Today’s students have high expectations in terms of the visual appeal of their textbooks and the caliber of the illustrations. The first edition features artwork with bright colors and realistic renderings. Figures, along with creative layouts, will capture students' attention and encourage further reading.
No other textbook is more up-to-date. From the new MyPlate, Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 and Healthy People 2020 to the most current research and emerging topics, Perspectives in Nutrition: A Functional Approach delivers it all to your students. Check out:
ConnectPlus Nutrition allows instructors and students to use art and animations from the text for assignments and lectures. Instructors now have access to a variety of new resources including assignable and gradable interactive questions, LearnSmart, animation learning modules and more. The media rich eBook allows students to do full text searches, add notes and highlights, and access their instructor's shared notes and highlights.
This convenient guide matches the units in Annual Editions: Nutrition 12/13 with the corresponding chapters in four of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Nutrition textbooks by Schiff, Wardlaw/Smith, and Byrd-Bredbenner et al.
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Personalized Approach. The authors provide ample opportunities for students to apply nutrition concepts and guidelines to their own lives through real-life examples and individualized activities, such as "Case Studies" and "Take Action" activities.
Many of the Connect interactive questions allow students make food choices based upon the knowledge of nutrients; Connect question banks also include many nutrition application questions which ask students to apply what they know to a real-life scenario.
Perspectives in Nutrition: A Functional Approach provides the solid nutrition science background necessary for students at this level. All scientific coverage was carefully written to ensure that the material is accurate and clear to students studying nutrition for the first time. The text reflects the latest scientific knowledge in the field and addresses topics of emerging interest.
Pedagogical features have been crafted to capture students' interest and enhance the flow of the reading:
This convenient guide matches the units in Annual Editions: Nutrition 13/14 with the corresponding chapters in four of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Nutrition textbooks by Schiff, Wardlaw/Smith, and Byrd-Bredbenner et al.