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
Why Do We Eat the Way We Do?
4
The American Diet
11
A Public Health Crisis
17
FYI Definitions for Nutrient Content Claims
29
Tools for a Healthful Diet
30
Exchange Lists
46
Osteoporosis
57
Vitamin C
355
Spotlight on Alcohol
367
Alcoholics and Malnutrition
384
Chapter 10
395
The Ocean Within
398
Sodium
406
Calcium Absorption
412
When Fluoride Balance Goes Awry
433

Qualified Health Claims
58
Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements
68
Foods Enhanced with Functional Ingredients
72
Megadoses in Conventional Medical Management
79
Other Dietary Supplements
85
From Food to Fuel
102
Mouth
109
Simple Sugars and Complex Chains
133
120
142
What About Bobbie? 130
158
Not Just
168
Saturation
170
Sterols in Food
182
Function Follows Form
210
Spotlight on Metabolism
219
Lipids and Health 194
224
Why People Become Vegetarians
229
Excess Dietary Protein
235
Spotlight on Metabolism
243
Extracting Energy from Carbohydrate
250
Extracting Energy from Protein
257
FYI Do Carbohydrates Turn into Fat?
263
Finding Your Equilibrium
274
Underweight
306
Chapter 9
312
Vital Keys to Health
318
Dietary Recommendations for Vitamin A
325
Food Sources Absorption and Storage
331
Eating for Peak Performance lance
445
Muscles and Muscle Fibers
451
Spotlight on Eating Disorders
473
Energy Intake and Exercise
477
Protein Recommendations for Athletes 459
486
Fluid Needs during Exercise 462
493
BingeEating Disorder
497
Vegetarianism and Eating Disorders
503
Chapter 13
511
Maternal and Infant Nutrition
512
Maternal Weight Gain
518
Special Situations During Pregnancy
524
From Childhood Through Adulthood
555
Vegetarianism in Childhood
564
Meal Management for Mature Adults
584
Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering
594
The Faces of Global Malnutrition
628
What About Bobbie? 588
632
Lactation 527
644
Study Questions
645
376
A-15
Breastfeeding Trends 527
A-60
Appendix B Exchange Lists
A-88
MyPyramid Food
B-9
Chapter 14
K-14
Appendix E ATP Produced from
IG-17
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