New chapters!, Now as independent nutrient chapters, Micronutrient Function in Energy Metabolism (Chapter 12) and Nutrients That Support Blood Health and Immunity (Chapter 13) have been reorganized and rewritten to make the discussions relevant and engaging for students.
New focus on nutrition and immunity links nutrients to the physiology of proper immune function. The new chapter 13 allows for deeper exploration of the immune system and the influence of diet patterns on the inflammatory response, which is related to the development of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer.
This edition features McGraw-Hill’s suite of adaptive learning resources including LearnSmart, SmartBook, and LearnSmart Prep for Nutrition! To learn more about this adaptive suite of products, visit www.learnsmartadvantage.com
The Medicine Cabinet is a new feature that presents information on common medications used to treat diseases that have a nutrition connection. A description of the medication is provided along with potential effects on nutritional status.
This convenient guide matches the articles in Annual Editions: Nutrition, 26/e with the corresponding chapters in two of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Nutrition textbooks by Wardlaw/Smith, and Schiff.
McGraw-Hill Connect Nutrition is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.
Case Studies are now located within each chapter near relevant content and the solutions have been moved from the Appendix to the end of each chapter for easier accessibility.
Learning Outcomes are clearly outlined at the beginning of each chapter. End-of-chapter material is also correlated to the learning outcomes so students and instructors can assess whether they’ve mastered the assigned outcomes. In addition, all online content is tagged to learning outcomes so you can quickly and easily pull data related to the outcomes you use (or tag content to your own).
Concept Checks at the end of chapter sections have been reformatted as questions to help students check their knowledge.
Newsworthy Nutrition features have been updated based on instructor feedback to reflect the latest research on hot topics in nutritional science, helping students make connections between the course and the real world.
What Would You Choose? at the opening of each chapter have been revised to make concepts even more applicable to everyday living, prompting students to think about nutrition choices (and practice them in Connect Nutrition). Students can see What the Dietitian Chose at the end of each chapter once they’ve learned the information needed to make the appropriate choice.
Supplement this title with Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Food and Nutrition, 3/e (ISBN: 1259661636, eBook: 9781308758022) This volume presents some of the most hotly debated current issues in food and nutrition as related to health, with an emphasis on the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Supplement this title with Annual Editions: Nutrition, 27/e (ISBN: 1259359581, eBook: 9781308457406) This volume covers recent research findings, changes in policy, and trends in nutrition-related topics. Many of the articles are based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA).