Discovering Nutrition

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 646 pages
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

Nutrients and Nourishment
3
The American Diet
11
A Public Health Crisis
17
FYI Definitions for Nutrient Content Claims
29
Tools for a Healthful Diet
30
Food Groups and Food Guides
37
17
46
Food Labels
56
Spotlight on Alcohol
367
The Ocean Within
395
Crucial to Life
396
Chapter 11
402
Hypertension
403
Dietary Recommendations and Sources of Chloride
409
Manganese Deficiency and Toxicity
432
Functions of Zinc 423
438

Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements
68
From Food to Fuel
101
Drawbacks of Megadoses 82
107
Circulation of Nutrients
115
Diarrhea
122
LEARNING
129
Simple Sugars and Complex Chains
134
Sugar and Nutrient Intake
159
Not Just
168
Saturation
170
Function Follows Form
209
Spotlight on Metabolism
219
The Health Effects of Too Little
233
Label to Table
237
Spotlight on Metabolism
243
Extracting Energy from Carbohydrate
250
Extracting Energy from Protein
257
Making Protein Amino Acids
263
Finding Your Equilibrium
271
Underweight
306
Vital Keys to Health
317
Functions of Vitamin K
339
Riboflavin Toxicity
345
Pantothenic Acid
353
Vitamin E 335
355
Label to Table
359
Eating for Peak Performance
446
Muscles and Muscle Fibers
451
Energy Intake and Exercise
477
Spotlight on Eating Disorders
485
Fluid Needs during Exercise
493
BingeEating Disorder
497
Maternal and Infant Nutrition
511
Appendix K Information
532
An Overlooked Population
533
Smoking and Eating Disorders 503
547
From Childhood Through Adulthood
555
Vegetarianism in Childhood
564
Staying Young While Growing Older
570
Carbohydrate
576
Dental Health
582
Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering
591
The Faces of Global Malnutrition
625
Malnutrition in the Developing World
632
A Tricky Balance
638
LEARNING Portfolio
644
Study Questions
645
Dietary Supplements in the Marketplace
86
Appendix B Exchange Lists
MyPyramid Food
Appendix E ATP Produced from
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