Perspectives in Nutrition: Student Study Guide

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Mosby, 1992 - Nutrition - 230 pages
Perspectives in Nutrition, Seventh Edition, is an introductory nutrition text appropriate for the majors and mixed-majors nutrition courses. This student-focused text presents the major concepts in nutrition including the body's use of food nutrients and diet planning throughout the life cycle. The text places special emphasis on the application of nutrition principles in everyday life by exploring the health consequences of nutrition practices.

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Contents

What Nourishes You?
7
The Basis of a Healthy Diet
19
Carbohydrates
31
Lipids
41
Proteins
53
Digestion and Absorption
63
Metabolism
73
Energy Balance
87
Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia
119
Vitamins in General and the FatSoluble Vitamins
129
The WaterSoluble Vitamins
139
Water and the Major Minerals
153
The Trace Minerals
163
Pregnancy and Lactation
173
Infants Children and Teens
185
Nutrition for Adult and Elderly Years
197

Weight Control
97
Nutrition for Fitness
109
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