Food and Nutrition for You, 3rd Edition

Food and Nutrition for You, published by Pearson, teaches students the principles of healthy foods and diets.

  • Essential Nutrition Facts
  • Making Healthy Choices
  • Basic Culinary Skills
  • Careers in the Food Service and Restaurant Industries
  • Prepare for industry-recognized certification
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Teaching the Value of a Healthy Lifestyle

Filled with features and activities that hold students’ attention, the 3rd Edition has been updated with the latest nutrition and food safety standards as well as a new design featuring updated photos and illustrations.

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Vivid Visual Appeal

High-quality photos, diagrams, and infographics hold students’ attention and support visual learning.

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Engaging Features

In chapter features and activities designed to hold students’ attention and extend learning.

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Practical Application

Hands-on recipes and culinary skill instruction provide real-world experience.

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Preparing for Certification

The text prepares students for the Food and Nutrition 1 and Nutrition and Wellness certification exams offered by YouScience™.

Features of This Program

  • The Food We Eat
    • Basic Nutrition Facts
    • Factors that influence food choices
    • Planning a healthy diet
  • Kitchen Basics
    • Recipes and measuring
    • Kitchen equipment
    • Safety considerations
  • Nutrition and Cooking
    • Nutritional values
    • International cuisines
    • Advanced preparation skills
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Access and interact with the Food & Nutrition content to promote learning

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Interactive eText Overview

Tour the engaging features of the Bookshelf by VitalSource® Student eText

Online Platform for Food & Nutrition for You CTE Program

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The Bookshelf by VitalSource® eText platform features include search and navigation, bookmarking, note taking, creating personalized study tools and more. Students can access content anytime, anywhere, including 100% offline access. The latest enhancements to the platform include AI generated assessment questions called Bookshelf CoachMe®.

Additional Food and Nutrition for You, 3rd Edition Resources

  • Downloadable Teacher Resources
  • Student Activity Guide
  • Teacher’s Wraparound Edition
  • Test Bank with TestGen®
  • Visual Aid Presentations

Downloadable Teacher Resources

Access the complete collection of Teacher Resources provided for Food & Nutrition for You, 3rd Edition.



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Student Activity Guide

Extend learning with in-class activities such as crossword puzzles and kitchen assignments.



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Teacher’s Wraparound Edition

The valuable Teacher’s Wraparound Edition includes the student edition page with point-of-use teaching tips, discussion questions, vocabulary support, and lesson plan suggestions for less advanced, more advanced and special needs students.



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Test Bank with TestGen®

The Test Bank includes multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and True/False questions for each chapter. TestGen helps you quickly create paper quizzes and tests that supplement the content in your textbook, without creating extra work for you.



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Visual Aid Presentations

Available in both PowerPoint® and Articulate Rise, begin each class session with an engaging review of objectives and key vocabulary terms.



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Frequently asked questions about Food and Nutrition for You, 3rd Edition

  • What topics are included in the Table of Contents?
    Part 1: The Food We Eat
    • The Food You Eat
    • Making Smart Eating Decisions
    • Planning a Meal
    • The Physiology of Food
    • Fitness and Weight Management
    • Eating and Nutrition-Related Disorders
    Part 2: Kitchen Basics
    • Following and Modifying Recipes
    • Sanitary Food Handling and Food Safety
    • Using Basic Kitchen Equipment
    • Kitchen and Dining Plans and Etiquette
    Part 3: Nutrition and Cooking
    • Grains, Pasta, and Legumes
    • Meats
    • Poultry
    • Fish
    • Spices, Herbs, and Garnishes
    • Fats and Oils
    • Dairy and Eggs
    • Fruits and Nuts
    • Vegetables
    • Soups and Casseroles
    • Breads
    • Desserts
    • Careers in Food Service and Culinary Arts
  • What grade levels is this text appropriate for?
    Grades 8-10
  • What types of courses is this text best suited for?
    This program is designed for Introduction to Foods or Nutrition and Wellness courses.
  • Does this course align to any industry certifications?
    Yes. Food and Nutrition for You, 3rd Edition prepares students for the Food and Nutrition 1 and Nutrition and Wellness certification exams offered by YouScience™.
  • What Student Resources are available?
    Available Student Resources include the print Student Edition, Student Activity Guide, and Student Edition eText on Bookshelf by VitalSource®.
  • What Teacher Resources are available?
    Available Teacher Resources include the Wraparound Teacher’s Edition, TestGen® Test Bank, PowerPoint® presentations, and Dynamic Rise Presentations.
  • What are the digital license options?
    Student access to the eText on Bookshelf by VitalSource® can be purchased for 1 or 6 years.
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