Nutrition Concepts Online for Williams' Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy (Access Code) - 14th Edition - ISBN: 9780323112130

Nutrition Concepts Online for Williams' Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy (Access Code)

14th Edition

Authors: Staci Nix
eBook ISBN: 9780323112130
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 7th December 2012
Page Count: 4


Deepen your understanding of the most important nutrition concepts with this application oriented online course. Used in conjunction with Nix: Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 14th Edition, Nutrition Concepts Online integrates illustrations, animations, interactive exercises, and quizzes to reinforce your comprehension and provide an exciting, interactive learning experience.

Key Features

  • Learning objectives help you focus your study on the most important nutrition basics, lifespan, community related nutrition and nutrition therapy concepts.
  • Reading assignments highlight textbook material and provide critical thinking questions to help you read and review more efficiently.
  • Animations bring nutrition concepts to life with visual instructions and explanations of a process or system, such as digestion.
  • Quizzes evaluate your understanding of all the major topics covered in a particular lesson.
  • Web based research activities, nutrient and diet analysis exercises, growth chart and diet design practice provide engaging ways to learn core topics with immediate feedback to help you identify areas needing additional study.
  • Access to the new online version of Nutritrac Nutrition Analysis, a nutrition and weight management program, with additional tools for learning including an expanded food database of over 5,000 foods in 18 different categories and a listing of more than 150 activities

Table of Contents

Nutrition in wellness and health promotion

Dietary guidelines

Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism






Fluids and Electrolytes

Energy balance and body composition

Nutrition in Physical fitness and exercise

Nutrition in Pregnancy and Lactation

Nutrition in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence

Nutrition in Adulthood

Community Nutrition

Food borne illness


Nutrition in various cultural and religious settings

Nutrition in Patient Care: Enteral and parenteral feedings

Gastrointestinal disorders

Disorders of the accessory organs

Diabetes Mellitus

Cardiovascular disease

Kidney Disease

Nutrition care in cancer and AIDS


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About the Author

Staci Nix

Affiliations and Expertise

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