Discovering Nutrition, Fifth Edition includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access by Paul InselDiscovering Nutrition, Fifth Edition includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access by Paul Insel

Discovering Nutrition, Fifth Edition includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

byPaul Insel, Don Ross, Melissa Bernstein

Paperback | March 30, 2015

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Written for non-majors, Discovering Nutrition, Fifth Edition introduces students to the fundamentals of nutrition with an engaging and personalized approach. The text focuses on teaching behavior change, personal decision making, and up-to-date scientific concepts in a number of innovative ways. Students will learn practical consumer-based nutrition information using the robust, interactive learning tools and study aids highlighted throughout the text. The Fifth Edition incorporates a new feature, Culture Corner, which introduces individuals within a variety of cultures, and discusses their nutritional customs and behaviors. It also examines the latest discoveries and dietary guidelines, and empahsises how our nutritional behaviors influence lifelong personal health and wellness.
Dr. Insel is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. In addition to being the Principal Investigator on several NIH nutrition projects, he is the senior author of the seminal text in health education and has co-authored several best-selling nutrition books.Mr. Ross is co-dir...
Title:Discovering Nutrition, Fifth Edition includes Navigate 2 Advantage AccessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:792 pages, 10.87 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:March 30, 2015Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1284064654

ISBN - 13:9781284064650

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Food Choices: Nutrients and NourishmentChapter 2: Nutrition Guidelines: Tools for a Healthful DietChapter 3: The Human Body: From Food to FuelChapter 4: Carbohydrates: Simple Sugars and Complex ChainsSpotlight on AlcoholChapter 5: Lipids: Not Just FatChapter 6: Proteins and Amino Acids: Function Follows FormChapter 7: Vitamins: Vital Keys to HealthSpotlight on Dietary Supplements and Functional FoodsChapter 8: Water and Minerals: The Ocean WithinSpotlight on Metabolism and Energy BalanceChapter 9: Nutrition for Physical PerformanceSpotlight on Eating DisordersChapter 10: Diet and HealthSpotlight on Obesity and Weight ManagementChapter 11: Life Cycle: Maternal and Infant NutritionChapter 12: Life Cycle: Childhood Through Older AdulthoodSpotlight on World NutritionChapter 13: Food Safety and Technology: Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering