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Nutrition: Maintaining and Improving Health

5th Edition

Geoffrey P. Webb
November 20, 2019

Following the tradition of its predecessor, the fifth edition of Nutrition: Maintaining and Improving Health continues to offer a wide-ranging coverage of all aspects of nutrition while providing new information to this edition including: Increased coverage of experimental and observational...

The Human Microbiota in Health and Disease: An Ecological and Community-based Approach

1st Edition

Michael Wilson
September 10, 2018

A human being consists of a mammalian component and a multiplicity of microbes, collectively referred to as the "microbiota" or "microbiome," with which it has a symbiotic relationship. The microbiota is comprised of a variety of communities, the composition of each being dependent on the body site...

Dimensions of Food

8th Edition

Vickie A. Vaclavik, Amy Haynes
February 01, 2018

Following its bestselling predecessor, Dimensions of Food, Eighth Edition, provides beneficial classroom and independent, instructive material for students. Instructors will find that this textbook's organization makes it easy to use and very flexible for teaching. A variety of stimulating...

Introduction to Clinical Nutrition

3rd Edition

Vishwanath Sardesai
May 22, 2017

Dietary factors have been implicated in at least four of the ten leading causes of death in the U.S. (heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and stroke). Nevertheless, physicians frequently receive inadequate training in nutrition to properly counsel their patients. Introduction to Clinical Nutrition,...

Barasi's Human Nutrition: A Health Perspective, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Michael EJ Lean, Emilie Combet
September 29, 2016

Barasi's Human Nutrition: A Health Perspective, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of nutrition. Thoroughly revised, restructured, and updated, this new edition presents up-to-date scientific information in an accessible and reader-friendly format,...

Nutrition in Public Health: Principles, Policies, and Practice, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Arlene Spark, Lauren M. Dinour, Janel Obenchain
October 05, 2015

This second edition of a bestseller, Nutrition in Public Health: Principles, Policies, and Practice focuses on the role of the federal government in determining nutrition policy and influencing practice. Beginning with an overview of public health principles, the book examines the application of...

Introducing Food Science

2nd Edition

Robert L. Shewfelt, Alicia Orta-Ramirez, Andrew D. Clarke
September 14, 2015

Written as an introductory food science textbook that excites students and fosters learning, the first edition of Introducing Food Science broke new ground. With an easy-to-read format and innovative sections such as Looking Back, Remember This!, and Looking Ahead, it quickly became...

Advanced Nutrition: Macronutrients, Micronutrients, and Metabolism, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Carolyn D. Berdanier, Lynnette A. Berdanier
February 12, 2015

Expanded and updated, the new edition of Advanced Nutrition: Macronutrients, Micronutrients, and Metabolism continues in the tradition of its predecessor, serving as an essential textbook for advanced undergraduate and first-year graduate students studying human nutrition. The book incorporates...

Introduction to Nutrition and Metabolism

5th Edition

David A. Bender
April 23, 2014

Understanding the way in which nutrients are metabolised, and hence the principles of biochemistry, is essential for understanding the scientific basis of what we would call a healthy diet. Extensively revised and updated to reflect current knowledge of nutritional and dietary requirements,...

The Art of Nutritional Cuisine

1st Edition

Vickie A. Vaclavik, Amy Haynes
January 24, 2013

Now more than ever, culinary professionals are expected to provide cuisine that satisfies the diverse nutritional needs of a vast population of consumers. While the public has become increasingly health conscious, chefs can serve well-presented, great-tasting, and nutritious foods that at the same...

Infant, Child and Adolescent Nutrition: A Practical Handbook

1st Edition

Judy More
January 22, 2013

This evidence-based, practical guide provides an introduction to the theory behind child nutrition with practical advice on how to put that theory into practice, including case studies, key points, and activities to help readers learn. Divided into three sections, the chapters cover prenatal...

Cereal Grains: Laboratory Reference and Procedures Manual

1st Edition

Sergio O. Serna-Saldivar
February 16, 2012

Emphasizing the essential principles underlying the preparation of cereal-based products and demonstrating the roles of ingredients, Cereal Grains: Laboratory Reference and Procedures Manual is a practical laboratory manual complementing the author’s text, Cereal Grains: Properties, Processing, and...