Nutritional Sciences: From Fundamentals to Food, 3rd Edition

  • includes Table of Food Composition Booklet
  • Michelle 'Shelley' McGuire Washington State University
  • Kathy A. Beerman Washington State University
  • ISBN-10: 0840058209
  • ISBN-13: 9780840058201
  • 736 Pages Hardcover 
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2007
  • © 2013 | Published
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Crystal Clear Science + Compelling Applications = A Balanced Program for Teaching and Learning In a concise format, NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES: FROM FUNDAMENTALS TO FOOD, 3/e clearly explains the scientific principles underlying nutrition while incorporating applications to promote a complete understanding of core concepts. This integrated approach provides a strong science foundation in a context relevant to students' daily lives and their careers. Supported by an impressive visual design, engaging case studies and interactive digital resources, NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES offers a unique, balanced program for teaching and learning.


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  • Crystal-clear science + Compelling applications: Fundamental scientific principles underlying nutrition are clearly explained and real-world examples are used to demonstrate application and relevance to students' lives and careers.
  • "Everybody Has a Story" features provide engaging case studies that show application of chapter concepts and prompt critical thinking.
  • "Diet Analysis Plus Activities" in each chapter integrate textbook concepts with the market-leading diet analysis software. These exercises demonstrate to students how nutrition relates to their personal health goals.
  • "Nutrition Matters" mini-chapters appear at the end of several chapters and present important nutrition-related issues, such as diabetes, bone health, alcohol, cardiovascular disease, food safety, and eating disorders. These sections give professors the flexibility to decide how much detail they want to cover on certain topics in their courses.
  • "Focus On" boxes integrate content related to scientific innovation; diet and health; food; clinical applications; nutrition through the life cycle; and sports nutrition throughout the text to highlight applied nutrition concepts.
  • "Food Matters" boxes provide practical advice on how to meet the recommendations for the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Students can apply the information from the chapter to the Dietary Guidelines by reading the material and then reflecting on the series of strategies provided.
  • "Connections" marginal icons reinforce important content from other chapters by showing students how the material builds and is linked together.
  • Impressive, engaging art and illustrations have been extensively revised to clarify and explain concepts.

What's New

  • NEW! NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES 3/e has been updated according to the latest research and nutritional guidelines, including the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the new MyPlate, and Healthy People 2020.
  • NEW! Study cards for each chapter contain summaries and review questions that allow students to study anywhere at any time. These unique cards present concepts in smaller chunks with section headings that provide both orientation and review assistance.
  • NEW! Nutrition CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES. Instructors can easily track students' participation and engagement in course materials through a unique engagement tracker. Students have access to an interactive eBook, quizzes, Nutrition Tutorials, animations, flashcards and Pop-Up Tutor lectures.
  • NEW! Global Nutrition Watch brings currency to the classroom. This student-friendly website provides convenient access to thousands of trusted sources, including academic journals, newspapers, videos, and podcasts, for students to use for research projects or classroom discussion. GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH is updated daily to offer the most current news about topics related to Nutrition.

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Table of Contents

1. The Science of Nutrition.
2. Nutritional Assessment and Dietary Planning.
3. Chemical, Biological, and Physiological Aspects of Nutrition.
4. Carbohydrates.
Nutrition Matters Nutrition and Diabetes.
5. Protein.
Nutrition Matters Food Safety.
6. Lipids.
Nutrition Matters Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health.
7. Energy Metabolism.
Nutrition Matters Alcohol, Health, and Disease.
8. Energy Balance and Body Weight Regulation.
Nutrition Matters Disordered Eating.
9. Physical Activity and Health.
10. Water-Soluble Vitamins.
11. Fat-Soluble Vitamins.
Nutrition Matters Nutrition and Cancer.
12. The Major Minerals and Water.
Nutrition Matters Nutrition and Bone Health.
13. The Trace Minerals.
14. Life Cycle Nutrition.
Nutrition Matters Food Insecurity, Hunger, and Malnutrition.

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Crystal Clear Science + Compelling Applications = A Balanced Program for Teaching and Learning In a concise format, NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES: FROM FUNDAMENTALS TO FOOD, 3/e clearly explains the scientific principles underlying nutrition while incorporating applications to promote a complete understanding of core concepts. This integrated approach provides a strong science foundation in a context relevant to students' daily lives and their careers. Supported by an impressive visual design, engaging case studies and interactive digital resources, NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES offers a unique, balanced program for teaching and learning.


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This handy guide will assist students in preparing for exams. Sample test questions, fill-in-the-blank summaries, practice problems, matching and labeling exercises, discussion questions, learning objectives, and chapter outlines provide a varied and in-depth review of the key concepts from each chapter of the text. Answers and page references allow students to check their work and brush up as necessary using the textbook. All items and answers have been updated to correspond with the third edition of the text.


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Table of Food Composition Booklet  (ISBN-10: 0840058217 | ISBN-13: 9780840058218)

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Nutritional Sciences: From Fundamentals to Food (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 1133364470 | ISBN-13: 9781133364474)

NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES: FROM FUNDAMENTALS TO FOOD, 3/e will help you succeed in your nutrition course. The authors' engaging narrative style explains the fundamental science principles underlying nutrition and integrates real-world examples to demonstrate the relevance of these concepts. In addition, the textbook illustrations provide visual summaries and examples that clarify the science. Use this text as your guide to understanding the rapidly evolving field of nutrition and its applications to your life and career.


