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Building upon the long-standing strengths of Wardlaw's Perspectives in Nutrition, the second 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 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 Micronutrients: Vitamins and Minerals 

Chapter: 13 Micronutrients in Energy and Amino Acid Metabolism 

Chapter: 14 Fluid Balance and Blood Health

Chapter: 15 Bone Health and Body Defense Systems

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