Nutrition Concepts Online for Peckenpaugh: Nutrition Essentials and Diet Therapy (User Guide and Access Code) - 11th Edition - ISBN: 9781437709179

Nutrition Concepts Online for Peckenpaugh: Nutrition Essentials and Diet Therapy (User Guide and Access Code)

11th Edition

Authors: Staci Nix
eBook ISBN: 9781437709179
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 15th October 2010
Page Count: 8

Table of Contents

Nutrition in Wellness & Health Promotion
Dietary Guidelines
Energy Balance
Body Composition
Physical Fitness & Exercise
Digestion & Metabolism
Fluids & Electrolytes
Pregnancy & Lactation\
Nutrition during Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
GI Disorders
Nutrition in Adulthood
Disorders of the Accessory Organs
Community Nutrition
Foodborne Illness
Cardiovascular Disease
Kidney Disease
Cancer & AIDS
Culture & Religion
Enteral & Parenteral


Deepen your understanding of the most important nutrition concepts with this dynamic online course. Used in conjunction with Peckenpaugh: Nutrition Essentials and Diet Therapy, 11th Edition, Nutrition Concepts Online integrates illustrations, animations, interactive exercises, and quizzes to reinforce your comprehension and provide an exciting, interactive learning experience.

Key Features

  • Modular format enables you to supplement your learning with online lessons or work at your own pace.
  • Learning objectives help you focus your study on the most important concepts.
  • Reading assignments highlight textbook material and provide related questions to help you read and review more efficiently.
  • Hundreds of interactive exercises provide an engaging way to learn core topics with immediate feedback that helps you identify areas needing additional study.
  • Animations bring nutrition concepts to life with visual instructions or explanations of a process or system, such as digestion.
  • A case study at the beginning of each module challenges you to work through a realistic situation that relates to the module content.
  • Quizzes evaluate your understanding of all the major topics covered in a particular lesson.
  • Access to the new online version of Nutritrac Nutrition Analysis 5.0 offers a nutrition and weight management program that provides additional tools for learning with an expanded food database of over 5,000 foods in 18 different categories and a listing of more than 150 activities.


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About the Authors

Staci Nix Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Division of Nutrition, College of Health, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT