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Nutrition : Concepts and Controversies (Text Only) (8TH 00 - Old Edition)by Francis Sienkiewicz Sizer
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Nutrition Concepts and Controversies focuses on the application of Nutrition principles while offering outstanding coverage of biochemistry and physiology. Its colorful design and conversational writing style make it appealing and accessible to readers.
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This book is broken down into chapters on major nutrients, such as carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, and lipids, and nutrition throughout the life span, from in-utero, to childhood, adulthood and old age. Sizer, author of several nutrition text books, and Whitney, a researcher and consultant in the nutrition, health, and environmental fields, also include chapters on energy balance and body weight, physical fitness, food safety and technology, and the global environment. Each chapter includes sections on consumerism, maintaining fitness for life, nutrition on the Internet, and controversies in nutrition research.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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