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Nutrition, Sixth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Paul Insel, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California
Don Ross, California Institute of Human Nutrition, California
Kimberley McMahon, RD, MDA, Logan University
Melissa Bernstein, PhD, RD, LD, FAND, Chicago Medical School
  • ISBN-13: 9781284100051
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     1002 pages      © 2017
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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.

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.

New & Key Features:

  • NEW - This text is among the first to highlight the findings and recommendations put forth in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  • NEW - Addresses new food labels introduced by FDA in May 2016
  • UPDATED - Going Green and FYI boxes incorporate the latest nutrition-related research and news
  • NEW - The new Getting Personal feature encourages students to apply concepts to their own lives
  • NEW - Animations within the Navigate 2 eBook help simplify difficult concepts 

Applicable Courses

This text was designed for a majors Introductory Nutrition course offered in Departments of Nutrition, Food Sciences, Human Nutrition, or Family and Consumer Sciences.

  • Nutrition for Majors
  • Nutrition 101
  • Introduction to Nutrition
Chapter  1  Food Choices: Nutrients and Nourishment
Chapter  2  Nutrition Guidelines and Assessment
Spotlight on Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods
Chapter  3  Digestion and Absorption
Chapter  4  Carbohydrates
Chapter  5  Lipids
Chapter  6  Proteins and Amino Acids
Chapter  7  Alcohol
Chapter  8  Metabolism
Chapter  9  Energy Balance, Body Composition, and Weight Management
Spotlight on Obesity
Chapter  10  Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Chapter  11  Water-Soluble Vitamins
Chapter  12  Water and Major Minerals
Chapter  13  Trace Minerals
Chapter  14  Sports Nutrition: Eating for Peak Performance
Spotlight on Eating Disorders
Chapter  15  Diet and Health
Chapter  16  Life Cycle: Maternal and Infant Nutrition
Chapter  17  Life Cycle: From Childhood Through Adulthood
Chapter  18  Food Safety and Technology: Microbial Threats and Genetic Engineering
Chapter  19  World View of Nutrition: The Faces of Global Malnutrition

Paul Insel-Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California

Dr. Insel is an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. In addition to being the Principal Investigator on several NIH nutrition projects, he is the senior author of the seminal text in health education and has co-authored several best-selling nutrition books.

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Don Ross-California Institute of Human Nutrition, California

Mr. Ross is co-director of the California Institute of Human Nutrition. For 15 years he has created health and nutrition educational materials for consumers, professionals, and college students. He has special expertise in communicating complicated physiological processes with easily understood graphical presentations. NIH selected his Travels with Cholesterol for distribution to consumers. His multidisciplinary focus brings together the fields of psychology, nutrition, biochemistry, and medicine.

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Kimberley McMahon, RD, MDA-Logan University

Kimberley A. McMahon received her registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics upon completion of a nutrition program at Montana State University, and Dietetic Internship at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Kimberley's graduate studies at Utah State University investigated person's success with behavior and weight management as it relates to personality psychology and the extent to which individuals believe they can control events affecting themselves. Kimberley has taught nutrition courses at Utah State University and Northern Kentucky University in both traditional and online settings including basic nutrition, advanced nutrition, medical terminology, nutrition for exercise and sport, dietetics administration, and clinical nutrition. Kimberley is currently an Adjunct Instructor in the Master of Science Degree in Nutrition & Human Performance at Logan University. In addition to Nutrition and Discovering Nutrition, she is co-author of Eat Right! Healthy Eating in College and Beyond. Her interests and experience are in the areas of wellness, weight managements, sports nutrition, and eating disorders. Kimberley is currently licensed as a Dietitian in the state of Indianapolis. 

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Melissa Bernstein, PhD, RD, LD, FAND-Chicago Medical School

Dr. Bernstein received her dietitian registration with the American Dietetics Association upon completion of a coordinated nutrition program at Syracuse University.  After working as a clinical dietitian in the Boston area, she went on to complete her Masters of Science and Doctoral degrees at Tufts University's Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.  Her graduate studies at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging focused on Nutritional Biochemistry and Exercise Physiology with a concentration on Geriatrics.  Dr Bernstein's thesis research merged these fields as she investigated the effects of diet and physical activity on the overall health and well-being of elders.  While in graduate school, she worked as an adjunct professor and a consulting dietitian in private practice.  Following her graduation in 1994, Dr. Bernstein continued teaching both traditional and online nutrition courses.  In 2006, Dr Bernstein joined the Nutrition Department faculty at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, which is now within Chicago Medical School, as an Assistant Professor.  Dr Bernstein has contributed to and authored numerous textbook chapters and peer–reviewed journal publications on the topics of nutrition for Older Adults.  Dr Bernstein is currently Licensed as a Dietitian by the state of Ohio.

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