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Wardlaw's Contemporary Nutrition: A Functional Approach
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- The text provides students who lack a strong science background the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge.
- Through the functional approach, Vitamins and minerals are covered based on their roles in the body. This format enables students to understand how these nutrients interact in food and in our bodies to support key functions that sustain our health.
- Always looking to make the content relevant to learners, the authors highlight health conditions, medications, food products, and supplements students or members of their families may be using.
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Chapter 1 Nutrition, Food Choices, and Health

Chapter 2 Guidelines for Designing a Healthy Diet

Chapter 3 The Human Body: A Nutrition Perspective

Chapter 4 Carbohydrates

Chapter 5 Lipids

Chapter 6 Proteins

Chapter 7 Energy Balance and Weight Control

Chapter 8 Overview of The Micronutrients

Chapter 9 Micronutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

Chapter 10 Micronutrients and Phytochemicals that Function as Antioxidants

Chapter 11 Micronutrients Involved in Bone Health

Chapter 12 Micronutrient Functions in Energy Metabolism

Chapter 13 Micronutrients that Support Blood Health and Immunity

Chapter 14 Nutrition: Fitness and Sports

Chapter 15 Eating Disorders

Chapter 16 Undernutrition Throughout the World

Chapter 17 Safety of Our Food Supply

Chapter 18 Nutrition During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Chapter 19 Nutrition from Infancy Through Adolescence

Chapter 20 Nutrition During Adulthood