9780321602473

Nutrition and You : Core Concepts for Good Health

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321602473

  • ISBN 10:

    0321602471

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/13/2010
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Key Message:Nutrition & You: Core Concepts for Good Healthis an exciting new title in the introductory consumer nutrition market. Drawing on the strengths cultivated in Joan Salge Blakers"s major and non-majors editions, this new book addresses the needs of the growing consumer market through a focused review of key nutrition topics and a hands-on, lively approach to useful information for everyday good nutrition and health. Key Topics:Why You Eat What You Eat, What is Nutrition?, Nutrition Claims: Sorting Fact from Fiction, Tools for Healthy Eating, Food Labels: Cracking the Code, Digestion: How Food Becomes Nutrition, Carbohydrates: Facts to Know, Carbohydrates: Foods to Eat, Diabetes: A Growing Epidemic, Fats: Facts to Know, Fats: Foods to Eat, Eat to Beat Heart Disease, Proteins: Facts to Know, Proteins: Foods to Eat, Vegetarian Diets: What to Eat When You Donrs"t Eat Meat, Vitamins: Small but Powerful, Minerals: Essential Elements, Water: Facts to Know, Fluids to Drink, Alcohol: The Real Story, Healthy Weight: What Is It and How Do You Maintain It?, Overweight and Obesity: Fighting the Factors that Put On Fat, Underweight and Disordered Eating: When Eating Enough is a Challenge, Fighting Cancer with a Knife and Fork, Focus on Fitness, Eat to Compete, Supplements and Functional Foods: Are They Right for You?, Food Safety, Food Insecurity, Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy Through Infancy 30. Life Cycle Nutrition: Childhood Through the Later Years Market:Intended for those interested in learning the basics of nutrition

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