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More About This Title Nutrition: Everyday Choices, First Edition
Lori A. Smolin, Ph.D. Lori Smolin received her B.S. degree from Cornell University, where she studied human nutrition and food science. She received her doctorate from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Her doctoral research focused on B Vitamins, homocysteine accumulation, and genetic defects in homocysteine metabolism. She complete postdoctoral training both at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where she studied human obesity, and at the University of California at San Diego, where she studied genetic defects in amino acid metabolism. She has published in these areas in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Smolin is currently at the University of Connecticut, where she teaches both in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology. Courses she has taught include introductory nutrition, lifecycle nutrition, food preparation, nutritional biochemistry, and introductory biology.
Chapter 2. Guidelines for a Healthy Diet.
Chapter 3. The Digestive System: From Meals to Molecules.
Chapter 4. Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches, and Fibers.
Chapter 5. Lipids: Fats and Oils.
Chapter 6. Proteins and Amino Acids.
Chapter 7. Managing Your Weight.
Chapter 8. The Vitamins.
Chapter 9. Water and Minerals.
Chapter 10. Meeting Our Needs: Food, Fortified Food, and Supplements.
Chapter 11. Nutrition, Fitness, and Physical Activity.
Chapter 12. Nutrition, Pregnancy, and Infants.
Chapter 13. Nutrition from 2 to 102.
Chapter 14. How Safe Is Our Food Supply?
Chapter 15. Feeding the World.