The Science of Nutrition
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The Science of Nutrition

Janice J. Thompson, Melinda Manore, Linda Vaughan

For introductory Nutrition courses for Majors. Move students beyond memorization with a functional approach to nutrition The Science of Nutrition helps students master tough nutrition concepts while providing rich support to save instructors time. This best-selling, thoroughly current, research-based nutrition text is uniquely organized around the highly regarded functional approach, which organizes vitamins and minerals based on their functions within the body and is easily seen in the organization of the micronutrient (vitamin and mineral) chapters. The 5th Edition includes the most up-to-date scientific research in the field of nutrition, an increased emphasis on nutrition and disease content, and new icons in the margins directing students to Oregon State University’s FoodHero.org. The text covers key concepts in nutrition with new and updated Focus Figures; updated Nutri-Case case studies; and Nutrition Concept Videos, which feature author Janice Thompson explaining difficult course concepts. Additionally, instructors can assign updated NutriTool activities and autogradable MyDietAnalysis Personalized Dietary Analysis activities in Mastering Nutrition Also available as a Pearson eText or packaged with Mastering Nutrition: Pearson eText is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience that can be adopted on its own as the main course material. It lets students highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary all in one place, even when offline. Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media engage students and give them access to the help they need, when they need it. Educators can easily share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class - motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning. If your instructor has assigned Pearson eText as your main course material, search for: 013537152X / 9780135371527 Pearson eText The Science of Nutrition – Access Card, 8/e OR 0135371562 / 9780135371565 Pearson eText The Science of Nutrition – Instant Access, 8/e Also available with Mastering Nutrition By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, Mastering personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.Mastering Nutrition includes single-sign-on access to MyDietAnalysis software to give students the tools to track their diet and activity and run reports on various macro- and micro-nutrients consumption. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Nutrition, search for: 0135183855 / 9780135183854 The Science of Nutrition Plus Mastering Nutrition with MyDietAnalysis and Pearson eText – Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134898672 / 9780134898674 The Science of Nutrition 0135180880 / 9780135180884 Mastering Nutrition with Pearson eText – ValuePack Access Card – for The Science of Nutrition Note You are purchasing a standalone book; Pearson eText and Mastering A&P do not come packaged with this content. Students, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

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