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Nutrition for life / Janice Thompson, Melinda Manore.

By: Thompson, Janice.
Contributor(s): Manore, Melinda, 1951-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: San Francisco, CA : Pearson Benjamin Cummings, c2010Edition: Second edition.Description: xxx, 419 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780805379686(pbk).Subject(s): Nutrition
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This textbook capitalizes on students' natural interest in nutrition by demonstrating how it relates to their own health. A unique aspect of this text is its presentation of nutrients based on function not chemical classification.


Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • 1 Nutrition: Making It Work for You
  • 2 The Human Body: Are We Really What We Eat?
  • 3 Carbohydrates: Bountiful Sources of Energy and Nutrients
  • 4 Fat: An Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrient
  • 5 Proteins: Crucial Components of All Body Tissues
  • 6 Vitamins: Micronutrients with Macro Powers
  • 7 Minerals: Building and Moving Our Bodies
  • 8 Fluid Balance, Water, and Alcohol
  • 9 Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight
  • 10 Nutrition and Physical Activity: Keys to Good Health
  • 11 Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle
  • 12 Nutrition Issues: The Safety and Security of the World's Food Supply
  • Appendices
  • Answers to Review Questions
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Credits