This package includes a physical copy of Nutrition: An Applied Approach with MyPlate, 3/e by Thompson as well as access to the eText and MasteringNutrition with MyDietAnalysis. Nutrition: An Applied Approach, MyPlate Edition, Third Edition introduces non-majors to nutrition with an innovative, applied format that discourages rote memorization and promotes long-term understanding of the material. The authors build on students' natural interest in nutrition by demonstrating in a clear, conversational style how key nutritional information relates to their personal health, and show how to debunk commonly held misconceptions. Used by over a million science students, the Mastering platform is the most effective and widely used online tutorial, homework, and assessment system for the sciences. With MasteringNutrition, Instructors have over 150 proven, assignable, and automatically graded nutrition activities to reinforce course learning objectives.
Chapter 1: The Role of Nutrition in Our Health In Depth: Alcohol Chapter 2: Designing a Healthful Diet In Depth: Phytochemicals Chapter 3: The Human Body: Are We Really What We Eat? In Depth: Disorders Related to Specific Foods Chapter 4: Carbohydrates: Plant-Derived Energy Nutrients In Depth: Diabetes Chapter 5: Fats: Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrients In Depth: Cardiovascular Disease Chapter 6: Proteins: Crucial Components of All Body Tissues In Depth: Vitamins and Minerals: Micronutrients with Macro Powers Chapter 7: Nutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance In Depth: Dehydration and Fluid Imbalance Chapter 8: Nutrients Involved in Antioxidant Function In Depth: Cancer Chapter 9: Nutrients Involved in Bone Health In Depth: Osteoporosis Chapter 10: Nutrients Involved in Energy Metabolism and Blood Health In Depth: Dietary Supplements: Necessity or Waste? Chapter 11: Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight In Depth: Obesity Chapter 12: Nutrition and Physical Activity: Keys to Good Health In Depth: Disordered Eating Chapter 13: Food Safety, Systems, and Technology In Depth: Global Nutrition Chapter 14: Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy and the First Year of Life In Depth: The Fetal Environment: A Lasting Impression Chapter 15: Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Childhood to Late Adulthood In Depth: Searching for the Fountain of Youth Appendices A: Calculations and Conversions B: Caffeine Content of Foods C: U.S. Exchange Lists for Meal Planning D: Stature-for-Age Charts E: Organizations and Resources Answers to Review Questions Glossary References Index Credits