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Nutrition: From Science to You, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Joan Salge Blake, Kathy D. Munoz, Stella Volpe

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: May 10, 2013


Bring nutrition into focus with an innovative approach.


Nutrition: From Science to You, Second Edition provides the tools students need to understand the science of nutrition and successfully apply it in their personal lives and future careers. 


This text personalizes nutritional information to engage students in the subject matter, while retaining the scientific rigor needed for academic success. Innovative pedagogical features aid study and review, illustrate key concepts, hone necessary academic skills, promote improved personal nutrition, highlight the importance of nutrition in overall health, and explore the insights of nutrition scientists and other professionals in the field of nutrition. 


Teaching and Learning Experience

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. Here’s how:

  • Clarify Tough Topics: Exploring Micronutrients, Focus Figures, and Visual Chapter Summaries all work together to bring clarity to concepts that are hard to understand.
  • Boost Critical Thinking: Health Connection features, Examining the Evidence features, and Nutrition in Practice case studies encourage students to think critically about nutrition.


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.  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: Adults through the Later Years

20.  Food Safety Technology and Availability

21.  Hunger at Home and Abroad

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Nutrition: From Science to You, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition
Format: Safari Book

$76.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-89633-9