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Human Nutrition: Science for Healthy Living, 2024 Release
Human Nutrition: Science for Healthy Living, 2024 Release

Human Nutrition: Science for Healthy Living, 2024 Release

ISBN10: 1264864043 | ISBN13: 9781264864041
By Tammy Stephenson, Megan Sanctuary and Caroline Passerrello

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Human Nutrition: Science for Healthy Living is an interesting, engaging, reliable, and evidence-based introductory textbook with a wide variety of features to promote active learning. A clinical emphasis appeals to all, but is of particular relevance to those studying nutrition, dietetics, or health science professions, including nursing. Real-life and clinical examples, statistics, and evidence from professional sources address current and controversial topics and support the key concepts of the science of nutrition.

1. Introduction to Nutrition
2. Evaluating Nutrition Information
3. Basis of a Healthy Diet
4. Human Digestion, Absorption, and Transport
5. Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches, and Fiber
6. Lipids: Triglycerides, Phospholipids, and Sterols
7. Proteins: Amino Acids
8. Metabolism
9. Vitamin Overview and Fat-Soluble Vitamins
10. Water-Soluble Vitamins
11. Water and the Major Minerals
12. Trace Minerals
13. Obesity, Energy Balance, and Weight Management
14. Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating
15. Nutrition for Fitness and Sport
16. Pregnancy and Lactation
17. Infants, Children, and Adolescents
18. Nutrition for Older Adults
19. Food and Water Safety
20. Global Nutrition

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Tammy Stephenson

Tammy J. Stephenson, PhD, received her BS in Food Science and Human Nutrition and PhD in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Kentucky. She has taught a wide variety of food, nutrition, and wellness courses, including introductory nutrition, to majors and nonmajors in the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at the University of Kentucky for the past 15 years. Dr. Stephenson is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, serving as Chair of the Nutrition Educators of Health Professionals practice group. She has published and presented on service learning, technology in teaching, student-centered learning, and other related topics. Dr. Stephenson has a passion for teaching engaging, interesting, and relevant nutrition courses that has been recognized through multiple teaching and mentoring awards at the university, state, and national levels. Outside of the classroom, she enjoys running, yoga, coaching youth soccer, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Megan Sanctuary

Caroline Passerrello

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