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Nutrition: An Applied Approach, 5th edition

  • Janice J. Thompson
  • Melinda Manore

Published by Pearson (January 5th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

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ISBN-13: 9780134890586

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Nutrition: An Applied Approach focuses on key areas of nutrition and shows how nutrition concepts apply to our daily lives, helping you succeed in this course and beyond.

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Table of contents

1.      Nutrition: Linking Food and Health

               In Depth: New Frontiers in Nutrition and Health

2.      Designing a Healthful Diet

               In Depth: Healthful Dietary Patterns

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

               In Depth: Disorders Related to Specific Foods

4.      Carbohydrates: Plant-Derived Energy Nutrients
               In Depth: Diabetes

5.      Fats: Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrients
               In Depth: Cardiovascular Disease

6.      Proteins: Crucial Components of all Body Tissues
               In Depth: Vitamins and Minerals: Micronutrients with Macro Powers

7.      Nutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
               In Depth: Alcohol

8.      Nutrients Essential to Key Body Functions
               In Depth: Cancer

9.      Nutrients Essential to Healthy Tissues
               In Depth: Osteoporosis

10.   Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight
               In Depth: Obesity

11.   Nutrition and Physical Activity: Keys to Good Health
               In Depth: Disorders Related to Body Image, Eating, and Exercise

12.   Food Safety and Technology: Impact on Consumers
               In Depth: The Safety and Effectiveness of Dietary Supplements

13.   Food Security, Equity, and Sustainability: The Challenge of “Good” Food

               In Depth: Malnutrition

14.   Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy and the First Year of Life
               In Depth: The Fetal Environment: A Lasting Impression

15.   Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Childhood to Late Adulthood
               In Depth: Searching for the Fountain of Youth

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