Nutrition

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Aug 5, 2016 - Health & Fitness - 1002 pages
Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, animations, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. Written for majors and advanced non-majors, the Sixth Edition of Nutrition provides a modern, comprehensive introduction to nutrition concepts, guidelines, and functions. Its student-focused approach provides readers with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their overall nutrition. New & Key Features: - NEW - This text is among the first to highlight the findings and recommendations put forth in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans - UPDATED - Going Green and FYI boxes incorporate the latest nutrition-related research and news - NEW - The new Getting Personal feature encourages students to apply concepts to their own lives - NEW - Animations within the Navigate 2 eBook help simplify difficult concepts
 

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Contents

Nutrients and Nourishment
2
Chapter 2 Nutrition Guidelines and Assessment
30
Spotlight on Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods
76
Chapter 3 Digestion and Absorption
104
Chapter 4 Carbohydrates
138
Chapter 5 Lipids
172
Chapter 6 Proteins and Amino Acids
214
Chapter 7 Alcohol
258
Maternal and Infant Nutrition
650
From Childhood to Adulthood
690
Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering
726
The Faces of Global Malnutrition
760
Dietary Reference Intakes
784
Food Composition Tables
788
Exchange Lists for Diabetes
892
USDA Food Intake Patterns
904

Chapter 8 Metabolism
284
Finding Your Equilibrium
322
The Growing Epidemic
360
Chapter 10 FatSoluble Vitamins
386
Chapter 11 WaterSoluble Vitamins
428
Chapter 12 Water and Major Minerals
464
Chapter 13 Trace Minerals
502
Eating for Peak Performance
542
Spotlight on Eating Disorders
584
Chapter 15 Diet and Health
608
Nutrition and Health for Canadians
907
The Gastrointestinal Tract
922
Biochemical Structures
925
Major Metabolic Pathways
940
Calculations and Conversions
945
Growth Charts
952
Glossary
955
Index
975
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Mr. Ross is co-director of the California Institute of Human Nutrition. For 15 years he has created health and nutrition educational materials for consumers, professionals, and college students. He has special expertise in communicating complicated physiological processes with easily understood graphical presentations. NIH selected his Travels with Cholesterol for distribution to consumers. His multidisciplinary focus brings together the fields of psychology, nutrition, biochemistry, and medicine.

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Chicago Medical School

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