Understanding Nutrition

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Cengage Learning, 27 jul. 2012 - 928 pagina's
Used by more than one million students, Ellie Whitney and Sharon Rady Rolfes' UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION is THE best-selling introductory nutrition text on the market today! While maintaining the stellar quality and support that discerning instructors demand for the majors course, the Thirteenth Edition takes UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION to a new level with an integrated pedagogy, along with an emphasis on active learning, assignable content, and integrated resources that support instructors' course objectives and students' future career opportunities. From its beautiful and carefully developed art program to its strong science base, contemporary coverage, and market-leading supplements, the Thirteenth Edition of UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION connects with its readers and continues to set the standard for texts in this market. This text includes 20 chapters beginning with core nutrition topics, such as diet planning, macronutrients, vitamins and minerals, and following with chapters on diet and health, fitness, life span nutrition, food safety, and world hunger. Praised for its consistent level, approachable narrative, and careful explanations of key topics, UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION connects with students--engaging them as it teaches the basic concepts and applications of nutrition. Take a fresh look at UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION.
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Preface
Acknowledgments
Reviewers of Understanding Nutrition
An Overview of Nutrition
Planning a Healthy Diet
Digestion Absorption and Transport
2-27
The Carbohydrates Sugars Starches and Fibers
2-53
The Lipids Triglycerides Phospholipids and Sterols
2-87
The Trace Minerals
12-34
Fitness Physical Activity Nutrients and Body Adaptations
12-68
Life Cycle Nutrition Pregnancy and Lactation
12-100
Life Cycle Nutrition Infancy Childhood and Adolescence
15-34
Life Cycle Nutrition Adulthood and the Later Years
15-80
Diet and Health
15-110
Consumer Concerns about Foods and Water
15-152
Hunger and the Global Environment
15-188

Protein Amino Acids
2-125
Energy Metabolism
6-30
Energy Balance and Body Composition
7-34
Weight Management Overweight Obesity and Underweight
8-25
The WaterSoluble Vitamins B Vitamins and Vitamin C
8-61
The FatSoluble Vitamins A D E and K
10-40
Water and the Major Minerals
10-68
Appendixes
15-214
Glossary
H-72
Index
H-97
BES1
H-160
BES2
H-161
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