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Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2021
Publisher: Cengage Learning Canada Inc.
Author: Sizer, Whitney, Piche
ISBN: 9780176892869, 9780176892951
Format: PDF

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies, fifth Canadian edition, is an engaging text that strikes a balance with its scientific research, core concepts, and relevant applications. The authors draw readers into the study of nutrition with a lively and approachable writing style while dispelling students’ misconceptions and empowering them to make better nutrition choices and better behaviour changes.
Table of Contents of NUTRITION CONCEPTS & CONTROVERSIES 5CE, 9th Edition PDF ebook:
About the AuthorsContents in BriefContentsPreface1 Food Choices and Human HealthCONTROVERSY 1 Sorting the Impostors from the Real Nutrition Experts2 Nutrition Tools—Standards and GuidelinesCONTROVERSY 2 Phytochemicals and Functional Foods: What Do They Promise? What Do They Deliver?3 The Remarkable BodyCONTROVERSY 3 Alcohol and Nutrition: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?4 The Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starch, Glycogen, and FibreCONTROVERSY 4 Sugar and Alternative Sweeteners: Are They Bad for You?5 The Lipids: Fats, Oils, Phospholipids, and SterolsCONTROVERSY 5 Is Butter Really Back? The Lipid Guidelines Debate6 The Proteins and Amino AcidsCONTROVERSY 6 Vegetarian and Meat-Containing Diets: What Are the Benefits and Pitfalls?7 The VitaminsCONTROVERSY 7 Vitamin Supplements: Who Benefits?Functional Aspects of Vitamins and Minerals8 Water and MineralsCONTROVERSY 8 Osteoporosis: Can Lifestyle Choices Reduce the Risks?9 Energy Balance and Healthy Body WeightCONTROVERSY 9 The Perils of Eating Disorders10 Nutrients, Recreational Physical Activity, and the Body’s ResponsesCONTROVERSY 10 Performance-Enhancing/Ergogenic Aids: Breakthroughs, Gimmicks, or Dangers?11 Role of Diet in the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Chronic DiseaseCONTROVERSY 11 Nutritional Genomics: Can It Deliver on Its Promises?12 Food Safety and Food BiotechnologyCONTROVERSY 12 Conventionally Grown Foods, Organic Foods, and Genetically Modified Foods: What Are t13 Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and InfantCONTROVERSY 13 Childhood Obesity and Early Development of Chronic Diseases14 Child, Teen, and Older AdultCONTROVERSY 14 Nutrient-Drug Interactions: Who Should Be Concerned?15 Hunger and the Global EnvironmentCONTROVERSY 15 Agribusiness and Food Production: How to Go Forward?Appendix Table of ContentsAppendix A Canadian Nutrition RecommendationsAppendix B Aids to CalculationAppendix C Diabetes Canada—”Beyond the Basics” ChartAppendix D Answers to Self-Check QuestionsAppendix E Physical Activity and Energy RequirementsAppendix F Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Eating Plan and Discretionary Calorie AlloGlossaryIndex‘Current’ Canadian Reference Standards for the Daily Values on Food Labels*GLOSSARY OF NUTRIENT MEASURESBody Mass Index (BMI) Nomogram for Most Healthy Adults*Body Mass Index-for-Age Percentiles: Boys and Girls, Age 2 to 19