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The Science of Nutrition, 5th edition

  • Janice Thompson
  • Linda Vaughan
  • Melinda Manore

Published by Pearson (January 1st 2019) - Copyright © 2020

5th edition

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For introductory Nutrition courses for Majors.

This package includes Mastering Nutrition.


Move students beyond memorization with a functional approach to nutrition

The Science of Nutrition helps students master tough nutrition concepts while providing rich support to save instructors time. This best-selling, thoroughly current, research-based nutrition text is uniquely organized around the highly regarded functional approach, which organizes vitamins and minerals based on their functions within the body and is easily seen in the organization of the micronutrient (vitamin and mineral) chapters.


The 5th Edition includes the most up-to-date scientific research in the field of nutrition, an increased emphasis on nutrition and disease content, and new icons in the margins directing students to Oregon State University’s FoodHero.org. The text covers key concepts in nutrition with new and updated Focus Figures; updated Nutri-Case case studies; and Nutrition Concept Videos, which feature author Janice Thompson explaining difficult course concepts. Additionally, instructors can assign updated NutriTool activities and autogradable MyDietAnalysis Personalized Dietary Analysis activities in Mastering Nutrition  


Personalize learning with Mastering Nutrition

By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, Mastering personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.Mastering Nutrition 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.



0135183855 / 9780135183854 The Science of Nutrition Plus Mastering Nutrition with MyDietAnalysis and Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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  • 0134898672 / 9780134898674 The Science of Nutrition
  • 0135180880 / 9780135180884 Mastering Nutrition with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for The Science of Nutrition

Table of contents

1. The Science of Nutrition: Linking Food, Function, and Health

2. Designing a Healthful Diet

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

4. Carbohydrates: Plant-Derived Energy Nutrients

4.5. In Depth: Alcohol

5. Lipids: Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrients

6. Proteins: Crucial Components of All Body Tissues

7. Metabolism: From Food to Life

7.5. In Depth: Vitamins and Minerals: Micronutrients with Macro Powers

8.  Nutrients Involved in Energy Metabolism

9.  Nutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

10. Nutrients Involved in Antioxidant Function and Vision

10.5 In Depth: The Safety and Effectiveness of Dietary Supplements

11. Nutrients Involved in Bone Health

12. Nutrients Involved in Blood Health and Immunity

13. Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight

14. Nutrition and Physical Activity: Keys to Good Health

14.5 In Depth: Disorders Related to Body Image, Eating, and Exercise

15. Food Safety and Technology: Protecting Our Food

16. Food Equity, Sustainability, and Quality: The Challenge of “Good” Food

17. Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy and the First Year of Life

18. Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Childhood and Adolescence

19. Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: The Later Years

 

 

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