Eating Disorders
Chapter 10 Diet and Health
Spotlight on Obesity and Weight Management
Chapter 11 Life Cycle: Maternal and Infant Nutrition
Chapter 12 Life Cycle: Childhood Through Older Adulthood
Spotlight on World Nutrition
Chapter 13 Food Safety and Technology: Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering
Appendix A Dietary Reference Intakes
Appendix B USDA Food Intake Patterns
Appendix C Nutrition Assessment Methods
Appendix D Vitamin and Mineral Summary Tables
Appendix E The Gastrointestinal Tract
Appendix F ATP Produced from Macronutrients
Appendix G Major Metabolic Pathways
Appendix H Food Safety Tables
Appendix I Information Resources
Appendix J Calculations and Conversions

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