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Part 1 Nutrition Fundamentals

Chapter: 1 The Science of Nutrition

Chapter: 2 Tools of a Healthy Diet

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, and Eating Disorders

Chapter: 11 Nutrition, Exercise, and Sports

Part 4 Vitamins and Minerals

Chapter: 12 The Fat-Soluble Vitamins

Chapter: 13 The 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 during the Adult Years


A Human Physiology: A Tool for Understanding Nutrition

B Chemistry: A Tool for Understanding Nutrition

C Detailed Descriptions of Glycolysis, Citric Acid Cycle, Electron Transport Chain, Classes of Eicosanoids, and Homocysteine Metabolism

D Dietary Advice for Canadians

E The Food Lists for Diabetes: A Helpful Menu Planning Tool

F Fatty Acids, Including Omega-3 Fatty Acides, in Foods

G Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Height-Weight Table and Determination of Frame Size

H English-Metric Conversions and Nutrition Calculations

I Caffeine Content of Beverages, Foods, and Over-the-Counter Drugs

J Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI)

K CDC Growth Charts

L Sources of Nutrition Information

M Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure Assessment

N Food Composition Table