Nutrition: Science & Applications

 
9780030297618: Nutrition: Science & Applications

Ice cream or sorbet, red meat or fish, fruits or pastries, eggs or oatmeal-our lives are filled with choices about what we eat. That's why Lori Smolin and Mary Grosvenor's Nutrition: Science and Applications, 4/E helps you understand how to analyze nutritional information and apply your knowledge to the nutrition issues you face each and every day.

Now updated to include the new Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) published in the fall of 2002, the Fourth Edition offers new and expanded coverage of such cutting-edge nutritional topics as the relationship between genetics and body weight regulation and the ecological impact of genetically modified foods and organic food production. In addition, this edition features a new chapter, Meeting Nutrient Needs: Food Versus Supplements, which discusses the benefits and drawbacks of meeting nutritional needs with foods, fortified foods, and supplements, as well as the role of herbal supplements.

Student Study Guide

Designed to be used alongside Nutrition, 4E this author created study guide provides students with a wealth of mate rial to help ensure that they are successful in the course. Included are chapter outlines, multiple-choice questions, short-answer review questions, and a variety of learning activities.

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This introductory nutrition text teaches students the basic principles of nutrition science, as well as how to use those principles to understand nutrition information and make wise food choices. Throughout, the authors emphasize that diets are comprised the individual food choices we make on a daily basis - and that one choice doesn't make or break a diet. This edition incorporates health and disease, metabolism, cultural diversity, and life cycle topics into every chapter. New and expanded coverage of the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs), nutrition and gene expression, weight management, dietary supplements, and environmental issues is also included.

From the Back Cover:

New from Wiley, profile provides you with a wonderful new software tool to accurately assess your current diet and exercise habits and help you determine ways to improve your nutritional profile. Among the many features of this dynamic new software are:

  • Nutrient values of over 26,000 foods, including many of the most popular food choices today, as well as ethnic and cultural choices
  • The ability to add foods in order to accurately track individual diets
  • Enhanced tools for analyzing physical activity to better calculate your energy balance
  • Animations and a photographic gallery to help ensure you comprehend just what a serving size is, and how different food measurements compare with one another.
  • Distinctive Features that support and expand on you understanding of nutrients-Whey Your Appetite and Nutrients Unwrapped
  • A Recipe Builder
  • Multiple reports that are easily exported.

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