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
4
The American Diet
11
A Public Health Crisis
17
Tools for a Healthful Diet
30
Food Groups and Food Guides
37
Applying the Scientific Process
46
FYI Definitions for Nutrient Content Claims
56
Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements
67
Dietary Recommendations and Sources of Chloride
409
Dietary Recommendations and Sources of Manganese
432
Functions of Zinc 423
438
Chapter 11
445
Eating for Peak Performance
446
Muscles and Muscle Fibers
451
Energy Intake and Exercise
477
Spotlight on Eating Disorders
485

From Food to Fuel
101
Drawbacks of Megadoses 82
107
Circulation of Nutrients
115
Nutrition and GI Disorders
121
Functional Dyspepsia
127
Simple Sugars and Complex Chains
133
Not Just
167
Saturation
170
FYI Fats on the Health Food Store Shelf
176
Sterols in Food
182
Function Follows Form
209
Destabilizing a Proteins Shape
213
Lipids in the Body 186
219
Why People Become Vegetarians
229
Label to Table
237
Spotlight on Metabolism
243
Finding Your Equilibrium
271
Spotlight on Metabolism
285
Fuel for Work 244
291
Label to Table
307
Vital Keys to Health
317
Pantothenic Acid
353
Spotlight on Alcohol
367
Alcoholics and Malnutrition
384
The Ocean Within
395
Hypertension
403
Bulimia Nervosa
493
BingeEating Disorder
497
Vegetarianism and Eating Disorders
503
Maternal and Infant Nutrition
511
Maternal Weight Gain
518
Vitamin E 335
520
Special Situations During Pregnancy
524
From Childhood Through Adulthood
555
Vegetarianism in Childhood
564
Staying Young While Growing Older
570
Carbohydrate
576
Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering
591
Genetically Modified Foods
613
felino
620
The Faces of Global Malnutrition
625
584
626
Chapter 14
632
LEARNING
642
Lactation 527
644
XX
645
Dietary Supplements in the Marketplace
86
Appendix B Exchange Lists
88
MyPyramid Food
Appendix E ATP Produced from
Harmful Substances in Foods 592
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