Human Nutrition: Science for Healthy Living
Human Nutrition provides the framework for students to not just memorize facts, but to truly learn and apply the science of nutrition. The knowledge gained can be applied not only to a future profession, but, just as importantly, to everyday life. Our hope is that readers share the practical advice and key concepts learned in the textbook with family and friends to promote optimal health and wellness.

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Chapter 1 Introduction to Nutrition

Chapter 2 Evaluating Nutrition Information

Chapter 3 Basis of a Healthy Diet

Chapter 4 Human Digestion, Absorption, and Transport

Chapter 5 Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches, and Fiber

Chapter 6 Lipids: Triglycerides, Phospholipids, and Sterols

Chapter 7 Proteins: Amino Acids

Chapter 8 Metabolism

Chapter 9 Vitamin Overview and Fat-Soluble Vitamins

Chapter 10 Water-Soluble Vitamins

Chapter 11 Water and the Major Minerals

Chapter 12 Trace Minerals

Chapter 13 Obesity,Energy Balance, and Weight Management

Chapter 14 Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating

Chapter 15 Nutrition for Fitness and Sport

Chapter 16 Pregnancy and Lactation

Chapter 17 Infants, Children, and Adolescents

Chapter 18 Nutrition for Older Adults

Chapter 19 Food and Water Safety

Chapter 20 Global Nutrition