The Science of Nutrition and Wellness

Author(s): Linda Strause

Edition: 2

Copyright: 2020

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The Science of Nutrition and Wellness is an introductory nutrition textbook designed for non-Biology majors. It covers the fundamentals of the science of nutrition and major physiological systems, including the G.I. tract, cardiovascular system and excretory system. Includes a special chapter on the endocannabinoid system, a biological system responsible for the physical and psychological effects of cannabis.  Also features a Diet Project to assess your own nutrition.

Chapter 1: The Biochemical Banquet: Nutrients and Nutrition
Chapter 2: Structure/Function: Carbohydrates
Chapter 3: Structure/Function: Lipids
Chapter 4: In one end and out the other: GI tract, Digestion & Absorption
Chapter 5: Heart & Pumps: Cardiovascular
Chapter 6: Breath of Life: Respiratory
Chapter 7: What goes in must come out: Kidney & Water
Chapter 8: The Energy Crisis
Chapter 9: Metabolism: Can carbs, fats and proteins work together?
Chapter 10: Endocannabinoid System: Cannabinoids & Health
Chapter 11: Mother's Little Helpers: Vitamins
Chapter 12: Macro and Micro- Minerals
Chapter 13: Run-Bike-Swins: Nutrition & Exercise
Chapter 14: Food & Mood: Eating Disorders
Chapter 15: Diabetes: A Real Life Experience
Chapter 16: Nutrition, Cancer & Other Diseases

Linda Strause

Linda Strause, (PhD University of California, Santa Barbara) is an adjunct professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of California, San Diego. She is the principal and founder of Strategic Clinical Consultants, where she works with biotech companies to develop new agents, specifically in areas of cancer and other life threatening diseases. She is also the principal and founder of G. Randall & Sons, a consumer focused and health science-based company devoted to creating advanced hemp-based health products that support the endocannabinoid system and enhance human health and vitality.

Related ISBN's: 9781792409646




ISBN 9781792409646

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