- ISBN: 9781464152887 | 1464152888
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/17/2016
EATING FOR A LIFETIME
A new field in nutrition research is revealing surprising details about how food affects our genes.
FROM DESERTS TO OASIS
Are "food deserts" preventing millions of Americans from eating well?
A GUT FEELING
Is gluten really all that bad?
"WHOLE GRAIN" HYPE
Can science help us navigate the perils of the cereal aisle?
5. NUTRITION AND DIABETES
Nearly 100 years ago, a discovery revolutionized
medicine and saved millions of children as a result.
THE SKINNY ON FAT
How native Greenlanders with a passion for seal blubber showed the world that not all lipids are created equal.
DEATH IN BOGALUSA
From tragic deaths in a Southern town, insights into heart disease.
HOW MUCH OF A GOOD THING DO WE NEED?
Experts consider how much protein is best for us all.
9. PLANT-BASED DIETS
PASS THE PLANTS, PLEASE
What does a Spanish study say about the benefits of following a Mediterranean-like diet?
Fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins are organized into two chapters (Ch. 10 & 11), allowing for more teaching flexibility.
10. FAT-SOLUBLE VITAMINS
SOAK UP THE SUN
An ailing gorilla inspires a lifelong interest in the vitamins.
- Introducing the vitamins
- Properties of fat-soluble vitamins
- Vitamin D deficiency
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin A deficiency
- Vitamin EVitamin E deficiency
IT'S NOT A GERM
Pioneering research uncovers vitamin deficiency diseases.
12. DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
SUPPLEMENTS, HERBS, AND FUNCTIONAL FOODS
Surprising studies on the value of vitamin supplements.
Eating a diet low in sodium and rich in potassium may be protective of hypertension.
SMALL AMOUNTS WITH BIG IMPORTANCE
Is iodine deficiency a thing of the past?
THE SITTING DISEASE
Understand the causes and consequences of obesity.
EATING TO WIN
Research suggests that when athletes eat may be just as important as what they eat.
17. NUTRITION FOR PREGNANCY, BREASTFEEDING, AND INFANCY
NOURISHING MOTHER AND BABY
New research suggests that delaying cord clamping after birth preserves iron status.
18. CHILDHOOD NUTRITION
FOOD ALLERGIES AND INTOLERANCES
As paradoxical as it might seem, could dirt and germs make children healthier for life?
Unique Chapter! The College Years addresses the unique period of life when students are making the transition from home into the college environment, and the changes and the common changes and pressures during this period
19. THE COLLEGE YEARS
DETERMINANTS OF EATING BEHAVIOR, ALCOHOL, AND DISORDERED EATING How food choices are influenced by social norms.
SAFE AND PLENTIFUL FOOD
How a series of food crises transformed the U.S. food protection system.