The bestselling UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION makes the science of nutrition meaningful and memorable. Updated with the latest research and food and dietary guidelines, the 16th Edition emphasizes active learning and prepares students for their future careers. The narrative draws readers into the study of nutrition with lively and approachable writing–dispelling students’ existing misconceptions and empowering them to make better nutrition choices and enact lasting behavior change. Vivid illustrations and quick-reference tables make even the most difficult concepts easy to understand. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.