Nutrition & You, 6th edition

Published by Pearson (March 1, 2022) © 2023

  • Joan Salge Blake Boston University

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Like most students, you're exposed to a steady stream of nutrition and health information. With  Nutrition & You you'll learn to separate nutrition fact from fiction as you learn to think critically. 

Nutrition & You is packed with sound nutrition information. The text goes beyond basic nutrition science and provides realistic advice and strategies to help you easily incorporate what you learn into your busy life. The text visually communicates complex nutrition science and topics in an easy-to-understand way.  

The 6th Edition  provides the latest scientific research and the most recent 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, including current Dietary Recommended Intake suggestions. In every chapter you'll be asked to think about your own diet so you make better, informed choices in your personal nutrition journey.  

  1. What Is Nutrition?  
  2. Tools for Healthy Eating  
  3. The Basics of Digestion  
  4. Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches, and Fiber  
  5. Fats, Oils, and Other Lipids  
  6. Proteins and Amino Acids  
  7. Vitamins  
  8. Minerals and Water  
  9. Alcohol  
  10. Weight Management and Energy Balance  
  11. Nutrition and Fitness  
  12. Consumerism and Sustainability: Food from Farm to Table  
  13. Food Safety and Technology  
  14. Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy through Infancy  
  15. Life Cycle Nutrition: Toddlers through the Later Years  
  16. Hunger at Home and Abroad  


  1. Calculations and Conversions  
  2. Organizations and Resources  

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