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LIST OFTABLES
PREFACE TOU.S. EDITION
1. HEALTHY EATING IS CRUCIAL
Health Rulesfor Success
Knowledge is Required for Success
A Note to Nutrition Professionals
2. HOW HEALTHY ARE YOU?
See Your Doctor First
Body-Weight Self Assessment
Table 2.1: Percent Body Fat for Men
Table 2.3: Weight Range vs. Height for Men
Table 2.4: Weight Range vs. Height for Women
Body-Weight Assessment Example
Are You Eating Sensibly?
NowSet Goals
3. NUTRITION FUNDAMENTALS
“Junk” Foods on the Increase
Confusion in the Supermarkets
Your Metabolic Pathways
Nutrients, Micronutrients and Phytonutrients?
Proteins:Complete and Incomplete
You Need the Right Carbs
Glycemic Index Defined
Glycemic Load Has More Meaning
Table 3.1: Glycemic Rank of Common Foods
Cholesterol and Triglycerides
The Skinny on Fat
Table 3.2: Fats in Foods
Vitamins and Minerals Clarified
Table 3.3: Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) for Selected Vitamins
Table 3.4: Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) for Selected Minerals
Phytonutrients: Good Stuff from Plants
4. NUTRITION FOR HEALTH
Basic Food Groups
Table 4.1: Recommended Portion Sizes for Different Food Groups
Vitamin & Mineral Supplements
For Senior Citizens
Food Energy- Calories
Table 4.2: Calorie Rank (per ounce) of Basic Foods
Table 4.3: Calorie Rank (per ounce) of Common Foods
Estimating Caloric Content of a Meal
Calorie Cautions
You Need Fiber
Water, Water Everywhere
Don’t Abuse Salt
Not Too Much Sugar
Common-Sense Nutrition
Eat Slowly
Further Information
5. LIFE-LONG NUTRITION
Set Goals, Have a Plan & Keep a Log
Incorporate Exercise into Your Program
Summarize Your Nutritional Needs
Table 5.1: Daily Nutritional Needs of the Man in Example 5.1
Now It’s Up To You
BIBLIOGRAPHY
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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Eat Smart - U.S. Edition

Eat Smart - U.S. Edition

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Complete nutrition resource with lots of useful new information - and a lifetime of nutritious health benefits. A great reference. U.S. units, eBook

Complete nutrition resource with lots of useful new information - and a lifetime of nutritious health benefits. A great reference. U.S. units, eBook

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