Nutrition: An Applied Approach, 5th edition

  • Janice Thompson, 
  • Melinda Manore

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With Nutrition: An Applied Approach you'll explore key areas of nutrition and learn how to apply nutrition concepts to your daily life for success in this course and beyond. The text introduces non-majors to nutrition with an innovative format that promotes long-term learning without rote memorization. Key focus areas include: functions of vitamins and minerals in the body, fluid and electrolyte balance, antioxidant function, bone health, energy metabolism, and blood health.

The 5th Edition includes new chapters on food equity, sustainability, and obesity. A new suite of ABC News Videos and Focus Figures explore nutrition, human disease, and nutrients found in food. Each chapter now includes Learning Outcomes and a new study plan to help you grasp and retain even the most difficult concepts.

Published by Pearson (November 13th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780134890586

Subject: Health & Kinesiology

Category: Non Majors Nutrition

Table of contents

1.      Nutrition: Linking Food and Health

               In Depth: New Frontiers in Nutrition and Health

2.      Designing a Healthful Diet

               In Depth: Healthful Dietary Patterns

3.      The Human Body: Are We Really What We Eat?

               In Depth: Disorders Related to Specific Foods

4.      Carbohydrates: Plant-Derived Energy Nutrients
               In Depth: Diabetes

5.      Fats: Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrients
               In Depth: Cardiovascular Disease

6.      Proteins: Crucial Components of all Body Tissues
               In Depth: Vitamins and Minerals: Micronutrients with Macro Powers

7.      Nutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
               In Depth: Alcohol

8.      Nutrients Essential to Key Body Functions
               In Depth: Cancer

9.      Nutrients Essential to Healthy Tissues
               In Depth: Osteoporosis

10.   Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight
               In Depth: Obesity

11.   Nutrition and Physical Activity: Keys to Good Health
               In Depth: Disorders Related to Body Image, Eating, and Exercise

12.   Food Safety and Technology: Impact on Consumers
               In Depth: The Safety and Effectiveness of Dietary Supplements

13.   Food Security, Equity, and Sustainability: The Challenge of “Good” Food

               In Depth: Malnutrition

14.   Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy and the First Year of Life
               In Depth: The Fetal Environment: A Lasting Impression

15.   Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Childhood to Late Adulthood
               In Depth: Searching for the Fountain of Youth

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