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Understanding nutrition

Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney; Sharon Rady Rolfes
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson Higher Education, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
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Ellie Whitney and Sharon Rady Rolfes begin with the basics - an introduction to the nutrients; and then guide you through every important topic covered in today's nutrition courses.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Noss Whitney; Sharon Rady Rolfes
ISBN: 9780495116691 0495116696 9780495116790 0495116793 9780495116769 0495116769
OCLC Number: 144222407
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: An overview of nutrition --
Planning a healthy diet --
Digestion, absorption, and transport --
The carbohydrates: sugars, starches, and fibers --
The lipids: triglycerides, phospholipids, and sterols --
protein: amino acids --
metabolism: transformations and interactions --
Energy balance and body composition --
Weight management: overweight, obesity, and underweight --
The water-soluble vitamins: B vitamins and Vitamin C --
The fat-soluble vitamins: A, D, E, and K --
Water and the major minerals --
The trace minerals --
Fitness: physical activity, nutrients, and body adaptations --
Life cycle nutrition: pregnancy and lactation --
Life cycle nutrition: infancy, childhood, and adolescence --
Life cycle nutrition: adulthood and the later years --
Diet and health --
Consumer concerns about foods and water --
Hunger and the global environment.
Responsibility: Ellie Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes.
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