Faculty of Science

Food and Human Nutritional Sciences

Agriculture for Improved Nutrition: Seizing the Momentum

This edited volume highlights the links between agriculture and nutrition, both direct and indirect, both theoretical and practical. It explores these relationships through various frameworks, such as value chains, programs and policies, as well as through diverse perspectives, such as gender.

Human Nutrition, 2020 Ed.

This nutrition textbook covers introductory concepts in nutrition, from carbohydrates to trace minerals. Reviews are available.

Includes: Interactive learning activities

Intermediate Nutrition

This text covers macronutrients, micronutrients, and common digestive problems.

Includes: Glossary, interactive activities

An Introduction to Nutrition

This book is organized using a functional approach. A primary goal of this text is to provide information backed by nutritional science and with a variety of resources that use scientific evidence to optimize health and prevent disease. Reviews are available.

Includes: Exercises

Nutrition: Science and Everyday Application

This book covers basic nutrition and metabolism, information literacy, energy balance, nutrition across life stages, dietary supplements, an in-depth look at each of the macronutrients, and major functions of vitamins and minerals. Reviews are available.

Includes: Learning objectives and self-check questions

Dairy Education eBook Series

Dairy processing education at the Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph, has been part of our mandate for nearly 150 years. The Department of Food Science is proud to be able to use the internet to continue this long-standing tradition. Our Dairy Education eBook Series is an educational resource focused on milk, dairy products and dairy technology, developed for use with an undergraduate course in dairy processing at the University of Guelph. It is now available as a resource for university and secondary school students, industry personnel, and interested consumers around the world (Description from resource). The three books from the series are:

Include: Videos, glossaries

Licence: CC BY-NC-ND (Note that these books are licensed under the more restrictive licence, which means that it can not be edited.)

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