Discovering Nutrition

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 646 pages
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Discovering Nutrition, Second Edition, endorsed by the ADA, has been thoroughly updated to include MyPyramid and the 2005 Dietary Guidelines. This student-friendly text provides an introduction to nutrition on a non-majors level. Coverage of material such as digestion, metabolism, chemistry, and life cycle nutrition is clearly written, accessible, and engaging to undergraduate students.
 

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Contents

Chapter
1
Environmental Influences
8
Nutrients and Nourishment
10
Lipids
14
More on the Placebo Effect
21
FYI Definitions for Nutrient Content Claims
29
Chapter 2
30
Using the Guidelines
36
Food Sources Absorption and Storage
331
Functions of Vitamin K
339
Riboflavin Toxicity
345
Folate Toxicity
351
Pantothenic Acid
353
Label to Table
359
Spotlight on Alcohol
368
Removing Alcohol from Circulation
374

Tools for a Healthful Diet
40
Exchange Lists
46
Ingredients and Other Basic Information
52
Food Labels
56
Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements
67
Food Additives
73
Megadoses in Conventional Medical Management
79
Other Dietary Supplements
85
FARNINC
97
Organization of the GI Tract
103
From Food to Fuel
104
Mouth
109
Circulation of Nutrients
115
Nutrition and Gl Disorders
121
Functional Dyspepsia
127
Chapter 5
133
Simple Sugars and Complex Chains
138
Carbohydrate Digestion and Absorption
140
I lypoglycemia
150
FYI Unfounded Claims Against Sugars
157
Chapter 11
163
Saturation
170
Not Just
172
Phospholipids
177
Lipid Digestion and Absorption
183
Lipids in the Diet
189
Metabolic Syndrome
198
Chapter 7
209
Function Follows Form
214
Immune Function
215
Spotlight on Metabolism
219
Undigested Protein
221
FYI Do Athletes Need More Protein?
226
Health Benefits of Vegetarian Diets
232
LEARNING1 2
238
Spotlight on Metabolism
244
Extracting Energy from Carbohydrate
250
Extracting Energy from Protein
257
Making Protein Amino Acids
263
References
269
Finding Your Equilibrium
271
Fuel Uses
277
Assessing Body Fatness
284
Weight Management
291
Thinking and Emotions
298
LhARNINi
308
Vital Keys to Health
317
Vital Keys to Health
324
Dietary Recommendations for Vitamin A
325
Alcoholics and Malnutrition
384
Key Terms
390
Crucial to Life
396
Minerals in Foods
402
Hypertension
403
Dietary Recommendations and Sources of Chloride
409
When Phosphate Balance Goes Awry
415
The Ocean Within
416
Dietary Recommendations for Iron
421
Absorption and Excretion of Selenium
427
When Fluoride Balance Goes Awry
433
Eating for Peak Performance
445
Muscles and Muscle Fibers
451
Carbohydrate Intake Following Exercise
457
Drink More
463
Ephedrine
469
Eating for Peak Performance
470
Spotlight on Eating Disorders
473
Label to Table
476
BingeEating Disorder
497
Vegetarianism and Eating Disorders
503
Chapter 12
511
Maternal and Infant Nutrition
512
Maternal Weight Gain
518
Special Situations During Pregnancy
524
Infancy
533
Newborn Breastfeeding
539
FYI Fruit Juices and Drinks
545
References
551
From Childhood Through Adulthood
556
Influences on Childhood Food Habits and Intake
557
Vegetarianism in Childhood
564
Staying Young While Growing Older
570
Carbohydrate
576
Dental Health
582
Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering
594
Genetically Modified Foods
613
AKNiSC fi20
620
Malnutrition in the United States
626
The Faces of Global Malnutrition
628
Malnutrition in the Developing World
632
A Tricky Balance
638
AKMNt
644
Appendix B Exchange Lists for Appendix I Growth Charts
647
MyPyramid Food
96
Appendix E ATP Produced from IndexGlossary
149
Appendix F Vitamin and Mineral
155
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Paul Insel, PhD is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH studies involving health education, mental health, blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and nutrition. He has authored 14 books and more than 100 articles.

Don Ross is Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Economics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Professor of Economics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is the author of "Economic Theory and Cognitive Science: Microexplanation" (MIT Press, 2005), companion volume to "Midbrain Mutiny.

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