Wardlaw's Contemporary Nutrition: A Functional Approach

Wardlaw's Contemporary Nutrition: A Functional Approach

5th Edition

By Anne Smith and Angela Collene and Colleen Spees

  • Copyright: 2018

  • Publication Date: January 24, 2017

  • ISBN 10: 1259706605

  • ISBN 13: 9781259706608

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– Connect: A highly reliable, easy-to-use homework and learning management solution that embeds learning science and award-winning adaptive tools to improve student results.
- 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.
Contemporary Nutrition: A Functional Approach is an alternate version of Wardlaw/Smith/Collene’s Contemporary Nutrition, offering a unique approach by organizing vitamins and minerals within the context of physiological functions and the health conditions they influence. Current research is at the core of the fourth edition, with revised statistics, incorporation of new results of clinical trials, and updated recommendations. The text provides students who lack a strong science background the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. 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. With their friendly writing style, the authors act as the student’s personal guide to dispelling common misconceptions and to gaining a solid foundation for making informed nutrition choices.

  • Language: English

  • Imprint: WCB/McGraw-Hill

  • Dimension: 8.9 x 10.8 IN

  • Page Count: 848

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Table of Contents

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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

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About the Authors

Anne Smith

ANNE M. SMITH, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., is an associate professor at The Ohio State University. She was the recipient of the 1995 Outstanding Teacher Award from the College of Human Ecology, the 2008 Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award from the Ohio Dietetic Association, the 2006 Outstanding Faculty Member Award from the Department of Human Nutrition, and the 2011 Distinguished Service Award from the College of Education and Human Ecology for her commitment to undergraduate education in nutrition. Dr. Smith’s research in the area of vitamin and mineral metabolism has appeared in prominent nutrition journals, and she was awarded the 1996 Research Award from the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. She is a member of the American Society for Nutrition and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Angela Collene

ANGELA L. COLLENE, M.S., R.D., L.D., began her career at her alma mater, The Ohio State University, as a research dietitian for studies related to diabetes and aging. Other professional experiences include community nutrition lecturing and counseling, owner of a personal chef business, and many diverse and rewarding science writing and editing projects. Her interests include novel approaches to glycemic control, weight management, and—quite predictably for the mother of three little girls—maternal and child nutrition. Mrs. Collene currently teaches nutrition at The Ohio State University and Ohio Northern University. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Colleen Spees