Nutrition: From Science To You by Joan Salge BlakeNutrition: From Science To You by Joan Salge Blake

Nutrition: From Science To You

byJoan Salge Blake, Kathy D. Munoz, Stella Volpe

Hardcover | January 16, 2015

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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.

Joan Salge Blake, MS, RD, LDN, Boston University Joan Salge Blake is the author of Nutrition & You, our successful book for the non-majors nutrition course, in addition to this text. Joan is a clinical associate professor and dietetics internship director at Boston University’s Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Sh...
Title:Nutrition: From Science To YouFormat:HardcoverDimensions:944 pages, 11 × 8.6 × 1.4 inPublished:January 16, 2015Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:032199549X

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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 Availability

21          Global Nutrition and Malnutrition


App A   Metabolism Pathways and Biochemical Structures

App B   Calculations and Conversions

App C   U.S. Exchange Lists for Meal Planning

App D   Organizations and Resources