Nutritional Sciences: From Fundamentals to Food

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Learn the Fundamental Science of Nutrition

This book covers the basics of nutrition with the fundamental science underlying it, including its foundation in anatomy, physiology and biochemistry. Unique in its brevity, this introductory text provides current, comprehensive information in a clean, narrative style, making it easier to cover the material in a semester or quarter's time. From its emphasis on the fundamental science to the impressive integrated visual and media, relevant and supportive pedagogical features, and extensive supplemental resources, this text is a fresh presentation of nutrition concepts.

Understand How a Superior Diet is Essential to Better Health

In addition to reviewing the science of nutrition, the authors show how it applies to making good food choices and staying healthy in special "Nutrition Matters" sections found at the end of most chapters. An accompanying Table of Food Composition booklet provides nutrition data on more than 2,000 foods.

Nutritional Science: From Fundamentals to Food explains the chemistry and biology that underlie nutritional concepts. Full-color illustrations are also provided throughout the book.