Nutrition: An Applied Approach

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For courses in Nutrition for non¿-majors.   Nutrition concepts applied to our daily lives Nutrition: An Applied Approach introduces non¿-majors to nutrition with an innovative format that promotes long-term learning without rote memorization. Key focus areas include: functions of vitamins and minerals in the body, fluid and electrolyte balance, antioxidant function, bone health, energy metabolism, and blood health. The 5th Edition shows how nutrition concepts apply to our daily lives with new chapters on food equity, sustainability, and obesity. A new suite of ABC News Videos and Focus Figures explore nutrition, human disease, and nutrients found in food. To engage students and help them learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts, each chapter now includes Learning Outcomes and a new study plan that connects to Mastering™ Nutrition reading quizzes and exercises.   Also available with Mastering Nutrition Mastering™ Nutrition is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts.                                              Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering Nutrition does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Nutrition, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.   If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Nutrition, search for:   0134564480 / 9780134564487 Nutrition: An Applied Approach Plus Mastering Nutrition with MyDietAnalysis with Pearson eText — Access Card Package, 5/e   Package consists of: 0134516230 / 9780134516233 Nutrition: An Applied Approach 013455194X / 9780134551944 Mastering Nutrition with MyDietAnalysis with Pearson eText — ValuePack Access Card — for Nutrition: An Applied Approach Nutrition: An Applied Approach , 5th  Edition is also available via Pearson eText, a simple-to-use, mobile, personalized reading experience that lets instructors connect with and motivate students – right in their eTextbook. Learn more. 

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Janice Thompson, PhD, FACSM

University of Birmingham

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

 

Thompson is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), a member of the Scientific Committee of the European College of Sports Science, and a member of the American Society for Nutrition (ASN), the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES), and the Nutrition Society. Thompson 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 research, education, 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. Janice loves hiking, yoga, traveling, and cooking and eating delicious food. She likes almost every vegetable except fennel and believes chocolate should be listed as a food group.

Melinda Manore, PhD, RD, CSSD, FACSM

Oregon State University

Melinda Manore earned a doctorate in human nutrition with minors in exercise physiology and health 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, she was a professor at Arizona State University. Manore’s area of expertise is nutrition and exercise, particularly the role of diet and exercise 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 women and girls across the life cycle.

 

Manore is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). 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. She 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. Melinda is also a member of the American Society of Nutrition (ASN) and the Obesity Society.  She is the past chair of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nutrition and Health Committee for Program Guidance and Planning and currently is chair of the USDA, ACSM, AND Expert Panel Meeting, Energy Balance at the Crossroads: Translating Science into Action.

 

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

For courses in Nutrition for non¿-majors.   Nutrition concepts applied to our daily lives Nutrition: An Applied Approach introduces non¿-majors to nutrition with an innovative format that promotes long-term learning without rote memorization. Key focus areas include: functions of vitamins and minerals in the body, fluid and electrolyte balance, antioxidant function, bone health, energy metabolism, and blood health. The 5th Edition shows how nutrition concepts apply to our daily lives with new chapters on food equity, sustainability, and obesity. A new suite of ABC News Videos and Focus Figures explore nutrition, human disease, and nutrients found in food. To engage students and help them learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts, each chapter now includes Learning Outcomes and a new study plan that connects to Mastering™ Nutrition reading quizzes and exercises.   Also available with Mastering Nutrition Mastering™ Nutrition is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts.                                              Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering Nutrition does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Nutrition, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.   If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Nutrition, search for:   0134564480 / 9780134564487 Nutrition: An Applied Approach Plus Mastering Nutrition with MyDietAnalysis with Pearson eText — Access Card Package, 5/e   Package consists of: 0134516230 / 9780134516233 Nutrition: An Applied Approach 013455194X / 9780134551944 Mastering Nutrition with MyDietAnalysis with Pearson eText — ValuePack Access Card — for Nutrition: An Applied Approach Nutrition: An Applied Approach , 5th  Edition is also available via Pearson eText, a simple-to-use, mobile, personalized reading experience that lets instructors connect with and motivate students – right in their eTextbook. Learn more. 

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