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The Science of Nutrition (4th Edition) – eBook

For introductory Nutrition courses for Majors.

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  • Authors: Janice J. Thompson, Melinda Manore, Linda Vaughan
  • File Size: 85 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 985 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson; 4th edition
  • Publication Date: 17 January, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01B7OIH0C
  • ISBN-10: 0134175093, 0134393430
  • ISBN-13: 9780134175096, 9780134393438

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About The Author

Janice J. Thompson

Janice J. Thompson

Dr. Janice Thompson earned a doctorate in nutrition and exercise physiology at Arizona State University. She is currently Professor of Public Health Nutrition and Exercise at the University of Birmingham, UK. Her research focuses on designing and assessing the impact of physical activity and nutrition interventions to reduce the risks for cardiovascular disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes in high-risk populations. She also teaches nutrition and research methods courses and mentors graduate research students.

Janice is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), a member of the American Society for Nutrition (ASN), the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES), and the Nutrition Society and a member of the Scientific Committee of the European College of Sports Science. She won an undergraduate teaching award while at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, a Community Engagement Award while at the University of Bristol, and the ACSM Citation Award for her contributions to education, research and service to the Exercise Sciences.

In addition to The Science of Nutrition, Janice coauthored the Pearson textbooks Nutrition: An Applied Approach and Nutrition for Life with Melinda Manore. Professor Thompson loves yoga, hiking, traveling, and cooking delicious food. She likes almost every vegetable except fennel and believes chocolate should be listed as a food group.

Linda Vaughan

Melinda Manore

Melinda Manore

Dr. Melinda Manore earned a doctorate in human nutrition with minors in health and exercise physiology at Oregon State University (OSU). She is the past chair of the OSU Department of Nutrition and Food Management and is currently a professor of nutrition. Prior to OSU, Dr. Manore was a professor at Arizona State University. Her area of expertise is exercise and nutrition, particularly the role of exercise and diet in health and prevention of chronic disease, exercise performance, and energy balance. She has a special focus on the energy and nutritional needs of active girls and women across the life cycle.

Professor Manore is an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). She is the past chair of the AND Research Dietetic Practice Group; served on the AND Obesity Steering Committee; and is an active member of the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition Practice Group. Melinda is a fellow of ACSM and has served as vice president and on the Board of Trustees and received the ACSM Citation Award for her contributions to research, education, and service to the Exercise Sciences.

Dr. Manore is also a member of the American Society of Nutrition (ASN) and the Obesity Society. She serves on the editorial board of numerous research journals and has won awards for excellence in teaching and research. Manore also coauthored the Pearson textbooks Nutrition: An Applied Approach and Nutrition for Life with Janice Thompson. Manore is an avid hiker, walker, and former runner who loves to cook, garden, and eat great food.

Helping college students navigate nutrition’s tough topics for a deeper understanding – The Science of Nutrition 4th edition (PDF) offers the best combination of media and text to help college students master the toughest nutrition concepts in the course, while providing the richest support to save instructors’ time. This best selling, research-based, thoroughly current nutrition etextbook is uniquely organized around the highly regarded functional approach, which organizes minerals and vitamins based on their functions within the body and is easily seen in the organization of the micro-nutrient (mineral and vitamin) chapters.

The 4th Edition enhances the university student’s learning story with greater incorporation of learning outcomes throughout the textbook; an increased visual impact with the inclusion of new Focus Figures, including Meal Focus Figures; and a strong media story with new assets in Mastering Nutrition, including revised nutrition animations. Important and really hot topics and new research such as Nutrition Facts panel and the latest dietary guidelines, a revised global hunger chapter (to incorporate more coverage of domestic issues, including environmental and sustainability impacts, politics, food equity etc.), and updated science and source information make this one of the most current textbooks for nutrition courses on the market today.

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