With more than 1 million readers, bestselling UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION emphasizes strong science and nutrition basics, hands-on learning, and the most current coverage available. Packaged with the 2015 Dietary Guidelines, the 14th Edition includes new and updated topics in every chapter, quick-reference tables, expansive weight loss information, thorough coverage of fitness and energy systems, and much more. Readers quickly connect with the text's approachable writing style and carefully developed art program, and its emphasis on active learning includes a rich variety of ways to help you put what you learn into action. You will also be challenged to evaluate your own dietary choices and set healthy goals through activities in the Diet & Wellness Plus digital app. In addition, through the MindTap for Nutrition companion online program, you can create a customizable learning path to walk you step by step through the course.