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Nutrition : science and applications

Obesity has become a major health issue throughout the world, but many people just aren't aware of the proper nutrition needed in a diet. In this book, Smolin guides readers through the science of nutrition, providing real-world examples to show them how to apply this information to their own lives
Print Book, English, ©2010
Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, ©2010
1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 booklet (109 pages ; 28 cm)
9780470524749, 9780470626740, 9780470223031, 9780470555019, 047052474X, 0470626747, 0470223030, 0470555017
Chapter 1: Nutrition: Food for Health
Chapter 2: Nutrition Guidelines: Applying the Science of Nutrition
Chapter 3: Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism
Chapter 4: Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches, and Fiber
Chapter 5: Lipids
Focus on Alcohol
Chapter 6: Proteins and Amino Acids
Chapter 7: Energy Balance and Weight Management
Focus on Eating Disorders
Chapter 8: The Water-Soluble Vitamins
Chapter 9: The Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Focus on Phyotchemicals
Chapter 10: Water and the Electrolytes
Chapter 11: Major Minerals and Bone Health
Chapter 12: The Trace Elements
Focus on Non-Vitamin and Non-Mineral Supplements
Chapter 13: Nutrition and Physical Activity
Chapter 14: Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation
Chapter 15: Nutrition from Infancy to Adolescence
Chapter 16: Nutrition and Aging: The Adult Years
Chapter 17: Food Safety
Focus on Biotechnology
Chapter 18: World Hunger and Malnutrition
Appendices A-1
Glossary G-1
Index I-1