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  • Authors: by Frances Sizer Webb, Eleanor Noss Whitney (Author)
  • File Size: 120 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Paperback: 743 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 15th edition (January 1, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1337906379
  • ISBN-13: 978-1337906371

Download Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies 15th Edition PDF – eBook

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  • Authors: by Frances Sizer Webb, Eleanor Noss Whitney (Author)
  • File Size: 120 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Paperback: 743 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 15th edition (January 1, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1337906379
  • ISBN-13: 978-1337906371

Download Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies 15th Edition PDF – eBook

Preface xiv
Chapter 1
Food Choices and Human
Health 1
A Lifetime of Nourishment 2
The Diet–Health Connection 3
Genetics, Nutrition, and Individuality 3
Think Fitness: Why to Be Physically Active? 4
Other Lifestyle Choices 5
The Nation’s Nutrition Objectives 5
The Human Body and Its Food 5
Meet the Nutrients 7
Can I Live on Just Supplements? 8
The Challenge of Choosing Foods 9
The Abundance of Foods to Choose From 9
How, Exactly, Can I Recognize a Nutritious Diet? 11
Why People Choose Foods 12
The Science of Nutrition 13
The Scientific Approach 14
Scientific Challenge 14
Can I Trust the Media for Nutrition Information? 16
National Nutrition Research 17
Changing Behaviors 17
The Process of Change 18
Taking Stock and Setting Goals 18
Start Now 18
A CONSUMER’S GUIDE TO:
Reading Nutrition News 19
Food feature:
Nutrient Density:
How to Get
Enough Nutrients
without Too Many
Calories 20
Contents
Self Check 22
CONTROVERSY 1: Sorting Imposters from Real
Nutrition Experts 23
Chapter 2
Nutrition Tools—Standards
and Guidelines 30
Nutrient Recommendations 31
Two Sets of Standards 31
The DRI Lists and Purposes 32
Understanding the DRI 33
How the Committee Establishes DRI Values—
An RDA Example 34
Determining Individual Requirements 35
Setting Energy Requirements 35
Why Are Daily Values Used on Labels? 36
Dietary Guidelines for Americans 36
Think Fitness: Recommendations for Daily
Physical Activity 39
Diet Planning Using the USDA Eating
Patterns 39
The Food Groups and Subgroups 39
Choosing Nutrient-Dense Foods 42
Diet Planning 43
MyPlate Educational Tool 45
Flexibility of the USDA Eating Patterns 45
Food Lists for Weight Management 46
A CONSUMER’S GUIDE TO: Controlling Portion
Sizes at Home and Away 48
The Last Word on Diet Planning 50
Checking Out Food Labels 50
What Food Labels Must Include 50
What Food Labels May Include 53
FOOD FEATURE: Getting a Feel for
the Nutrients in Foods 56

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