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Building upon the long-standing strengths of Wardlaw's Perspectives in Nutrition, the eleventh edition author team has taken a garden-fresh approach to revising this highly regarded text. Every paragraph has been scrutinized to ensure that students are exposed to scientific content and concepts that are explained accurately and precisely, and in high-interest fashion that will draw students into their first study of nutrition science.

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Part 1 Nutrition Basics

Chapter: 1 The Science of Nutrition

Chapter: 2 Designing a Healthy Eating Pattern

Chapter: 3 The Food Supply

Chapter: 4 Human Digestion and Absorption

Part 2 Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Alcohol

Chapter: 5 Carbohydrates

Chapter: 6 Lipids

Chapter: 7 Protein

Chapter: 8 Alcohol

Part 3 Metabolism and Energy Balance

Chapter: 9 Energy Metabolism

Chapter: 10 Energy Balance, Weight Control, & Eating Disorders

Chapter: 11 Nutrition, Exercise, and Sports

Part 4 Vitamins and Minerals

Chapter: 12 Fat-Soluble Vitamins

Chapter: 13 Water-Soluble Vitamins

Chapter: 14 Water and Major Minerals

Chapter: 15 Trace Minerals

Part 5 Nutrition Applications in the Life Cycle

Chapter: 16 Nutritional Aspects of Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Chapter: 17 Nutrition during the Growing Years

Chapter: 18 Nutrition throughout Adulthood


A Human Physiology

B Chemistry

C Glycolysis, Citric Acid Cycle, , Electron Transport Chain, Eicosanoids, and Homocysteine Metabolism

D Dietary Advice for Canadians

E Food Lists for Diabetes

F Fatty Acids in Foods

G Height-Weight Tables

H Nutrition Calculations

I English-Metric Conversions

J Estimated Average Requirements (EARs) for Nutrients

K CDC Growth Charts

L Sources of Nutrition Information

M Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment