Nutrition Basics: An Active ApproachVersion 2.0
By Maureen Zimmerman and Mary Elizabeth Snow
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- “Big Ideas” to introduce each chapter
- “You Decide” feature challenges students to apply nutrition practices to their own life
- Key Takeaways and Key Terms in each chapter
- Videos to accompany and highlight the content
New version coming in April 2021 with 2020–2025 USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Nutrition Basics: An Active Approach is a basic overview of nutrition that explores the relationship between nutrition and physiology. Students will receive a “behind the scenes” examination of health and disease in the body, while examining some of the popular myths about nutrition. Zimmerman and Snow discuss how to develop a foundation for making smart dietary choices as they discuss relevant topics such as obesity, vegetarianism, weight-loss supplements, and more.
New in This Version
- Updated nutrition information based on 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines
- Added discussion on the impact of new food labeling laws and reviews on popular diets
- New information on food insecurity and college students
- Updated eating disorder content and terminology
- Updated statistics on obesity, including trends and new treatments
- Updated content on sustainable food systems
- New research on probiotics, high-fructose corn syrup, milk, and food allergies
- Updated references, reflecting state-of-the-art recommendations on topics such as peanut allergies, infant feeding, protein intake, and more
- Links to updated video content
- New technology and apps for improving diets
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