Nutrition: A Functional Approach, Fourth Canadian Edition, 4th edition

  • Janice J. Thompson
  • Melinda Manore
  • Judy Sheeshka

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Nutrition: A Functional Approach, Third Canadian Edition introduces non-majors to nutrition with an innovative, applied format that discourages rote memorization and promotes long-term understanding of the material. The authors build on students’ natural interest in nutrition by demonstrating in a clear, conversational style how key nutritional information relates to their personal health, and show how to debunk commonly held misconceptions.

Table of contents

Chapter 1    The Role of Nutrition in Our Health

Chapter 2    Designing a Healthful Diet

Chapter 3    The Human Body: Are We Really What We Eat?

Chapter 4    Carbohydrates: Plant-Derived Energy Nutrients

Chapter 5    Fats: Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrients

Chapter 6    Proteins: Crucial Components of All Body Tissues

Chapter 7    Nutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

Chapter 8    Nutrients Involved in Antioxidant Function

Chapter 9    Nutrients Involved in Bone Health

Chapter 10    Nutrients Involved in Energy Metabolism and Blood Health

Chapter 11    Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight

Chapter 12    Nutrition and Physical Activity: Keys to Good Health

Chapter 13    Food Safety and Technology: Impact on Consumers

Chapter 14    Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy and the First Year of Life

Chapter 15    Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Childhood to Late Adulthood




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Published by Pearson Canada (February 1st 2017) - Copyright © 2018