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Diet and nutrition sourcebook : basic consumer health information about dietary guidelines, servings and portions, recommended daily nutrient intakes and meal plans, vitamins and supplements, weight loss and maintenance, nutrition for different life stages and medical conditions, and healthy food choices ...

Author: Laura Larsen
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, [2011] ©2011
Series: Health reference series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"Provides basic consumer health information about nutrition through the lifespan including facts about dietary guidelines and eating plans, weight control, and related medical concerns. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Larsen
ISBN: 9780780811522 0780811526
OCLC Number: 753468456
Description: xviii, 656 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated nsumer health information about nutrition through the lifespan including facts about dietary guidelines and eating plans, weight control, and related medical concerns. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources" --
Provided by publisher. ions, and healthy food choices ... / edited by Laura Larsen. d Servings and Food Exchange Lists --
Section 2.3 Calories and Energy Balance --
ch. 3 The Health Benefits of Eating Breakfast --
ch. 4 Food Labels --
Section 4.1 How to Use Nutrition Labels --
Section 4.2 Understanding Claims on Food Labels --
ch. 5 Healthy Use of Dietary Supplements --
Section 5.1 Information about Dietary Supplements --
Section 5.2 Safety Tips for Dietary Supplement Users --
Section 5.3 An Introduction to Probiotics --
pt. II The Elements of Good Nutrition --
ch. 6 Protein --
ch. 7 Carbohydrates --
ch. 8 Dietary Fats: An Overview --
ch. 9 Polyunsaturated and Monounsaturated Fats and Fatty Acids --
Section 9.1 The Health Benefits of Some Fats --
Section 9.2 Omega 3 Fatty Acids in Food and Fish Oil Supplements --
Section 9.3 Current Recommendations about the Role of Omega 6 Fatty Acids --
ch. 10 Fruits and Vegetables --
Section 10.1 Fruits --
Section 10.2 Vegetables --
Section 10.3 Fruits and Vegetables and Healthy Weight --
ch. 11 Milk and Dairy Products --
ch. 12 Dietary Fiber --
ch. 13 Grains and Healthy Whole Grains --
ch. 14 Empty Calories --
ch. 15 Fluids and Hydration --
ch. 16 Essential Vitamins --
Section 16.1 Vitamin A --
Section 16.2 The Vitamin B Family --
Section 16.3 Vitamin C --
Section 16.4 Vitamin D --
Section 16.5 Vitamin E --
ch. 17 Important Minerals --
Section 17.1 Calcium --
Section 17.2 Iron --
Section 17.3 Magnesium --
Section 17.4 Zinc --
ch. 18 Phytochemicals, Antioxidants, and Other Functional Foods --
Section 18.1 Phytochemicals --
Section 18.2 Antioxidants --
Section 18.3 Health Benefits and Risks of Soy Foods --
pt. III Nutrition Through the Life Span --
ch. 19 Feeding Infants and Toddlers --
Section 19.1 Infants: Breastfeeding and Bottle Feeding --
Section 19.2 Introducing Solids and Table Foods --
Section 19.3 Healthy Nutrition for Toddlers --
ch. 20 Children and Food --
Section 20.1 Healthy Nutrition for Children --
Section 20.2 Food Allergies in Children on the Rise --
Section 20.3 School Lunches --
ch. 21 Nutrition Information for Teens and Young Adults --
Section 21.1 Teens and Healthy Eating --
Section 21.2 The Importance of Calcium for Tweens and Teens --
Section 21.3 Healthy Eating for College Students --
ch. 22 Nutrition Needs for Women --
Section 22.1 Nutrition for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding --
Section 22.2 The Importance of Folic Acid for Women of Childbearing Age --
Section 22.3 Nutrition for Menopause --
ch. 23 Nutrition for Older Persons --
Section 23.1 Healthy Eating after 50 --
Section 23.2 Nutrition Concerns for the Elderly --
Section 23.3 Elderly and Foodborne Illnesses --
Section 23.4 The Hidden Dangers of Eating Alone --
pt. IV Lifestyle and Nutrition --
ch. 24 Nutrition Statistics in America --
Section 24.1 Americans' Attitudes toward Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health --
Section 24.2 Hunger and Food Insecurity --
ch. 25 Smart Supermarket Shopping --
Section 25.1 Planning for Healthy Food Shopping --
Section 25.2 Making Healthy Food Choices --
Section 25.3 Are There Benefits to Purchasing Organic Food? --
ch. 26 Healthy Vegetarianism --
ch. 27 Healthy Eating at Home --
Section 27.1 The Importance of Family Meals --
Section 27.2 Healthy Cooking and Food Substitutions --
Section 27.3 Fun Family Recipes and Tips --
Section 27.4 Safe Food Preparation and Handling --
ch. 28 Healthy Eating Out --
Section 28.1 Tips for Eating Out --
Section 28.2 Making Healthy Fast Food Choices --
ch. 29 Sports Nutrition --
Section 29.1 Nutrition for Athletes --
Section 29.2 Performance-Enhancing Sports Supplements --
ch. 30 Alcohol Use --
Section 30.1 Recommendations for the Consumption of Alcohol --
Section 30.2 Red Wine and Cancer Prevention.
Series Title: Health reference series.
Responsibility: edited by Laura Larsen.

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"Provides basic consumer health information about nutrition through the lifespan including facts about dietary guidelines and eating plans, weight control, and related medical concerns. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--

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