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The Science of Nutrition, Third Edition is uniquely organized using an applied approach, which organizes vitamins and minerals based on their functions and effects on the body. This applied approach is most evident in the functional organization of the micronutrient (vitamin and mineral) chapters. Rather than requiring you to memorize all the vitamins and minerals and their characteristics, the authors present them based on their functions (like fluid and electrolyte balance, antioxidant function, bone health, energy metabolism, and blood and immunity health), so that you can understand their effects on the body.
The Third Edition of the book adds New Focus Figure spreads that concentrate on the toughest topics to learn and understand. Key content innovations also enhance instructor teaching and student learning outcomes through smarter, more focused, and streamlined content organization.
For introductory nutrition courses.
A clear and personal approach to nutrition
Nutrition: From Science to You 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.
The Third Edition combines research-based content, clear explanations, learning outcomes, and new and revised Focus Figures, Health Connections, and case studies with the power of MasteringNutrition, to help students make critical connections, master concepts through online practice and assessment, and increase their overall understanding of nutrition.
Also available with MasteringNutrition™
MasteringNutrition is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature immediate wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience to help keep students on track. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain challenging course concepts.
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