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Nutrition: An Applied Approach offers a keen focus on applications that engages students in such a way that they can have a strong recall of the fundamental concepts even after graduating from the class. The book takes advantage of the readers' natural curiosity about nutrition, relating various topics to real life and health issues. Janice Thompson and...
Nutrition: An Applied Approach offers a keen focus on applications that engages students in such a way that they can have a strong recall of the fundamental concepts even after graduating from the class. The book takes advantage of the readers' natural curiosity about nutrition, relating various topics to real life and health issues. Janice Thompson and Melinda Manore also offers an examination of the most common misconceptions about health and diet. The importance and functions of vitamins are also in focus, along with other related issues. The book offers extensive applied content on key chapters like antioxidant function, fluid and electrolyte balance, energy metabolism and blood health, and bone health. The latest version of Nutrition: An Applied Approach (3rd Edition) ISBN 9780321696649 has been updated with new research findings, trends, and theories that help students understand the myths and misapprehensions surrounding nutrition. The book comes with a companion website, along with other resources and references that enable self-study. This comprehensive textbook from Janice Thompson and Melinda Manore features in depth discussions on alcohol and pythochemicals, as well as the relationship between the food we eat and disorders we develop. It delves into specific diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, fluid imbalance and dehydration, cancer, and osteoporosis. Crucial elements of body tissues are also tackled, including micronutrients with macro powers. There is an entire discussion about dietary supplements, as well as other disorders like obesity and disordered eating. Other additional topics include global nutrition, the life cycle and the importance of a healthy fetal environment. Additional materials that come with the book include a table for calculations and conversions as well as for the caffeine content of different types of food.
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