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Nutrition Your Life Science, 1st Edition

  • Jennifer Turley
  • Joan Thompson
  • ISBN-10: 0538494840
  • ISBN-13: 9780538494847
  • 560 Pages | Spiralbound
  • COPYRIGHT: 2013 Published
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Overview

About the Product

NUTRITION: YOUR LIFE SCIENCE allows you to spend more time on what matters--teaching--through the unique partnership of a modular print text and interactive online lessons and study tools that together create an integrated, user-friendly teaching and learning experience. The authors, Jennifer Turley and Joan Thompson, understand the way today's students learn and incorporate these varied learning styles into the delivery of fundamental principles of nutritional science taking your students on a journey that encourages engagement, critical thinking, and self-analysis. Using unique pedagogy, NUTRITION: YOUR LIFE SCIENCE helps students master skills, knowledge, and competencies outlined in learning objectives at the beginning of the module and tested through multiple layers of assessment, including Homework Assessment, Total Recall, and Exams. Experience the perfect partnership between NUTRITION: YOUR LIFE SCIENCE and your Introductory Nutrition course...it will change the way you think about teaching.

Features

  • Integrated modular textbook and e-Book work together to provide your students with an interactive, engaging learning experience. The portable and user-friendly spiralbound textbook is organized into 7 modules that supplies 5 lectures, an assessment, an exam, and several learning tools to prepare students to demonstrate knowledge, apply the information, and master terminology. Each module has a corresponding e-Book unit that includes links to activities, current information about nutrition, and embedded animations and videos for students to use at point of reference.

  • Learning Objectives frame each module at the beginning and end to emphasize the key concepts. In addition, Personal Improvement Goals demonstrate how students can apply the information to their own lives.

  • The Online Platform is the virtual textbook home and doubles as the nutrition class whether face-to-face enhanced, hybrid, or fully online. The online platform hosts the e-Book, "T-Talk" lectures, Homework Assessment, Total Recall, Exam bank, Weblinks, animations and videos, Diet Analysis Plus, study activities, and a sample syllabus.

  • An extensive and comprehensive Sample Syllabus is available from the online platform. The syllabus speaks to each attribute of the course and integrates the printed and online textbook components which were designed to teach a three credit hour, introductory nutrition general education class. Since a syllabus is in essence a course contract, this sample syllabus reflects the estimated 140 hours of student time needed to successfully complete such as class

  • Homework Assessments correlate to each learning module and test students' comprehension of the content. Two different versions of the assessment exist per module--one printed at the end of each module and one available online and in Appendix A. If the Homework Assessment is submitted online, it is instantaneously graded and reviewable

  • "Total Recall" are learning exercises that appear at the end of each module, including 10 questions, a case study with 10 questions, and a crossword puzzle with 25 questions. These sections have proved to be excellent tools for reinforcing the skills, knowledge, and competencies covered in the module. Students can submit the answers to the "Total Recall" section from the online platform and their work is instantaneously graded and reviewable.

  • Exams cover each learning module and there are two to four versions of complete 50-question exams. With the number of exams available, one version per module could be offered to students as a practice exam for learning and preparation experience. Each exam incorporates application of knowledge by use of a case study.

About the Author

Jennifer Turley

Dr. Turley is Brady Distinguished Professor of nutrition and the online nutrition program director at Weber State University. She is also currently head of the Department of Health and Human Performance. She received her Ph.D. degree in nutritional science from the University of Texas at Austin and held a 4-year post-doctoral research fellowship at the National Cancer Institute in Frederick, Maryland. She has been actively involved in teaching, scholarship, and service at WSU for nearly 10 years. Dr. Turley's nutrition specialty areas are cancer and immunity. Her laboratory experiences centered on investigating vitamin E as an anti-cancer agent in human cancer cells and determining novel mechanisms of action for this essential nutrient. She is personally and professionally interested in nutrition and immunity, especially as it relates to food allergies and intolerances, as well as food system sustainability and the personal and environmental benefits of organic foods.

Joan Thompson

Dr. Thompson is Professor of Nutrition and the Director of the Nutrition Program at Weber State University, where she has been for 27 years. Because the Department of Nutrition is housed in the School of Health and Human Performance, Dr. Thompson has had the opportunity to reach out to young adults and share sound strategies for promoting lifelong good health. Many experiences that Dr. Thompson had during her undergraduate education at the University of California, Berkeley motivated her to pursue career opportunities in the clinical dietetics area. After completing a master's degree and a doctorate degree from the University of Arizona, and doing clinical nutrition research, she was convinced that preventive medicine and lifestyle management are among the keys to life-long health and happiness.

