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The meaning of human nutrition / Mina W. Lamb and Margarette L. Harden ; illustrations by Real Musgrave and Dick Cheatham.

Lamb, Mina Marie (Wolf), 1910- (author.). Harden, Margarette L., (author.). Musgrave, Real, (illustrator.). Cheatham, Dick, (illustrator.).
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Subject: Nutrition.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781483137964
  • ISBN: 1483137961
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (293 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: New York : Pergamon Press, 1976.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover image; Title page; Table of Contents; PERGAMON BIO-MEDICAL SCIENCES SERIES; Copyright; Preface; About the Authors; Chapter 1: The Study of Nutrition; Publisher Summary; Historical Background; Food and History in North America; Objectives; What Basic Preparations Need to be Made for the Study of Human Nutrition?; Criteria to Validate Scientific Information and Data; Criteria to Validate the Authority of a Speaker, Author, or Disperser; Analysis of Faddism; Types of Common Fads Which Appeal to Many Persons; Are Fads Bad? Definitely True!
Organizations to Supply Information and Guidance on Health QuackeryChapter 2: Basic Concepts About Human Nutrition; Publisher Summary; Objectives; The Ages of Man in Search for Food; CURRENT BASIC CONCEPTS OF NUTRITION; GOVERNMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL INFLUENCES ON NUTRITION; Part I Matching; Part II Multiple Choice; Chapter 3: Growth and Development as Indicators of Nutritional Status; Publisher Summary; Objectives; Growth Patterns; Growth and Nutrition of the Young Child; The Ecology of Human Nutrition; Characteristics of a Person with the Malnutrition Syndrome; Activities for Student Learning.
ASSESSMENT OF BODY SIZEPart I; Part II; Part III; Chapter 4: Dietary Specifications to Meet Nutritional Needs; Publisher Summary; Objectives; Food Guides -- A Tool for Meal Planning; Trends in Dietary Habits; Activities for Student Learning; RECOMMENDED DIETARY ALLOWANCES; Part I; Part II Multiple Choice; NUTRIENT CONTENT OF FOOD; Chapter 5: The Body's Need for Nutrients: Dietary Supply; Publisher Summary; Objectives; Production of Potential Energy in Food; Carbohydrates; DIGESTIBILITY OF FOODS; POTENTIAL ENERGY VALUE OF DIETS; Part I; Part II Problem Solving.
Chapter 6: The Body's Use of EnergyPublisher Summary; METABOLISM OF ENERGY IN MAN; FACETS OF ENERGY EXPENDITURE; ENERGY BALANCE AND WEIGHT CONTROL; APPLICATION OF SKILL IN NUTRITION EDUCATION; Chapter 7: Protein as a Source of Amino Acids; Publisher Summary; Objectives; The Sequence of Events Leading to Protein Synthesis; The Cell as the Center of Synthesis and Life; Proteins in Body Function; Activities for Student Learning; DIETARY NEED FOR AMINO ACIDS (PROTEIN); PROTEINS IN FOODS; Part I; Part II; Part III; Chapter 8: Mineral Elements in Human Nutrition; Publisher Summary; Objectives.
Specificity of Function of Mineral ElementsDIETARY MINERAL SUPPLY AND THE DEVELOPMENTAL STAGE OF THE INDIVIDUAL; Part I; Part II; Part III; Chapter 9: Vitamins in Human Nutrition; Publisher Summary; Objectives; The Significance of Minute Amounts; CHARACTERISTICS OF VITAMINS; SOURCES OF VITAMINS; Part I; Part II; Chapter 10: The Concern of the Consumer for Food and Nutrition; Publisher Summary; Objectives; The Situation of Today; GOVERNMENTAL PROTECTION OF THE FOOD CONSUMER; The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); NONGOVERNMENTAL AND PRIVATE SERVICES FOR THE CONSUMER.
Summary: The Meaning of Human Nutrition.
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