- ISBN: 9780763758738 | 0763758736
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/19/2009
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Discovering Nutrition, Third Edition is a student-friendly introduction to nutrition on a non-majors level. Coverage of material such as digestion, metabolism, chemistry, and life cycle nutrition is clearly written, accessible, and engaging to undergraduate students. Updated topics include: Position statements from the ADA, AHA, ACSM, and Dietitians of Canada Added discussion of Japanese and Chinese diets Updated information on Eating Well with Canadars"s Food Guide Revised discussion of energy and weight management that includes additional information on gastrointestinal sensations and neurological and hormonal factors Expanded discussion of preventing eating disorders and how fashion and weight guidelines for models affect society Updated statistics on malnutrition and hunger in childhood, including food-insecure households and food banks Revised discussion of overweight and obesity in childhood New figures showing MyPyramid for kids and older adults Download the transition guide to make your move to the new edition even easier! Preview Chapter 2- Nutrition Guidelines: Tools for a Healthful Diet Preview Chapter 6- Lipids: Not Just Fat