Discovering Nutrition

Discovering Nutrition

Author(s): Timothy Carr

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780632045648

Online ISBN: 9780470693759

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693759

About this Book

Discovering Nutrition offers a concise look at the science of nutrition through the lens of today's issues and hot topics. In this compact, accessible overview, the central topics and scientific building blocks of nutrition are emphasized. The book follows the "life and times" of nutrients from their presence in the environment and the body to their role in health and disease, with a focus throughout on the current practical and social issues.

  • Brief chapter overviews.
  • Essential Background and Key Points at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Descriptions of current dietary guidelines and lifestyle recommendations.
  • Relevant examples of "nutrition concepts in action".
  • Chapter Tests.
  • Topic Tests with additional review questions for each chapter.
  • "Check Your Performance" charts.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Nutrients in the Environment

  2. Part II: Nutrients in the Body

  3. Part III: Physiologic Aspects of Nutrition

  4. Part IV: Social and Economic Aspects of Nutrition

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