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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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