Essentials of Nutrition: A Functional ApproachVersion 1.0
By Maureen Zimmerman and Mary Elizabeth Snow
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Essentials of Nutrition: A Functional Approach is a basic overview of nutrition that explores the relationship between nutrition and physiology. Students will receive a “behind the scenes” examination of health and disease in the body, while examining some of the popular myths about nutrition. Zimmerman and Snow discuss how to develop a foundation for making smart dietary choices as they discuss relevant topics such as obesity, vegetarianism, weight loss supplements, and more.
Chapter 1: Nutrition and You
Chapter 2: Achieving a Healthy Diet
Chapter 3: Nutrition and the Human Body
Chapter 4: Carbohydrates
Chapter 5: Lipids
Chapter 6: Proteins
Chapter 7: Nutrients Important to Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Chapter 8: Nutrients Important As Antioxidants
Chapter 9: Nutrients Important for Bone Health
Chapter 10: Nutrients Important for Metabolism and Blood Function
Chapter 11: Energy Balance and Body Weight
Chapter 12: Nutrition through the Life Cycle: From Pregnancy to the Toddler Years
Chapter 13: Nutrition through the Life Cycle: From Childhood to the Elderly Years
Chapter 14: Nutrition and Society: Food Politics and Perspectives
Chapter 15: Achieving Optimal Health: Wellness and Nutrition
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