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Understanding nutrition

Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney; Sharon Rady Rolfes
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : West Pub., ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Noss Whitney; Sharon Rady Rolfes
ISBN: 0314063854 9780314063854
OCLC Number: 33405503
Description: xx, 756, [282] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. An Overview of Nutrition --
Ch. 2. Planning a Healthy Diet --
Ch. 3. Digestion, Absorption, and Transport --
Ch. 4. The Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches, and Fibers --
Ch. 5. The Lipids: Triglycerides, Phospholipids, and Sterols --
Ch. 6. Protein: Amino Acids --
Ch. 7. Metabolism: Transformations and Interactions --
Ch. 8. Energy Balance and Body Composition --
Ch. 9. Weight Management: Overweight and Underweight --
Ch. 10. The Water-Soluble Vitamins: B Vitamins and Vitamin C --
Ch. 11. The Fat-Soluble Vitamins: A, D, E, and K --
Ch. 12. Water and the Major Minerals --
Ch. 13. The Trace Minerals --
Ch. 14. Fitness: Physical Activity, Nutrients, and Body Adaptations --
Ch. 15. Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy and Lactation --
Ch. 16. Life Cycle Nutrition: Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence --
Ch. 17. Life Cycle Nutrition: Adulthood and the Later Years --
Ch. 18. Diet and Health --
Ch. 19. Consumer Concerns about Foods and Water --
Ch. 20. Hunger and Global Environmental Problems --
App. A. Cells, Hormones, and Nerves --
App. B. Basic Chemistry Concepts --
App. C. Biochemical Structures and Pathways --
App. D. Measures of Protein Quality --
App. E. Nutrition Assessment --
App. F. Nutrition Resources --
App. G. United States: Exchange Lists --
App. H. Table of Food Composition --
App. I. WHO: Nutrition Recommendations Canada: Choice System and Guidelines --
Glossary --
Index --
Aids to Calculation --
Dietary Reference Intakes --
Daily Values for Food Labels --
Glossary of Nutrient Measures --
Body Mass Index.
Responsibility: Eleanor Noss Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes.

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