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Title:
Nutrition for health, fitness, & sport
Author:
Williams, Melvin H.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Boston, Mass. : WCB/McGraw-Hill, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xii, 500 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
General Note:
Previous ed. has title: Nutrition for fitness and sport.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780697295101
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sports Performance
2 Healthful Nutrition for Fitness and Sport
3 Human Energy
4 Carbohydrates: The Main Energy Food
5 Fat: An Important Energy Source during Exercise
6 Protein: The Tissue Builder
7 Vitamins: The Organic Regulators
8 Minerals: The Inorganic Regulators
9 Water, Electrolytes, and Temperature Regulation
10 Body Weight and Composition for Health and Sport
11 Weight Maintenance and Loss Through Proper Nutrition and Exercise
12 Weight Gaining Through Proper Nutrition and Exercise
Appendixes
A Units of Measurement: English System-Metric System Equivalents
B Approximate Caloric Expenditure Per Minute for Various Physical Activities
C Self-Test on Drinking Habits and Alcoholism
D Determination of Healthy Body Weight
E Exchange Lists for Meal Planning
F Calories, Percent Fat, Cholesterol in Selected Fast-Food Restaurant Products
G Energy Pathways of Carbohydrate, Fat, and Protein