Nutrition : concepts and controversies / Frances Sienkiewicz Sizer, Ellie Whitney
Book | Thomson Wadsworth | 2006 | 10th ed.
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Edition
10th ed.
Description
1 v. in various pagings : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Note
Includes laminated insert with title: Dietary guidelines for Americans 2005.
Bibliography
Includes index and bibliographical references.
Contents
1. Food choices and human health -- A lifetime of nourishment -- The human body and its food -- The challenge of choosing foods -- The science of nutrition -- Dietary guidelines and nutrition objectives -- 2. Nutrition tools, standards and guidelines -- Nutrient recommendations -- Diet planning with the USDA food guide -- The healthy eating index for assessing diet quality -- 3. The remarkable body -- The body's cells -- The body fluids and the cardiovascular system -- The hormonal and nervous systems -- The immune system -- The digestive system -- The excretory system -- Storage systems -- 4. The carbohydrates : sugar, starch, glycogen, and fiber -- A close look at carbohydrates -- The need for carbohydrates -- From carbohydrates to glucose -- The body's use of glucose -- Diabetes and hypoglycemia -- 5. The lipids : fats, oils, phospholipids, and sterols -- Introducing the lipids -- A close look at lipids -- Lipids in the body -- Dietary fat, cholesterol, and health -- Essential polyunsaturated fatty acids -- The effects of processing on unsaturated fats -- Fat in the diet --
6. The proteins and amino acids -- The structure of proteins -- Digestion and absorption of protein -- The roles of proteins in the body -- Food protein : quality, use, and need -- Protein deficiency and excess -- 7. The vitamins -- Definition and classification of vitamins -- The fat-soluble vitamins -- The water-soluble vitamins -- 8. Water and minerals -- Water -- Safety and sources of drinking water -- Body fluids and minerals -- The major minerals -- The trace minerals -- 9. Energy balance and healthy body weight -- The problems of too little or too much body fat -- The body's energy balance -- Body weight versus body fatness -- The mystery of obesity -- How the body loses and gains weight -- Achieving and maintaining a healthy body weight -- 10. Nutrients, physical activity, and the body's responses -- Fitness -- The active body's use of fuels -- Vitamins and minerals, keys to performance -- Fluids and temperature regulation in physical activity -- 11. Diet and health -- Nutrition and immunity -- Lifestyle choices and risks of degenerative disease -- Cardiovascular diseases -- Nutrition and hypertension -- Nutrition and cancer --
12. Food safety and food technology -- Microbes and food safety -- Natural toxins in foods -- Residues and contaminants in foods -- Effects of food processing on the nutrients in foods -- Food additives -- 13. Life cycle nutrition : mother and infant -- Pregnancy : the impact of nutrition on the future -- Drinking during pregnancy -- Troubleshooting -- Lactation -- Feeding the infant -- 14. Child, teen, and older adult -- Early and middle childhood -- The teen years -- The later years -- Nutrition in the later years -- 15. Hunger and the global environment -- The challenge to change -- Hunger -- Environmental degradation and hunger -- Moving toward solutions -- Appendix -- A. Table of food composition -- B. Canadiana : recommendations, choice system, and labels -- C. Aids to calculation -- D. U.S. food exchange system -- E. Nutrition resources -- F. Notes -- G. Answers to self check questions -- H. Physical activity and energy requirements -- I. Food patterns to meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005 -- Glossary.
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Fox Valley Technical College
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Whitney, Eleanor Noss.
Added Title
Dietary guidelines for Americans 2005.
ISBN
0534645062
9780534645069
0534406726 (Instructor's ed.)
9780534406721 (Instructor's ed.)
0495011835 (International student ed.)
9780495011835 (International student ed.)
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