Nutrition: From Science to You, 4th edition

  • Joan Salge Blake
  • Kathy D. Munoz
  • Stella Volpe

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A modern and personal approach to nutrition

Nutrition: From Science to You helps readers understand the science of nutrition and how to successfully apply it to their personal lives and future careers. Thoroughly updated to better meet the needs of tomorrow’s nutrition and allied health professionals, the 4th Edition provides individuals with more inter-professional applications, increased coverage of emerging and high interest topics such as the microbiome and Leaky Gut syndrome, and new dietary and nutrition guidelines. New auto-graded MDA Personalized Diet Analysis activities, Focus Figure Narrated Walkthroughs voiced by the author, and a mobile-friendly customizable eText enhance Mastering Nutrition, making it an even more effective practice and learning tool for today’s readers.


Personalize learning with Mastering Nutrition

Mastering is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools developed to engage students and emulate the office-hour experience, Mastering personalizes learning and often improves results for each student. With a wide range of auto-gradable activities available--including animations, videos, NutriTools, and new MyDietAnalysis activities, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts. MasteringNutrition includes single-sign-on access to MyDietAnalysis software to give students the tools to track their diet and activity and run reports on various macro- and micro-nutrients consumption.


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Table of contents

1. What Is Nutrition?

2. Tools for Healthy Eating

3. Digestion, Absorption, and Transport

4. Carbohydrates

5. Lipids

6. Proteins

7. Alcohol

8. Energy Metabolism

9. Fat-Soluble Vitamins

10. Water-Soluble Vitamins

11. Water

12. Major Minerals

13. Trace Minerals

14. Energy Balance and Body Composition

15. Weight Management

16. Nutrition and Fitness

17. Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy Through Infancy

18. Life Cycle Nutrition: Toddlers Through Adolescence

19. Life Cycle Nutrition: Older Adults

20. Food Safety, Technology, and Sustainability

21. Global Nutrition and Malnutrition



A. Metabolism Pathways and Biochemical Structures

B. Calculations and Conversions

C. US Exchange Lists for Meal Planning

D. Organizations and Resources

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Published by Pearson (April 19th 2018) - Copyright © 2019