Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies, Volume 10

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Cengage Learning, Nov 12, 2007 - Medical - 816 pages
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With more than 1 million users, NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES is the text of choice for instructors and students alike. Thoroughly updated, the exciting new eleventh edition is leading in excellence through premium content and resources that focus on nutrition principles and their application while offering outstanding coverage of the biological foundations of nutrition without assuming previous knowledge of them. It is packed with practical applications that support quantitative learning skills, critical-thinking skills, and behavior change. Drawing readers into the study of nutrition, the authors have created a number of learning tools that are both appealing and accessible. Through captivating chapter opening Do You Ever sections, Food Feature and Consumer Corner sections, integrated Key Points, and end-of-chapter Controversies, students can find a wealth of information to help them better understand important nutrition concepts--and make informed and responsible decisions about their own nutrition. Additionally, the new CengageNOW resource site delivers easy course management tools and helps track student learning outcomes. It also offers a variety of learning aids, including the unique MyTurn student video case studies, personalized learning plans, behavior change activities, animations, and more. The new PowerLecture CD-ROM for instructors provides a myriad of lecture tools, including PowerPoint, animations, videos, clicker questions, and test questions. Combining a powerful package with comprehensive, up-to-date coverage that engages students, NUTRITION CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES, Eleventh Edition, is the text for you!
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Contents

Food Choices and Human Health
1
Nutrition ToolsStandards and Guidelines
29
The Remarkable Body
67
The Carbohydrates Sugar Starch Glycogen and Fiber
103
The Lipids Fats Oils Phospholipids and Sterols
145
The Proteins and Amino Acids
185
The Vitamins
219
Water and Minerals
269
Child Teen and Older Adult
529
Hunger and the Global Environment
571
A Table of Food Composition
Guidelines and Meal Planning
C Aids to Calculation
Exchange Lists for Diabetes formerly US Food Exchange System
E Food Patterns to Meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005
F Notes

Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight
319
Nutrients Physical Activity and the Bodys Responses
367
Diet and Health
401
Food Safety and Food Technology
443
Life Cycle Nutrition Mother and Infant
487
G Answers to Self Check Questions
H Estimated Energy Requirements
Glossary
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Frances Sienkiewicz Sizer Webb, MS, RD, FADA, attended Florida State University where, in 1980, she received her B.S., and in 1982, her M.S. in nutrition. She is certified as a charter Fellow of the American Dietetic Association. She is a founding member and vice president of Nutrition and Health Associates, an information and resource center in Tallahassee, Florida, that maintains an online bibliographic database tracking research in more than 1,000 topic areas in nutrition. She is the author of the best-selling NUTRITION CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES, TENTH EDITION and was a primary author of NUTRITION INTERACTIVE, an instructional college-level nutrition CD-ROM, both with Thomson Wadsworth). Her previous publications include NUTRITION CLINICS, a mongraph series for health professionals, and the college text THE FITNESS TRIAD: MOTIVATION, TRAINING, AND NUTRITION. In addition to writing, enjoying her family, and schooling her horse in dressage, she lectures at universities and at national and regional conferences, and serves actively on the board of directors of ECHO, a local hunger and homelessness relief organization her community.

Ellie Whitney, Ph.D. grew up in New York City and received her BA and PhD degrees in English and Biology at Harvard and Washington Universities. She taught at both Florida State University and Florida A&M University, wrote newspaper columns on environmental matters for the TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT, and coauthored almost a dozen college textbooks on nutrition, health, and related topics, many of which repeatedly reappear as new editions. She spen three decades exploring outdoor Florida and studying its ecology, and then cowrote PRICELESS FLORIDA: NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS AND NATIVE SPECIES (Pineapple Press, 2004). Now retired, and more concerned about climate change than any other issue, she volunteers full-time for the nonpartisan national nonprofit Citizens Climate Lobby.

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