Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2018-02-15
Incorporating the latest research and dietary guidelines, Discovering Nutrition, Sixth Edition introduces students to the fundamentals of nutrition with an engaging and personalized approach. Written with a diverse student population of nutrition majors and non-majors in mind, this text focuses on teaching behavior change and personal decision making with an emphasis on how our nutritional behaviors influence lifelong personal health and wellness, while also presenting up-to-date scientific concepts in a number of innovative ways. Students will learn practical consumer-based nutrition information using the features highlighted through the text, including the new Why is this Important? feature describing the practical importance of key concepts, For Your Information boxes presenting controversial topics, and Quick Bites offering fun facts.Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, animations, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.
Author: Timothy Carr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Discovering Nutrition offers a concise look at the science of nutrition through the lens of today's issues and hot topics. In this compact, accessible overview, the central topics and scientific building blocks of nutrition are emphasized. The book follows the "life and times" of nutrients from their presence in the environment and the body to their role in health and disease, with a focus throughout on the current practical and social issues. Brief chapter overviews. Essential Background and Key Points at the beginning of each chapter. Descriptions of current dietary guidelines and lifestyle recommendations. Relevant examples of "nutrition concepts in action". Chapter Tests. Topic Tests with additional review questions for each chapter. "Check Your Performance" charts.
Facts101 is your complete guide to Discovering Nutrition. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2016-08-05
Written for majors and advanced non-majors, the Sixth Edition of Nutrition provides a modern, comprehensive introduction to nutrition concepts, guidelines, and functions. Its student-focused approach provides readers with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their overall nutrition.
Author: Donald MacLaren
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-12-05
How do our muscles produce energy for exercise and what are the underlying biochemical principles involved? These are questions that students need to be able to answer when studying for a number of sport related degrees. This can prove to be a difficult task for those with a relatively limited scientific background. Biochemistry for Sport and Exercise Metabolism addresses this problem by placing the primary emphasis on sport, and describing the relevant biochemistry within this context. The book opens with some basic information on the subject, including an overview of energy metabolism, some key aspects of skeletal muscle structure and function, and some simple biochemical concepts. It continues by looking at the three macromolecules which provide energy and structure to skeletal muscle - carbohydrates, lipids, and protein. The last section moves beyond biochemistry to examine key aspects of metabolism - the regulation of energy production and storage. Beginning with a chapter on basic principles of regulation of metabolism it continues by exploring how metabolism is influenced during high-intensity, prolonged, and intermittent exercise by intensity, duration, and nutrition. Key Features: A clearly written, well presented introduction to the biochemistry of muscle metabolism. Focuses on sport to describe the relevant biochemistry within this context. In full colour throughout, it includes numerous illustrations, together with learning objectives and key points to reinforce learning. Biochemistry for Sport and Exercise Metabolism will prove invaluable to students across a range of sport-related courses, who need to get to grips with how exercise mode, intensity, duration, training status and nutritional status can all affect the regulation of energy producing pathways and, more important, apply this understanding to develop training and nutrition programmes to maximise athletic performance.