More than one million readers make UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION the best-selling introductory nutrition book on the market today! Now in its 14th Edition, this book maintains the quality and support that discerning readers demand in nutrition applications and science that are ideal at introductory levels. New and updated topics refresh every chapter, along with the emphasis on active learning, assignable content, and integrated resources that help you advance your knowledge and career. Connecting with you through an approachable writing style, UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION, 14th Edition includes twenty chapters on topics such as diet planning, macronutrients, vitamins and minerals, diet and health, fitness, life span nutrition, food safety, and world hunger, among others. Combined with a carefully developed art program and a variety of interactive activities, UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION, 14th Edition continues to set the standard for introductory nutrition texts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, 11e, explores the latest approaches to nutrition and nutritional therapy, along with their practical applications. Starting with normal nutrition, chapters introduce nutrients and their physiological impacts, as well as recommended guidelines for good health and preventing disease. Later chapters explore clinical nutrition, including pathophysiology and dietary changes for treating a variety of medical conditions. Known for its easily digestible narrative, UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, 11e, also presents features that help you use nutrition concepts from the chapters to improve your own health or prepare for a clinical career. In-book features add to your skills and understanding with step-by-step “How To” discussions, case studies, end-of-chapter questions, and “Highlight” sections that depict the world of nutrition through a provocative lens. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This study guide is replete with practice questions to help you focus on key concepts and prepare for exams! Fill-in-the-blank chapter summaries, multiple-choice sample tests, and short answer and discussion questions review important information from each section; new matching exercises and crossword puzzles help you recognize key terms; and calculation problems and figure identification items allow you to practice nutrition-related math and chemistry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This is a comprehensive introductory text that covers clinical nutrition with an emphasis on the underlying chemical processes. It addresses many topics including the nutrition care process and diet therapy organized by organ systems/disease states. The text also includes five chapters covering assessment and life cycle nutrition.
This full-featured guide gives you the extra study tools that will help you do your best on exams, including chapter objectives, short-answer questions and calculations, sample multiple-choice questions, and vocabulary review.
A junior/senior-level text covering nutrition for mother and child (infant through adolescent). Complete coverage of maternal/child nutrition incorporating up-to-date research and cross-cultural material. Focal Points provide an in-depth view of specific issues.
This book covers nutritional needs over the entire life span, from prenatal to elder years. It focuses on nutrition during pregnancy, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Each life span section features a specialized topic for focus, such as weight control for early adulthood, disease prevention for middle adulthood, and managing the aging process for older adulthood.
Understanding Nutrition is a practical and engaging introduction to the core principles of nutrition. Building upon Ellie Whitney and Sharon Rady Rolfes classic text, this second Australian and New Zealand edition equips students to optimise health and wellbeing. With its focus on Australia and New Zealand, the text incorporates current nutrition guidelines, recommendations and public health nutrition issues relevant to this region of the world. This textbook is praised for consistent level and readability, and careful explanations of all key topics (including energy metabolism and other complex processes). It opens with core nutrition topics, such as diet planning, macronutrients, vitamins and minerals, and follows with chapters on diet and health, fitness, life span nutrition and food safety. This book that connects with students - engaging them as it teaches them the basic concepts and applications of nutrition.
Wadsworth, a part of Cengage Learning, is pleased to partner with Dallas TeleLearning and the LeCroy Center for Educational Telecommunication by publishing a text-specific Student Course Guide for the Nutrition Pathways Telecourse. The guide is designed to help connect the course to the assigned text (Understanding Nutrition 13th Edition) and maximize student learning. The Student Course Guide features chapter and video assignments, lesson overviews, chapter learning objectives, key lesson concepts, and a practice test for each lesson. A must have for every student! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the prodcut text may not be available in the ebook version.
This best-selling introductory nutrition text is praised for its approachable narrative, engaging presentation, and careful explanations. Updated to include a laminated supplement with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010, and Healthy People 2020, the Twelfth Edition of Whitney and Rolfes' UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION takes the study of nutrition to a new level with an emphasis on active learning, assignable content, and integrated resources. From its beautiful and carefully developed art program to its strong science base, contemporary coverage, and market-leading supplements, the Twelfth Edition of UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION connects with its readers and continues to set the standard for texts in this market. This text includes 20 chapters beginning with core nutrition topics; such as, diet planning, macronutrients, vitamins and minerals, and following with chapters on diet and health, fitness, life span nutrition, food safety, and world hunger. UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION connects with students--engaging them as it teaches the basic concepts and applications of nutrition. Take a fresh look at UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION.