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The Science of Nutrition. 5th Edition

      Adults are most interested in learning subjects that are relevant to their personal lives; the same applies to college students.

      Knowles MS. Andragogy in Action: Applying Modern Principles of Adult Learning (The Jossey-Bass Higher Education Series). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass; 1984.

      As instructors, it is important to elicit students’ interests by making the course relevant to them. The Science of Nutrition, the textbook written by Janice Thompson et al, does a good job in doing so. This book not only covers the basic nutrition information but also links nutrients to their functional benefits; it also discusses nutrition and diseases and debunks nutrition myths.
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      1. Knowles MS. Andragogy in Action: Applying Modern Principles of Adult Learning (The Jossey-Bass Higher Education Series). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass; 1984.

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        St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Health Sciences, 2013
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        Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism.
        6th ed. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning, 2012