Nutrition Basics: An Active Approach is a basic overview of nutrition that explores the relationship between nutrition and physiology. Students will receive a “behind the scenes” examination of health and disease in the body, while examining some of the popular myths about nutrition. Zimmerman and Snow discuss how to develop a foundation for making smart dietary choices as they discuss relevant topics such as obesity, vegetarianism, weight-loss supplements, and more.
- Updated nutrition information based on 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines
- Added discussion on the impact of new food labeling laws and reviews on popular diets
- New information on food insecurity and college students
- Updated eating disorder content and terminology
- Updated statistics on obesity, including trends and new treatments
- Updated content on sustainable food systems
- New research on probiotics, high-fructose corn syrup, milk, and food allergies
- Updated references, reflecting state-of-the-art recommendations on topics such as peanut allergies, infant feeding, protein intake, and more
- Links to updated video content
- New technology and apps for improving diets
- “Big Ideas” to introduce each chapter
- “You Decide” feature challenges students to apply nutrition practices to their own life
- Key Takeaways and Key Terms in each chapter
- Videos to accompany and highlight the content
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Test Item File
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PowerPoint Image Library
PowerPoint Image Library: All of the images and figures in this book are included in the PowerPoint Image Library. Arranged in the order of the text, you can use them as is, or you can cut and paste the images as you need them for an enhanced classroom presentation.
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