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Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 0840062036 | ISBN-13: 9780840062031)

This handy guide will assist you in preparing for exams. Sample test questions, fill-in-the-blank summaries, practice problems, matching and labeling exercises, discussion questions, learning objectives, and chapter outlines provide a varied and in-depth review of the key concepts from each chapter of the text. Answers and page references allow you to check your work and brush up as necessary using your textbook.


WebTutor™ on WebCT™ with eBook, Diet Analysis Plus 2-Semester, Global Nutrition Watch on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 0840060629 | ISBN-13: 9780840060624)

A valuable resource that provides study tools, Pop-up tutors, animations, and convenient access to Diet Analysis Plus, Global Nutrition Watch, and an interactive eBook to help you excel in your course.


WebTutor™ on Blackboard® 1-Semester with eBook, Diet Analysis Plus 2-Semester, Global Nutrition Watch on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 0840060637 | ISBN-13: 9780840060631)

A valuable resource that provides study tools, Pop-up tutors, animations, and convenient access to Diet Analysis Plus, Global Nutrition Watch, and an interactive eBook to help you excel in your course.


Table of Food Composition Booklet  (ISBN-10: 0840058217 | ISBN-13: 9780840058218)

This booklet contains an extensive food composition table as well as a visual portion size chart, information on interpreting food labels, and aids to calculation.


Global Nutrition Watch Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111473676 | ISBN-13: 9781111473679)

Bring currency to the classroom with GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH from Cengage Learning! This user-friendly website provides convenient access to thousands of trusted sources, including academic journals, newspapers, videos, and podcasts, for you to use for research projects or classroom discussion. GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH is updated daily to offer the most current news about topics related to Nutrition.


Global Nutrition Watch Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 111147365X | ISBN-13: 9781111473655)

Bring currency to the classroom with GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH from Cengage Learning! This user-friendly website provides convenient access to thousands of trusted sources, including academic journals, newspapers, videos, and podcasts, for you to use for research projects or classroom discussion. GLOBAL NUTRITION WATCH is updated daily to offer the most current news about topics related to Nutrition.


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The top-rated diet-analysis software and a must-have for success in your nutrition course, DIET ANALYSIS PLUS enables you to track your diet and physical activity, and analyze the nutritional value of the food you eat! Diet Analysis Plus includes a 20,000+ food database, custom food and recipe features, the latest Dietary References, as well as your goal and actual percentages of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. New features include enhanced search functionality with filter option, and resources tab with helpful information. You can create your own personal profile based on height, weight, age, sex, and activity level-AND use this information to adjust your diet and gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to your personal health goals. The dynamic interface makes it easy for you to track the types and serving sizes of the foods consumed from one day to 365 days. DIET ANALYSIS PLUS can help you gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to, and impacts, your life and is a valuable partner to your Nutrition course.


Diet Analysis Plus 2-Semester Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0538495081 | ISBN-13: 9780538495080)

The top-rated diet-analysis software and a must-have for success in your health course, DIET ANALYSIS PLUS enables you to track your diet and physical activity, and analyze the nutritional value of the food you eat! Diet Analysis Plus includes a 20,000+ food database, custom food and recipe features, the latest Dietary References, as well as your goal and actual percentages of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. New features include enhanced search functionality with filter option, and resources tab with helpful information. You can create your own personal profile based on height, weight, age, sex, and activity level-AND use this information to adjust your diet and gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to your personal health goals. The dynamic interface makes it easy for you to track the types and serving sizes of the foods consumed from one day to 365 days. DIET ANALYSIS PLUS can help you gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to, and impacts, your life.


Meet the Author

About the Author

Michelle 'Shelley' McGuire

Dr. Michelle "Shelley" McGuire teaches in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Washington State University. She is the author of several published articles, and specializes in the research of understanding of how breastfeeding and lactation influence both maternal and child health and well-being. Recent research has focused on investigating how maternal diet influences milk fat content and, thus, energy intake and fatty acid consumption of the breastfeeding child. Dr. McGuire has been teaching the basic nutrition course for several years and has a strong appreciation of the course, its goals and objectives, and the variety of student needs. This experience coupled with her strong writing and research background has helped her create an exciting and refreshing text for the introductory nutrition course.

Kathy A. Beerman

Dr. Beerman teaches in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Washington State University. The author of several published articles, she specializes in research focusing on dietary practices of college students and the effects of isoflavones on health parameters in postmenopausal women. Dr. Beerman also has published several articles accessing the effectiveness of computer technology in the college classroom. Dr. Beerman teaches the introductory nutrition course for health majors, as well as courses in nutrition education, life cycle nutrition, and pathophysiology. Since joining the faculty at Washington State University in 1989, she has taught more than 10,000 students and has been the recipient of several teaching awards. Dr. Beerman's years of teaching experience, combined with her wide knowledge base in nutrition and health sciences, has helped create this innovative introductory nutrition text.