9781319148676

Scientific American Nutrition for a Changing World

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  • ISBN13:

    9781319148676

  • ISBN10:

    1319148670

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-12-28
  • Publisher: W. H. Freeman

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Summary

Nutrition for a Changing World engages students like no other nutrition textbook.  Real stories – about real people and real science – are integrated into every chapter, bringing context and relevance to the core science. Infographics in the style of Scientific American magazine are like “science storyboards” that guide students step-by-step through essential processes and concepts.  Coverage of timely topics such as gluten-free diets, the diabetes epidemic, and global nutrition exemplify the book’s contemporary approach to nutrition science.


Nutrition for Changing World is also the only product for the course to offer automatically graded diet analysis activities. AnalyzeMyDiet provides both a diet tracker and personalized, auto-graded diet analysis activities built to cover a standard 3- to 7-day diet analysis assignment, freeing instructors from hand-grading these projects.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Science and Scope of Nutrition
Chapter 2: Healthy Diets
Chapter 3: Digestion
Chapter 4: Carbohydrates
Spotlight A: FOCUS on Diabetes
Chapter 5: Lipids
Spotlight B: FOCUS on Lipids in Health and Disease
Chapter 6: Protein
Spotlight C: FOCUS on Plant-based Diets
Chapter 7: Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Chapter 8: Water-Soluble Vitamins
Chapter 9: Major Minerals and Water
Chapter 10: Trace Minerals
Spotlight D: FOCUS on Dietary Supplements
Chapter 11: Energy Balance and Obesity
Chapter 12: Nutrition and Fitness
Spotlight E: FOCUS Pregnancy, Lactation and Infancy
Spotlight F: FOCUS Childhood
Spotlight G: College Years
Spotlight H: Aging Adult
Chapter 13: Food Security, Sustainability and Global Nutrition
Spotlight I: FOCUS on Food Safety

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