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Table of Contents Visit www.healthreferenceseries.com to view A Contents Guide to the Health Reference Series, a listing of more than 10,000 topics and the volumes in which they are covered. Preface Part I: General Nutrition Information Chapter 1¿Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Keys to a Healthy Lifestyle Chapter 2¿Food Guide Pyramid Chapter 3¿Your Digestive System and How It Works Chapter 4¿Protein and Amino Acids Chapter 5¿Calcium: Sources, Consumption, and Absorption Chapter 6¿Carbohydrates: What They Are and Why We Need Them Chapter 7¿Fabulous Fruits and Versatile Vegetables Chapter 8¿Dietary Fiber Chapter 9¿Saturated Fat, Trans Fat, and Cholesterol Chapter 10¿Vitamins: Dietary Insurance Chapter 11¿Sodium and Potassium Chapter 12¿Fluids and Nutrition Chapter 13¿Sweeteners: With and Without Calories Chapter 14¿Food and Color Additives Chapter 15¿Food and Nutrition Misinformation Chapter 16¿Ten Nutrition Myths That Won't Quit Part II: Nutrition Intake and Proportions Chapter 17¿Adequate Nutrients within Calorie Needs Chapter 18¿How Much Are You Eating: Servings and Food Groups Chapter 19¿Portion Size: The Forgotten Factor Chapter 20¿Calories: Necessary and Discretionary Chapter 21¿Food Labels Section 21.1¿How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label Section 21.2¿Food Health Claims Permitted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Section 21.3¿Definitions of Nutrient Content Part III: Life Stage Nutrition Issues Chapter 22¿Introducing Food to Infants and Toddlers Section 22.1¿Breast-Feeding and Bottle-Feeding Section 22.2¿How to Feed Babies and Toddlers Section 22.3¿Failure to Thrive Chapter 23¿Healthy Eating for Children Section 23.1¿Helping Children Eat Well Section 23.2¿Fiber and Your Child Section 23.3¿School Lunches Chapter 24¿Why Milk Matters for Children and Teens Chapter 25¿Nutrition for Teens Section 25.1¿Making Healthy Food Choices Section 25.2¿Healthy Dining Hall Eating Section 25.3¿Weight Control for College Students Chapter 26¿Women's Nutrition Issues Section 26.1¿Eating during Pregnancy Section 26.2¿What You Need to Know about Mercury in Fish Section 26.3¿Women Should Adjust Nutrition after Menopause Chapter 27¿Dietary Health for Adults over Fifty Section 27.1¿Nutrition after Fifty Section 27.2¿Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Heart Section 27.3¿Importance of Water Consumption Section 27.4¿Checklist to Determine Nutritional Health Part IV: Lifestyle and Nutrition Chapter 28¿The Healthy Eating Index: Dietary Patterns of Americans Chapter 29¿The New American Plate: Transition Your Meals for Better Health Chapter 30¿Healthy Eating Alone Chapter 31¿Family Meals Chapter 32¿Vegetarianism Chapter 33¿Eating Well while Eating Out Chapter 34¿Alcohol Use and Nutrition Chapter 35¿Physical Activity and Nutrition Section 35.1¿Physical Activity a Key Factor in Maintaining Health Section 35.2¿Guide to Eating for Sports Part V: Weight Control Chapter 36¿The Health Impact of Excess Weight Section 36.1¿Defining Unhealthy Weight Ranges Section 36.2¿Factors Contributing to Obesity Section 36.3¿Health Risks of Excessive Weight Section 36.4¿Helping Your Overweight Child Chapter 37¿Choosing a Safe and Successful Weight Loss Program Chapter 38¿Weight Loss and Nutrition Myths Chapter 39¿Tips for Weight Loss and Maintenance Chapter 40¿Popular Diets Reviewed Chapter 41¿The Glycemic Index Chapter 42¿Weight Cycling Chapter 43¿Dieting and Gallstones Part VI: Supplements Chapter 44¿What's in the Bottle? An Introduction to Dietary Supplements Chapter 45¿Ensuring the Safety of Dietary Supplements Chapter 46¿Supplements May Cause Adverse Health Effects Chapter 47¿Supplements for People over 50 Chapter 48¿Supplements for Heart Disease and Cholesterol Control: Some Work, Others Are Worthless Chapter 49¿Sports Supplement Dangers Part VII: Nutrition for People with Specific Medical Concerns Chapter 50¿Artificial Hydration and Nutrition Chapter 51¿Cancer: Nutrition Care Chapter 52¿Celiac Disease Chapter 53¿Cystic Fibrosis Nutrition: Changes through Life Chapter 54¿Diabetes: What You Need to Know about Eating Chapter 55¿Eating Disorders Treatments Chapter 56¿Food Allergies Chapter 57¿Heart Health Nutrition: The DASH Eating Plan Chapter 58¿Hemodialysis: Eat Right to Feel Right Chapter 59¿Inborn Errors of Metabolism Chapter 60¿Ketogenic Diet for Seizures Chapter 61¿Lactose Intolerance Chapter 62¿Malnutrition Part VIII: National Government Nutrition Support Programs Chapter 63¿Food Stamp Program Chapter 64¿Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program Chapter 65¿School Nutrition Programs Chapter 66¿Senior Adult Nutrition Programs Part IX: Additional Help and Information Chapter 67¿Glossary of Nutrition and Dietary Terms Chapter 68¿Finding Useful Nutrition Information Online Chapter 69¿Nutrition Resource List for Consumers Chapter 70¿Directory of Nutrition Information Sources Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Nutrition -- Popular works.
Diet -- Popular works.
Health -- Popular works.
Nutrition -- Popular Works.
Nutrition -- Resource Guides.
Public Health -- Popular Works.
Public Health -- Resource Guides.