The Science of Nutrition, Second Edition is uniquely organized the usage of an applied approach, which organizes vitamins and minerals in keeping with their functions and effects at the body. This applied approach is most evident in the functional organization of the micronutrient (vitamin and mineral) chapters. Quite than requiring you to memorize all of the vitamins and minerals and their characteristics, the authors present them in keeping with their functions (like fluid and electrolyte balance, antioxidant function, bone health, energy metabolism, and blood and immunity health), in order that you’ll take into account their effects at the body.
The Second Edition adds new learning aids to further lend a hand you learn and apply the material. Additionally, learning aids have been expanded, including a new version of MyDietAnalysis, to be had in both online and CD-ROM formats.