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Nutrition Across Life Stages Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Melissa Bernstein, PhD, RD, LD, FAND, Chicago Medical School
Kimberley McMahon, RD, MDA, Logan University
  • ISBN-13: 9781284102161
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     608 pages      © 2018
Price: $185.95 US List
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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Nutrition Across Life Stages clearly and comprehensively presents the impact of nutrition on people across the life cycle, moving through each life stage by first highlighting normal nutritional needs before delving into the implications of nutrition for health and disease at that particular stage in life.

Nutrition Across Life Stages emphasizes application, with a robust range of pedagogical features that not only assist in clarifying difficult concepts but also illustrate how these considerations factor into dietetics and nutrition practice. With references incorporating the latest nutritional research, the authors ably guide the reader through the content, with defined learning outcomes, preview and recap statements for each section accompanied by learning check questions, and an end-of-chapter Learning Portfolio that provides students with comprehensive study materials.

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  • Case studies open each chapter and are then revisited throughout the chapter, with details building in concert with the foundational content presented
  • Engaging pedagogical features appear throughout the text, including News You Can Use, presenting supplemental topics of interest to students; The Big Picture, incorporating illustrations explaining more difficult concepts; and Let’s Discuss, providing topics to stimulate class discussion
  • A student-centered Learning Portfolio closes each chapter with a visual chapter summary, key terms, discussion questions, activities, study questions, and web links

Applicable Courses

Written for undergraduate courses within Life Cycle Nutrition.

Chapter 1 Nutrition Overview  
Chapter 2 Nutrition During Preconception  
Chapter 3 Nutrition Needs During Pregnancy  
Chapter 4 Nutrition Needs During Lactation  
Chapter 5 Nutrition for Health and Disease in Pregnancy and Lactation  
Chapter 6 Infant Nutrition  
Chapter 7 Preschool and Early Childhood Nutrition  
Chapter 8 Nutrition for Health and Disease in Infant and Early Childhood  
Chapter 9 Preadolescent Nutrition  
Chapter 10 Adolescent Nutrition  
Chapter 11 Nutrition for Health and Disease in Childhood and Adolescence  
Chapter 12 Adult Nutrition  
Chapter 13 Nutrition for Health and Disease in Adults  
Chapter 14 Older Adult Nutrition  
Chapter 15 Geriatric Nutrition   
Chapter 16 Nutrition for Health and Disease in Older Adults and Geriatrics  

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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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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