Personal Nutrition.

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Cengage Learning, Dec 19, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 624 pages
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PERSONAL NUTRITION, 7th Edition, helps you acquire the skills and knowledge you need to become a savvy evaluator of the nutrition issues and controversies you will encounter throughout your life. Presented in a vibrant design with clarifying figures, many
  

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User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

I read this textbook for my Nutrition and Wellness Consultant certification course. It's a great resource for anyone who is interested in learning more about nutrition and how our body is influenced by food and exercise. Read full review

Contents

The Basics of Understanding Nutrition
2
The Pursuit of a Healthy Diet
30
Anatomy for Nutritions Sake
74
The Carbohydrates Sugar Starch and Fiber
104
The Lipids Fats and Oils
136
The Proteins and Amino Acids
170
The Vitamins Minerals and Water A Functional Approach
200
Impact of Fluids and Beverages on Nutritional Health
258
The Life Cycle Conception through the Later Years
370
Food Safety and the Global Food Supply
414
Aids to Calculations and the Food Exchange Lists for Diabetes
1
Canadian Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines
9
Chapter Notes
17
Answers to In Review Questions
41
Table of Food Composition
45
Glossary
115

Weight Management
290
Nutrition and Fitness
338

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About the author (2008)

Dr. Marie Boyle Struble is Adjunct Professor and former Director of the Graduate Program in Nutrition at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, NJ, and is editor of the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition for The Haworth Press. She holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Southern Maine and received her MS and PhD in Nutrition from Florida State University. She teaches in areas such as Community Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, and Nutrition Applications of Psychological and Sociological Issues. Marie Boyle Struble is the author of two successful texts, PERSONAL NUTRITION, coauthored with Sara Long, and COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION: AN ENTREPRENEURIAL APPROACH, coauthored with Dr. David Holben. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association, the American Public Health Association, and the Society for Nutrition Education.

Dr. Sara Long is an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, and is the Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics. Her areas of specialty are medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education, and food and nutrition assessment. She received her Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University- Carbondale and is also a licensed dietician in Illinois. Sara Anderson is the author of several other texts, including Wadsworth's PERSONAL NUTRITION, Sixth Edition (2007), co-authored with Dr. Marie A. Boyle; MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY: A CASE STUDY APPROACH, Second Edition (2004), co-authored with Dr. Marcia Nahikian Nelms; and the new UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION THERAPY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, First Edition (2007), co-authored with Dr. Marcia Nahikian Nelms and Dr. Kathleen Sucher.

SARA LONG ROTH, PhD, RD, is Professor in the Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Prior to obtaining her PhD in health education, she practiced as a clinical dietitian for 11 years. Her specialty areas are medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education, and food and nutrition assessment. She is an active leader in national, state, and district dietetic association's where she has served in numerous elected and appointed positions, including the Commission on Accreditation of Dietetics Education, and Commission on Dietetic Registration. Dr. Long is coauthor of Understanding Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology, Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Case Study Approach, Foundations and Clinical Applications of Nutrition: A Nursing Approach, and Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy. Dr. Long has received various awards and honors for teaching, including Outstanding Dietetic Educator (ADA) and Outstanding Educator for the College of Agricultural Sciences.

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