NOTE: This loose-leaf, three-hole punched version of the textbook gives you the flexibility to take only what you need to class and add your own notes — all at an affordable price. For loose-leaf editions that include MyLab™ or Mastering™, several versions may exist for each title and registrations are not transferable. You may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use MyLab or Mastering products.
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 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.
NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering Nutrition does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Nutrition, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
If you would like to purchase both the loose-leaf version of the text and Mastering Nutrition, search for:
0135217261 / 9780135217269 The Science of Nutrition, Loose-Leaf Edition Plus Mastering Nutrition with Pearson eText — Access Card Package
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- 0135210925 / 9780135210925 The Science of Nutrition, Loose-Leaf Edition
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