Discovering nutrition / Paul Insel ... [et al.].
Contributor(s): Insel, Paul M.Call number: 612.39 I59D 2013 Call number: QU145 D611 2013 Material type: BookPublisher: Burlington, Mass. : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2013. Edition: 4th ed.Description: xxx, 688 p. : ill., charts.ISBN: 9781449661335 (pbk.).Subject(s): Nutrition | Nutritional physiological phenomena
Food choices: nutrients and nourishment -- Nutrition guidelines: tools for a healthful diet -- Complementary nutrition: functional foods and dietary supplements -- The human body: from food to fuel -- Carbohydrates: simple sugars and complex chains ; Spotlight on alcohol -- Lipids: not just fat -- Proteins and amino acids: function follows form ; Spotlight on metabolism -- Energy balance and weight management: finding your equilibrium -- Vitamins: vital keys to health -- Water and minerals: the ocean within -- Sports nutrition: eating for peak performance ; Spotlight on eating disorders -- Life cycle: maternal and infant nutrition -- Life cycle: from childhood through adulthood -- Food safety and technology: microbial threats and genetic engineering -- World view of nutrition: the faces of global malnutrition.