Table of Contents

Module 1: NUTRITION BASICS.
Nutrition basics and terminology. Carbohydrates. Proteins. Lipids/Fats. Vitamins, minerals, and water. Summary.
Module 2: TOOLS TO PLAN, MANAGE, AND EVALUATE DIETS FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH.
Food Labels. Dietary Reference Intakes. The MyPlate Food Guidance System. Dietary Guidelines and Recommendations. Food Composition Information and the Exchange List System. Summary.
Module 3: NUTRITION IN CHRONIC DISEASE.
The Gastrointestinal System. Proteins: From Foods to Cells in the Body. Photosynthesis and Fiber. Carbohydrate Storage and Disorders. Lipids in Heart Disease and Cancer. Summary.
Module 4: THE SCIENCE OF NUTRITION IN ENERGY BALANCE, BODY COMPOSITION, WEIGHT CONTROL AND FITNESS.
Scientific Inquiry Tied To Genetics, Evolution, and Obesity. Energy Balance. Body Composition and Weight Control. Principles of Fitness for Health. The Fundamentals of Exercise Nutrition. Summary.
Module 5: THE VITAMINS AND MINERALS.
Fat-Soluble Vitamins. Water-Soluble Vitamins. Water and The Electrolytes. Major Minerals in Bone and Protein. Trace Minerals. Summary.
Module 6: NUTRITION INFORMATION AND THE FOOD INDUSTRY.
Nutrition Information Credibility (Fact versus Fallacy). Food, Drugs, and Supplements. Food Additives. Food Safety: Microbial Growth. Food Safety: Consumer Awareness. Summary.
Module 7: NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFESPAN.
Reproductive Fitness and Prenatal Nutrition. Nutrition during Infancy and for Lactation. Childhood Nutrition. Adolescent Nutrition. Nutrition for the Older Adult. Summary.

New to this edition

  • Five "T-talk" audio-streamed PowerPoint lectures appear in each learning module and correspond to the five content units in the textbook and e-Book. They are accessible in the online platform for the textbook. Students can use "T-Talks" as their virtual lecture, as a study aid to revisit classroom lecture content, and/or to review content they may have missed. "T-Talk" audio can also be downloaded to a mobile device.
  • "Bio Beat" features address major themes and organizing principles important to the study of nutrition. They often deal with the biological or chemical underpinnings -- how our bodies work, how food becomes fuel, how one's genes affect one's health risks, etc. Within each "Bio Beat," there are questions that can be used for discussion.
  • "GENEies" are features in the modules that challenge students to solve problems. There are three different types: "Diet Analysis Plus (DA+) GENEie" encourages students to use the online Diet Analysis Plus software program to analyze their own diets; "Data GENEie" asks students to calculate a dietary fact and work with numbers relevant to nutrition science; and "Demo GENEie" outlines a demonstration that uses everyday items or foods to reiterate a point reviewed in the module.
  • "Study Activities" include a variety of online or small screen device activities, such as flashcards, fill-in-the-blank questions, matching games and crossword puzzles, that students use to master the terminology and comprehend the course material.
  • "Summary Points" and "Take Ten on Your Knowledge and Know How" appear at the end of each of the content units to review key points and test students' knowledge.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Universal Access Global Nutrition Watch, Diet Analysis Plus, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285054814 | ISBN-13: 9781285054810)
PowerLecture with ExamView®, JoinIn™ Student Response System CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111578621 | ISBN-13: 9781111578626)

This one-stop lecture tool makes it easy for you to assemble, edit, publish, and present custom lectures for your course, using Microsoft PowerPoint®. This resource lets you bring together text-specific lecture outlines and art from Cengage Learning texts--culminating in a powerful, personalized, media-enhanced presentation. It contains figures from the text as PowerPoint®-ready image files, ready-to-use PowerPoint® lecture presentations with visuals, JoinIn Student Response System multimedia quizzes, BBC video clips, and animations. The Exam View (and test bank) provides complete, ready-to-use exams for each module and most modules have two equivalent but unique tests to choose from.

WebTutor™ on WebCT with eBook, Diet Analysis Plus, Global Nutrition Watch, Health Plan Changer on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111941246 | ISBN-13: 9781111941246)

Provides customizable, text-specific content within WebCT that allows instructors to edit, reorganize, or delete content to meet their course needs. It offers quizzing, videos, Pop-up Tutors, and test bank materials along with direct access to Diet Analysis Plus, Global Nutrition Watch, and an interactive eBook.

WebTutor™ on Blackboard® with eBook, Diet Analysis Plus 2-Semester, Global Nutrition Watch, Health Plan Changer on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111941262 | ISBN-13: 9781111941260)

Provides customizable, text-specific content within Blackboard that allows instructors to edit, reorganize, or delete content to meet their course needs. It offers quizzing, videos, Pop-up Tutors, and test bank materials along with direct access to Diet Analysis Plus, Global Nutrition Watch, and an interactive eBook.

Student Supplements

Universal Access Global Nutrition Watch, Diet Analysis Plus, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285054814 | ISBN-13: 9781285054810)
WebTutor™ on LMS with Gateway, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285168003 | ISBN-13: 9781285168005)
WebTutor™ on Angel with eBook, Diet Analysis Plus, Global Nutrition Watch, Health Plan Changer on Gateway Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285422341 | ISBN-13: 9781285422343)

Succeed in your nutrition course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

WebTutor™ on WebCT with eBook, Diet Analysis Plus, Global Nutrition Watch, Health Plan Changer on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111941246 | ISBN-13: 9781111941246)

A valuable resource that provides study tools, Pop-up tutors, animations, and convenient access to Diet Analysis Plus, Global Nutrition Watch, and an interactive eBook to help you excel in your course.

WebTutor™ on Blackboard® with eBook, Diet Analysis Plus 2-Semester, Global Nutrition Watch, Health Plan Changer on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111941262 | ISBN-13: 9781111941260)

A valuable resource that provides study tools, Pop-up tutors, animations, and convenient access to Diet Analysis Plus, Global Nutrition Watch, and an interactive eBook to help you excel in your course.

WebTutor™ on CLMS with eBook on Gateway, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133937780 | ISBN-13: 9781133937784)