Understanding Nutrition and Well-Being

Understanding Nutrition and Well-Being is a nutrition textbook for today. Our title introduces students to the basics of nutrition science. With a rigorous, yet accessible approach, and the use of engaging and discipline specific digital tools, this title emphasizes evidence-based nutrition principles, and strategies for maximizing individual health through the use of proper nutrition.


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Online Nutrition TextbookUnderstanding Nutrition and Well-Being is a web-based nutrition textbook designed to introduce students to the basics of nutrition science. With a rigorous, yet accessible approach, and the use of engaging and discipline specific digital tools, this title emphasizes evidence-based nutrition principles, and strategies for maximizing individual health through the use of proper nutrition.

Students will be guided through the principal foundations of nutrition science, including nutrient study, healthy cooking principles, diet and disease, nutrition throughout the lifecycle, sports nutrition, weight management, food safety and technology. Our nutrition textbook also examines some of the current issues in nutrition science, encouraging a disciplined, critical and contemporary approach. In addition to these essential elements, Understanding Nutrition and Well-Being explores extended topics such as meditation, breathing, and mind-body techniques. With a practical approach throughout, students will analyze their personal nutrition and well-being, and apply course principles to enact positive lifestyle changes.

Understanding Nutrition and Well-Being is the nutrition textbook that has it all: an exceptional author with a fresh perspective, a richly interactive online approach from concept to release, and the service of a small, but innovative publisher with an impeccable record of instructor and student satisfaction. Whether you teach online, in a traditional classroom, or in a hybrid/blended environment, make Discovering Sociology your textbook for your introductory sociology course. Review today for adoption tomorrow! Read about the C4E difference here.

About the authors

Katie Ferraro, MPH, RD, CDE is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator specializing in nutrition communications and curriculum development. She is the co-author of Diet Therapy in Advanced Practice Nursing (McGraw Hill, 2014) and is a freelance writer and consultant dietitian. Katie works with educational institutions, food products and healthcare companies to help bring evidence-based, scientific information to the general public. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Nutrition at both the University of California San Francisco and the University of San Diego Schools of Nursing. To learn more about Katie’s practice, please visit her website at www.ingrainhealth.com. She has a robust social media presence and invites nutrition educators and students to follow her on twitter.



Jessica Matthews is an assistant professor of health and exercise science at Miramar College, and associate kinesiology faculty at MiraCosta College. With a focus on holistic health and mindful living, Jessica is a certified health coach, author, speaker and content developer with an unyielding passion and commitment for empowering people to live their happiest, healthiest, most fulfilling and authentic lives. She serves as senior advisor for health and fitness education for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and is also a contributing editor for SHAPE.com, developing and delivering practical wellness-focused content geared toward both health and fitness professionals and the general public in the form of articles, videos, blog posts, online educational courses and textbooks. She has a robust social media presence and invites nutrition educators and students to follow her on twitter.


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Table of Contents

Nutrition Textbook

Introduction to Nutrition and Well-Being

Understanding Nutrition and Well-Being

  • Chapter 1: Nutrition Research
  • Chapter 2: Planning a Healthy Diet
  • Chapter 3: Cooking Healthy Foods
  • Chapter 4: Nutrients
  • Chapter 5: Physiology
  • Chapter 6: Nutrients in Foods
  • Chapter 7: Weight Management
  • Chapter 8: Lifecycle
  • Chapter 9: Diet and Disease
  • Chapter 10: Sports Nutrition
  • Chapter 11: Nutrition and Behavioral Health
  • Chapter 12: Food Controversy Trends
  • Chapter 13: Food Insecurity and Global Hunger
  • Chapter 14: Food Safety
  • Chapter 15: Achieving Optimal Health


Contents & Features


Table of Contents

Understanding Nutrition and Well-Being Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Nutrition Research
  • Chapter 2: Planning a Healthy Diet
  • Chapter 3: Cooking Healthy Foods
  • Chapter 4: Nutrients
  • Chapter 5: Physiology
  • Chapter 6: Nutrients in Foods
  • Chapter 7: Weight Management
  • Chapter 8: Lifecycle
  • Chapter 9: Diet and Disease
  • Chapter 10: Sports Nutrition
  • Chapter 11: Nutrition and Behavioral Health
  • Chapter 12: Food Controversy Trends
  • Chapter 13: Food Insecurity and Global Hunger
  • Chapter 14: Food Safety
  • Chapter 15: Achieving Optimal Health
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Understanding Nutrition and Well-Being Features

  • A complete interactive nutrition textbook for your online, face to face, or hybrid Introduction to Nutrition Course
  • Easy-to-use, turn-key nutrition textbook solution – we do all the setup, hosting, and support
  • Auto-graded quizzes & tests integrated into the flow of the webtext
  • Ready-made written assignments and discussion forums – but easy to edit or add your own
  • My Wellness Companion tool
  • Explore Food tool
  • Food Journal tool
  • Discover Video library
  • Web-based tool for video presentation, assessment, and collaboration
  • Integrated videos, keywords, flash cards, self quizzes, references and footnotes, and audio in each section
  • Robust, but easy-to-use administrative features including analytics, grade book, and student access reports
  • Make it your own nutrition textbook by customizing the content in our powerful platform


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  • ISBN: 978-0-9965838-0-0
  • Price: $89.95
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