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Overview

Help students become smarter consumers with PERSONAL NUTRITION, Ninth Edition. Engaging and accessible, Boyle provides a solid grounding in fundamental nutritional principles and how to apply them to make informed, healthy choices. The Ninth Edition is thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research, recommendations, and current trends and issues. It also features new and revised illustrations, photographs, examples, and learning objectives to make material even more timely, relevant, and compelling for today's learners. The text is also now supported by MindTap, the most engaging and customizable online solution in nutrition that combines readings, multimedia, assessments, activities, and access to Diet & Wellness Plus. Overall, Boyle offers meaningful context, real-world examples, and practical advice to help students make smart decisions regarding their own nutrition and health.

Marie A. Boyle, College of St. Elizabeth

Dr. Marie Boyle is a Professor of Nutrition at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey. An author and reviewer for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, she coauthored current position paper "Nutrition Security in Developing Nations: Sustainable Food, Water, and Health" and serves as editor-in-chief of the JOURNAL OF HUNGER AND ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION (Taylor & Francis, Inc.). In addition to PERSONAL NUTRITION, Dr. Boyle also authored COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION: AN ENTREPRENEURIAL APPROACH. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the American Public Health Association and the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Southern Maine and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Nutrition from Florida State University.
  • You know what's best for your students and you can deliver it with MindTap for Nutrition! The clear and engaging learning path includes student learning tools—readings, Diet & Wellness Plus, pop-up tutors, activities, and assessments—and guides students through their course. Instructors can easily set their course by customizing the learning path and adding their favorite resources.
  • Each chapter is updated with the latest research findings, guidelines, statistics, and trends, covering notable new developments in areas such as food label standards, nonnutritive sweeteners, heart-healthy lifestyles, gluten sensitivities, popular weight-loss plans, regulations for school meals and other foods available in public schools, obesity and other nutrition problems among children, and more.
  • New and improved illustrations help students understand key concepts and learn and retain important facts related to nutrient density, healthy snack choices, food label changes, choking, water balance, blood alcohol levels, nutrient needs in pregnancy, MyPlate for children, and nutrition-related statistics.
  • Learning objectives in every chapter have been augmented and refined to specify key student outcomes for each major section within the chapter, providing useful context to guide reading, review, classroom activities, assignments, and assessment.
  • Several new photos are included to engage student interest and showcase real-life applications of chapter material; similarly, chapter 6 includes a new Spotlight feature on vegetarian eating patterns to provide additional depth and detail regarding a nutritional topic of interest to many students.
  • "Spotlight" features use a question-and-answer format to relate current research to chapter topics and encourage critical thinking, often by addressing concerns many students have about nutrition, such as common digestive problems, eating disorders, and pros and cons of using supplements to enhance athletic performance.
  • Detachable "Study Cards" provide a summary of key points from the text and include a quiz for each chapter to help students review and master the material.
  • A "Scorecard" quiz in each chapter invites students to compare their own knowledge and behavior to nutritional principles and guidelines for healthy eating. Topics include "Rate Your Fats and Health IQ," "Healthy Weight," and "Estimate Your Protein Intake."
  • "Savvy Diner" features offer food selection and preparation suggestions for healthy eating and reinforce recommendations made in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Topics include buying healthy foods on a limited budget, incorporating whole grains into the diet, and maintaining healthy weight goals when eating out.
  • "Eat Well, Be Well" features encourage students to make good health and diet a priority, providing practical tips they can apply immediately and sustain throughout their lives. Topics include: "Never Say Diet," "An Eating Pattern for Longevity," and "Color Your Plate for Health."
  • "Nutrition in Action" features highlight current, important issues and trends, including "The Diet and Blood Pressure: The Salt Shaker and Beyond," "Diet Confusion: Weighing the Evidence," "Food Allergy," and "Organic Foods."
1. The Basics of Understanding Nutrition.
Spotlight: How Do You Tell If It's Nutrition Fact or Nutrition Fiction?
2. The Pursuit of a Healthy Diet.
Spotlight: A Tapestry of Cultures and Cuisines.
3. Anatomy for Nutrition's Sake.
Spotlight: Gut Feelings—Common Digestive Problems.
4. The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, and Fiber.
Spotlight: Sweet Talk—Alternatives to Sugar.
5. The Lipids: Fats and Oils.
Spotlight: Diet and Heart Disease.
6. The Proteins and Amino Acids.
Spotlight: Vegetarian Eating Patterns.
7. The Vitamins: A Functional Approach.
Spotlight: Nutrition and Cancer Prevention.
8. The Minerals and Water: A Functional Approach.
Spotlight: Osteoporosis—The Silent Stalker of the Bones.
9. Impact of Fluids and Beverages on Nutritional Health.
Spotlight: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
10. Weight Management.
Spotlight: The Eating Disorders.
11. Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Fitness.
Spotlight: Athletes and Supplements—Help or Hype?
12. The Life Cycle: Conception through the Later Years.
Spotlight: Addressing Weight Problems in Children and Adolescents.
13. Food Safety and the Global Food Supply.
Spotlight: Global Food Insecurity.
Appendix A: Aids to Calculations and Food Exchange Lists for Diabetes.
Appendix B: Canadian Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines.
Appendix C: Chapter Notes.
Appendix D: Answers to Study Card Questions.
Appendix E: Table of Food Composition.
Glossary.
Index.
Study Cards and Reference Cards.
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