Nutrition & You, 6th edition

  • Joan Salge Blake

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Nutrition & You  customizes nutrition discussions to help  students apply nutrition concepts to their own lives. Joan Salge Blake uses visuals and humor to address students directly, encouraging them to think  critically and become informed consumers of nutrition information. 

The 6th Edition  presents  the latest scientific research, including new 2020 to 2025  Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA)  with current Dietary Recommended Intake  suggestions.   Updated Self-Assessments and new  features in every chapter equip students to make well-founded choices in their personal nutrition. 

Published by Pearson (March 1st 2022) - Copyright © 2023

ISBN-13: 9780137652761

Subject: Health & Kinesiology

Category: Non Majors Nutrition

Table of contents

  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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