The Resource Why calories count : from science to politics, Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim, (electronic resource)

Why calories count : from science to politics, Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim, (electronic resource)

Label
Why calories count : from science to politics
Title
Why calories count
Title remainder
from science to politics
Statement of responsibility
Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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Nestle, Marion
Dewey number
613.2/3
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
TX551
LC item number
.N3977 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
QT 235
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nesheim, Malden C
  • Ebooks Corporation
Series statement
California studies in food and culture
Series volume
33
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Diet
  • Energy Intake
  • Diet
  • Food Industry
  • Marketing
  • Obesity
  • Politics
Label
Why calories count : from science to politics, Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.umanitoba.eblib.com/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_860288_0
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction Part One. Understanding Calories: It All Starts with the Science 1. What Is a Calorie? 2. The History: From Ancient Greece to Modern Calorie Science 3. Food: How Scientists Count the Calories 4. Bodies: How Scientists Measure the Use of Calories Part Two. Why We Need Calories: Survival, Warmth, and Work 5. Metabolism: How the Body Turns Food into Energy 6. The First Use of Calories: Basic Life Functions 7. The Second Use: Heat Losses while Metabolizing Food 8. The Third Use: Physical Activity Part Three. Calorie Intake and Its Regulation 9. How Many Calories Do You Need? 10. Calorie Confusion: The Struggle to Estimate Intake 11. Secret Calories: Alcohol 12. Calorie Regulation: The Body's Complex Weight-Management System Part Four. Too Few Calories 13. Starvation and Its Effects on the Body 14. Individuals, Communities, Nations: Calories and Global Hunger 15. Could Restricting Calories Prolong Human Life? Part Five. Too Many Calories 16. An Introduction to Obesity 17. Calories and Weight Gain: Another Complex Relationship 18. Do Excess Calories Make Some People Gain Weight Faster than Others? 19. Are All Calories Created Equal? 20. Do Some Kinds of Diets Work Better than Others? Part Six. The Politics of Calories: A Closer Look 21. Today's "Eat-More" Environment: The Role of the Food Industry 22. More Calorie Confusion: Portion Distortion, Health Halos, and Wishful Thinking 23. Calorie Labeling: Science and Politics 24. Alcohol Labels: Industry vs. Consumers 25. Will Calorie Labels Help Fight Obesity? Conclusion: How to Cope with the Calorie Environment Appendix One. Selected Events in the History of Calories, 1614-1919 Appendix Two. The Respiratory Quotient (RQ) Appendix Three. Frequently Asked Questions Notes List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgments Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520952171
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2538053-01umb_inst
  • 40020573864
  • (Sirsi) i9780520952171
  • (OCoLC)785775662
Label
Why calories count : from science to politics, Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.umanitoba.eblib.com/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_860288_0
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction Part One. Understanding Calories: It All Starts with the Science 1. What Is a Calorie? 2. The History: From Ancient Greece to Modern Calorie Science 3. Food: How Scientists Count the Calories 4. Bodies: How Scientists Measure the Use of Calories Part Two. Why We Need Calories: Survival, Warmth, and Work 5. Metabolism: How the Body Turns Food into Energy 6. The First Use of Calories: Basic Life Functions 7. The Second Use: Heat Losses while Metabolizing Food 8. The Third Use: Physical Activity Part Three. Calorie Intake and Its Regulation 9. How Many Calories Do You Need? 10. Calorie Confusion: The Struggle to Estimate Intake 11. Secret Calories: Alcohol 12. Calorie Regulation: The Body's Complex Weight-Management System Part Four. Too Few Calories 13. Starvation and Its Effects on the Body 14. Individuals, Communities, Nations: Calories and Global Hunger 15. Could Restricting Calories Prolong Human Life? Part Five. Too Many Calories 16. An Introduction to Obesity 17. Calories and Weight Gain: Another Complex Relationship 18. Do Excess Calories Make Some People Gain Weight Faster than Others? 19. Are All Calories Created Equal? 20. Do Some Kinds of Diets Work Better than Others? Part Six. The Politics of Calories: A Closer Look 21. Today's "Eat-More" Environment: The Role of the Food Industry 22. More Calorie Confusion: Portion Distortion, Health Halos, and Wishful Thinking 23. Calorie Labeling: Science and Politics 24. Alcohol Labels: Industry vs. Consumers 25. Will Calorie Labels Help Fight Obesity? Conclusion: How to Cope with the Calorie Environment Appendix One. Selected Events in the History of Calories, 1614-1919 Appendix Two. The Respiratory Quotient (RQ) Appendix Three. Frequently Asked Questions Notes List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgments Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520952171
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2538053-01umb_inst
  • 40020573864
  • (Sirsi) i9780520952171
  • (OCoLC)785775662

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