Nutrition: Your Life Science, 2nd Edition
- Jennifer Turley
- Joan Thompson
- ISBN-10: 1305112571
- ISBN-13: 9781305112575
- 560 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2013
- COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published
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1. NUTRITION BASICS.
Nutrition Basics and Terminology. Carbohydrates. Proteins. Lipids/Fats. Vitamins/Minerals, and Water. Summary.
2. TOOLS TO PLAN, MANAGE, AND EVALUATE DIETS.
Food Labels. Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs). The MyPlate Food Guidance System. Dietary Guidelines and Recommendations. Food Composition Information and the Exchange Lists. Summary.
3. NUTRITION IN HEALTH AND CHRONIC DISEASE.
The Gastrointestinal System. Proteins: From Foods to Cells in the Body. Photosynthesis and Fiber. Carbohydrate Storage and Disorders. Lipids in Heart Disease and Cancer. Summary.
4. THE SCIENCE OF NUTRITION IN ENERGY BALANCE, BODY COMPOSITION, WEIGHT CONTROL, AND FITNESS.
Scientific Inquiry Tied to Genetics, Evolution, and Obesity. Energy Balance. Body Composition and Weight Control. Principles of Fitness for Health. Fundamentals of Exercise for Nutrition. Summary.
5. THE VITAMINS AND MINERALS.
Nutrient Issues and Fat-Soluble Vitamins. Water-Soluble Vitamins. Water and the Electrolytes. Major Minerals in Bond and Protein. Trace Minerals. Summary.
6. NUTRITION INFORMATION AND THE FOOD INDUSTRY.
Credibility of Nutrition Information. Food, Drugs, and Supplements. Food Additives. Food Safety: Microbial Growth. Food Issues: Consumer Awareness. Summary.
7. NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE SPAN.
Reproductive Fitness and Prenatal Nutrition. Nutrition During Infancy and for Lactation. Childhood Nutrition. Adolescent Nutrition. Nutrition for the Older Adult. Summary.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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