Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies, Volume 10

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Cengage Learning, Nov 12, 2007 - Medical - 816 pages
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With more than 1 million users, NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES is the text of choice for instructors and students alike. Thoroughly updated, the exciting new eleventh edition is leading in excellence through premium content and resources that focus on nutrition principles and their application while offering outstanding coverage of the biological foundations of nutrition without assuming previous knowledge of them. It is packed with practical applications that support quantitative learning skills, critical-thinking skills, and behavior change. Drawing readers into the study of nutrition, the authors have created a number of learning tools that are both appealing and accessible. Through captivating chapter opening Do You Ever sections, Food Feature and Consumer Corner sections, integrated Key Points, and end-of-chapter Controversies, students can find a wealth of information to help them better understand important nutrition concepts--and make informed and responsible decisions about their own nutrition. Additionally, the new CengageNOW resource site delivers easy course management tools and helps track student learning outcomes. It also offers a variety of learning aids, including the unique MyTurn student video case studies, personalized learning plans, behavior change activities, animations, and more. The new PowerLecture CD-ROM for instructors provides a myriad of lecture tools, including PowerPoint, animations, videos, clicker questions, and test questions. Combining a powerful package with comprehensive, up-to-date coverage that engages students, NUTRITION CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES, Eleventh Edition, is the text for you!
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Food Choices and Human Health
Nutrition ToolsStandards and Guidelines
The Remarkable Body
The Carbohydrates Sugar Starch Glycogen and Fiber
The Lipids Fats Oils Phospholipids and Sterols
The Proteins and Amino Acids
The Vitamins
Water and Minerals
Child Teen and Older Adult
Hunger and the Global Environment
A Table of Food Composition
Guidelines and Meal Planning
C Aids to Calculation
Exchange Lists for Diabetes formerly US Food Exchange System
E Food Patterns to Meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005
F Notes

Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight
Nutrients Physical Activity and the Bodys Responses
Diet and Health
Food Safety and Food Technology
Life Cycle Nutrition Mother and Infant
G Answers to Self Check Questions
H Estimated Energy Requirements

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Ellie Whitney, Ph.D. grew up in New York City and received her BA and PhD degrees in English and Biology at Harvard and Washington Universities. She taught at both Florida State University and Florida A&M University, wrote newspaper columns on environmental matters for the TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT, and coauthored almost a dozen college textbooks on nutrition, health, and related topics, many of which repeatedly reappear as new editions. She spen three decades exploring outdoor Florida and studying its ecology, and then cowrote PRICELESS FLORIDA: NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS AND NATIVE SPECIES (Pineapple Press, 2004). Now retired, and more concerned about climate change than any other issue, she volunteers full-time for the nonpartisan national nonprofit Citizens Climate Lobby.

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